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Are Smartphones the New Credit Card? Where e-Commerce is Heading

While it may seem a little early to be talking about a smartphone as a form of currency, the reality is that new uses are being found for these devices every single day. As the user base of mobile phones increases, so do the number of apps aimed at this young and burgeoning market. It is now estimated that half of all American adults now own a smartphone.

In some cities, you can actually use your phone to purchase train or bus tickets on the go, showing your digital ticket stub to the driver as proof of payment. If you didn’t think that a mobile device could become as good as money, perhaps it’s time to rethink the usefulness of this popular technology. After all, we’re not just talking about some toy, we’re talking about a…

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What Is Isis, And Why Should You Care It's Now Partnered With A Bunch Of Payment Companies? Because It's Out To Kill Google Wallet

isisMobile payment providers. Yeah, I'm already getting a little sleepy thinking about them, too. Let's face it, they're not the most exciting topic in the world, but whenever we talk about how people spend their money, you know there are lots of companies out there eagerly eying the potential of various new payment technologies with great interest. Among such companies are cell phone carriers, and the reason why should be obvious: smartphones with NFC are ideal platforms for next-generation payment systems.

[Press] Fandango Offers Android Users Mobile Payments via PayPal

fandangoLOS ANGELES AND SAN JOSE, CALIF. – Dec. 21, 2011 – Just in time for the holidays, Fandango announced today that moviegoers now have the option of using PayPal when purchasing movie tickets through its iPhone and Android showtimes and ticketing apps.

“We first offered PayPal as a payment option on the Web, and we’re now pleased to extend it to mobile,” says Rick Butler, Fandango Executive Vice President and General Manager. “More than 20 percent of Fandango’s ticket sales come from mobile devices and, PayPal will offer an additional safe, easy and fast payment method for our moviegoers on the go.”

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