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Mobile commerce is powering growth for PayPal

Mobile commerce is powering growth for PayPal

PayPal is finding a great deal of success through its focus on the mobile commerce space PayPal is beginning to see significant promise in the mobile commerce space. The company has long held a strong mobile presence, but a stronger focus on mobile commerce specifically may ensure future growth. PayPal has announced that it saw a 21% increase in revenue during the fourth quarter of 2015, with revenue reaching $2.6 billion. This growth was partly due … Read entire article »

Filed under: Mobile Commerce, Mobile Payments, Trends

Mobile commerce is set to boom in India

Mobile commerce is set to boom in India

Study predicts that mobile commerce with overtake e-commerce in terms of growth Mobile commerce is expected to overtake e-commerce in terms of growth in India in the coming years. Deloitte India has released a new study that shows that the demand for mobile commerce services is growing among consumers and businesses alike. Many people are beginning to rely on their smartphones and tablets to get their shopping done, both online and off. As such, they are … Read entire article »

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

Nintendo could see a rise in profit due to mobile gaming

Nintendo could see a rise in profit due to mobile gaming

Mobile gaming is becoming a significant focus for Nintendo Nintendo is becoming more involved in the mobile gaming space, which signifies a dramatic turn from the company’s focus in previous years. Before last year, Nintendo had been quite adamant in its decision to avoid mobile gaming. Now, however, the company is beginning to focus quite heavily on mobile games. Nintendo is even working with other game developers to produce new titles for mobile devices. The company … Read entire article »

Filed under: Entertainment Industry, Mobile Apps, Technology News

iPhone sales should essentially level off this year

iPhone sales should essentially level off this year

Analysts are predicting that this year will see nearly no growth at all for the Apple smartphone. If there’s anything Apple has never needed to worry about before, it’s been its iPhone sales, as the popularity of the brand has been very strong from the time that the smartphone was first invented. However, analysts are now predicting that this year’s sales growth will be just slightly more than 1 percent. When all is said and done, iPhone sales … Read entire article »

Filed under: Gadgets, International, Mobile Commerce, Technology News, Trends

McDonald’s brings mobile payments support to its Indian stores

McDonald’s brings mobile payments support to its Indian stores

McDonald’s will support FreeCharge wallet in 216 of its Indian stores McDonald’s has begun to roll out support for mobile payments at its restaurants in India. The fast food chain has partnered with FreeCharge in order to support the use of the FreeCharge mobile wallet in 216 McDonald’s stores in 26 cities. Those using the mobile wallet can pay for their orders with nothing more than a smartphones and a PIN code, which changes dynamically. FreeCharge … Read entire article »

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

After a year and a half, Twitter Canada has a new head

After a year and a half, Twitter Canada has a new head

The social network and mini blogging site is now looking up to Rory Capern, following his hiring. Kirstine Stewart had been leading Twitter Canada but stepped down a year and a half ago, leaving the company without anyone in the official leadership position; until now when it has raised a new head to this position along with the hiring of Rory Capern, who will take over in February. Capern is coming to the social network’s Canadian business … Read entire article »

Filed under: International, Mobile Commerce, Social Media Marketing, Technology News

Mobile gaming to gain momentum in 2016

Mobile gaming to gain momentum in 2016

Mobile gaming saw strong growth in 2015 and companies want to maintain this momentum in 2016 Mobile gaming has become a very powerful part of the overall game industry and this sector is expected to see significant growth in the coming years. Last year, mobile games managed to find major success, with consumers throughout the world turning to these games for convenient entertainment. This year, developers and publishers will have to find ways to maintain the … Read entire article »

Filed under: Augmented Reality, Entertainment Industry, Mobile Apps, Technology News

Ad-supported iTunes Radio brought to an end

Ad-supported iTunes Radio brought to an end

Apple is phasing out its advertising based streaming music service in favor of a subscription based one. Apple Music will be replacing iTunes Radio, altogether, as Apple has decided to phase out the ad-supported service in favor of using its program that is completely subscription based. This is the latest step in the music streaming industry that seems to be dividing between subscriptions and ads. iTunes Radio has been in existence since 2013 but rolled out only in … Read entire article »

Filed under: Mobile Apps, Mobile Marketing, Trends