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E-Commerce

Could Mobile Banking Apps Help You Spend Less?

With the holiday season behind us, you might be among the many Americans looking at their checking and credit card statements wondering just where their money went in December, or possibly even all of 2013. If so, 2014 may be when new apps help you get control of your finances. Several simple new tools leverage social media and mobile technologies to help manage your money and spending. Moven, Simple, and GoBank give users who have FDIC-insured, bank-backed debit cards links to mobile apps that provide services including expense categorization and spending alerts, as well as tools for budgeting, saving, and transfering money.   More

E-Commerce Global Tech Opinion

Alibaba Dips Toe in Developing Markets

Finally there are some interesting news bits on e-commerce leader Alibaba that don’t involve its highly anticipated IPO, including a push into developing markets and a new tie-up with global payments giant MasterCard. Of the two bits, the former is more intriguing because it represents a major move for the company outside the Chinese-speaking world for its highly successful consumer-oriented e-commerce services. The latter tie-up is interesting because it involves a big name like MasterCard, even though actual details are scarce and probably won’t get worked out until some point in the future.   More

Business

Adapting Our Business Model to Leverage the New Techonomy

For those of us who have worked in the technology space for decades, now is our time. We dreamed big dreams thirty years ago: technology would become the global engine transforming every industry and entity; it would impact all life on our planet. Those dreams have become a reality. Now we need to adjust our ambitions and—in the case of my organization—our business models to think bigger.   More