Will scanning a barcode with your mobile phone be the next big thing in tech?
From Reuters Venture capitalists seek next big thing in tech
Luxemburg-based Internet telephony firm Skype has shown that Europeans can build a $4 billion company in just over two years, but venture capitalists are wondering if it was a fluke or the start of a trend.
Talent scouts gathered at the high-profile ETRE technology conference in Athens expressed optimism that European technology firms could be on the up again.
At ETRE many young companies touted innovations ranging from SMS advertising methods to identity-theft protection software to investors.
This caught my eye.
Scanbuy from Spain offers software that allows camera phones to function as bar-code scanners
Hey Microsoft, here's how you own the next big thing in tech and one-up Google.