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Mobile device users in the U.K. asked not to take selfies as they vote

Mobile device users in the U.K. asked not to take selfies as they vote

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Staff at polling stations have been instructed to stop these photo taking behaviors in the booths. Despite the fact that using a mobile device to take a selfie within a polling booth is not actually against the law, the staff members at polling stations across the United Kingdom have been told to stop voters from snapping these pictures. The reason is that the Electoral Commission fears that the secrecy of the ballot will … Read entire article »

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Selfies explode in popularity under Thailand’s martial law

Selfies explode in popularity under Thailand’s martial law

Tourists and locals, alike are using mobile devices to snap pictures of themselves with soldiers. Even though the anti-government protests in Thailand have brought about a serious state of political turmoil as martial law has been declared, but at the same time, it has also generated a unique trend in the use of mobile devices as people are flocking to take selfies with Thai soldiers. Martial law was declared by the military of Thailand last Thursday, after … Read entire article »

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Mobile app brings Uber to Canadian “cottage country”

Mobile app brings Uber to Canadian “cottage country”

The smartphone application is meant to help cottagers to be able to avoid drinking and boating. The popular mobile app from Uber that helps participants in the increasingly popular ride sharing program has now expanded to an entirely new area and vehicle as it helps to provide Canadian cottagers who were traveling away from the cities for the May long weekend with a way to be able to enjoy drinking alcohol while avoiding getting into a … Read entire article »

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Tablet commerce success will be a global phenomenon

Tablet commerce success will be a global phenomenon

A new report has shown that the use of tablets with broadband subscriptions will skyrocket over coming years. According to the Wireless Operator Strategies (WOS) service report, which was recently released by Strategy Analytics, the tablet commerce world is about to experience an explosive amount of growth that will be continuing over the next five years. These mobile devices will massively increase in use with broadband subscriptions during that time. The report indicated that tablet commerce will be … Read entire article »

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Mobile commerce sales to soar in the US this year

Mobile commerce sales to soar in the US this year

Mobile sales to hit new heights throughout the country this year Mobile commerce sales in the U.S. are expected to reach new highs this year. This is because more people are beginning to take mobile shopping seriously, showing favor for its convenient nature and how accessible shopping online from a mobile device has become. Mobile payment services are becoming more common throughout the country, with many new startups emerging to fight for the support of consumers … Read entire article »

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

Technology news shows smartphone penetration in the US is higher than ever

Technology news shows smartphone penetration in the US is higher than ever

The latest data from comScore has indicated that there are 166 million Americans who own these devices. When it comes to mobile marketing and m-commerce, the technology news is great because comScore is now reporting that a record 166 million Americans now own smartphones. This data does not include the devices that are used by individuals for exclusively business purposes. The comScore technology news figures that have just been released take into account the penetration of domestic smartphones, … Read entire article »

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Mobile app comes to the rescue of food banks

Mobile app comes to the rescue of food banks

An application that was created by students at Miami University makes it easier to make donations. Students attending Miami University have now developed a mobile app that will help to change the way that people make donations to food banks by making it much easier and more convenient for the public to take part in this charitable process. The smartphone application is now being supported by the Ohio Association of Foodbanks. That association has now made an investment … Read entire article »

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Mobile commerce benefits from 4G availability

Mobile commerce benefits from 4G availability

The increasing adoption of this high speed tech is encouraging consumers to shop and browse more over smartphones. A recently released report from the United Kingdom has now revealed that as high speed 4G technology achieves greater adoption rates, mobile commerce has also been increasing in its appeal and popularity, as users with faster internet on their smartphones brows and shop more while they’re on the go. The added connection speed gives mcommerce the ability to provide … Read entire article »

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