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Startup Toast receives $30M in funding to expand mobile POS platform business

Point-of-sale startup Toast today announced $30 million in new funding to expand and grow the business surrounding its Android-based platform, according to a press release from the company.

IBM wants to help sports venues cater to mobile fans

IBM unveiled Thursday two initiatives that aim to revitalize the fan experience at sports venues through mobile and Web engagement.

Skype founders launch startup to deliver packages by 'grounded' robots

Ahti Heinla and Janus Friis, the founders of Skype, are working on a Starship robot that can be used by retailers and grocery stores to deliver two bags worth of products to a customer's home within 30 minutes of an order, much like Amazon's plans for drone delivery, but on the ground.

North America leads global mobile industry, says GSMA study

GSMA released a new study Tuesday that shows North America is the world leader in the adoption of new mobile technology like 4G and LTE networks, mobile commerce, Internet of Things and wearable devices.

Infographic: B2B mobile commerce taking off

While much of the focus on mobile commerce has been on the consumer market, the business-to-business mobile commerce market is also going strong, according to data collected by Usablenet.

AppFigures, Adobe Analytics come together to provide mobile app data for developers, marketers

Users of appFigures and Adobe Analytics will be able to view data from both platforms from within Adobe Analytics, thanks to an integration of the platforms that's now available. 

Infographic: Travelers browse on mobile, book on desktops

While mobile traffic to travel sites are on the rise, most travelers choose to actually book their travel using a desktop computer, according to data compiled by Spring Metrics.

Spotlight: Mobile POS system installed base to top 54M in 2019, says 451

The global mobile point-of-sale system installed base is forecast by 451 Research to top 54 million units in 2019, up from 13.3 million units today, a 32 percent compound annual growth rate.

Orlando airport upgrades to 802.11ac Wi-Fi network, deploys beacons and mobile app for travelers

Orlando International Airport recently deployed an advanced Wi-Fi network, Bluetooth beacons and a mobile app to help business and leisure travelers navigate their way around the airport.

Infographic: Mobile banking lags behind other electronic banking options

While 81 percent of banking customers said they use online banking, fewer than half use their mobile device to interact with banks, according to a TechChecks's survey summarized in this infographic.