10 Innovative Ways of Using Your Smartphone

Smartphones have become an integral part of our lives that life today without smartphones seems impossible. All day we keep on doing multiple activities on our smartphones like chatting, taking photographs, making a selfie, reading articles or checking our emails. Almost all our daily life activities are connected with smartphones from our friendship on social media networks to the notifications of live news that we receive on our mobile phones. This led most people – who are traditional or conservative in their approach to believing – that mobiles have ruined…

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Mobile commerce continues to grow in Latin America

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Latin America is proving to be an attractive mobile commerce market Mobile commerce is gaining momentum in Latin America. A recent report from Ericsson shows that many consumers in the region have begun to embrace mobile technology. Growing smartphone and tablet penetration is leading to more participation in mobile commerce. As this trend continues, companies like Visa and MasterCard are beginning to show more interest in the mobile market of Latin America. In the coming year, more people than ever before are expected to participate in mobile payments. Report predicts…

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Groupon may become a dominant mobile commerce platform

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Groupon focuses on mobile in order to secure future growth Groupon had once been one of the fastest growing companies in the world, but this growth has slowed to a crawl over the past two years. The company had once boasted of $2 billion in annual revenue, but recent problems have caused a significant change in leadership and Groupon’s business plan. In order to become more engaging to a new generation of consumers, Groupon has set its sights on the mobile sector. While Groupon had been working to establish a…

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Super Smart Shopping: Locating Local Deals via your Smartphone

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These days, it’s hard to beat some of the online deals you can find. In fact, some of the discounts are so deep that many people have almost completely ceased shopping in person in favor of ordering things online that are shipped right to your doorstep. But even with technology permeating every aspect of the shopping experience, the chances are pretty good that you’re going to need to get something from a local supplier at some point in the near future. But just because you aren’t ordering it online, that…

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Mobile commerce up by 9 percent at Groupon

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The company saw this spike in its shares when the rating was changed from Buy to Hold. Groupon has experienced a notable rise in its shares – almost 9 percent – due to a move that was made in this mobile commerce leading company that increased its share by $1.02, closing at $12.57 at the time that this article was written, when its share rating was raised from Buy to Hold by Jordan Rohan at Stifel Nicolaus. He also set a price target of $16 for the company’s shares due…

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Groupon positioned to become a leader in mobile commerce

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Groupon sees promise in mobile commerce sector Acclaimed daily deals pioneer Groupon believes that it is in an ideal position to become a leader in the mobile commerce sector. The company has announced that nearly 50% of its revenue comes from purchases made from mobile devices. According to CEO Eric Lefkofsky, Groupon is quickly adapting to a world where consumers are more comfortable with spending copious amounts of money through their mobile devices. Groupon has been working to accommodate these consumers more aggressively over the past few years. Groupon app…

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Mobile commerce is now Groupon’s main focus

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The daily deals site has announced that it is now primarily a site for smartphone and tablet users. Groupon has just recently released its second quarter sales report and has revealed that it is performing better than expected, and that it is mobile commerce that can take the credit for this achievement. Although it started off as a site for desktop and laptop users, a growing number of wireless device shoppers are using it. The popular daily deals site has announced that nearly half of the North American Groupon transactions…

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T-commerce added to Groupon mobile app updates

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The daily deal site has added to its application in order to boost the prominence of search. Groupon has just announced that it has made considerable updates to its mobile app by increasing the importance of search – through a magnifying glass that is located on the bottom right of its application pages – and by supporting t-commerce on ten inch devices. Now that the e-retailer has such as large number of daily deals, it is making them easier to find. It has become clear to Groupon that it has…

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Mcommerce to become main growth driver for Groupon Singapore

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The daily deals site has seen tremendous success in the island city-state over the last 2 years. Groupon Singapore, the daily deals site, has already been experiencing massive growth over the last two years within the city state, and mcommerce has become its primary driver within this highly competitive marketplace. It is expected that the online shopping sector in the company will quadruple by 2015. It is expected to reach $1.1 billion (Singapore) in 2012, and should rise to reach at least $4.4 billion (Singapore) in three years from now.…

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Mobile shopping becoming a major part of mobile commerce

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Report details the growing popularity of mobile shopping A new report from Nielsen, a global marketing and advertising research companies, shows that the popularity of mobile commerce continues to skyrocket. Mobile shopping, in particular, proves to be one of the most widely trafficked sectors of mobile commerce and major brands have emerged as the dominant force in the market. Mobile commerce is often thought of in terms of how NFC technology could be used to make payments with smart phones, but the industry is not limited to mobile devices as…

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Top Trends in Mobile Commerce

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It’s estimated that over two-thirds of smartphone owners now use their mobile device to shop online, according to a survey from eDigitalResearch. As mobile commerce continues to increase each year, safer and more convenient mobile payment options have arisen as a result. The following are a few key trends in this department to keep an eye on. The Mobile Wallet One of the technologies that are growing in leaps and bounds is the concept of the mobile wallet. At the moment, there is no standard version of this service, but…

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