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Egyptian PC Market Declines As Smartphone Shipments Continue to Surge
October 2nd 2015 - 01:45 GMT
The Egyptian PC market suffered a 32.4% year-on-year decline in shipments during the second quarter of 2015, ...more

Kids Move Away From Home Computers For Gaming In Droves
October 2nd 2015 - 01:20 GMT
This shift has occurred as now only 45 percent of kids ages 2-17 are gaming on a home computer, down 22 percentage points since 2013. This decline is seen among all of the kids' age groups, but is most pronounced among those ages 2-5....more

Despite Prevalence of Social Media, Many Adults Ages 20-35 Are Not Logging In
October 1st 2015 - 02:00 GMT
While Facebook is the most prevalent, still 11% say that they don't currently have an account, with another 16% saying that they have an account but use it less than once a week....more

Mobile Apps and Online Reviews Influence Consumer Behavior
October 1st 2015 - 01:20 GMT
According to a new Iowa State University study, there is a direct link between app use and purchase activity - the more engaging the app, the more customers will spend. ...more

Mobile Technology Driving the Business Tech Agenda
September 30th 2015 - 01:55 GMT
As mobile products and services continue to change the way companies do business, organizations continue to focus on ways it can enhance their business. ...more

Information Handling by Some Health Apps Not As Secure As It Should Be
September 30th 2015 - 01:00 GMT
Some health apps that have been clinically-accredited may not have been complying with principles of data protection, according to research published in the open access journal BMC Medicine....more

GSA Confirms Growing Traction for LTE Using 2.1 GHz Spectrum (LTE2100)
September 29th 2015 - 03:30 GMT
The Global mobile Suppliers Association, published its first status report about the development of LTE in 2.1 GHz, known as 3GPP band 1....more

Communication and Productivity on the Rise - But the Same Tools Are Pulling Our Attention Away From Work
September 29th 2015 - 02:40 GMT
Although advances in technology are helping to connect remote employees and offices and, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, productivity is on the rise, workers are dealing with more distractions than ever before...more

Mobile App Records Our Erratic Eating Habits
September 29th 2015 - 01:20 GMT
Salk Institute scientists present daily food and beverage intake data collected from over 150 participants of a mobile research app over 3 weeks. They show that a majority of people eat for 15 hours or longer, with less than a quarter of the day's calories being consumed before noon and over a third consumed after 6 p.m....more

Half of Smartphone Users Say Sharing Online Has Increased Influence over Companies
September 29th 2015 - 01:00 GMT
A report from Ericsson ConsumerLab highlights how individuals also watch others in turn. Consumers observe not only each other, but also companies and authorities - and they share what they see....more

Global Broadband Growth Slows Sharply: 4 Billion Still Offline
September 28th 2015 - 04:45 GMT
Broadband Internet is failing to reach those who could benefit most, with Internet access reaching near-saturation in the world's rich nations but not advancing fast enough to benefit the billions of people living in the developing world...more

Tablet Installed Base to Fall in 2016 As a Result of Declining Shipments
September 28th 2015 - 04:00 GMT
The global installed base of tablets will become the next unexpected victim as shipments of larger slate devices continue their decline....more

Singapore PC Market Growth Driven by Mobile PCs in First Half of 2015
September 28th 2015 - 03:30 GMT
PC shipments in Singapore totaled 588.300 units in the first half of 2015, a 12 percent increase over the same period last year, according to Gartner....more

Telecommuting Works Best in Moderation, Science Shows
September 28th 2015 - 02:15 GMT
Organizations are increasingly offering employees a variety of work-from-home options despite sometimes conflicting evidence about the effectiveness of telecommuting....more

Middle East and Africa Tablet Market Posts Flat Growth but 2-in-1 Devices Gain in Popularity
September 24th 2015 - 01:00 GMT
A total of 4.05 million units were shipped in Q2 2015, with tablets growing 0.1% year on year to total 4 million units. The 2-in-1 market grew 17.6% over the same period to make up the remaining 50,000 units....more

Fueled by Growing Demand for Smart Wearables
September 23rd 2015 - 01:00 GMT
A growing list of vendors, a proliferation of devices, experiences, and price points, and steady consumer adoption will fuel growth in the worldwide market for wearable devices....more

Foldable Displays to Make Up More Than Half of All Flexible Display Shipments in 2020
September 22nd 2015 - 01:00 GMT
Foldable displays are expected to comprise more than half (51 percent) of total display shipments in 2020, according to IHS....more

Need for Speed Drives Growth in Ethernet Switch Market; Huawei Rises
September 21st 2015 - 02:00 GMT
Growth in Ethernet switching continues, with worldwide revenue up 9 percent sequentially in the second quarter of 2015 (2Q15), reaching a total of $5.6 billion, according to IHS Infonetics....more

Significant Rise in Mobile Infections Via PCs and Adware in First Six Months of 2015
September 21st 2015 - 01:25 GMT
Alcatel-Lucent has released figures showing that in the first half of 2015 the number of security threats on mobile networks have come increasingly from a seemingly unlikely source - personal computers and laptops....more

Contactless Mobile Wallets to Reach 200M by 2016 As Apple Pay Boosts Awareness
September 14th 2015 - 02:55 GMT
Tthe number of mobile wallets using contactless technology is expected to reach 200 million by the end of 2016, representing growth of more than 100% from the end of 2014....more

Cell-phone Loyalty in LatAm: Potential for Large Disruption, Given the Right Offer
September 11th 2015 - 01:00 GMT
Across Latin American countries, only 20 percent or less of cell phone users have switched their service provider in the last 12 months....more

Consumer's Mobile Broadband Performance Expectations Higher Than Ever
September 10th 2015 - 01:45 GMT
The importance of mobile Internet performance for smartphone owners is increasing, with expectations at an all-time high. ...more

Mobile Infrastructure Market Hits $11.4 Billion in Q2; LTE Up 10% from Year Ago
September 10th 2015 - 01:20 GMT
Driven by strong 3G WCDMA capacity projects in EMEA and unabated LTE activity in China, the global macrocell mobile infrastructure market was up 2 percent in the 2nd quarter of 2015...more

Mobile Video Buffering is the Biggest Annoyance for IPhone Users
September 9th 2015 - 02:00 GMT
Independent research commissioned by Openwave Mobility has found that poor mobile video streaming is an even bigger headache than a dropped call for iPhone users....more

Carrier Routing and Switching Market Up 19% in 2Q15
September 9th 2015 - 01:20 GMT
Following the typically slow first quarter, global service provider router and switch revenue spiked 19 percent in the second quarter of 2015 (2Q15), to $3.9 billion,...more

Smartphone Data Traffic Explodes in US, Witness over 300% Growth in 2 Years
September 9th 2015 - 01:00 GMT
During the first half of 2015, on average, US Smartphone users consumed 9.7 GB / Month, of which only 1.6 GB / Month or 17% of the total data was generated on Cellular networks....more

Mobile & Desktop Ads Have Greater Influence on U.S. Consumers Planning Home Improvements
September 8th 2015 - 02:00 GMT
U.S. consumers planning home renovations are nearly twice as likely as the general population to be influenced by mobile and desktop ads, with 22 percent saying these ads guide their purchases, compared to 12 percent of the general population,...more

LTE Subs Passes 750 Million Milestone, Exceeds 10% Market Share
September 7th 2015 - 03:30 GMT
There were 755 million LTE subscriptions worldwide on 30 June 2015....more

Security Dominates As Middle East and Africa Healthcare Goes Mobile
September 4th 2015 - 01:00 GMT
The Middle East and Africa (MEA) healthcare market is seeing the widespread deployment of mobile technologies, with the short-term outlook for the implementation of mobility within this space looking particularly strong....more

Bangkok Can Gain US$1 Billion in Benefits Through Intelligent Transport Systems
September 3rd 2015 - 01:55 GMT
A report indicates that the implementation of Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) in the capital city of Thailand could reduce travel times, CO2 emissions and road accidents, driving social and economic benefits of up to US$1 billion per year....more

Mobile Networks Adding More Distributed Antenna Systems (DAS)
September 3rd 2015 - 01:30 GMT
On average, the top 20 independent wireless, incumbent, competitive and cable operators expect the DAS nodes in their networks to more than triple between now and 2018....more

India Tablet Market Revives With a Healthy Growth in Q2 2015
September 3rd 2015 - 01:00 GMT
In Q2 2015, India tablet market clocked 1.04 million unit shipments with 22% growth over same period last year and year-to-date growth of 15%....more

Apple Debuts at #2 As the Worldwide Wearables Market Grows in 2Q15
September 2nd 2015 - 01:25 GMT
In its first appearance in the wearables market, Apple finds itself within striking distance of the established market leader, Fitbit....more

Worldwide Smartphone Growth Expected to Slow in 2015
September 2nd 2015 - 01:00 GMT
According to a new mobile phone forecast from IDC, smartphone shipments are expected to grow 10.4% in 2015 to 1.44 billion units. ...more

Worldwide WLAN Market Shows Mixed Results in Second Quarter of 2015
September 1st 2015 - 01:20 GMT
The combined consumer and enterprise worldwide wireless local area network (WLAN) market segments decreased -5.3% year over year in the second quarter of 2015 (2Q15)....more

South African Tablet Market Surges but Premium Brands Feel the Pinch
September 1st 2015 - 01:00 GMT
The South African tablet market bounced back from a disappointing performance in the first quarter of the year to record strong year-on-year growth of 56% in Q2 2015, ...more

Mobile Operators Turning to Ethernet Microwave for Voice and Data Backhaul
August 31st 2015 - 02:30 GMT
Respondents are prolific users of microwave: By 2017, 52 percent will have more than 5,000 microwave links...more

Worldwide Tablet Shipments Expected to Decline in 2015
August 31st 2015 - 02:10 GMT
According to a new forecast, tablet shipments, inclusive of 2-in-1 devices, are expected to decline -8.0% in 2015,...more

Clear Sign of Saturation: 20% Seasonal Decline in CEE Tablet Market
August 28th 2015 - 01:50 GMT
Tablet shipments in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) fell by 21.4% in the second quarter of 2015 compared to the same quarter in the previous year, to 2.8 million units shipped,...more

Gartner Says Every Employee Is a Digital Employee
August 28th 2015 - 01:25 GMT
The integration of digital requirements into most work processes and growing employee digital dexterity are leading to a world where every employee is a digital employee, said Gartner....more