This Week’s Top Digital Media Stories – Week of August 23rd

As the week comes to a close, take a couple minutes to catch up by checking out our roundup of digital media resources you may have missed:

McDonald’s is Ready for Mobile Payments
This week it was announced that McDonald’s is actively testing mobile payments in France for potential widespread deployment early next year. This announcement from such a global brand has huge implications on the future of mobile payments.

Four Postmedia Papers Launch Paywalls
Earlier this week, four of Canada’s largest newspapers turned on paywalls, asking their readers to pay for content they access online. There is a lot of pressure on this choice, as all eyes in the Canadian publishing space are watching to see if this approach pays off for Postmedia.

Apigee Explores What Smartphone Users Are Buying Via Mobile
Apigee‘s team explored the opinions of more than 2000 American smartphone users and compiled the data to publish new research showing what types of purchases are being made on mobile phones.

Finally, we are thrilled to share the great news that our CEO, Kunal Gupta, was recently named one of Marketing Magazine‘s Top 30 Under 30 winners!