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Mobile couponing catches on with U.S. consumers

After a slow start, mobile couponing is gaining traction among U.S. consumers.

Everything you know about mobile app user engagement may be wrong

Pre- and post-release data collection is a routine part of mobile app development but some companies want deeper analysis than traditional methods can provide. Plastic Mobile released an extensive report detailing how neuroscience research methods are being used to explore the relationship between mobile design and user experience.

Amazon, eBay grab a piece of mobile payment pie

GigaOm  reports that the transaction volume of payments processor Braintree jumped 164 percent from the previous year. Right now eBay execs are probably pretty happy they snapped up the company for $800 million earlier this year.

Retailers shouldn't underestimate value of mobile shopping apps

Given the ubiquity of smartphones, it's hardly a surprise that shoppers are relying on them to make informed purchasing decisions on the fly. What is surprising, however, is which apps are getting the most attention.

News Scan: FCC, DoT battle over in-flight cell phone calls; Canadians cool about mobile shopping; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Friday the 13th.

Amazon, Apple top rivals on mobile shopping satisfaction

Amazon leads all other retailers on mobile shopping satisfaction, according to a new survey conducted by customer experience analytics firm ForeSee.

Survey: Most shoppers will switch brands for real-time mobile coupons

Close to 75 percent of consumers would switch brands if offered real-time mobile promotions delivered to their smartphones, according to a new survey sponsored by AisleBuyer. Eighty-two percent of

Study: Mobile shopping will be popular during the holiday season

Consumers who currently shop via their mobile phone are making more purchases in 2011 than they did in 2010. A new study conducted by Wakefield Research and commissioned by Motricity found that

Shopkick's CEO talks entrepreneurship, mobile marketing and the future

with Cyriac Roeding, co-founder and chief executive officer of shopkick Cyriac Roeding is no newcomer to mobile marketing. His latest venture, shopkick, is the largest location-based shopping app on

Groupon extends social commerce service to iPhone

Social commerce website Groupon announced the launch of an official application optimized for Apple's iPhone and iPod touch, enabling consumers to purchase, redeem and organize deals on the go. Each