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Parents Sound off on Mobile Device Use by Children
April 27th 2015 - 02:10 GMT
Smartphones and tablets have become part of everyday life, but parents still worry that mobile devices may not be the best thing for their children, ...more

Global Study Finds 58% of Generation Mobile Suffering from Mobile Guilt
April 27th 2015 - 01:50 GMT
When asked how they feel about mixing their work and personal lives, 58% of Generation Mobile workers feel guilty,...more

Cell Phones Take Parents' Attention Away from Kids on Playgrounds
April 27th 2015 - 01:00 GMT
Study shows children are more likely to engage in risky behavior when caregivers are distracted...more

UK Adults Spend More Time on Mobile Devices Than on PCs
April 22nd 2015 - 01:25 GMT
Adults in the country will spend an average of 2 hours 26 minutes each day on mobile in 2015...more

Advertising Spend on Smartwatches to Reach Almost $70 Million by 2019
April 22nd 2015 - 01:00 GMT
Advertising spend on smartwatches is expected to reach $68.6 million by 2019, up from an estimated $1.5 million this year, according to Juniper Research....more

Consumer Spending on Mobile Devices Set to Top £53 Billion a Year by 2024
April 20th 2015 - 01:40 GMT
British consumers are set to spend £53.6 billion a year using their smartphones and tablets by 2024, compared with the £9.7 billion spent today, according to new research by Barclays....more

Growth in Global SIM Market: 11% Increase in 2014 SIM Shipments
April 19th 2015 - 07:50 GMT
The SIMalliance membership, which represents approximately 90% of the global SIM card market, has reported an 11% year-on-year increase in SIM unit shipments in 2014. ...more

Small Cells Healthy, but Outdoor DAS and Wi-Fi Will Squeeze the Market
April 17th 2015 - 01:07 GMT
ABI Research's latest forecast for outdoor small cells takes into account new market research and upholds its expectations for 2015 through 2020 to deliver a 43% CAGR....more

Half of UK Population Now Uses Tablets
April 15th 2015 - 05:09 GMT
According to new forecasts, the UK tablet market will reach a significant milestone in usage this year when, for the first time ever, the majority of the country's consumers will use a tablet at least once per month. ...more

Semiconductor Revenue Grew 7.9 Percent in 2014
April 15th 2015 - 01:34 GMT
Worldwide semiconductor revenue totaled $340.3 billion in 2014, a 7.9 percent increase from 2013 revenue of $315.4 billion, according to final results by Gartner....more

Worldwide IT Spending to Decline 1.3 Percent in 2015
April 14th 2015 - 02:01 GMT
Worldwide IT spending is set to shrink to $3.66 trillion in 2015, a 1.3 percent decrease from 2014, according to the latest forecast by Gartner. ...more

Worldwide PC Shipments Declined 5.2 Percent in First Quarter of 2015
April 14th 2015 - 01:39 GMT
Worldwide PC shipments totaled 71.7 million units in the first quarter of 2015, a 5.2 percent decline from the first quarter of 2014, according to preliminary results by Gartner....more

Consumers in Singapore Purchased over 4.6 Million Connected Devices in 2014
April 10th 2015 - 03:30 GMT
Singapore's affluent and well-developed internet infrastructure have been playing a major role in driving consumers' appetite for connected gadgets....more

Security and Privacy Biggest Fears As IoT Emerges
April 10th 2015 - 02:55 GMT
According to a new survey, IT professionals approach the Internet of Things (IoT) more concerned about security/rise of cyberattacks (44 percent) and privacy (28 percent) than any other issues ...more

Kindergartners Who Shared IPads in Class Scored Higher on Achievement Tests
April 10th 2015 - 02:05 GMT
Students sharing iPads outscored peers on early literacy tests by up to 30 points...more

Asia Pacific Devices Shipments to Grow 3.2 Percent in 2015
April 10th 2015 - 01:45 GMT
Sales of Mobile Phones and Ultramobiles Prop Up Overall Devices Market...more

Asia-Pacific Drove RAN Market to Double-Digit Growth in 2014
April 9th 2015 - 02:50 GMT
Asia-Pacific regional growth in basestations dominated in 2014 as it continued to account for the majority of worldwide basestation deployments. ...more

Wearables Market Forecast to Reach 45.7 Million Units Shipped in 2015
April 9th 2015 - 02:20 GMT
A combination of new vendors, new devices, and greater end-user awareness will drive the worldwide wearables market higher in 2015. ...more

Worry Over Mobile Data Costs Prompts Americans to Compromise Productivity, Adds Stress to Travel Experience
April 8th 2015 - 02:05 GMT
Even though they think mobile connectivity is a must-have at home, most Americans when travelling abroad compromise work and fun by cutting back on mobile usage,...more

Study: Ads in Free Mobile Apps Have Hidden Costs for Both Users and Developers
April 8th 2015 - 01:00 GMT
There's no such thing as free - especially with smartphone apps, according to a new study....more

Wireless LAN Gear Nears $5 Billion in 2014; 802.11ac Access Points Take Off
April 7th 2015 - 02:45 GMT
Worldwide wireless LAN (WLAN) equipment revenue reached $4.9 billion in 2014, growing just 6 percent over 2013-a far cry from the 20-percent-plus annual increases of a few years ago,...more

2015 Set to Be a Breakthrough Year for $1.7 Billion Wireless Power Industry
April 7th 2015 - 02:05 GMT
Total wireless power receiver shipments reached 55 million units in 2014, which will grow by 4,000 percent through 2024 to more than 2 billion units....more

Mobile Ad Spending to Top $100 Billion Worldwide in 2016
April 6th 2015 - 02:45 GMT
The worldwide mobile advertising market will hit two significant milestones in 2016, surpassing $100 billion and accounting for more than 50% of all digital ads for the first time....more

Digital Content Opportunity to Deliver $14bn Revenues for Operators by 2019
April 6th 2015 - 02:05 GMT
The research argues that growth will be fuelled by a dramatic rise in carrier billed payments made on devices such as tablets, consoles and smart TVs....more

Mobile App Adoption Is Maturing As Usage Mellows
April 6th 2015 - 01:45 GMT
The mobile apps marketplace is maturing as users declare themselves satisfied with current engagement rates, according to a survey by Gartner....more

Texting Too Tempting for College Students Even when Inappropriate
April 6th 2015 - 01:20 GMT
College students may realize that texting in the shower or at a funeral is inappropriate, but many do it anyway, according to Penn State psychologists. ...more

Global Devices Shipments to Grow 2.8 Percent in 2015
April 3rd 2015 - 01:20 GMT
Worldwide combined shipments of devices (PCs, tablets, ultramobiles and mobile phones) are estimated to reach 2.5 billion units in 2015, an increase of 2.8 percent over 2014...more

Metals Used in High-tech Products Face Future Supply Risks
April 3rd 2015 - 01:00 GMT
In a new paper, a team of Yale researchers assesses the \"criticality\" of all 62 metals on the Periodic Table of Elements, providing key insights into which materials might become more difficult to find in the coming decades, ...more

Smart Cities Will Use 1.1 Billion Connected Things in 2015
April 2nd 2015 - 01:25 GMT
Gartner estimates that 1.1 billion connected things will be used by smart cities in 2015, rising to 9.7 billion by 2020....more

LTE Pushes Mobile Infrastructure Market to $47B in 2014; Big Drop Coming
April 1st 2015 - 01:55 GMT
For the full-year 2014, LTE alone pushed mobile infrastructure revenue up 10 percent over 2013, to $46.8 billion worldwide, due in large part to China Mobile's massive TDD-LTE deployment....more

As Tablets Slow and PCs Face Ongoing Challenges, Smartphones Grab an Ever-Larger Share of the Smart Connected Device Market
March 31st 2015 - 01:50 GMT
During that time, smartphones will grow to represent the overwhelming majority of total smart connected device (SCD) shipments, dwarfing both tablets and PCs in terms of shipment volumes....more

Turkey IT Spending to Top $11.7Bn in 2015 As Telcos Ramp Up for LTE
March 30th 2015 - 01:55 GMT
Overall IT spending in Turkey is expected to touch $11.7 billion in 2015, with IDC tipping the consumer, telecommunications, and finance verticals to be the three biggest spenders....more

Malaysians Changing Telecom Service Providers Due to Lack of Transparency in Pricing & Subscription Plan
March 29th 2015 - 23:00 GMT
The lack of transparency in pricing and subscription plans are driving customers away from their telecommunication service provider, says Frost & Sullivan. ...more

Year-End 2014: Nearly Half a Billion LTE Connections Worldwide
March 20th 2015 - 01:25 GMT
North America contributed significantly to global LTE connections with 33 percent or 164 million of the total 498 million LTE connections worldwide, ...more

Older Mobile Users Spur Data Traffic Growth in the USA
March 20th 2015 - 01:00 GMT
The total data traffic (Wi-Fi and Cellular combined) doubled between Q1 2014 and Q4 2014; the bulk of the growth coming from an older demographic, ...more

Third of Airline Boarding Passes to Be Issued Via Mobile Devices by 2019
March 19th 2015 - 01:25 GMT
New research from leading analysts, Juniper Research, finds that over 1.5 billion boarding passes will be delivered via mobile by 2019, compared to approximately 745 million boarding passes estimated to be delivered this year...more

Tablet Growth Hits the Brakes, Slowing to the Low Single Digits in the Years Ahead
March 19th 2015 - 01:00 GMT
Following the first year-over-year decline in worldwide tablet shipments in the fourth quarter of 2014, IDC has scaled back its five year forecast for the product category. ...more

Increased Amount of Data from Multiple Devices Boosts Mobile Advertising in Latin America
March 16th 2015 - 01:40 GMT
The application-to-peer (A2P) SMS advertising segment is expected to earn revenues of $19.8 billion in 2014, and reach $95.4 billion in 2019,...more

Wireless is Redefining the Home Audio Market
March 16th 2015 - 01:20 GMT
The popularity of mobile devices and changing consumer habits in media consumption are not only increasing demand for wirelessly connected audio devices, but also rapidly altering the home audio landscape,...more

Wireless Network Problem Incidence Increases As Texting and Web Use Grows
March 13th 2015 - 02:30 GMT
As the incidence of texting and Web use grows, so does the incidence of wireless network problems, with the year-over-year increase driven primarily by issues with data services, including phone and mobile broadband Web, ...more