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Weve abandons plans for a mobile payments platform

Weve abandons plans for a mobile payments platform

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Weve has announced that it will no longer be developing a mobile wallet platform Weve, a joint venture from EE, O2, and Vodafone, has abandoned plans to develop a new mobile wallet that was meant to make it easier for banks and retailers to engage mobile consumers. The company has been making an effort to break into the mobile commerce space of the United Kingdom. Thus far, Weve has found only moderate … Read entire article »

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Mobile commerce has a bright future in Austrlia

Mobile commerce has a bright future in Austrlia

Report highlights trends emerging in the Australian mobile sector Frost & Sullivan has released a new report titled “Australian Mobile Commerce Market 2014.” The report highlights the trends that have emerged throughout Australia and aims to shed some light on the progress that mobile payments have made in the country. Mobile shopping has been growing more popular in Australia recently as more retailers have begun accepting mobile payments. The growth of mobile commerce has been supported … Read entire article »

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Mobile commerce is being driven by cheaper smartphones

Mobile commerce is being driven by cheaper smartphones

Smartphone based shopping saw an growth of an astounding 800 percent last year, and it is still rising. According to data that has been released by Flipkart, an online retailer, it is expecting a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) in mobile commerce of another 150 percent that will occur until 2016. Smartphones are tremendously commonplace and are vital to the growth of the m-commerce sector in India. At the moment, e-commerce in India is estimated to be worth … Read entire article »

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iPhone 6, Apple Pay, and Apple Watch open for U2

iPhone 6, Apple Pay, and Apple Watch open for U2

The premium computing and mobile device brand has now unveiled its latest products. Apple’s event for this year was met with a considerable amount of excitement as the world watched to see the unveiling of the iPhone 6, as well as a number of other devices and services that have branched the company into a number of other markets. Similar to the event from last year, there were two different smartphones launched simultaneously. The difference between the two … Read entire article »

Filed under: Gadgets, International, Mobile Commerce, Mobile Marketing, Technology News, Trends, United States

Mobile commerce to help Taiwan’s e-commerce sector reach new heights

Mobile commerce to help Taiwan’s e-commerce sector reach new heights

E-commerce is growing quickly throughout Taiwan Taiwan’s e-commerce sector is expected to see major growth in the coming years. More people throughout the country are beginning to shop online as new services become available to them The Institute for Information industry has released a new report concerning this trend, highlighting the fact that e-commerce is becoming more attractive to these consumers because of its convenience factor. The growing adoption of mobile devices is also playing a … Read entire article »

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Mobile technology is causing a “strange” experience for the Queen

Mobile technology is causing a “strange” experience for the Queen

Queen Elizabeth has said “I miss eye contact” when it comes to meeting people in the crowds. Mobile technology has now become a central part of the experience as the Queen or any other member of the house of Windsor makes their way through the throngs of people that are always waiting at every location to which they travel. Every moment she makes as she meets with the people is recorded over smartphones and tablets. This trend with … Read entire article »

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Retailers in Australia embrace mobile payments

Retailers in Australia embrace mobile payments

Retailers are flocking to mobile commerce more quickly than consumers are in Australia Australian retailers are adopting mobile payments faster than consumers, according to Vend, a New Zealand vendor that develops point-of-sale tools for traditional retail stores. Consumers have been showing relatively strong interest in the concept of mobile commerce, but only a modest amount of these people have actually begun participating in mobile shopping. Retailers, however, have been aggressive in their adoption of mobile commerce, … Read entire article »

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