Merchant Customer Exchange--the proposed nationwide mobile commerce network spearheaded by retailers including Walmart, Target, Best Buy and 7-Eleven--has selected digital security firm Gemalto to build its mobile wallet.
Time Warner Cable said Tuesday that it will offer new subscribers who order its triple-play package at a Best Buy store a free Xbox 360 4GB gaming console.
More than 7,000 retail outlets across the U.S. will begin selling the Moga mobile gaming system later this month, with T-Mobile USA joining their ranks in November.
More than a dozen leading U.S. merchants are banding together to create their own nationwide mobile commerce network designed to rival efforts like Google Wallet and Isis, the point-of-sale initiative spearheaded by Verizon Wireless, AT&T and T-Mobile USA.
Roku said it has struck deals with several small consumer electronics manufacturers to market the "Roku Streaming Stick" device that it will launch later this year, including Hitachi America, Mitsubishi Electric and Best Buy's Insignia Brand.
Verizon has turned to an unusual source for help meeting the "increasingly complex information technology requirements of small and mid-sized businesses across the country": Geek Squad, Best Buy's technical service unit.
The majority of consumer prefer to access retailers' mobile websites using their smartphones instead of accessing native applications, according to Nielsen. The research firm also noted that during
Apple ( NASDAQ:AAPL ) and Amazon.com lead all rivals on m-commerce shopping satisfaction according to a new survey of top retail mobile sites and apps conducted by customer experience analytics firm
Roku took the wraps off of a "streaming stick" that the over-the-top video set-top manufacturer that could deliver Internet video to any TV with HDMI port, as long as the viewer has access to a WiFi
Monday's $167 million purchase of managed services provider MindSHIFT by electronics retailer Best Buy indicated a seismic shift in the perception and popularity of the cloud services concept. Best