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Mobile commerce environment shows ongoing strength

Mobile commerce environment shows ongoing strength

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); A new report has shown that this channel is rapidly on the grow, but mobile payment methods remain shaky. A new report released by Information Week which is called “Mobile Commerce: State of the Market” has revealed that the channel is continuing to grow with considerable strength and speed. The data used for the report was from a survey that was conducted with the participation of 500 company execs. It illustrated the strong and … Read entire article »

Filed under: Mobile Commerce, Mobile Payments, Near Field Communications, Trends

What is mobile commerce and how it affects the way we do business

What is mobile commerce and how it affects the way we do business

Mobile commerce – creating a more convenient economic ecosystem within the palm of your hand Commerce is changing; it is becoming more mobile as smartphones and tablets become more prolific. Consumers are finding that their mobile devices are more convenient to use than traditional methods of commerce due to the vast assortment of applications that are available to them. The convenience and availability of these devices has caused a spike in mobile commerce activity and interest, … Read entire article »

Filed under: Featured News, Mobile Commerce, Mobile Commerce Security, Mobile Payments

Mobile commerce battle stepped up by Square

Mobile commerce battle stepped up by Square

The smartphone payments startup has introduced digital gift cards into its mix to compete with PayPal. Smartphone payments startup, Square, Inc., has upped the ante in the battle against PayPal for a dominant position in the mobile commerce environment, with a new feature that allows retailers to sell gift cards to shoppers. This updated version of the Square Wallet application allows for the purchasing and redemption of gift cards. The app is compatible with both iPhone and iPad … Read entire article »

Filed under: Mobile Commerce, Mobile Payments, Trends

Isis to be trialed in Aramark cafeteria in New Jersey

Isis finally goes on trial An Aramark cafeteria located in Verizon Wireless’ headquarters in Basking Ridge, New Jersey, will be the first place in the U.S. to official trial the Isis mobile payment platform. Isis has become one of the most hyped and anticipated mobile commerce platforms to date. The platform represents a partnership between AT&T, Verizon Wireless, and T-Mobile, and is expected to be the most prominent platform in the burgeoning mobile commerce industry. After years in development, the platform will finally be tested in a commercial setting. Mobile commerce platform considered ready for limited testing Isis had been scheduled for trials in both Texas and Utah this summer. Problems concerning the platforms features and its popularity put these trials on hold. This caused some dissension amongst Isis supporters who were eager to get … Read entire article »

Filed under: Commercial, Featured News, Mobile Commerce, Mobile Payments, Technology News, United States

Isis launch delayed

Isis launch delayed

Isis delays launch to work on new features Isis is one of the most anticipated mobile payment platforms that the world of mobile commerce has ever known. Isis is represented by a consortium of three major telecommunications companies – AT&T, T-Mobile, and Verizon Wireless – and is expected to dominate the m-commerce industry with little trouble. This consortium has done much to draw attention to the Isis platform and prepare for its arrival by investing heavily … Read entire article »

Filed under: Featured News, Mobile Commerce, Mobile Payments, Near Field Communications, Technology News, Trends, United States

Apple may have missed promising opportunity with iPhone 5

Apple may have missed promising opportunity with iPhone 5

Lack of NFC technology may cost Apple The world of m-commerce news has been a flutter since Apple’s announcement of the iPhone 5 earlier this week. For months, speculation over whether the smart phone would be equipped with NFC technology has raged on and on. Some had expected Apple to make its powerful entry into the mobile commerce industry with its new mobile devices and applications designed specifically with NFC technology in mind (Passbook), but these … Read entire article »

Filed under: Featured News, Mobile Commerce, Near Field Communications, Technology News, Trends, United States

Everything Everywhere teams with MasterCard to boost m-commerce

Everything Everywhere teams with MasterCard to boost m-commerce

Everything Everywhere and MasterCard enter into five-year partnership Everything Everywhere, the United Kingdom’s leading mobile network operator and Internet service provider, has entered into a five-year deal with MasterCard to develop and deploy a mobile commerce platform. Both companies have shown an interest in NFC technology and how it is used in the world of m-commerce. Currently, NFC technology is the backbone of m-commerce, facilitating mobile transactions and turning mobile devices into payment platforms. Everything Everywhere … Read entire article »

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