Amazon.com enters into tablet commerce collab with Baidu

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The American online marketplace is working with the Chinese company for Fire sales in China. Amazon.com has now joined forces with the top search company in China, Baidu, in order to be able to enhance its tablet commerce by releasing its Fire device to the Chinese consumer marketplace. This tablet contains a range of different features designed to let it stand out from other similar devices. The tablet commerce offerings from Amazon have been carefully designed to set the Fire apart from other devices within the same category. For example,…

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Mobile commerce helps boost revenue for Alibaba

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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 quite popular among Chinese consumers. Net income drops 39%, but revenue surges by 54%…

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Mobile wallet marketplace in China adds another key player

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Baidu, the Chinese search giant is now adding its own smartphone based payments service to the mix. China’s smartphone based payments market is already growing at an astounding rate, as $1.6 trillion in transactions were completed over that channel in 2013, but now it is about to become a little bit more competitive as Baidu tosses its own mobile wallet service into the mix of options available for consumers. This will place the search company in direct competition with other online giants, such as Tencent and Alibaba. This new mobile…

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Mobile Commerce News – This Week’s Round Up!

This Week in Mobile Commerce News Headlines…     Article’s we covered with highlights for you to review!   Mobile commerce gap between iOS and Android is growing In the race to dominate U.S.  mobile web traffic the latest report released by Piper Jaffray is showing Apple’s iOS platform is still the popular pick over Google’s Android based devices as the gap  between the two widens.  Gene Munster, an analyst at Piper Jaffray, monitored several of the most popular article and social sites in order to collect the data, coming…

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Chinese search engine Baidu creates new OS for smartphones

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Baidu has announced that it will be taking another step that can be compared to Google in that it is getting set to launch its very own operating system for smartphones. Baidu is a Chinese company that is commonly referred to as the “Google of China”, as it runs the biggest search engine that country. Its smartphone operating system will be called Baidu Yi. Currently, the foundation of Baidu Yi is Google Android software, on top of which the entire OS experience has been constructed. However, in the future it…

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