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This week in robots, drones and planes, oh my!

Big data, artificial intelligence and smart machines are the ultimate study in convergence. Together they change everything from how we work, and whether we can get work, to many of the intricacies of our daily lives from manufacturing goods and taking care of our homes, to flying and even to how we fight wars. This week there's big news on this front.

News Scan: In-store mobile payments catch on; Applebee's pledges a tablet at every table; more

Quick takes on mobile IT news for Tuesday, 12/3 including: the desire of consumers for in-store mobile payment options, a restaurant chain's plans to invest in over 100 grand tablets for tables, drones that will deliver your packages, smart shipments high in Western Europe and the fate of the 2G and 3G spectrum.