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Retailers begin seeing positive results from their mobile commerce efforts

Retailers begin seeing positive results from their mobile commerce efforts

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Retailers using services from Unbound Commerce are finding more success in the mobile field Unbound Commerce, a provider of mobile commerce solutions for retailers, notes that those using its services have seen a significant rise in mobile revenue during the second quarter of this year. The company helps build and deploy dedicated mobile websites for those interested in supporting mobile payments. These mobile sites are vital in order to effectively engage mobile … Read entire article »

Filed under: Commercial, Mobile Commerce, Mobile Payments, Trends

NFC technology based boarding system tests starting at Air France

NFC technology based boarding system tests starting at Air France

The airline is allowing passengers with enabled smartphones to take part in this trial service. Certain passengers on specific flights with Air France and who own smartphones that are NFC technology enabled will be able to take part in a trial boarding system for a span of six months as the airline tests the program. The near field communication boarding will be available only on flights between Toulouse-Blagnac and Paris-Orly. The service will take advantage of the Touch&Pass … Read entire article »

Filed under: International, Mobile Apps, Mobile Commerce, Mobile Payments, Near Field Communications, Travel, Trends

UK companies could be missing out because of their avoidance of mobile commerce

UK companies could be missing out because of their avoidance of mobile commerce

Survey suggests that many companies could be missing opportunities by not engaging mobile consumers The results of a new survey conducted by OnePoll suggests that a large number of the small and medium sized enterprises in the United Kingdom could be losing out on a lot of money because they do not have a sufficient mobile presence. Many businesses have shown some interest in mobile commerce, but have not yet taken steps to engage mobile consumers … Read entire article »

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

Mobile commerce may successfully monetize Twitter

Mobile commerce may successfully monetize Twitter

Twitter encounters a problem with advertising Twitter is having a problem with advertising and this problem is linked to how many people are actually using the social media platform. Recently, Twitter has become a niche platform, reporting some 255 million monthly active users as of March. By comparison, Facebook reported 1.28 billion monthly active users during the same month. Advertisers are beginning to spend more money on other social media platforms, leaving Twitter behind. The solution … Read entire article »

Filed under: Mobile Commerce, Mobile Payments, Trends

Mhealth to see staggering growth in device market

Mhealth to see staggering growth in device market

Lux Research has released a report that indicates that by 2023, mobile health devices will reach $41.8 billion. According to the data that has been released in a recent report, the market for mhealth devices will be experiencing considerable growth by 2023, which will be driven by a massive demand for gadgets that will monitor vital signs, as well as in vitro diagnostic devices. The report showed that by the time that year has come to a … Read entire article »

Filed under: Gadgets, Health Care Industry, Mobile Apps, Mobile Commerce, Technology News, Trends

German consumers may be ready to embrace mobile payments

German consumers may be ready to embrace mobile payments

Mobile commerce is beginning to grow in popularity in Germany Yapital, a payments processor based in Germany, has released the results of a new survey conducted on its behalf by TNS Infratest. The survey has gauged the interest that German consumers have in mobile payments. Many consumers have been relying more heavily on their smartphones recently, using these devices to conduct their daily lives more efficiently. As smartphone adoption continues to grow, people are becoming more … Read entire article »

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

Mobile payments may be stuck in a stone age

Mobile payments may be stuck in a stone age

Mobile commerce is struggling with an inefficient monetization process Mobile commerce is not as successful as it could be and that is because of an inefficient monetization process, according to mobile payments firm Klarna’s Sebastian Siemiatkowski. The firm suggests that digital commerce is inĀ  type of “Middle Ages,” while mobile commerce is in a “Stone Age.” While e-commerce has managed to flourish over the past several years, mobile commerce has struggled to find a foothold throughout … Read entire article »

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

Mobile marketing battle launched between Amazon and FTC

Mobile marketing battle launched between Amazon and FTC

The massive online marketplace is fighting the Federal Trade Commission over in-app purchases. Amazon.com Inc. has decided that it is not going to take the new FTC mobile marketing policies for in-app purchases sitting down, and has decided to fight the requests that the regulator has made for the company to comply. Other companies that have received this same request, such as Apple, have already settled over this controversial issue. The center of this conflict is a common … Read entire article »

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