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Amazon technology news buzzes with cheap Fire TV Stick

Amazon technology news buzzes with cheap Fire TV Stick

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 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 … 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

Amazon launches a new mobile commerce service

Amazon launches a new mobile commerce service

Local Register aims to promote mobile commerce among retailers Amazon has a strong interest in mobile commerce, but the company is not only keen to support mobile shopping in the digital space. Amazon has begun offering a new mobile-centric service that will allow merchants in the physical world to accept payments made from a mobile device. The service is called Local Register and is designed to compete with similar services being offered by PayPal and Square. … Read entire article »

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

Target launches new mobile commerce app

Target launches new mobile commerce app

New app from Target aims to improve the shopping experience Target is taking a bolder step into the mobile field with the launch of a new application that could make shopping more convenient. The app is called In a Snap, and is meant to improve the retailer’s position in mobile commerce. The mobile space has become highly competitive, especially among retailers that are eager to engage mobile-centric consumers. These retailers have been trying to launch applications … Read entire article »

Filed under: Mobile Apps, Mobile Commerce, Mobile Payments

Tencent and Alibaba May Hold the Future of Mobile Commerce Between Them

Tencent and Alibaba May Hold the Future of Mobile Commerce Between Them

The world of commerce is changing and mobile technology is playing a major role in that change.  Consumers throughout the world are becoming more reliant on their smartphones and tablets and are using these devices to interact with one another as well as businesses. Nowhere in the world is this more apparent than in China, where consumers have become enthralled with the idea of mobile commerce. In China, two of the country’s largest companies are … Read entire article »

Filed under: International, Mobile Commerce, Trends