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Fire Phone could rock the mobile technology world

Fire Phone could rock the mobile technology world

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Amazon smartphone causes concerns for some companies in the mobile space Amazon has released information concerning its new smartphone, called Fire Phone, and this new device may have Samsung and LG Electronics worried. The Fire Phone is equipped with a wide variety of features that have come to be expected in the mobile space, but it is also designed with online shopping in mind, unlike its counterparts. Because Amazon holds a commanding … Read entire article »

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Venmo may be the next mobile commerce success story

Venmo may be the next mobile commerce success story

Venmo continues to gain momentum in the mobile payments space Venmo may be the next big thing in mobile commerce. Venmo is owned by PayPal and is well on its way to becoming a very powerful and influential mobile commerce application. The app was launched less than two years ago and has already managed to reach the same level of transaction volume as Starbucks’ own mobile commerce application. Venmo has managed to win favor with consumers … Read entire article »

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Mobile payments technology is becoming mainstream

Mobile payments technology is becoming mainstream

Mobile commerce technology is beginning to become more common with businesses Mobile commerce technology is beginning to enter the mainstream. This technology had once occupied the fringes of the retail industry and business in general, but is becoming more widely accepted as companies begin to understand how much consumers are relying on mobile technology. Many consumers are using their mobile devices in their daily lives, whether for entertainment or social purposes, and this trend is not … Read entire article »

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

Warp 9 launches new venture to support those interested in mobile commerce

Warp 9 launches new venture to support those interested in mobile commerce

New group aims to accelerate the adoption of mobile commerce among merchants using Magento Warp 9, a leading e-commerce and mobile solutions organization, has announced that it has launched a new mobile commerce group that will focus on serving businesses using the Magento platform. Magento is an e-commerce platform that has become particularly popular with retailers. It allows retailers to engage digital consumers in a more effective way, offering them services that are well suited to … Read entire article »

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Powa Technologies aims for more success in the mobile commerce field

Powa Technologies aims for more success in the mobile commerce field

New acquisition could help Powa reach new markets throughout the world Powa Technologies, a prominent commerce organization based in the United Kingdom, has announced its acquisition of MPayMe, a company based in Hong Kong that specializes in business technologies. Through this acquisition, Powa aims to expand its global reach, breaking into new markets, particularly those that are interested in new technology and mobile commerce. The acquisition will give Powa access to MPayMe’s Znap application, which allows … Read entire article »

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Alibaba’s mobile commerce endeavors may benefit from new merger

Alibaba’s mobile commerce endeavors may benefit from new merger

Company forms new department to handle mergers with other businesses China’s e-commerce behemoth Alibaba has established a new department, which is responsible for the integration of businesses involving the mobile browser, search, and gaming services. This department will take care of the mergers that Alibaba is looking to make with other companies that exist in the mobile space. The first such company is UCWeb, which is a prominent mobile Internet browser company. By teaming with UCWeb, … Read entire article »

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

Banks may be losing the mobile commerce fight

Banks may be losing the mobile commerce fight

Companies like Google and Facebook are showing that they are better at mobile financial service than banks Banks may soon lose their monopoly in the payments market due to technology and social networking companies entering into the mobile commerce space. Google and Facebook are just two of the myriad companies that are beginning to offer financial services to consumers, utilizing innovative digital solutions to do so. Similar companies are doing so as well, hoping to take … Read entire article »

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Facebook’s new acquisition could be a victory for its mobile payments endeavors

Facebook’s new acquisition could be a victory for its mobile payments endeavors

PayPal’s David Marcus joins Facebook Facebook has struck a major blow against PayPal through its acquisition of David Marcus, PayPal’s former president. Marcus has accepted a position as Vice President of Facebook Messenger, the social network’s new standalone messaging application. The app currently has more than 200 million monthly users and accounts for more than 12 billion messages sent each day. The app could soon become one of Facebook’s first mobile payments platforms, with the help … Read entire article »

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