Buying, paying, transacting, banking — these are all part of what we have come to call mobile commerce. With such a broad definition and so many scenarios it’s little wonder that mobile commerce now tops the list of mobile-megatrends. Interestingly, what people want (and the impact on financial institutions, mobile operators and companies across the emerging ecosystem) differs depending on the region where you operate and the opportunities you pursue. An essential read is the 2012 ed…Read more »
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Best & Brightest: Carnival Of Mobilists #189; Can Nokia Cut It?; Positive Mobile Trends; Is Apple Behaving Badly? & How Mobile May Empower Women
In brief: MSearchGroove proudly steps up to the plate and hosts the Carnival of the Mobilists for the first time.
The last weekend in August and I spent much of it at a two-day summer festival in Siegburg, Germany, where I’m based. I’ve been on a natural high with good friends, great food and a wonderful line-up of home-grown entertainment. But not all the excitement was at the local fairgrounds. The Mobilists have also come up with a mix of thought leadership and must-read posts that give us new perspectives on mobile and start our adrenalin flowing.
Andy Favell and the team at mobiThinking.com do us all a great service and compile a comprehensive list of mobile industry facts and figures. The first in this series focuses on the size of the mobile Web and the implications for marketers. What do the numbers tell us? Should investors/companies take advantage of the economic slowdown and move ahead while others are standing still? Read on, find out and tell us what you think.
Another round of important mobile stats comes from Jose Colucci at Mobile Strategy, who continues the countdown of the 12 Reasons Why Canadian Banks Should Really Offer Mobile Services.Read more »