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Messaging apps may revolutionize mobile commerce

Messaging apps may revolutionize mobile commerce

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Future of mobile shopping and payments may lie with messaging apps Mobile messaging applications may be the future of mobile commerce. A growing number of these apps are being released and many of them are being designed with mobile payments in mind. In some cases, these apps are meant to make mobile shopping more social, allowing users to share their purchases with those they have on their contact lists. Most of these … Read entire article »

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

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

UK mobile payments set to grow this year

UK mobile payments set to grow this year

Report highlights the growth of mobile commerce in the UK this year A new report from eMarketer predicts that mobile payments are set for more success in the United Kingdom. Many people throughout the country have become quite fond of the idea of mobile commerce, praising its convenient nature and the efforts that many retailers are making to engage mobile consumers. Mobile commerce is quite prevalent among online shoppers, but a growing number of people are … Read entire article »

Filed under: International, Mobile Commerce, Mobile Payments

Mobile commerce security promoted by Wells Fargo accelerator program

Mobile commerce security promoted by Wells Fargo accelerator program

Zumingo has become the first member of the Wells Fargo Startup Accelerator As mobile commerce becomes more popular, security is becoming a greater priority. Zumingo Corporation, a leading provider of security solutions, has announced that it has become the first member of the Wells Fargo Startup Accelerator. The program was fashioned by Wells Fargo to support innovation in the technology sector and support solutions that could lead to better consumer protection and experience. When it comes … Read entire article »

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

New mobile payments service introduced by PayPal

New mobile payments service introduced by PayPal

PayPal unveils new service that may make mobile commerce more convenient PayPal has introduced a new service that may make mobile payments more convenient. The company has unveiled One Touch PayPal, which allows users of the PayPal application to initiate a purchase with a retail merchant with a single touch of the screen. The service is based on technology developed by Braintree, a mobile commerce firm that was acquired by eBay in 2013. Merchants that want … Read entire article »

Filed under: Mobile Apps, Mobile Commerce, Mobile Payments

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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