Collaborative is the new black
Last week I had the opportunity to speak about Net Neutrality at two separate events organised for and around internet start-ups. The first was an informal gathering organised by the recently founded France Digitale, a structure devoted to carrying the voice of internet entrepreneurs to the...
GfK enhances ad campaign dashboard, introduces overlay tagging
Campaign evaluation toolkit allows agencies, advertisers to assess, course-correct quickly
NEW YORK - GfK’s Digital Market Intelligence (DMI) team has released the first in a planned series of 2013 enhancements to its top-quality solutions for digital ad campaign evaluation, expanding its client dashboard and introducing overlay tagging of ad units.
“We are working continuously to meet our clients’ existing needs and anticipate future ones, building greater convenience and accountability into our systems. Together with our clients and...
Analyst says Samsung is “tail wagging the dog” as Droid profits creamed
Creating standards for higher-speed networks of tomorrow
The networks of tomorrow will need higher speeds than networks of the past.
That’s because new applications are increasing bandwidth needs in fiber optic networks. In addition, cloud computing leads to greater variability in traffic destinations. Customers need new technologies to support communications and dynamic network reconfiguration at higher speeds.
For DWDM (dense wave division multiplexing) transport technologies, the Optical Internetworking Forum (OIF) is the leading industry...
Wearable tech to grow even faster than 40% a year?
Quantum internet used for two years, becoming a reality
Utilising quantum mechanics to provide perfectly secure online communication is something security experts in particular have lusted over for years – well as it turns out, a government lab has been using just that for the past two.
A team at the Los Alamos National Labs in New Mexico has developed a not quite “true” quantum internet solution, but it’s very close.
The core theology of quantum internet is through measuring the characteristic of an object such as a photon; it’s...
Mobile streamed music revenue to reach $1.7 billion
Researching the digital ecosystem in Latin America
150 million tablets are forecast to ship in 2013
Why 4G LTE mobile subscribers will double by 2014
How are US citizens using mobiles for financial services?
The majority of US citizens aren’t using mobile banking services because they simply don’t need it, and their banking needs were being adequately met without the use of mobile banking.
That’s the big takeaway from the Federal Reserve (FRB), who has brought out a mammoth 79-page document on how consumers interact with mobile financial services and found that the use of mobiles to access bank accounts and credit cards went up in the United States last year.
But 54% of those surveyed felt they...
Smartphone and tablet apps revenue to reach $92 billion
Mobile banking users will exceed 1 billion by 2017
Smart grid investment to reach $80 billion+ in 2018
Is China going to become the number one M2M power?
A new report from Pyramid Research has detailed how China is set to overtake the United States as the world’s largest cellular machine to machine (M2M) market in the coming years.
The report, entitled “Cellular M2M Connections: An Analysis of Growth Drivers, Market Segments and Operator Approaches”, revealed that China’s overall M2M device volumes stand at 45m for 2013, rising to 138m total subscriptions by 2017 – 8.5% of all cellular...
Why smartphones and tablets will dominate in 2013
Global app revenues to reach $20.4 billion in 2013
Competition for Apple and Google mobile ecosystems
Consumer willingness to purchase on smartphones goes up and up
A new report from performance marketers Intela has revealed that more than two in five UK smartphone users said they were more likely to purchase goods over mobile than this time last year.
Nearly one in two US consumers (44%) agreed that they were more likely to buy through mobile this year than compared to 2012.
The Intela Mobile Consumer Report 2013 found that m-commerce trends were on the increase, however overall m-commerce promotions fail to influence consumer purchasing decisions.
Half of UK smartphone...