Most United States users of mobile banking applications no longer see passwords and usernames as secure and want devices to recognize them instead through fingerprint, voiceprint and other biometrics, according to a Telstra report.
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EBay continues to ramp up its mobile strategy, rolling out an Apple Watch app that will let users keep tabs on notifications and items on which they are bidding, selling and watching.
Apple and Samsung Electronics, the world’s two largest smartphone makers, are heating up the mobile payments space with Apple changing Passbook to Wallet and Samsung said to be planning to introduce a Samsung Pay-equipped smartwatch.
Restaurant Equippers, a restaurant supplier that sells top brands such as Rubbermaid and KitchenAid, has launched a mobile site that lets users shop for and purchase products through an interface that aims to deliver a better mobile consumer experience and maximize conversion rates.
Kohl’s and The Limited are getting behind online ordering and pick-up services that would serve up immediate gratification for consumers who are unwilling to wait for delivery while opening opportunities for retailers to serve up mobile-specific offerings.
Visa continues to expand the availability of mobile payments services in Europe, as the credit card company strives to keep up with consumers who want to be able to pay simply wherever they are, with whatever device they choose.
Apparel brand and retailer Guess is partnering with Peace Over Violence for Denim Day today, raising awareness and funds to combat sexual violence while driving online sales and its brand image.
Walmart is the latest retailer to add gift registry capabilities to its mobile application, letting users create, manage and share their wedding or baby registry anytime, anywhere.
Twitter has the capacity to become a significant player in mcommerce as event marketers and music artists flock to the social media application’s buy button for exclusive selling opportunities, confirming the potential for social networks to target users with geo-located advertisements and drive impulse buys.
In reflection of the growing excitement around mobile shopping and applications, a bevy of fashion labels and investors have embraced Spring, an app offering a highly curated experience targeting younger shoppers as well as many brand-friendly tools.