A new survey from the USA has published some of the reasons why consumers are giving up on mobile shopping transactions.
The 2013 Mobile Consumer Insights study, which was conducted on behalf of payment technology company Jumio, found that 68% of smartphone and tablet owners had attempted to make a purchase on their device. However, 66% of these people had failed to complete a mobile-based transaction.
The UK government says the roll-out of ‘smart meters’ for gas and electricity supplies will now begin in autumn 2015, according to the Department of Energy & Climate Change. This work had previously been expected to start from next summer.
The completion date for all UK homes and businesses to have smart meters has also been moved.
Nokia’s new flagship Lumia 928 device - described by the company as “a new expression of the world’s most innovative smartphone” - has been announced today.
It’s launching as an exclusive product to Verizon Wireless in the USA.