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Mobile commerce user base is growing quickly

Mobile commerce user base is growing quickly

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); New report predicts that mobile consumers participating in mobile commerce will exceed 2 billion by 2017 A new report from Juniper Research estimates that there will be more than 2 billion mobile consumers that participate in mobile commerce of some kind by the end of 2017. This is an increase over the estimated 1.6 billion people that participate in the mobile commerce space currently. More people are gaining access to mobile devices … Read entire article »

Filed under: Mobile Commerce, Mobile Payments, Near Field Communications, Trends

Optus launches new mobile payments app

Optus launches new mobile payments app

Optus becomes Australia’s first telecom to offer a contactless payment solution Optus, Australia’s second largest telecommunications companies, has become the country’s first telecom to offer contactless payments with its new mobile app, Cash by Optus. The new application is designed to completely replace cash and card purchases below $100 and may help bring more convenience to the commerce space. The new app is being launched with the aid of Visa and Heritage Bank and will utilize … Read entire article »

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

Apple Pay may have a major impact on the NFC technology market

Apple Pay may have a major impact on the NFC technology market

New mobile payments service is causing the NFC market to surge Apple Pay has been launched and it has already manage to cause a stir in the mobile payments space. The launch of the new service has been supported by a wide range of retailers, all of whom have shown strong interest in the mobile space. While Apple has succeeded in drawing more attention to mobile shopping and payments, the company’s new service may have an … Read entire article »

Filed under: Mobile Commerce, Mobile Payments, Near Field Communications, Trends

NFC technology is not out of the question for MCX mobile payments system

NFC technology is not out of the question for MCX mobile payments system

CurrentC is based on scanning QR codes, at the moment, but this may not be the case forever. CEO of MCX, Dekkers Davidson, has now stated that while the design of the mobile payments system has been based on QR codes until now, it is not out of the realm of possibility that they will head in other directions, such as with NFC technology, the choice of many of their top rivals. Large retailers across the U.S. … Read entire article »

Filed under: Featured News, Mobile Payments, Near Field Communications, QR Codes

Alibaba shows interest in mobile payments from Apple Pay

Alibaba shows interest in mobile payments from Apple Pay

The company‚Äôs executive chairman, Jack Ma, has expressed his willingness to work with the American company. Jack Ma, the executive chairman of Alibaba Group Holdings, has now stated that he is open to working with Apple Inc through the use of its mobile payments service called Apple Pay, which recently launched in the United States and has been swimming in controversy ever sense. At the same time as retailers shut down NFC terminals to block Apple Pay, … Read entire article »

Filed under: Commercial, Mobile Apps, Mobile Commerce, Mobile Payments, Near Field Communications

Apple Pay mobile payments service launch with over 200,000 retail partners

Apple Pay mobile payments service launch with over 200,000 retail partners

Tim Cook announces that Apple Pay launch Apple CEO Tim Cook has announced that the company’s new mobile payment’s service will launch on Monday, October 20. The service is Apple’s first commercial step into the mobile payment space and the company has already generated a great deal of momentum that will help it find success in the competitive market. Apple Pay has won the support of many of the world’s largest financial organizations, and Apple has … Read entire article »

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

Zapp set to launch a new mobile commerce platform

Zapp set to launch a new mobile commerce platform

Zapp is bringing a new mobile payment service to the United Kingdom Zapp, a leading mobile commerce firm in the United Kingdom, has been working on a new mobile platform that will help retailers connect with mobile consumers. Mobile shopping has become a popular trend in the UK and more interest in mobile payments has been generated among consumers due to Apple and other big-name companies entering into the digital commerce space. There are few high-profile … Read entire article »

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

Mobile commerce and marketing organization expanding into North America

Mobile commerce and marketing organization expanding into North America

Proxama has announced plans to expand into the North American market Proxama, a leading mobile marketing firm, has announced that it will be expanding its global reach by launching new operations in North America. Demand for effective mobile marketing services has been on the rise among businesses throughout North America. These businesses are looking to engage with mobile consumers more effectively, and Proxama aims to satisfy this demand with the services that it provides. Company’s mobile platforms … Read entire article »

Filed under: Mobile Apps, Mobile Commerce, Mobile Marketing, Near Field Communications, Trends, United States