The banking industry has embraced mobility in a big way in many foreign markets, including Turkey, where Garanti Bank pays for its customers to get mobile Internet access, and uses social media to attract and retain customers.
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.
Apple Pay has faced its share of adversity since its official launch one week ago. Whether accidentally double charging some user accounts or retailers balking at the service, the release of Apple's new mobile payment method has been anything but smooth.
Corporate customers can now use U.S. Bank's mobile payment app to manage their accounts using their mobile phone, the Minneapolis-based bank announced last week.
To attract Millennials, banks and retailers need to tap into their enthusiasm for smartphones and mobile apps, according to a survey by Zogby Analytics on behalf of Mitek, a provider of mobile document image capture software.
Starbucks want to make sure it can get the tired shoppers into its stores this holiday season--particularly those carrying smartphones.
Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Monday, Oct. 20, including the U.S. enterpise spending on managed mobility services to grow more than 17 percent per year, enterprise mobility management market to reach $9.6 billion in 2018, mobile commerce set to take off in India according to Gartner, outdoor small cell deployment spurs millimeter wave equipment market and cheaper smartphone sales boost on-cell TFT LCD touch panel shipments.
A discouraging 90 percent of mobile phone users and 80 percent of tablet users have not made an online purchase using their devices in the past three months, according to a survey of 4,000 U.S. adults by Forrester Research.
Check out the hottest mobile IT stories for Oct. 16, including a bump in mobile investing for Walmart, bridging the mobile language divide in Canada, how to wirelessly connect your building, Chicago looks to an app for public transportation ticketing and the hidden gift to marketers in iOS 8.
Shoppers are in more of a hurry than ever before, especially when it comes to mobile shopping. And the unfortunate reality for many retailers is that their online pages are just too slow for the m-crowd, a new study reveals.