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Mobile technology market in the United States still led by Samsung

Mobile technology market in the United States still led by Samsung

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Apple is holding onto the second spot among American smartphone owning consumers. According to new mobile technology news data that has been released by Counterpoint Research, Samsung is still managing to hold the lead position in the American market. This, according to the information that has been collected regarding the number of smartphone shipments. The report showed that during the second quarter of 2014, Samsung was able to take 36.1 percent of smartphone shipments … Read entire article »

Filed under: Gadgets, Technology News, Trends

Mobile security isn’t good enough for consumers in the US

Mobile security isn’t good enough for consumers in the US

The fears that shoppers have when it comes to using their devices is continuing to hold m-commerce back. According to the results of a recent study, a lack of trust in mobile security is continuing to hold back shopping over m-commerce, but it is also invading on the potential success of banking apps. The research showed that almost half of all consumers in the United States say they would never use mobile payments. Intercede, a digital identity firm … Read entire article »

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

UK retailers set to tackle a mobile payments challenge

UK retailers set to tackle a mobile payments challenge

UK is well prepared to embrace mobile commerce The United Kingdom may be more prepared to handle mobile payments than other countries in Europe. A new survey from Idealo shows that UK retailers have become cavalier with their support of mobile commerce. These retailers have seen new trends emerge throughout the UK, and many of these trends are having an impact on the behavior of mobile consumers. With new mobile payment services being introduced, more consumers … Read entire article »

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Smartphone market sees over 300 million device shipments in second quarter

Smartphone market sees over 300 million device shipments in second quarter

Figures show that the lead held by Android is continuing to grow within this competitive marketplace. According to some of the most recent IDC reports, the mobile device shipments in the smartphone market during the second quarter of 2014 reached a record breaking 301.3 million. These sales figures were given a considerable boost by the Android based devices sold for less than $200. At the moment, Android smartphones under that price limit have given the operating system a … Read entire article »

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

Mobile payments could nearly eliminate the need for plastic cards

Mobile payments could nearly eliminate the need for plastic cards

Accenture Payment Services managing director Matthew Friend predicts that cards will go the way of the eight-track. The managing director of Accenture Payment Services, Matthew Friend, has published an article in Forbes that has predicted that the adoption of mobile payments could eventually make the use of ATM and credit cards nearly obsolete. If it were up to many retailers, credit card companies, and other financial institutions, smartphones would be the new plastic. There are many major players … Read entire article »

Filed under: Mobile Payments, Technology News, Trends

Mobile shopping more likely among men than women

Mobile shopping more likely among men than women

A recent report from BI Intelligence has shown that male consumers shop far more often on smartphones and tablets. According to a report that was recently issued by BI Intelligence, when it comes to mobile shopping, it is male consumers who are considerably more likely to actually make a purchase than their female counterparts. This is an important finding, considering the fact that women are typically the target of marketing campaigns. The report showed that women and men … Read entire article »

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

Mobile commerce is failing among UK consumers

Mobile commerce is failing among UK consumers

Study shows that many people are uncomfortable with the idea of mobile payments Despite reports of the aggressive and widespread adoption of mobile commerce throughout the United Kingdom, consumers may not actually be as comfortable with the idea of mobile payments as some might suggest. A recent study from Intercede shows that the majority of UK consumers are uncomfortable with mobile commerce, with most saying that they would never make use of mobile banking services due … Read entire article »

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

Report highlights trends in the mobile commerce field

Report highlights trends in the mobile commerce field

New report from yStats identifies trends in global mobile space Market research firm yStats has released a new report titled “Global M-Commerce 2014: Smartphones and Tablets.” The report sheds light on some of the new trends that are affecting the mobile shopping space. Notably, the report suggests that mobile shopping is having a major impact on the global retail industry. Mobile traffic to retail websites is on the rise and more retailers are beginning to feel … Read entire article »

Filed under: Mobile Commerce, Mobile Payments, Trends