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Amazon Go app beta launched for mobile grocery shopping

Amazon Go app beta launched for mobile grocery shopping

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The goal of the application is to allow shoppers to buy food without a line or a checkout counter. The Amazon Go app is now being beta tested in Seattle exclusively by Amazon employees. The company called the process “Just Walk Out” technology. The Go mobile app is meant to be used at the one 1,800 square foot supermarket which is “new kind of store with no checkout required.” Customers using the Go … Read entire article »

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Denver Broncos augmented reality engages fans

Denver Broncos augmented reality engages fans

This experience is offered to fans by way of the team’s “Come to Life” campaign. A new Denver Broncos augmented reality experience is now engaging fans taking part in the “Come to Life” campaign. This AR experience is a component of the team’s relationship with leading brands such as Coca-Cola, Bud Light and Conoco. Fans can participate using the Denver Bronco’s Orange Herd app at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. To use the Denver Broncos augmented reality … Read entire article »

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Chase Pay QR code launch: lots of noise with limited availability

Chase Pay QR code launch: lots of noise with limited availability

This mobile payments app currently works at only two store chains: Starbucks and Best Buy. When the Chase Pay QR code based mobile payments were launched, many consumers felt they could use them as an alternative to credit cards. However, shoppers are now discovering that the mobile wallet can be used at only very limited locations so far. Starbucks and Best Buy are the only merchants that currently accept these mobile transactions. The Chase Pay QR code based … Read entire article »

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India mobile payments take off as large bank notes disappear

India mobile payments take off as large bank notes disappear

The country recently shocked its citizens by getting rid of its largest paper currency, causing a cash crunch. As the country scrambles in a massive cash reduction, India mobile payments are taking off as an alternative. Mobile wallets have received an almost instant shot in the arm with the surprise notice of the disappearing bank notes. Some mobile payment providers have already reported record breaking numbers over the last few days. Paytm, for instance, the largest India mobile … Read entire article »

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Twitter QR codes launched for following and sharing

Twitter QR codes launched for following and sharing

The social media platform has introduced quick response codes not entirely unlike Snapchat. Twitter QR codes have now been launched for the purpose of making it easier for people to follow accounts and share their own. Every Twitter user has his or her own unique quick response code. When that barcode is scanned, the mobile device user is automatically directed to the applicable account. A user can find his or her QR code within the Twitter app … Read entire article »

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McDonald’s mobile ordering tested for smartphone users

McDonald’s mobile ordering tested for smartphone users

The fast food chain may one day roll the program out across the country and potentially beyond. A new McDonald’s mobile ordering system is currently being tested. This could make the process of purchasing a Big Mac and fries much faster and more convenient. The goal is to reduce the length of time that customers have to wait, greatly improving efficiency. The mobile service lets customers place their orders and pay for their food ahead of time. As … Read entire article »

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Starbucks mobile payments make up 1 in 4 transactions

Starbucks mobile payments make up 1 in 4 transactions

One quarter of all purchases made at the coffee chain are completed through the use of smartphones. Starbucks mobile payments currently compose 25 percent of transactions made with the café giant. This figure takes into account the purchases made across the United States. It does not represent the statistics from other Starbucks locations around the globe. The Mobile Order and Pay transactions had made up a considerable 6 percent of the total. In September, that figure for Mobile … Read entire article »

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Peer to peer mobile payments starting to make US smartphone transactions relevant

Peer to peer mobile payments starting to make US smartphone transactions relevant

Though the majority of consumers have yet to start paying for products with devices, they are showing interest. Recent figures show that peer to peer mobile payments are starting to give smartphone transactions a boost in the US. That category of mobile wallet use is seeing the most rapid growth by far. In store mobile payments to purchase goods and services are still seeing notably slower growth. Peer to peer mobile payments has remained the category of transactions … Read entire article »

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Mobile traffic gave Yelp a shot in the arm

Mobile traffic gave Yelp a shot in the arm

The company’s third quarter earnings revealed solid growth due to a large number of smartphone users. Yelp’s third quarter 2016 earnings report has been issued and shows a significant impact from mobile traffic. The company saw considerable growth in both its revenue and its active users. These areas of growth have been credited to the sizeable mobile user base and because customers are using those devices on an increasing basis while on the go. Yelp’s year over … Read entire article »

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Amazon Rapids app targets young readers for improved literacy

Amazon Rapids app targets young readers for improved literacy

This mobile application is geared toward kids aged 7 through 12 years old and is meant to encourage reading. The Amazon Rapids app has now been released in the hopes of appealing to kids aged 7 through 12 years old. The goal of the new mobile app is to draw the attention of kids who are hooked on mobile devices. The online marketplace believes that in changing the format of the ebooks, they can become more … Read entire article »

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