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Mobile security fix needed for Heartbleed on BBM Android and iOS

Mobile security fix needed for Heartbleed on BBM Android and iOS

This according to a release made by BlackBerry, the update is also going to be released for its BBM software. BlackBerry Ltd. has announced its intentions to release mobile security updates that will protect iOS and Android devices so that the Heartbleed program vulnerabilities will be addressed. At first, experts had advised companies to focus on protecting their websites. Now, it looks as though the threats also extend to the tech that is used within data centers and … Read entire article »

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Retail mobile commerce will expand this year

Retail mobile commerce will expand this year

Industry forecasts predicts a bright future for the retail mobile space A new industry forecast from eMarketer has been released that focuses on the growth of mobile commerce in the retail sector. Retailers have been becoming more mobile-conscious in recent years, hoping to cater to consumers that are beginning to use their smartphones and tablets for shopping purposes more regularly. Over … Read entire article »

Why are mobile payments the future of commerce?

Why are mobile payments the future of commerce?

Mobile payments have become more than a novelty Mobile commerce has blossomed from an unassuming novelty trend to a phenomenon that is, quite literally, forcing businesses to revamp their business models. Global society is becoming more reliant on mobile technology and mobile devices are becoming more fundamental to the daily lives of people everywhere. New generations are growing up utterly saturated … Read entire article »

Wearable tech: is it already obsolete due to embeddable implants?

Wearable tech: is it already obsolete due to embeddable implants?

With everything from password pills to electronic throat tattoos, some people may be open to a sci-fi future. Just as wearable tech such as smartwatches and augmented reality glasses, among others, have started to truly take off, it looks as though an even smaller and more “wearable” form of device has been developed in the form of embeddable implants. Biohackers are coming … Read entire article »

Mobile security issues continue to plague Android devices

Mobile security issues continue to plague Android devices

Symantec’s latest report has shown that malware writers are continuing to focus on at operating system. New data that has been released by Symantec has confirmed that mobile security is continuing to be an issue for Android device users above all others as malware writers continue to prefer that operating system over any other smartphone platform. This helps to illustrate how important … Read entire article »

PayPal to expand Partner Program in order to promote growth of mobile commerce

PayPal to expand Partner Program in order to promote growth of mobile commerce

PayPal aims to bring new mobile solutions to the retail sector E-commerce giant eBay has been working to partner with retailers in order to help them achieve omnichannel success. As the company begins to partner with retailers that have a physical presence, PayPal is looking to do the same. PayPal has announced that it is expanding its Partner Program in order … Read entire article »

Social media marketing success seen by insurance company in Thailand

Social media marketing success seen by insurance company in Thailand

Thai Life Insurance company has managed to warm our hearts and advertise worldwide. The Thai Life Insurance company has brought a heartwarming new ad that has turned a social media marketing campaign geared toward southeast Asia into a viral video that has people sobbing in front of their computer screens around the world. The “Unsung Hero” video from the company has been … Read entire article »

Google Glass opens its sales to anyone in the U.S. tomorrow only

Google Glass opens its sales to anyone in the U.S. tomorrow only

On Tuesday, alone, these augmented reality glasses will be available for sale to Americans. Google Glass will now become available for sale to people in the United States only, starting at 6 a.m. on Tuesday, for that single day, in a sales tactic that can be compared to those utilized by used car dealerships. The availability of the device was made on … Read entire article »

Mobile commerce is growing throughout Europe

Mobile commerce is growing throughout Europe

New report highlights the trends emerging throughout Europe Market research firm yStats has released a new report concerning the mobile commerce sector in Europe. The report, called “Europe M-Commerce Snapshot 2014,” suggests that more consumers are becoming interested in the idea of shopping online and purchasing products from their mobile devices. Mobile shopping is praised among consumers for its convenient nature … Read entire article »