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Expect to Pay More for Your Mobile Internet Access

David H Deans
As the mobile internet becomes a greater part of most people's daily online lives, telecom regulators are monitoring service provider attempts to increase revenue by manipulating data service plan pricing.
Expect to Pay More for Your Mobile Internet Access

SMT Shorts: Mary Elise Chavez on What's Next in Mobile and More

carianneking
For this week's SMT Shorts, we were delighted to have Mary Elise Chavez, Director of Creative Strategy for OysterLabs, educate us on what's new in mobile; branding on Twitter; and the importance of ABT (Always Be Tracking).
SMT Shorts: Mary Elise Chavez on What's Next in Mobile and More

173 Million Americans Now Own a Smartphone

David H Deans
comScore has released data from their latest market study, reporting key trends in the U.S. smartphone industry for July 2014. Apple ranked as the top smartphone manufacturer with 42.4 percent OEM market share, while Google Android led as the number one smartphone platform with 51.5 percent platform market share.
173 Million Americans Now Own a Smartphone

5 Stats Every Ecommerce Business Should Know

PatrickSalyer
32% of online purchases are made over mobile. As smartphone and tablet activations continue to increase, mobile purchases will inevitably increase as well. One way to take advantage of this trend is by creating a user experience optimized for mobile that can transfer logged in states and user data seamlessly across multiple channels.
5 Stats Every Ecommerce Business Should Know

Tracking the Intersection on Big Data and Mobile Data Trends

Jayson Bowden
Use big data to understand your customers’ demands, needs and preferences. By leveraging over the social media likes and shares about your products, you can generate big data analytics in understanding which among your products and services seem to satisfy your customers.
Tracking the Intersection on Big Data and Mobile Data Trends

Media Tablet Growth Moves to the Emerging Markets

David H Deans
"When we look at the global picture, it would be easy to say that the tablet market is slowing down," said Jean Philippe Bouchard, research director at IDC. "But, when we start digging into the regional dynamics, we realize that there is still a good appetite for this product category."
Media Tablet Growth Moves to the Emerging Markets

New IBM Study Reveals 3 Key Characteristics of the Most Successful Companies

Robin Carey
Is your business a pacesetter, follower, or dabbler? If you're on Facebook, this probably sounds like one of BuzzFeed's personality quizzes. It’s actually part of the latest IBM Tech Trends study, “Raising the Game.” IBM evaluated the adoption landscape of four key technologies in the enterprise: big data and analytics, cloud, mobile and social, and compared today’s adoption with 2012’s between what they called “pacesetters” and “dabblers.”
New IBM Study Reveals 3 Key Characteristics of the Most Successful Companies

The Mobile Enterprise: Engaging Where Your Customers Are

PaulDunay
Welcome to another Social Media Today webinar as part of the Best Thinker webinar series, this time on the topic of The Mobile Enterprise: Engaging Where Your Customers Are.
The Mobile Enterprise: Engaging Where Your Customers Are

Evolution of Mobile Gaming Creates New Opportunities

David H Deans
Juniper Research has revealed that by 2019 worldwide revenues from media tablet games usage will reach $13.3 billion -- that's a threefold rise on the 2014 revenue of $3.6 billion. The latest Juniper market study highlights that growth will be fueled by a number of key factors including improved storage capacity of devices, better graphical capabilities, increasing mobile broadband penetration and consumer preference for convenience and ubiquity.
Evolution of Mobile Gaming Creates New Opportunities

6 Reasons Why Your Website Needs to Be Mobile-Friendly

mikepoynton
More and more businesses are creating mobile-friendly websites with every passing day. Why? Because they have to! Today it is requisite that businesses - large, medium and small - have a mobile-friendly website and/or a mobile app. More than half of the total population in the United States owns a smart phone. And 73.4% of them used their smart phone to access the internet in 2013.
6 Reasons Why Your Website Needs to Be Mobile-Friendly