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  • The rise of 'the multi-platform majority'

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    The rise of 'the multi-platform majority'

    56% of U.S. Internet users use both desktops and mobile devices to access digital content online, including e-retail sites and apps, comScore finds. A hefty majority of time spent online occurs on smartphones and tablets, a sea change from just three years ago.

    Posted 04/10/2014Bill SiwickiPost a comment

    56% of U.S. Internet users use both desktops and mobile devices to access digital content online, including e-retail sites and apps, comScore finds. A hefty majority of time spent online occurs on smartphones and tablets, a sea change from just three years ago.

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  • Game of phones: Will Amazon.com join the smartphone battle?

    / Mobile Commerce

    Game of phones: Will Amazon.com join the smartphone battle?

    The e-retailer owns about 10% of the tablet market with its Kindle Fire, and it just debuted its Amazon Fire TV set-top box for video streaming. Is a smartphone Amazon's next hardware foray? Mobile industry observers say it's a "highly credible rumor," and add that an Amazon-branded smartphone could potentially increase Amazon's mobile commerce sales.

    Posted 04/14/2014Bill SiwickiPost a comment

    The e-retailer owns about 10% of the tablet market with its Kindle Fire, and it just debuted its Amazon Fire TV set-top box for video streaming. Is a smartphone Amazon's next hardware foray? Mobile industry observers say it's a "highly credible rumor," and add that an Amazon-branded smartphone…
  • A new mobile messaging app combines communication with commerce

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    A new mobile messaging app combines communication with commerce

    In addition to enabling users to communicate for free (and in secret code) via instant messages, the Cyfr app targets users with deals based on keywords in their chats and their GPS locations. But watch out: That message might self-destruct in 5…4…3…

    Posted 04/15/2014Amy DustoPost a comment

    In addition to enabling users to communicate for free (and in secret code) via instant messages, the Cyfr app targets users with deals based on keywords in their chats and their GPS locations. But watch out: That message might self-destruct in 5…4…3…

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  • Forget Tax Day, April 15 is Google Glass Day

    / Mobile Commerce

    Forget Tax Day, April 15 is Google Glass Day

    Getting a $1,500 tax refund and don't know how to spend it? You're in luck. Google will sell its much-ballyhooed smartglasses, dubbed Google Glass, to the general public for the first time one day only: April 15. There already are mobile commerce apps for the wearable device.

    Posted 04/11/2014Bill SiwickiPost a comment

    Getting a $1,500 tax refund and don't know how to spend it? You're in luck. Google will sell its much-ballyhooed smartglasses, dubbed Google Glass, to the general public for the first time one day only: April 15. There already are mobile commerce apps for the wearable device.
  • Mobile commerce sales are up 101% in Q1 for 350 retailers

    / Mobile Commerce

    Mobile commerce sales are up 101% in Q1 for 350 retailers

    Sales from mobile devices increased 101% in the first quarter compared to the same quarter last year for more than 350 retailer clients of mobile commerce vendor Unbound Commerce. The number of transactions increased 82% and the average ticket grew 29%.

    Posted 04/15/2014Bill SiwickiPost a comment

    Sales from mobile devices increased 101% in the first quarter compared to the same quarter last year for more than 350 retailer clients of mobile commerce vendor Unbound Commerce. The number of transactions increased 82% and the average ticket grew 29%.
  • Spreadshirt invests 3 million euros in mobile commerce

    / Mobile Commerce

    Spreadshirt invests 3 million euros in mobile commerce

    The Germany-based retailer of custom T-shirts and other items says although just 20% of its traffic comes from mobile now, it expects 100% of sales to involve mobile somehow within a few years. In preparation, it’s updating its web site with mobile-centric features.

    Posted 04/10/2014Amy DustoPost a comment

    The Germany-based retailer of custom T-shirts and other items says although just 20% of its traffic comes from mobile now, it expects 100% of sales to involve mobile somehow within a few years. In preparation, it’s updating its web site with mobile-centric features.

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