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Mobile security threats underscored by celebrity photo hacking

Mobile security threats underscored by celebrity photo hacking

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The issue of digital privacy vulnerabilities has been placed back in the spotlight with online and cloud storage. The celebrity photo hacking scandal has brought mobile security and digital privacy issues up into the headlines and into the minds of many people who had placed a great deal more faith in the protection available to them from the storage of their own personal data, files, and photos. Individuals and businesses, alike, are using … 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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Mobile commerce will be used by 86 percent of Australians in the next year

Mobile commerce will be used by 86 percent of Australians in the next year

A new survey has shown that the upcoming 12 months will see considerable growth in this market. A new report from InMobi has revealed the results of their research and data analysis, which has shown that over the year that followed the study, almost 86 percent of consumers in Australia intend to engage in mobile commerce. This would represent a growth of 11 percent over the figures recorded at the same time in 2013. About 34 percent of … Read entire article »

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Alibaba finds success in mobile commerce

Alibaba finds success in mobile commerce

Company has posted the results of its first quarter Alibaba, one of China’s largest e-commerce companies, has posted its first quarter results, showing that mobile has played a major role in the company’s overall performance. The mobile sector has been growing in China. More people are gaining access to mobile devices and are beginning to use smartphones and tablets in their daily lives. As such, mobile commerce has emerged as a powerful force in China, and … Read entire article »

Filed under: Mobile Commerce, Mobile Payments, Trends

Mobile payments sees great potential in urban areas

Mobile payments sees great potential in urban areas

The market in Indonesia appears to have a good shot in cities and areas of more dense population. Although mobile payments and wallet services have been struggling to take hold in many parts of the world, in Indonesia, the trend appears to be slanted toward the urban areas, where there is considerable potential still left untapped. While some early adopters are already using digital wallet technology, they remain the minority. It is believed that while there are a … Read entire article »

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

New report tracks growth of mobile commerce

New report tracks growth of mobile commerce

Report shows that mobile shopping is on the rise throughout the US BI Intelligence has released a report concerning the ongoing growth of mobile commerce in the U.S. The rate at which people are using their smartphones and tablets to shop for and purchase products online and in physical stores is growing. Mobile purchases in physical retail stores is still quite low when compared to spending online, but more retailers are beginning to take steps to … Read entire article »

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

Mobile banking has a bright future in Asia

Mobile banking has a bright future in Asia

Report shows that the demand for banking applications is on the rise in emerging Asian markets Ericsson, a Swedish communications technology company, has released a report concerning mobile banking. As smartphone penetration continues to grow, many people are looking for services that can help them manage their finances on a mobile device. As such, the demand for mobile banking applications has begun to grow. Many banks have been slow to accommodate this demand, but the future … Read entire article »

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Mobile commerce popularity crown handed to eBay

Mobile commerce popularity crown handed to eBay

According to a recent Ofcom report, the massive online auction site is the most popular retailer for smartphone and tablet users. Ofcom has now released a report that has identified eBay as the leading mobile commerce retailer in the United Kingdom in terms of its popularity among consumers throughout the country. The same report also pointed out that 41 percent of consumers spend a minimum monthly £100 over smartphones and tablets. This represents an increase of 4 percent … Read entire article »

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