eBay mobile

eBay mobile commerce with its suite of eBay and PayPal mobile applications kicked off Mobile World Congress with announcements of a new partnership with major carrier Three.co.uk; strategic integrations with merchants such as Yotel and Entradas.com; and mobile app updates that evolve mobile commerce selling and shopping experiences for consumers. The announcements underscore eBay’s commitment…

Mobile Bankers

Are you attached to your Blackberry? The first to download the latest app on your iPhone? Well Javelin Strategy & Research is now showing for 44% of banking consumers, the mobile browser is the most widely used of the three channels-including web browser, application, and SMS texting- and is perceived as the most secure. Mobile…

GoPayment

Looking for an easier way to run your business? GoPayment now gives small businesses and anyone who sells products or services a convenient way to receive and spend the money they’ve earned. As part of its GoPayment mobile payment offering, Intuit announced the recent launch of the “Intuit GoPayment” Prepaid Visa Card. The card expands…

eBay Top Shopped

Did YOU buy into the latest rage? eBay announced its third annual “Top Shopped” report1, ranking the pop culture moments and trends that captured shopper’s attention – and cash – in 2011. eBay analyzed sales data based on what people bought across categories on the marketplace to identify what piqued the public’s interest this year-from…

Pay Anywhere Software Development Kit

North American Bancard credit card processing released the Pay Anywhere Software Development Kit (SDK) for developers interested in mobile payment solutions. Pay Anywhere is a free app and credit card reader that enables users to accept credit card payments on their Apple or Android devices. Considering its success in the mobile payments landscape, North American…

PNC Finder

PNC Bank is making available its “PNC Finder” mobile application to locate PNC Bank branches and ATMs, complete with the best route to get there. The app is currently available for free from the iTunes App store, and an Android version will be available in early 2012. Once the app is downloaded and installed, as…

Credit and Smartphones

Consumers love those smartphones! Research now shows 4 out of 5 consumers would spend more online if offered an easier and more secure way to pay while, by a margin of almost 4 to 1, consumers believe direct carrier-billed mobile payments are more secure than using credit and debit cards for online digital purchases. Also,…

Paypal Holiday Shopping

Consumers really sunk their teeth in over the holiday shopping weekend! Offering a barometer on the sharp increase in retail purchases over the holiday weekend, Paypal posted a 511% rise in global mobile payment volume compared to Thanksgiving 2010. Moreover, the number of consumers around the world shopping via PayPal increased three-fold (350%) from last…

Wipit

Leave your wallet at home! Euronet Worldwide global electronic payments provider is launching its “wipit” mobile payment service on the Google Android or Apple iOS smart phone app. The service allows single-click purchases on mobile ecommerce purchases, funded with your credit or debit card. While you can choose to link a credit card as their…

Mobile Bill Pay

Forgetful when it comes to paying bills? Well now you have a reminder; Pageonce finance service for mobile devices launched its mobile bill pay service, giving you remote control over when and how you pay your bills. The award-winning Pageonce Money & Bills already lets users automatically track all types of bills – from rent…