A round-up of the top stories to pique my interest over the last seven days:
An example of the evolving ways retailers are using tech to add value to their businesses, from Retail Week.

Biometrics has come a long way in recent years. Here is a great round-up of some recent developments

3D printing beginning to reveal its disruptive potential. The retailers I speak to everyday are already thinking about how the maturing technology will impact their operations

An interesting take on Microsoft’s potential plans for Minecraft – could the acquisition create a new marketing platform for brands?
Female gamers now outnumber men and prefer mobile gaming. An interesting development for brands looking for new ways to engage with female audiences
Dyson award entries show innovation is alive and well
NFC enabled iPhone to take mobile payments mainstream