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5 hot new business apps: Venmo breaks through; Uber's API is game changing; more

The 5 hot new business apps from FierceMobileIT.

News Scan: eBay to spin off PayPal; Pivotal takes enterprise cloud mobile; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT stories for Aug. 21, including the potential spin off for PayPal, Pivotal's ascension to the cloud, a proposed Android security framework, how music streaming is boosting revenues and what milestone the worldwide radio access network is reaching.

News Scan: PayPal rolls out mobile checkout app; US, Japan ready for VoLTE launches;

The latest mobile IT news for Wednesday, August 20, including PayPal rolling out One Touch mobile checkout app, BYOD fueling online video platform market, U.S. and Japan are ready for VoLTE launches this year, Apple and Samsung losing grip on tablet market dominance and IoT pushing wireless connected device installed base to 41B in 2020.

Amazon's push into mobile payments could reflect industry trends

Now that Amazon has decided to compete with Square and PayPal in the mobile payments market, does that mean mobile payments, after sputtering for years, is set to take off? Yes, says Alberto Jimenez, director of mobile payments at IBM.

Users want more security for mobile payments, PayPal survey finds

Most consumers agree that making an online payment is easy, but 40 percent don't take advantage of mobile payments, according to PayPal's latest study. One of the biggest hindrances? Security.

An 'Everyday Bank' has to be mobile

Simply creating mobile-friendly versions of existing products and services will not be enough for banks to fend off challenges from non-bank competitors, such as PayPal, Google, Amazon and Square. That is the conclusion of a new report by Accenture on digital banking.

Following credit card hack, PayPal's Marcus takes frustration out on employees

PayPal President David Marcus appears to be taking his recent frustrations out on employees.

Retail banks, credit agencies under fire by lending startups

Remember back when I told you that retail banks and credit reporting agencies would shortly be besieged by hungry startups and online payment firms far savvier about leveraging data and new analytical tools? Yeah, well that competitive fire is growing more intense.

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.

Revel integrates PayPal support into retailer POS solution for iPad

Revel Systems is bolstering its point-of-sale solution for Apple's iPad by adding support for PayPal's mobile commerce capabilities.