Articles Tagged ‘virtual goods’


Growing percentage of digital purchases transacted via mobile: Mojiva exec

February 28, 2011

Merchants running mobile advertising campaigns claim that between 5 and 10 percent of their digital purchases are coming from mobile devices, according to a Mojiva executive.

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Sprint moves mobile payments needle with carrier billing

February 22, 2011

On the heels of the Sprint mobile wallet launch, the carrier is increasing the options for its subscribers to pay for online digital goods via their wireless bill.

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CW debuts mobile social virtual stores for Gossip Girl, Vampire Diaries

February 2, 2011

The CW Television Network is partnering with the Meez mobile social entertainment destination for the launch of two in-application custom branded boutiques targeting teens and young adults.

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Payfone bags $11M for expansion in mobile payments

August 3, 2010

Payfone Inc. has closed an $11 million round of Series B financing, which is one of the biggest investments in the mobile payments space to date.

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Mobile purchases of digital, physical goods to reach $200B by 2012

July 12, 2010

Zong’s top executive cited his company’s four newest hires as an indication of the robust growth of the mobile payments space.

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Woozworld launches mobile payment-powered virtual goods marketplace

June 23, 2010

Woozworld Inc., a Web 2.0 virtual world powered by tweens with more than one million user-generated virtual spaces, has partnered with mobile payment platform Zong.

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Publishers want mobile payments now: Boku exec

May 28, 2010

In the wake of a new round of funding and new hires, a Boku Inc. executive discussed the state of the mobile payments industry in an exclusive interview.

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Zippo launches in-app virtual goods store

May 18, 2010

The Virtual Zippo Lighter application for the iPhone and iPod touch is offering users in-application purchasing of premium licensed skins in more than 72 countries worldwide.

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Zwinky, Aeria Games tap Zong for mobile payments

February 24, 2010

IAC/Mindspark’s Zwinky, an online avatar site that integrates with social networks, and online games publisher Aeria Games have tapped Zong to enable mobile payments.

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Hi-media brings mobile micropayments to North America

February 9, 2010

Hi-media Group’s Hi-media Payments has brought its Allopass mobile micropayments platform to the North American market.

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