Black Friday mobile payments Up 516 per cent

November 28, 2011

Black Friday mobile payments Up 516 per cent On ReadWriteWeb, Alicia Eler looks at mobile payment data from PayPal. ” Earlier data showed that mobile payments on Thanksgiving Day and up until 11am PT on Black Friday had increased 516 per cent compared to 2010. PayPal predicted that more people would be engaging in shopping from their mobile devices or tablets, which is otherwise known as ‘couch commerce,'” she writes. What’s your opinion?

Roundup of Cyber Monday gadget deals On ZDNet, Gloria Sin looks at some deal highlights. ” Using the same format as the Black Friday deals, Amazon will be posting Lightening Deals as well as discounted items on its Cyber Monday Store throughout this week. On the video game front, it is sporting a similar selection and prices as Black Friday, but at least you’ll get a second chance to grab the Microsoft Xbox 360 250GB Holiday Bundle with Fable III and Halo Reach for $199,” she writes. What’s your opinion?

HTC: Apple and Samsung won’t steal our lunch On The Register, Brid-Aine Parnell reports on the company’s financials. “The smartphone maker’s stocks have fallen 32 per cent since 15 November as the company gives ground in the highly competitive sector to rising stars like Samsung and well-established dominators like Apple, both in market share and in patent disputes,” Parnell writes. What’s your opinion?

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