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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. According to a new Forrester Research report, mobile banking will reach 108 million users in the U.S. by 2017, approximately 46 percent of all U.S. bank account holders. Read Original Content Smartphones will drive more than $730 billion worth of purchases over the next five years, according to Juniper Research. Read Original Content ABI Research data has shown that over the next five years, the total revenues from mobile apps – including in-app purchases and pay-per-downloads, as well as in-app advertising and subscriptions – will explode. In fact, they are predicted to gro... (more)

Big Data Analysis Gives Valuable Insights By @Dana_Gardner | @BigDataExpo #BigData

Big Data Analysis Gives Valuable Insights into Buyer Behavior for Sky I.T. Normal 0 false false false EN-US JA X-NONE The next BriefingsDirect big-data use case leadership discussion explores how retail luxury goods market analysis provider Sky I.T. Group has upped its game to provide more buyer behavior analysis faster -- and with more user depth. Learn how Sky I.T. changed its data analysis platform infrastructure to Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) Vertica -- and why that has helped solve its challenges around data variety, velocity, and volume and make better insights availa... (more)

HP Has a webOS Tablet, You Just Can’t Buy It

HP unveiled its expected Palm webOS 2.1-based tablet Wednesday but won't be able to deliver the very Apple-y 9.7-inch "TouchPad" until summer sometime, putting HP and its ambitions that much behind the master, which should be delivering the iPad 2 by April, and behind the throngs that by then should be hawking Android 3.0 gismos, not to mention the RIM Playbook. HP wasn't definite about pricing saying merely that it would be competitive with the iPad, which starts at $499. The TouchPad can do some cute tricks like syncing content with one of HP's new webOS smartphones - which als... (more)

Can a Bankrupt Chinese Company Stop the iPad?

Proview, the bankrupt Taiwan-Mainland China display house that apparently - through slight of hand - rooked Apple out of the rights to the iPad trademark in China - is supposedly making settlement noises after a Shanghai court refused to stop iPad sales in the city pending a decision by still another, higher court in another province that won't hear Apple's case until next week. Meanwhile Proview reportedly means to appeal. Apple, which has three stores in Shanghai, is itself appealing a decision made by a court in a place called Shenzhen that said Apple doesn't own the name. P... (more)

[Update] DOJ Sues Apple, Five Publishers for Antitrust

The Justice Department sued Apple and five prominent book publishers Wednesday morning for colluding to fix the price of iPad-borne e-books. The suit was filed in federal court in Manhattan. Sixteen states have filed separate civil suits so far looking for money. Those charged include Macmillan, Penguin, Simon & Schuster, Hachette and HarperCollins. Simon & Schuster, Hachette and HarperCollins immediately agreed to settle and terminate their arrangements with Apple, clear any joint e-book ventures with the government and report any communications with other publishers to the DOJ ... (more)

Vodafone India; China’s Baidu; Asia-Pacific News Roundup

Welcome to Enterprise Mobility Asia News Weekly, an online newsletter that consists of the most interesting news and articles related to enterprise mobility in Asia.  Asia is predicted to be the fastest area of growth for enterprise mobility between now and 2016. E-commerce entrepreneur Minh Bui shares his recent interview and findings about the future of e-commerce in Indonesia in this article featured in e27.  Read Original Content Vodafone India is launching a new campaign that will show off mobile apps that are “fun and interesting”.  The goal of the campaign is to shift trad... (more)