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Aussies embracing mobile commerce

The number of Australian mobile commerce customers soared 448 percent over the last three years, according to research prepared by Roy Morgan Research on behalf of the Australian Communications and Media Authority.

Infographic: Smartphones are 'critical' shopping tool, says IDC survey

The smartphone is transforming how consumers shop, according to an IDC survey of 511 consumers who own smartphones.

Promotions key to mobile commerce success this holiday

Although the nation's retailers reported a disappointing holiday shopping season overall, activity in the m-commerce space continued to grow each year.

Happy Thanksgiving and safe online shopping

As we prepare for our turkey dinners and Black Friday shopping, let's remember to be safe if we are shopping online. Here at FierceITSecurity we observe the extended Thanksgiving holiday weekend with a brief publishing hiatus, returning to your inbox on Tuesday, Dec. 3. Have a great Thanksgiving!

News Scan: Android's enterprise expansion; Get ready for Cyber Friday; More

Quick takes on mobile IT news for Tuesday, 11/19 including: Android's market share growth, the shift between Black Friday and Cyber Friday, the mobility market in the Asia-Pacific to double by 2017, the future of M2M connections and the latest from Linux.

Mobile device security woefully lacking among US adults, survey finds

More than two in five of U.S. adults who own a smartphone report they rarely or never use a password to lock their device, according to a survey of 2,041 U.S. adults by Harris Interactive on behalf of identity theft protection firm Experian.

BYOD and privacy: An uneasy balance

As we approach the holiday season, many of us are going to make gift purchase online while at work. While this is convenient for us, it is not necessarily the best thing in terms of our privacy or our company's security.

Online shopping, BYOD don't mix, survey finds

Ninety percent of U.S. employees who use a computer, tablet PC or smartphone at work feel their online privacy is threatened, but many persist with actions and attitudes that put their privacy and security at risk, according to a survey by nonprofit IT association ISACA.

Private online shopping sites cash in

There's a new trend in e-commerce, and it's one that you should take note of for your business. It's the online market for private-sale sites, a movement that is growing in the wake of bleak retail

Amazon introduces PayPhrase, a new way to pay online

A subsidiary of Amazon.com, Amazon Payments has announced a new payment service that allows online shoppers to breeze through the payment process. Instead of keying in cumbersome credit card details