Begun, The Mobile Payment Wars Have: Part 4

A few things that characterize mobile payments are early stage experimentation and standards battles. That's to be expected in any embryonic sector.  There's NFC, mobile card readers, POS hardware that scans the barcode on your screen (a la Starbucks), to…

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Going Mobile – Consumers vs. SMBs

According to BIA/Kelsey's Consumer Commerce Monitor™ (CCM) survey, usage of digital media by consumers for local shopping is close to 100%, demonstrating how consumers "want" and "intend" to shop. Usage of smartphones and tablets for local shopping is important and…

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