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Mobile payments may be stuck in a stone age

Mobile payments may be stuck in a stone age

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 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 in  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 … Read entire article »

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

Mobile Security is in Need of Some Attention

Mobile Security is in Need of Some Attention

Security in a new age of technology Mobile security is something that shouldn’t be taken lightly. The world is becoming increasingly reliant on mobile technology and this has made the mobile space a target for malicious groups that have exploitation in mind. These groups are targeting mobile sectors that have yet to begin taking security seriously, and this means that mobile commerce has become a digital battlefield. Mobile commerce is an attractive target because it is … Read entire article »

Filed under: Mobile Apps, Mobile Commerce, Mobile Commerce Security, Mobile Payments, Technology News

Mobile security strategy from AT&T uses geolocation to limit fraud

Mobile security strategy from AT&T uses geolocation to limit fraud

The service is now being tested and is meant to help to keep credit cards from being used by the wrong people. AT&T has revealed that it intends to begin a mobile security service test to help to make it safer for customers to be able to use their credit cards while they are overseas, while improving the fraud protection security that they provide. The service will use geolocation technology to help to ensure that the person … Read entire article »

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

Mobile security fingerprint ID from Apple opened to designers

Mobile security fingerprint ID from Apple opened to designers

The technology giant has announced that it will be opening up its identification tech to app creators. Apple has announced that it will be giving mobile app designers an additional option for mobile security by opening up its fingerprint ID feature that will enable them to toughen up the protection level by another layer. The announcement was made among a range of different revelations at the World Wide Developers conference. This was the 25th anniversary of the event … Read entire article »

Filed under: Mobile Apps, Mobile Commerce Security, Technology News

Businesses see mobile commerce as very risky

Businesses see mobile commerce as very risky

Businesses believe that serious threats lurk within the mobile space People are becoming more interested in the idea of mobile commerce, but businesses are very leery of this emerging field because of its inherent security risks. Businesses tend to see the mobile space as a more dangerous playing field than other field connected to the digital world. An estimated 32% of businesses believe that mobile commerce is significantly riskier than traditional e-commerce, and  these businesses are … Read entire article »

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

Mobile security step recommended for Android users by Spotify

Mobile security step recommended for Android users by Spotify

Following the recent breach, the company is now recommending that users update their apps. Spotify has come out with a mobile security strategy for individuals using Android devices and who use its popular music service, by requiring them to install new software to help to protect them against potential damage from a recent breach. So far, the cyberattack appears to have affected only one user account, according to the company. The initial disclosure of the mobile security breach … Read entire article »

Filed under: Mobile Apps, Mobile Commerce Security

The Riddle of Mobile Commerce

The Riddle of Mobile Commerce

Mobile payments continue to be a complex issue Mobile commerce has become quite popular, but not everyone is sold on the idea of paying for things with their mobile device. The idea is quite simple: Mobile applications act as facilitators of mobile transactions, allowing people to make purchases while shopping online from their smartphones and tablets. Under the surface, mobile commerce is anything but simple, thanks to changing commerce standards and the ever present threat of … Read entire article »

Filed under: Gadgets, Mobile Apps, Mobile Commerce, Mobile Commerce Security, Mobile Payments, Near Field Communications, Technology News

NFC may play a role in Apple’s future with mobile payments

NFC may play a role in Apple’s future with mobile payments

Apple could finally embrace NFC technology in the near future Investment firm Morgan Stanley believes that Apple will finally embrace NFC technology through a platform called “iWallet.” This is not the first such prediction to be made concerning Apple and NFC, but past forecasts regarding the pairing have failed to live up to reality. Apple has avoided NFC largely because of its concerns regarding the technology’s security and capabilities, but this avoidance mostly involved Apple’s use … Read entire article »

Filed under: Mobile Commerce, Mobile Commerce Security, Mobile Payments, Near Field Communications, Technology News