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Hmm, it says "not available to Quebec residents" but so far it hasn't stopped me from signing up.

But I'm not sure what V.me is offering (besides just being Visa) that Paypal or Google Wallet doesn't already offer. In fact, what all these services need is adoption at the retail (e- or b&m) level. 

I look at the apps on my phone: I buy apps using one payment system; I buy movie tickets using another; and pay for parking with yet another! 

And now V.me will further segment the retailers!!! The sooner some consolidation happens the better.
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Got recession? Visa Inc. is hiring all over the place. Including developers, architects, designers, bankers, relationship managers etc. Ping me for a referral if you or someone you know looking! https://corporate.visa.com/ca/job-search/main.jsp
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NEW POST: It seemed like I should share this one on G+
Circle overload and the trouble with Google+. Keeping mental track of friends in G+ is a problem. By Thomas Purves on July 15, 2011 | | Comments and Trackbacks. Google+ is about 1 week old and people ...
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I'm just hoping that Google's using the beta users' work adjusting circles to tweak their algorithm and offer a more automated way for later joiners.
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"I meant to do that"
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You know, it takes all types Purves. :)
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Nice preview of the AC45s coming to SF this week.
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Maybe HP wants to buy RIM now.
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So far G+ continues it's trend of conversations about G+ itself or irrelevant pictures of things. That's all I've been doing with it too. Don't what else to do with it.

G+ isn't working out well so far.
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Your experience matches mine - both on G+ and (more importantly) on Twitter. Most everything I did on Twitter when I started was "I wish Twitter would…" and "How can I use Twitter to…" kind of stuff. Along with "Watching LOST" and "Having KD for dinner. LOL".
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PROTIP: don't come all the way to California just to order your mexican food from a hotel restaurant. sigh.
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My ultimate team needs an extra girl sub Wednesday, game is 7pm De lasalle near St. Clair, east off of Avenue Rd. anyone interested?
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I think I'm just going to keep using google+ for image bookmarks I may need later for powerpoint Karaoke. I'm sensing a deck on proper table manners...
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Brilliant. I am actually running a power point karaoke at work for a team building event. This will come in very handy.
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