Virtual wallets on the way

Toby Shapshak: To pay for a ride on a subway train,or for a coffee,just wave your cellphone near the paypoint. And off you go. Well,if you’re in Japan. Cellphones,the most useful things on the planet that we can operate with our opposable thumbs,are working hard to replace the other most ubiquitous thing we carry:our wallet. Google […]

Millennial Media:Mobile Retail Usage Grows 74 Percent Year-Over-Year

Millennial Media has published its latest S.M.A.R.T. report for April in which it highlights mobile commerce and retail usage. Before jumping into the stats,Millennial now indicates that it reaches over 92 million mobile users in the U.S. and 142 million users globally. For this month,Millennial has introduced a new “Mobile Intel” series designed to “help […]

Rogers Wireless getting ready to launch NFC mobile wallet

Rogers Wireless is rumored to be getting ready to launch its own NFC mobile wallet with Toronto-Dominion Bank Group and Visa Canada’s largest mobile network operator Rogers Wireless is reputed to be readying a new NFC mobile walletservice of its own. The MNO is said to be working with TD bank and Visa,although it is not completely […]

BlackBerry NFC issues end in sight NFC phone rumors [Exclusive]

An end may be in sight for BlackBerry users with NFC issues with an added bonus to come, exclusive NFC phone rumors We have roofed the problems with BlackBerry NFC phones doubtless more than any other site on the web. Of course, what has helped is that we have had manifold sources close to the situation that have given us exclusive information on the subject. […]

HID Global launches next-generation NFC access control system

ICLASS SE: The system can handle ID credentials stored on NFC phones Employee ID card giant HID Global has launched a new access control platform that makes it possible to issue ID “cards”in a wide array of different formats,including on NFC phones. The new system is based on the concept of technology-independent digital credentials,known as Secure Identity Objects […]

Rating the Products that Protect Identities in a Social,Mobile and Cyber Age

Javelin’s Fifth Annual Identity Protection Report Announces Winners in Identity Fraud Prevention,Detection,and Resolution,Explores Trends in Rapidly Changing IndustrySAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Javelin Strategy &Research’s report,“Fifth Annual ID Protection Services Scorecard:Increased Focus on Antivirus,Social Media,Child and Medical Identity Theft,Yet Prevention Still Lags” –presents a comprehensive overview of the ID protection services industry,analyzing industry trends and rating vendor offerings […]

Social commerce awaits big revolution

My point is that e-commerce and social commerce are still superficial in India, while Internet and mobile invasion are growing by leaps and bounds. There are about 80 million Internet users in India and 850 million mobile customers