Tuesday, June 07, 2011

Mobile Commerce News Weekly - Week of June 6, 2011

The Mobile Commerce News Weekly is an online newsletter made up of the most interesting news, articles and links related to mobile payments, mobile money, e-wallets, mobile banking and mobile security that I run across each week.  I am specifically targeting market size and market trend information.

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Computerworld has found that when using PayPal’s Mobile Express Checkout customers are more willing to make purchases as a result of the easy payment process.  Read Original Content

VeriFone Systems Inc. says that topline revenues from software, services, and equipment for NFC wallets could increase in the United States between 100 to 150 million, and more internationally, if and when such electronic wallets become mainstream.  Read Original Content

Wells Fargo has led the banking world with its mobile features since 2007 and continues to offer new and advanced mobile services to customers. Wells Fargo has recently introduced CEO Mobile, which allows executives to view corporate accounts through smartphones.  Read Original Content

Market researcher Pyramid Research is forecasting that 28 percent of all smartphones (around 250 million) sold by 2015 will be NFC enabled.  Read Original Content

Pyxis Mobile provides an agile, powerful, and secure mobile enterprise application platform.  It enables rapid cross-platform application development, unlimited data integration, enterprise-grade security, and the unique ability to change and update applications in real time.  This newsletter is sponsored in part by Pyxis Mobile, http://pyxismobile.com/

U.S. chipmaker Broadcom Corp expects NFC wireless technology to be a main revenue driver in coming years, a senior executive said recently, when it becomes more of a norm for consumers use their mobile phones to make payments.  Read Original Content

Mobile banking could see massive user growth as people in India with no nearby financial services can now access banks in remote locations through cell phones.  Read Original Content

According to the research firm comScore, mobile banking in Europe has seen a growth of 40 percent since August 2010.  Read Original Content

Monitise and the Future Foundation reports that the number of people using mobile banking applications in the U.K. has doubled since last year.  Read Original Content

A GfK survey shows that PayPal leads in mobile payments both in user base and engagement. Gfk also found that customers trust PayPal with their credit card information.  Read Original Content

A steady increase in the number of smartphone purchases is having a positive effect on mobile music growth, mobile banking and the mobile industry as a whole.  Read Original Content

Recent Articles by Kevin Benedict

Upcoming Mobility Events of Note
Windows Phone 7 and Italian Railroad
Will Microsoft’s Mango Shake Enterprise Mobility, Part 1?
The Importance of Mobile EAM and M2M
SAP ECM Partner Open Text Adds Mobility

Upcoming Events

ClickConnect Europe Customer User Forum, June 8th-10th in Cannes, F
Live Webinar - Learn how Carefusion mobilized SAP CRM Field Service with Syclo, June 22, 2011

Whitepapers of Note

The Business Benefits of Mobile Adoption with SAP Systems
ClickSoftware Mobility Suite and Sybase Mobility Solution
Mobile Adoption Among Gas and Electric Utilities
Mobile Adoption in Life Sciences
Mobile Adoption in Oil and Gas
Networked Field Services

Webinars of Note

3 Critical Considerations for Embracing Mobile CRM
Exclusive SAP Mentor and Blogger Briefing:  Syclo and SAP Deliver Mobile Apps on Sybase Unwired Platform
The Future of Enterprise Mobility
The Latest m-Business Trends and How the Onslaught of Mobile Devices Affects Development Strategies
The Real-Time Mobile Enterprise:  The Benefits of Rapid, Easy Access
Redstone Arsenal's (DOD/Chugach) 3 Maintenance Challenges Solved by Mobile

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Kevin Benedict, Independent Mobile and M2M Industry Analyst, SAP Mentor Volunteer
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Full Disclosure: I am an independent mobility analyst, consultant and blogger. I work with and have worked with many of the companies mentioned in my articles.