Articles Comments

QR Code Press Mobile Commerce News Articles

QR Code Press » Mobile Apps

Naver to launch mobile payments service in South Korea

Naver to launch mobile payments service in South Korea

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); New mobile payments service will be launching in South Korea this year Naver, the leading web portal operator in South Korea, has plans to launch its own mobile payments service in June of this year. The company has seen a great deal of promise in the mobile space, with this perspective coming from its subsidiary Line, a leading messaging service based in Japan. Naver notes that 30% of keyword searchers have to … Read entire article »

Filed under: International, Mobile Apps, Mobile Commerce, Mobile Payments

Blippar augmented reality mobile app searches the internet with a camera

Blippar augmented reality mobile app searches the internet with a camera

Instead of typing in search terms, users simply need to aim their smartphones at whatever they want. The makers of the Blippar augmented reality app are hoping that images truly will speak louder than words, as they have taken the idea of Googling something and have turned it into a form of search that can be conducted through a smartphone camera. The company has the largest platform for AR and image recognition in the world and has … Read entire article »

Filed under: Augmented Reality, Mobile Apps

Amazon is developing an Apple Watch app for shopping

Amazon is developing an Apple Watch app for shopping

The massive online marketplace is reportedly creating a new application for the smartwatch to boost its m-commerce. Reports have been flying around the internet with claims that Amazon.com is currently developing an Apple Watch app that will allow the first owners of the upcoming smartwatches to be able to shop over m-commerce by way of their wearable technology. Though the Apple smartwatch has not yet arrived on the market shelves, a number of applications are already lined … Read entire article »

Filed under: Commercial, Gadgets, Mobile Apps, Mobile Commerce, Trends, United States

Marriot introduces broad mobile strategy with Apple Pay

Marriot introduces broad mobile strategy with Apple Pay

This has made the company the first among the large hospitality chains to move into mobile payments. In 2014, Marriot International managed to sell over $1.8 billion in hotel rooms over mobile, alone, which represented 19 percent of the revenue that it brought in online and helps to explain why Apple Pay would provide such appeal. The hospitality chain has seen outstanding growth over mobile, as it represented only 1 percent in 2009. Marriott has now announced the … Read entire article »

Filed under: Mobile Apps, Mobile Payments

Alibaba shows off new technology for mobile payments

Alibaba shows off new technology for mobile payments

Alibaba announces the Smile to Pay service, using facial recognition technology Alibaba has been showcasing some new technologies recently, including facial recognition technology that could change the way people pay for things. The company has announced a new service, called Smile to Pay, which is currently in a beta testing phase. Alibaba CEO Jack Ma showed off the new service during a recent event, which highlighted the way the service could be used to authorize mobile … Read entire article »

Filed under: International, Mobile Apps, Mobile Commerce, Mobile Payments, Technology News