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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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New mobile payments service is coming to Dubai

New mobile payments service is coming to Dubai

New payment solution will help Dubai move toward becoming a cashless society Dubai aims to become a cashless society in the future and will begin focusing on mobile payments. Those with mobile devices will soon begin to take advantage of a new payment solution being developed by Quisk Middle East and Network International. This solution has won the support of the Dubai Smart Government, as well. The new mobile payments solution is expected to be rolled … Read entire article »

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Mobile games to see explosive growth in China

Mobile games to see explosive growth in China

Report predicts the massive growth that the mobile gaming market is expected to see China’s mobile games industry is expected to see extraordinary growth in the coming years. A new report from the China Game Industry Annual Conference shows that the revenue generated by mobile gaming has reached $7.94 billion. This represents an 87.2% year on year increase. Many Chinese consumers have begun showing a great deal of interest in mobile gaming because it represents a … Read entire article »

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Kabam to focus more heavily on its popular mobile games

Kabam to focus more heavily on its popular mobile games

Kabam sells off first generation mobile games and publishing business to Gaea Mobile Prominent game developer Kabam has sold off its classic mobile games and third-party publishing business to China’s Gaea Mobile in an effort to focus on its largest and most successful games. Kabam has established a strong position in the mobile games space and many of its games have managed to find a great deal of success among consumers. The company’s expansive focus, however, … Read entire article »

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Apple and Samsung to bring mobile payments services to China

Apple and Samsung to bring mobile payments services to China

Apple and Samsung have formed deals with UnionPay to enter China’s mobile payments market Apple and Samsung are set to compete with one another in China, which has become one of the world’s leading mobile payments markets. Both companies have managed to form deals with China’s UnionPay, one of the country’s largest banks. For Apple, this comes after a great deal of negotiation, where the company found resistance to its plans to enter into China’s mobile … Read entire article »

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