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Mobile commerce user base is growing quickly

Mobile commerce user base is growing quickly

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); New report predicts that mobile consumers participating in mobile commerce will exceed 2 billion by 2017 A new report from Juniper Research estimates that there will be more than 2 billion mobile consumers that participate in mobile commerce of some kind by the end of 2017. This is an increase over the estimated 1.6 billion people that participate in the mobile commerce space currently. More people are gaining access to mobile devices … Read entire article »

Filed under: Mobile Commerce, Mobile Payments, Near Field Communications, Trends

Disney finds success in mobile games

Disney finds success in mobile games

Disney Interactive is gaining momentum in the mobile space Disney Interactive is beginning to see significant success in the gaming field. The company has long been involved in the game industry, having first been formed in 1999 in order to engage a new generation of consumers interested in interactive entertainment. In recent years, Disney Interactive has been focusing more heavily on mobile games rather than placing sole focus on traditional console games. This diversification has paid … Read entire article »

Filed under: Entertainment Industry, Mobile Apps

Mobile payments will make up only 1 percent of US transactions by 2019

Mobile payments will make up only 1 percent of US transactions by 2019

Consumers will still be using their plastic credit and debit cards the vast majority of the time in 5 years from now. The release of Apple Pay has caused many people to think that this is the point at which mobile payments will be taking off, but a recent report has suggested that by 2019, these smartphone based transactions will still make up only 1 percent of all consumer spending in the United States. Many feel that … Read entire article »

Filed under: Mobile Payments, Trends, United States

Optus launches new mobile payments app

Optus launches new mobile payments app

Optus becomes Australia’s first telecom to offer a contactless payment solution Optus, Australia’s second largest telecommunications companies, has become the country’s first telecom to offer contactless payments with its new mobile app, Cash by Optus. The new application is designed to completely replace cash and card purchases below $100 and may help bring more convenience to the commerce space. The new app is being launched with the aid of Visa and Heritage Bank and will utilize … Read entire article »

Filed under: International, Mobile Apps, Mobile Commerce, Mobile Payments, Near Field Communications

Mozido to make use of mobile commerce and security products from MasterCard

Mozido to make use of mobile commerce and security products from MasterCard

Mozido forms partnership with MasterCard to improve its mobile platform Mozido, a company that provides financial and marketing services focused on the mobile sector, has announced that it has partnered with MasterCard. Through this partnership, Mozido will be incorporating the mobile payments and security products that MasterCard had to offer. These products will be bundled into the services that Mozido provides, increasing its value to its clients and helping the company establish a stronger foothold in … Read entire article »

Filed under: Mobile Commerce, Mobile Commerce Security, Mobile Marketing, Mobile Payments

Mobile marketing at eBay has changed platforms

Mobile marketing at eBay has changed platforms

Google AdWords have been replaced by those from the Bing Ad platform for smartphone and tablet users. The massive online marketplace, eBay Inc. has made a massive move in its mobile marketing strategy by replacing the Google AdWords that it had previously been using, in favor of Bing Ads from Microsoft. Considering the size of eBay, this is a considerable loss for Google, and a tremendous gain for Microsoft. As is the case with many large online retail … Read entire article »

Filed under: Mobile Commerce, Mobile Marketing

WeDeliver launches new mobile commerce platform

WeDeliver launches new mobile commerce platform

Delivery service provider has launched a new mobile shopping site and commerce platform WeDeliver, an online deliver service, has launched a new mobile shopping site ahead of the holiday season. The company specializes in providing same-day delivery services for local merchants, operating primarily in Chicago, Illinois. Delivery services are becoming particularly popular among retailers because of the growing prominence of online shopping and mobile commerce. A growing number of people are beginning to use their mobile … Read entire article »

Filed under: Mobile Apps, Mobile Commerce, Mobile Payments, United States

Mobile commerce wins big during China’s Singles Day

Mobile commerce wins big during China’s Singles Day

Singles Day shows the power of mobile shopping in China China’s Singles Day, which is the equivalent of Black Friday elsewhere, has been a major success in terms of mobile commerce. Last month, downloads of mobile payment and shopping applications rose by 80% as consumers prepared to do their shopping online and at physical stores. According to App Annie, the average popularity of mobile commerce apps throughout China rose to #169 during October, up from #227 … Read entire article »

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