The Mobile Commerce News Weekly is an online newsletter made up of the most
interesting news, articles and links related to mobile commerce and
marketing, mobile payments, mobile money, e-wallets, mobile banking, mobile
ads and mobile security that I run across each week. I am specifically
targeting market size and market trend information.
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Analysts forecast the Mobile Commerce market in India to grow at a compound
annual growth rate of 71.06 percent over the period 2012-2016. One of the key
factors contributing to this market growth is the growth in mobile
subscriptions. The Mobile Commerce market in India has also been witnessing
Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) and Yahoo! Inc. (Nasdaq: YHOO)
have entered into a definitive agreement under which Verizon will acquire
Yahoo's operating business for approximately $4.83 billion in cash, subject
to customary closing adjustments.
Yahoo informs, connects and entertains a global audience of more than 1
billion monthly active users** -- including 600 million monthly active mobile
users*** through its search, communications and digital content products.
Yahoo also connects advertisers with target audiences through a streamlined
advertising technology ... (more)
Oracle Keynote at Cloud Expo
Cloud Computing Expo - Oracle expects the European Commission to wave its
acquisition of Sun through next month MySQL and all without any annoying
Oracle president Safra Catz, who’s been wrestling with the EC, said so when
the company posted its fiscal second-quarter results Thursday, another reason
Oracle’s going to have a Merry Christmas.
Catz took a bunch of Oracle users to an EC hearing a week ago to buttress the
company’s claims that the EC had put words in users’ mouths to support
the theory of harm it manufactured to try to stop Or... (more)
MySQL Journal on Ulitzer
MySQL creator Monty Widenius’ petition to stop Oracle from getting the
MySQL open source database along with Sun Microsystems collected more than
14,000 signatures before Widenius started circulating the results to
“regulators, governmental bodies, parliaments and journalists” in the wee
hours of Monday morning European time.
According to campaign organizer Florian Mueller, “The numbers collected so
far are phenomenal given the holiday season in large parts of the market.
They will go up a lot in the days to come further dwarfing whatever Oracle
has pres... (more)
3Tera Session at Cloud Expo
We started 3Tera to radically ease the way IT deploys, maintains and scales -
MANAGES - applications. Our AppLogic® cloud computing platform provides the
foundation of our partners' orchestration of cloud services for public and
private clouds around the world. Today, we're taking the next step in moving
toward making cloud computing mainstream by joining CA.
CA and 3Tera share a common vision for the future of cloud computing, and we
are excited about the opportunities that this acquisition will create for our
customers, partners and their cloud users.... (more)
Imagine you’ve won the lottery. The next morning you wake up and find
that you won again. That’s how the investors and executives at 3PAR are
feeling these days. The dueling takeover offers from HP and Dell for the
relatively obscure 3PAR left many in the investment community – and for
that matter in the storage industry – scratching their heads.
The heart of this bid – beyond the obviously testerone-fueled frenzy
culminating with a bid with sky-high multiples – was a weakness that HP
reportedly began attempting to resolve 9 months ago. HP resells HDS
(Hitachi Data Systems) ... (more)