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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

WeDeliver launches new mobile commerce platform

WeDeliver launches new mobile commerce platform

Delivery service provider has launched a new mobile shopping site and commerce platform WeDeliver, an online deliver service, has launched a new mobile shopping site ahead of the holiday season. The company specializes in providing same-day delivery services for local merchants, operating primarily in Chicago, Illinois. Delivery services are becoming particularly popular among retailers because of the growing prominence of online shopping and mobile commerce. A growing number of people are beginning to use their mobile … Read entire article »

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

Mobile commerce helps boost revenue for Alibaba

Mobile commerce helps boost revenue for Alibaba

Alibaba quarterly financial results show that investments in mobile commerce have boosted the company’s revenue Alibaba has posted the financial results of its first quarter as a publicly traded company. The company is looking to highlight its changing investment strategy, which is showing more favor for mobile commerce and mobile marketing. Alibaba has become a very powerful name in the mobile space, finding significant success in the e-commerce sector and offering mobile-centric services that have become … Read entire article »

Filed under: Mobile Commerce, Mobile Payments

Amazon technology news buzzes with cheap Fire TV Stick

Amazon technology news buzzes with cheap Fire TV Stick

This rival to Chromecast will be sold for $39, or to Prime members who pre-order for a much lower $19. While Google Chromecast made massive technology news when it released its television streaming stick for under $40, Amazon has just created competition with the unveiling of its Fire Stick dongle that will plug into a consumer’s television. The dongle is being sold for only $39 and requires only an HDMI port and a WiFi connection to stream. The … Read entire article »

Filed under: Gadgets, Technology News

Survey presents some interesting data about wearable technology

Survey presents some interesting data about wearable technology

New survey aims to gauge consumer interest in wearable devices coming from certain brands PricewaterhousCoopers, a multinational professional services network, has released the results of a new survey concerning wearable technology. The survey has collected information from 1,000 respondents and is meant to gauge consumer interest in wearable devices coming from various brands. Over the past few years, there has been some question as to whether or not consumers would show any interest in wearable devices. … Read entire article »

Filed under: Gadgets, Technology News, United States

US is lagging behind in mobile commerce

US is lagging behind in mobile commerce

Mobile payments are still quite new in the U.S. The United States is falling behind when it comes to mobile commerce. Over the past few weeks, the mobile world has been abuzz with favor for the new Apple Pay service. the service represents Apple’s first official step into the mobile commerce arena, but excitement concerning the new platform seems to be contained to within the U.S. Apple Pay is nothing new in Asia, where mobile commerce … Read entire article »

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

World Store mobile commerce platform hopes to compete with e-commerce giants

World Store mobile commerce platform hopes to compete with e-commerce giants

GGIS unveils a new mobile commerce platform that it hopes will rival platforms from Amazon, eBay, and Alibaba GGIS, Inc., a developer focused on the mobile space, has announced that it will be launching a massive mobile commerce platform that aims to rival solutions from Amazon, eBay, and even Alibaba. The platform will be called World Store and GGIS notes that it is being designed for the “21st century,” targeting millennials as a primary demographic. Younger … Read entire article »

Filed under: Commercial, Mobile Commerce, Mobile Payments

Is Mobile Commerce the Way of the Future?

Is Mobile Commerce the Way of the Future?

The world is becoming increasingly mobile-centric. People around the globe are gaining access to smartphones and the mobile Internet, and they are beginning to use their devices to make their daily lives more convenient or, at least, more connected. In a relatively short amount of time, mobile devices have become a very important part of global society, and these devices are beginning to play a large role in the financial space as well. With smartphone adoption … Read entire article »

Filed under: Mobile Commerce, Mobile Payments