Entries in 'micropayments' (17)
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And the hunger for social gaming will push it to $4.6bn by 2016.
UK-based pioneer of in-game donations proclaims successful collaboration with MMPORG Parallel Kingdom.
Platform gives app developers connections to over 120 operators.
Purchase of Dutch firm extends MIG's micropayment footprint to 44 countries.
Swiftly moving from internet to mobile services with customers including AOL, Blizzard Entertainment and Gaia Online.
Wrapper company says 4m new consumers sample its games every month.
And 40 weeks in the iTunes App Store top ten for the free-to-play games publisher.
PhonepayPlus publishes letter pressing the government to carry out a review.
For casual games and apps embedded on 3UK handsets.
Wants to promote consumer confidence in micropayments, virtual currency and more. UK trade body AIME (the Association for Interactive Media & Entertainment) emerged to self-regulate the premium rate telco business in the UK. It's now reflecting the evolution of that sector with initiatives like this. It says premium rate micropayments provide gaming and gambling companies with an important customer acquisition tool, and wants to make sure the industry protects itself and consumers. The Mobile Gaming Forum draws members from all players in the value chain – the gaming operators; the mobile network operators, platform providers and aggregators, media and rights owners, mobile betting and gaming technology providers and consumer-education groups. Mark Gibson, BDM at mkodo, will chair the Forum. He said: “Mobile Gaming has becom a substantial channel within digital gaming and interactive services. "Having a forum through which mobile gaming companies can liaise with mobile carriers and can lobby on mobile gaming-related issues and initiatives will prove to be of great benefit for the industry’s growth”.
UK users of the dating network get option to make micropayments from the phone bill.
SuperRewards have been critical to the success of web games publishers like Zynga. Now, they're going mobile. We spoke to Chris Smutny, of SuperRewards specialist Adknowledge.
We talk to Boku's MD of EMEA about rev shares, payments for physical goods and more.
Interactive TV billing firm makes breakthrough into mobile.
And it's one of the first iPhone music games to let players buy additional tracks.
New Google Checkout feature still not officially confirmed, but could be interesting.
Social media firm Shozu has updated its iPhone app with a feature letting people order prints of their photos.