ENTRIES TAGGED "mobile payment"
Angolan entrepreneur Nyanga Tyitapeka on mobile commerce and data's potential.
Infonauta founder Nyanga Tyitapeka says Angola is on the cusp of a technology explosion. Mobile and data are overcoming low levels of literacy to change the lives of everyday Angolans.
What happens when everyone has access to your Starbucks card? Jonathan Stark found out.
Jonathan Stark raised eyebrows last summer when he made his Starbucks card available for anyone to use. Here, Stark looks back on the "Jonathan's Card" experiment and examines its lessons.
Retailers accept mobile's in-store presence, Android developers are keen on Kindle Fire, and Square rewards loyalty.
Brick-and-mortar retailers adopt the "if you can't beat 'em …" attitude toward mobile devices. Elsewhere, Android developers are intrigued by the Kindle Fire, and Square wants to put loyalty program punch cards out to pasture. (Commerce Weekly is produced as part of a partnership between O'Reilly and PayPal.)
Square's upgrade links location and real-time, and a new survey finds mobile users are shy about buying.
Square's Card Case adds geofencing capabilities to allow merchants to tap passers-by. Oracle's new survey finds users are becoming more comfortable about sharing location data, but they're still sheepish about transactions. (Commerce Weekly is produced as part of a partnership between O'Reilly and PayPal.)
Groupon takes its show on the road, Square targets the mainstream, and contactless payment is coming to airplanes.
We take a look at Groupon's bumpy road to an IPO and its slow-but-promising Now product. Also, Square makes a deal with Walmart and WestJet will test tap-and-pay in the skies. (Commerce Weekly is produced as part of a partnership between O'Reilly and PayPal.)
Google Wallet launches on the Nexus 4G, consumers not yet interested in mobile payment, and a new look at Android users.
Owners of Samsung's Nexus 4G on Sprint are the first to get Google's NFC-powered mobile wallet. Also, a new survey finds most Americans don't want mobile payment (yet), and a new batch of insights on Android users.
The who, what and how of mobile wallets. Also, Pew survey finds 1 in 4 use location services.
Three major questions about mobile wallets emerged from a recent payments conference. Also, a Pew survey finds around a quarter of Americans use the location-smart capabilities of their mobile phones.
Mobile payment companies have an adoption issue, and a new batch of iPhone 5 payment rumors.
Consumer Reports says only 5% use mobile payments, and they better be darned careful about how they do. Also, an infographic shows the uptake in mobile banking, and we've got new reports from the rumor mill about Apple tapping PayPal for iPhone 5.