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    How To Maximize Mobile Commerce in 2011

    The following is a guest post from Alex Schmelkin, president & co-founder of Alexander Interactive (Ai). The burgeoning mobile commerce channel represents both a tremendous opportunity for retailers to reach consumers and a challenge to deliver the type of online shopping experience consumers have come to expect from e-commerce sites. The opportunity in m-commerce for …   Read More

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    Google Acquires Zetawire in Ongoing NFC Effort

    2010 began with a broad range of acquisitions in the mobile space. It now appears the year will end on the same note. On Tuesday, it became known that Google has acquired stealth mobile payments solutions developer Zetawire. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. As reported by the 451 Group, very little is …   Read More

  • Visa Turns Defensive In Response To ISIS And Carrier-Collaboration For Mobile Payments

    The recent evolution of mobile payments and especially the technology powering its momentum like Near-Field Communication (NFC) is set to turn the consumer-financial ecosystem upside down, but what does it mean for companies like Visa and Mastercard? Following the announcement of ISIS, a collaboration between Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile aimed at collectively furthering the mobile …   Read More