myYearbook/MeetMe Leverage Mobile Virtual Currency As 'Payment Platform In Your Pocket'

The mobile payment infrastructure could help media companies rethink a paid-content model they dismissed years ago for their digital wares. As social net myYearbook is discovering, m-commerce gives media a payment platform in all users' pockets. ...More

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    Troy-Bilt touts its yard products as made to last a lifetime, so it makes sense to show one family in varying life stages throughout its TV spot. In an effort to further reach 26- to 49-year-old homeowners and DIYers, Troy-Bilt added the Shazam logo to its commercials, enabling mobile and tablet users to access additional product and song information. Unfamiliar with Shazam? It's an app that identifies song titles and artists, allowing viewers watching TV from their tablet or smart phone to "tag" the music in the ad. ...More