Prioritize security during the holidays

Mobile Phone Security NFC Technology

Mobile commerce security may need more attention The holiday season has arrived and that means that a lot of shopping needs to get done. Many people are opting to do their holiday shopping from their mobile devices this year, taking advantage of the some of the special offers that are being provided by retailers with an interest in mobile commerce. Some people are choosing to avoid physical stores, shopping instead directly from their mobile devices. Others, however, will be using their devices in-store in order to find the best deals…

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NFC technology based wallet from Rogers broadens system reach

Rogers NFC technology mobile payments

The Canadian telecom giant has used their new suretap™ program to expand its mobile payments. One of the wireless and media giants in Canada that has been the most involved in mobile payments, Rogers Communications, has just announced the launch of their suretap™ wallet, which is to be based on NFC technology, like many of their other smartphone transaction services. Rogers first entered into the Canadian mobile payments space a year ago using this tech. Now, the company is implementing the second step of its overall strategy, which uses NFC…

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New mobile commerce service to be launched by NTT Docomo in 2014

mobile commerce payments coming soon

Launch date set for NTT Docomo mobile commerce service NTT Docomo, one of the largest telecommunications and mobile network operators in Japan, has been working to enter into the mobile commerce field for some time. The company has taken note of the rising demand for mobile commerce services. More consumers are becoming interested in mobile commerce because of the simplicity and convenience that it represents. NTT Docomo is set to launch a new NFC-driven mobile commerce service with the help of MasterCard, and the companies plan to launch this service…

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NFC technology will be in over a half billion devices next year

NFC technology mobile commerce

Though it may have appeared that near field communication was losing popularity, that clearly isn’t the case. Although it may appear that some companies are looking for paths other than those using NFC technology – such as the recent moves made by large mobile payments wallets to include QR codes – this is not at all the case when it comes to device manufacturers. In fact, a new report has suggested that the number of enabled devices will reach 500 million next year. The report, entitled “NFC Devices, Strategies, and…

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IBM aims to bring more security to mobile commerce

IBM Mobile commerce app

New security system could help make mobile commerce safer When it comes to mobile commerce, security has become an all-consuming issue. The mobile world has been growing at an astounding rate and smartphones and tablets now play a major role in the lives of thousands of people worldwide. The prevalence of technology has lead to the emergence of mobile commerce, a field that has proven to be very attractive to malicious parties looking to exploit the financial information of consumers. At IBM, a group of scientists may have developed a…

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