Check out the hottest mobile IT stories for Wednesday, Nov. 12, including an Android user suing Apple for iMessage deliverability, Geisinger Health System to a mobile electronic health record, Imagination Technologies unveils dual-core processor for wearables, Asia-Pacific enterprises to move beyond "rudimentary" mobility and Singapore regulator probes StarHub's mobile network disruption.
The recently introduced Apple Pay makes mobile payments less "clunky, funky and junky," writes Samuel Greengard, a contributor to Baseline Magazine.
Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Nov. 4, including a team up between Microsoft and Dropbox, Disney streaming service now available on Android, a rock climbing drone that zips to hard to reach places, the potlitical savvy's move to mobile and a new payments system from American Express.
A former PayPal and Google Wallet employee is launching payments terminal Poynt to help repair what he calls a "'broken' commerce infrastructure," according to Business Insider.
Twitter has seized the initiative and launched a mobile payments service based on its social network in France, Reuters reports.
Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Monday, Oct. 13, including Zapp adding big retailers to UK mobile payments push, why the iPhone 6 could delay the larger iPad, Apple and Samsung driving fourfold increase in fingerprint sensor market by 2020, Apple and Google's rank as highest-value brands based on mobile strength and smartphones as one factor in display driver IC market growth.
Fueled by the launch of Apple Pay, interest in mobile payments and mobile commerce will take off over the next few years. As a result, mobile commerce revenue will reach 50 percent of U.S. digital commerce revenue by 2017, predicts Gartner.
Check out the hottest mobile IT stories for Monday, Oct. 6, including Square's new $6 billion value, FCC's $600,000 fine given to Marriott, Good Technology launches cloud-based EMM, CRM app platforms, Adobe's new mobile photo editing apps and ABI's outdoor small cell market forecast.
For Apple Pay and other mobile payments products, the task is to overcome consumer reluctance to use mobile payments because of security concerns.
The financial services industry is forecast by Frost & Sullivan to invest €87 billion ($110 billion) in payment technology by 2017, much of that going to mobile payments technology.