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Mobile commerce reaches new heights globally

Mobile commerce reaches new heights globally

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); New report from Criteo shows that mobile shopping is more than just a passing fancy Criteo, a performance marketing technology firm, has released the latest edition of its Mobile Commerce Report. The report highlights the results seen in the mobile sector during the fourth quarter of 2014, showcasing emerging trends and addressing consumer shopping behavior. The report has found that mobile now accounts for a large portion of online transactions, especially in … Read entire article »

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Mobile security and privacy demands made by Canadian watchdog

Mobile security and privacy demands made by Canadian watchdog

The Privacy Commissioner in the country has now joined 22 Canadian and global counterparts in an open letter. The Canadian Privacy Commissioner has recently joined with 22 other watchdog groups and regulators within Canada and other parts of the world in an open letter that has been issued to tech giants such as Apple and Google, calling for massive improvements to the mobile security control that users have over the use of their private information by … Read entire article »

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Tencent is growing bolder in the mobile commerce space

Tencent is growing bolder in the mobile commerce space

Mobile commerce competition is intensifying in China As China’s mobile commerce market continues to boom, Tencent is beginning to feel extreme pressure due to competition from Alibaba. Competition in the mobile space is growing fierce, but Alibaba currently controls 84% of the market. Tencent does hold a strong place in China and beyond, however, because of its popular WeChat messaging application and mobile gaming platform. Tencent has been working to turn its messaging app into a … Read entire article »

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Alibaba finds success with mobile commerce solution Alipay

Alibaba finds success with mobile commerce solution Alipay

More consumers are embracing mobile commerce in China, turning to Alipay to get their shopping done online Mobile shopping is exploding in China. The country has become one of the leading mobile commerce markets in the world, largely thanks to the companies that are making it easier for consumers to participate in this sector. Alibaba is one of China’s leading e-commerce organizations and the company has been expressing a strong interest in the mobile field for … Read entire article »

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Mobile payments through Alipay are wildly popular in China

Mobile payments through Alipay are wildly popular in China

Unlike in North America, where adoption of these transactions has been slow, Alibaba has seen massive Chinese success. Alibaba, the tremendous e- and m-commerce company in China has been watching the success of its affiliated mobile payments service, Alipay, simply taking off throughout the length of 2014. In the first 10 months of this year, the use of Alipay made up 54 percent of all of Alibaba‚Äôs transactions. This represented a growth in the use of the mobile … Read entire article »

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Line to launch new mobile payments service

Line to launch new mobile payments service

Line announces plans to launch Line Pay in the near future Line, makers of one of the world’s most popular messaging applications, has announced plans to launch its new mobile payments service in the near future. Called Line Pay, the new service may change Line’s messaging application, adding more value to the app and making it possible for users to transfer money to one another and pay for products. Line is among the latest companies to … Read entire article »

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Harris+Hoole find success in the mobile commerce space

Harris+Hoole find success in the mobile commerce space

Harris+Hoole app facilitated more than 200,000 transactions since its launch in June Harris+Hoole, a coffee chain backed by retail giant Tesco, has found significant success in its mobile commerce efforts. Earlier this year, the company launched its own mobile payments application. Since its launch, the app has been downloaded more than 22,000 times in the United Kingdom and has facilitated more than 200,000 mobile transactions. This success could spur the company to place more focus on … Read entire article »

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Mobile payments through PayPal rose 43 percent on Thanksgiving

Mobile payments through PayPal rose 43 percent on Thanksgiving

When compared to the same day in 2013, m-commerce was found to have broken many records. Holiday shopping is already off with a bang over every channel, and PayPal has now released some of the statistics with regards to the mobile payments that it processed, starting on Thanksgiving Day. What it showed was that its processing as a result of m-commerce is off to a great start in 2014. From that day alone, the company reported that it … Read entire article »

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