Strategic partnership looks to expand mobile payments in Europe

mobile payments Europe

SK C&C to launch new mobile payments services in Europe South Korean technology firm SK C&C is set to launch its new Trusted Service Manager services in Europe later this year. These services are designed to support NFC-based mobile payments throughout Europe. The company formed a strategic partnership with Wirecard AG, a financial service firm based in Germany, in order to bolster its presence in the European mobile payments space. Both companies plan to commercialize the Trusted Servicer Manager services by the end of the year. NFC remains prominent mobile…

Read More

Monitise and IBM team to bring new mobile commerce services to Europe

mobile commerce services

Mobile commerce services coming to Visa Europe Monitise, a mobile commerce firm, has teamed with IBM to provide new services to member banks of Visa Europe. Together, the two companies will work to promote mobile commerce services that are linked to cloud computing technologies from IBM. Introducing cloud computing to mobile commerce is not a new idea, but very few companies have managed to accomplish this feat successfully. Cloud computing could help bring a new level of security to mobile commerce that may make consumers more comfortable with purchasing products…

Read More

QR codes used to promote clean transportation in Europe

electric vehicle qr codes charging

QR codes could be an effective promotion tool for electric vehicles Clean transportation is becoming one of the most prominent trends in Europe. Electric vehicles are becoming more available to consumers and the infrastructure capable of supporting these vehicles is growing more comprehensive. As more consumers become exposed to electric vehicles, being able to access information concerning these vehicles is beginning to grow more important. QR codes may be able to meet the information needs of consumers that are interested in clean transportation and electric vehicles. Hubject launches joint venture…

Read More

Mobile commerce is taking off in South Africa, says InMobi research

Global mobile technology trends network

InMobi, an independent mobile ad network, has released the results of their latest research which has shown that mobile marketing and mobile commerce are both demonstrating indications of record growth across both the Asian Pacific and in Africa. The report released from InMobi regarding this study stated that there was an increase of over 10 percent in the Asian Pacific within the last three months, which has brought the number of impressions to 18 billion. Even greater was the growth in Africa, which was at 21 percent, having grown to…

Read More