Twitter Updates for 2010-11-05

by Giuseppe Taibi on November 5, 2010

  • Groupon lets merchants track customer deals via mobile app – Mobile Commerce Daily – Applications #

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Scanbuy: Barcode scanning up 700%

by Giuseppe Taibi on September 28, 2010

  • Barcode scanning through the ScanLife Platform is up 700% from the start of 2010
  • Starting in July, there are more scans in a single month than all of 2009 combined
  • Users are scanning both 1D and 2D barcode formats equally showing that people are less concerned with code format, and more interested in getting information quickly
  • People are scanning a wide variety of product UPC codes, not only from the consumer electronics category
  • Users are diverse from all age groups which shows a broad range of interest


Twitter Updates for 2010-08-17

August 17, 2010

Healthy food focused Webby-nominee Web Animation Studio CloudKid is looking to hire a Boston-based Flash Game Developer #
How to bet big on the biggest market in history: apps – The Cody Word – MarketWatch #
@shopkick iPhone shopping app goes live #shopping #iPhone #

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Twitter Updates for 2010-08-05

August 5, 2010

RT @AppleInsider | Apple investigating personal shopping assistant software for iPhone #

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Mobile Social Shopping Startup Shopkick Raises $15M From Smart VCs

July 15, 2010

Shopkick, a Silicon Valley startup that “bridges the mobile and retail worlds“, has been awarded $15M of the smartest money that entrepreneurs can dream to ever get (WSJ, TechCrunch, VentureBeat). It is practically a “Grand Slam” of fund raising, starting with angel money from visionary LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman, followed by an A-series from [...]

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Why the Fashion Industry Loves Foursquare | Mashable

May 12, 2010

“With the rise of mobile, the mixing of the web with the physical world seems only like the natural evolution of things. Mobile apps that combine location, real-time and social characteristics are in high demand by brands that want to promote their sales, and most of all, give to their physical stores a touch of [...]

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Shopkick partners with BestBuy and Macy’s for a new social shopping mobile app

April 30, 2010

BestBuy and Macy’s announced that they will be launch partners of a forthcoming app fromshopkick (makers of Causeworld) that will let consumers receive personalized offers, product information and peer advice, as well as guidance on which stores have the best offers.


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Visa to acquire CyberSource roaccelerate mobile commerce growth

April 25, 2010

Both companies claim the agreement will help merchants increase revenue through global growth while minimizing monetary loss from fraud and provide them with fast and efficient connectivity to multiple payment networks, including Visa.

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April 16, 2010

Quick Pitch: Trusted recommendations and social media for the social good. It’s Aardvark meets Amazon reviews meets Twitter and Facebook.
Genius Idea: Friends love to share information about great products with each other. According to a survey by Publicis last year, 46% ofFacebook users said they would discuss or recommend a product on Facebook, while another 44% have already recommended a [...]

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Gap makes shopping more social with iPad app

April 13, 2010

Gap Inc. has launched a commerce-enabled iPad application to create a more social shopping experience for consumers.
The company created the application to entertain and inspire consumers. Additionally, the application lets consumers shop Gap products anytime and anywhere.

“Social media is important to Gap – we want to be where our customers are,” said Daniel Rubin, spokesman [...]

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