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Brilliant ideas don't always lead to brilliant results. Here we celebrate a bunch of interesting ideas that were good on paper, but were destined for failure and never really made it out of the gate.
Although we've been following developments in the field of mobile micropayments - or using a phone as e-cash - for some time now, little has happened recently outside the global leaders of Japan and South Korea.
Last month, when we looked at the future of mobile technologies from an academic's perspective, one of the predictions that stood out was that phone companies looking to encourage mobile micropayments using their handsets would be well advised to team up with a solid financial institution first.