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    New Mobile TV Service Optimized for the iPhone

    A new interactive live television application for the iPhone is getting a lot of attention. Streamezzo, a mobile software platform provider, has partnered up with Atos Worldline, an electronic payments solutions provider to bring the new app to life. Streamezzo and Atos Worldline recently announced...

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    Visa Teams with Monitise for Ambitious Alliance

    It seems like a match made in mobile heaven. Monitise has announced a “global strategic alliance agreement” with Visa International Service Association, a subsidiary of Visa Inc. The reported five-year agreement combines “Visa’s unmatched reach, payments expertise and trusted brand with the Monitise Mobile Money...

  • NY Times May Now Charge for Mobile Content Access

    To quote Heath Ledger as the Joker: “if you’re good at something, never do it for free.” That seems to be the thinking of late around the corporate towers of the New York Times. And the “joke” could very well end up on lovers of...

  • Bango Offers Up New Low-Cost Mobile Payment Solution

    With paid mobile apps and content growing in popularity, and people becoming more comfortable with the idea of using their mobile devices for payments, Bango has introduced a new secure and low-cost method for integrating credit-card payments into apps and digital content. With increased smartphone usage and the evolution of the mobile Web, Bango has …   Read More

  • MasterCard Introduces Mobile Platform in US

    Maxing out your credit card? Ten Grand. Ending payoff balance? Twenty Grand. Launching a payment platform to optimize business? Priceless. For MasterCard, the financial services giant, there’s a big launch planned for the US later this month. MasterCard announced its on-demand, person-to-person Mobile MoneySend payment...

  • Study: 200 Million Mobile Coupon Users By 2013

    Yes, mobile coupons haven’t quite caught on here in the US like they have in Japan, Eurpope and other areas, but it doesn’t mean the technology isn’t growing rapidly.  A new study sponsored by Juniper Research suggests that mobile coupons will be used by nearly...

  • Text-to-Donate Alive and Well in U.S.

    The Millennial Generation / Generation Y is known for being civic-minded and also for wanting instant gratification. The perfect blend of these two characteristics resulted in $40,000 donated to the Keep a Child Alive charitable organization through text messaging. During eleven-time Grammy award winner Alicia...

  • SMS Payment System Patent Application From Google

    IntoMobile sez, “Say What”? Looks like IntoMobile was one of the first to report this too, it’s been 2 hours and they’re still the only story on Google News when searching for GPay, it’s also on TechMeme. Here’s the Patent Application. I included legal on...