New mobile payments app aims to change the way tipping works

Alibaba shows interest in mobile payments from Apple Pay

New tipping app has been launched in Las Vegas A new mobile payments application is being launched in Las Vegas, Nevada. The app, called, is designed with tips in mind. Many of the people that work in Las Vegas, particularly those that work on the Strip, survive off the tips they receive from customers. The new app is meant to make it easier for people to tip for the services they receive, further removing the need for cash. App uses money transfer system and facial recognition technology to issue…

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Venmo may be the next mobile commerce success story

mobile commerce trend interest

Venmo continues to gain momentum in the mobile payments space Venmo may be the next big thing in mobile commerce. Venmo is owned by PayPal and is well on its way to becoming a very powerful and influential mobile commerce application. The app was launched less than two years ago and has already managed to reach the same level of transaction volume as Starbucks’ own mobile commerce application. Venmo has managed to win favor with consumers due to its convenient nature and its peer-to-peer, social features. PayPal may be able…

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