Tag Archives: mobile computing

Link Roundup, 9/30/14: Mobile Wallets

Mobile Wallets

This blog post began as a mission to compare and contrast mobile wallet systems. Instead, it became a survey of why mobile wallets are not more popular. The reason is not that we’re lacking choice in the mobile wallet economy. We can choose from Amazon Wallet, Apple Pay, Coin, Google Wallet, LoopPay, and Verizon’s Softcard, among others.

Why Aren’t Mobile Wallets More Popular in the US? and The Future Of Mobile Digital Wallet Technology in the UK:  Lindsay Konsko at NerdWallet speculates on why the United States lags other countries in adopting virtual wallet technology; then Kristopher Arcand at Forrester explains why the UK lags the US.

Why Mobile Wallets Are Failing and Will Keep Failing: Kyle Chayka at Pacific Standard Magazine maintains that mobile wallets won’t be universally accepted by smartphone users until they are universally accepted by merchants. Continue reading

MobileSoft 2015: 2nd ACM International Conference on Mobile Software Engineering and Systems

Call for Papers, Tutorials and Technical Briefings, and Student Research Competition

MobileSoft 2015 — 2nd ACM International Conference on Mobile Software Engineering and Systems
http://mobilesoftconf.org/2015/
May 16-17, 2015 Firenze, Italy

Co-located with ICSE 2015 May 16-24, 2015
http://2015.icse-conferences.org

RESEARCH PAPERS AND SHORT PAPERS
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1st ACM International Conference on Mobile Software Engineering and Systems (MobileSoft 2014)

1st ACM International Conference on Mobile Software Engineering and Systems
MobileSoft 2014

http://www.sigsoft.org/mobilesoft2014

June 2-3, 2014 Hyderabad, India

Co-located with ICSE 2014 May 31- June 7, 2014

http://2014.icse-conferences.org

Important Dates
!!! EXTENDED !!!
Submission: January 27, 2014
Notification: February 24, 2014
Camera: March 3, 2014
Conference: June. 2-3, 2014

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1st ACM International Conference on Mobile Software Engineering and Systems (MobileSoft 2014)

Everyone can be part of the mobile adventure! Visit our website for more details: http://www.sigsoft.org/mobilesoft2014

1st ACM International Conference on Mobile Software Engineering and Systems (MobileSoft 2014)
http://www.sigsoft.org/mobilesoft2014
June 2-3, 2014 Hyderabad, India
Co-located with ICSE 2014 May 31- June 7, 2014 (http://2014.icse-conferences.org)

Important Dates
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International Workshop on the Engineering of Mobile-Enabled Systems (MOBS 2013)

International Workshop on the Engineering of Mobile-Enabled Systems (MOBS 2013)
in conjunction with ICSE 2013, San Francisco, CA, U.S.A., May 25, 2013
http://www.sei.cmu.edu/community/mobs2013/

Registration for MOBS 2013 is open. Take advantage of early-bird rates until April 14, 2013.

Background

Mobile apps are becoming important in enterprise and mission-critical systems that make use of contextual information to optimize resource usage and drive business and operational processes. Mobile technology is also reaching people in the field across multiple domains, to help with various tasks such as speech and image recognition, natural language processing, decision making, and mission planning.

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Call for Papers: International Workshop on the Engineering of Mobile-Enabled Systems (MOBS 2013)

International Workshop on the Engineering of Mobile-Enabled Systems (MOBS 2013)
Co-located with the 35th International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE 2013)
May 25, 2013 — San Francisco, CA USA
http://www.sei.cmu.edu/community/mobs2013

Important Dates

Submission Deadline: February 7, 2013
Acceptance Notification: February 28, 2013
Camera-Ready Version: March 7, 2013

BACKGROUND

Mobile apps are becoming important parts of enterprise and mission-critical systems that make use of contextual information to optimize resource usage and drive business and operational processes. Mobile technology is also reaching people in the field across multiple domains to help with various tasks such as speech and image recognition, natural language processing, decision-making, and mission planning.

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Join the SEI Architecture Team

The mission of the Carnegie Mellon Software Engineering Institute (SEI) is to improve the practice of software engineering worldwide. The SEI Research, Technology, and System Solutions (RTSS) Program conducts and applies research on the structure and behavior of systems. Working at the SEI provides staff members with the opportunity to build a strong reputation in their chosen fields, interact with world-class colleagues at Carnegie Mellon University, and have a seminal and lasting influence on an emerging body of technical research and practice.

The RTSS Program at the SEI is currently seeking qualified candidates for positions with the Advanced Mobile Systems and Architecture Practices teams.

Here is more information about open positions with the SEI RTSS Program.