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Google may be working on a new mobile payments system

Google may be working on a new mobile payments system

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Plaso could be Google’s next foray into mobile commerce Google may be in the process of testing a new mobile payments system that it has codenamed “Plaso.” Rumors suggest that the company is currently testing this new service internally, working with partners that may include Papa John’s and Panera Bread. The new mobile payments system may be a potential replacement of Google Wallet, which has struggled to find mainstream acceptance among consumers … Read entire article »

Filed under: Mobile Apps, Mobile Commerce, Mobile Payments

Google’s latest technology news includes security ultimatum to competitors

Google’s latest technology news includes security ultimatum to competitors

The internet and tech giant has threatened to expose the security flaws of the competition if they are not repaired. The Financial Post has reported the technology news that Google has recently released an ultimatum to other tech companies that says that they had 90 days to patch their software vulnerabilities or Google would publicize those flaws. An elite hacking and programming team at Google has identified security flaws in competitor software. The result of this effort has … Read entire article »

Filed under: Gadgets, Mobile Commerce Security, Technology News

Half of all revenues from mobile ads go to Google and Facebook

Half of all revenues from mobile ads go to Google and Facebook

Last year, 50 percent of all revenues from smartphone and tablet based advertising went to these two giants. While Google still holds the position as the top earner through mobile ads, Facebook is quickly on the rise and is now starting to move into the territory that had previously been held by the top search engine. Together, however, the share of the mobile advertising market of the two companies is 50 percent. At a time in which the … Read entire article »

Filed under: Mobile Marketing, Social Media Marketing

Michael Kors is taking the wearable technology leap

Michael Kors is taking the wearable technology leap

John Idol, the CEO of the brand, has said that more details will be announced in the “next few months”. The Michael Kors fashion label – likely best recognized for its MK print handbags – has now announced that it intends to start making its way into the wearable technology category, and it plans to start making announcements of the specifics for those products within the “next few months.” The announcement of the Michael Kors entry into … Read entire article »

Filed under: Gadgets, Technology News

Amazon puts an end to its own mobile payments project

Amazon puts an end to its own mobile payments project

Amazon Wallet has been cancelled due to poor reviews and performance Amazon has put an end to testing its own mobile payments service, which was called Amazon Wallet. The company had seen promise in the mobile commerce space and had wanted to offer its own payment platform in order to compete with others that had done the same. Unfortunately, Amazon Wallet received relatively poor reviews among its test audience, leading Amazon to put an end to … Read entire article »

Filed under: Mobile Apps, Mobile Commerce, Mobile Payments