Only 5% think current digital ad research is adequate, according to Inskin Media and Research Now

Only 5% think current digital ad research is adequate, according to Inskin Media and Research Now

Only 5% of media and advertising professionals believe commercial research studies on digital advertising are of a good enough quality. The influence of the sales agenda of the company owning the research is seen as the biggest obstacle to producing good quality research – cited by 57% of the 220 industry professionals interviewed online by […]

Global app downloads surge to 175 billion in 2017, India second largest market after China

Global app downloads surge to 175 billion in 2017, India second largest market after China

India downloaded more apps than the US in 2017, a new report by app analytics provider App Annie has revealed. Riding on increased smartphone penetration and dirt-cheap 4G data access, India accounted for nearly 58 billion of the world’s 175 billion app downloads in 2017. Only China, the world’s largest internet market, is ahead with […]

New study reveals the cost of shutting down the internet for 22 countries worldwide

New study reveals the cost of shutting down the internet for 22 countries worldwide

New research by Website Builder Expert, the leading online resource for creating and launching your website, has revealed the countries with the most to lose if someone actually broke the internet. The study compares the most recent data on 22 countries with a substantial e-commerce presence, with eMarketer statistics to determine how much money each […]

Deloitte predicts UK technology sector trends for 2018

Deloitte predicts UK technology sector trends for 2018

 The technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) practice at Deloitte, the business advisory firm, has announced its predictions for the UK technology sector in 2018. The news comes following the launch of the seventeenth edition of TMT Predictions 2018. Machine Learning: Bargaining Chips A surge in deployment of FPGAs (field programmable gate arrays) and ASICs […]

Dentsu Aegis forecasts improved ad spend outlook for 2018

Dentsu Aegis forecasts improved ad spend outlook for 2018

Dentsu Aegis Network’s latest Ad Spend Forecasts, based on data received from 59 markets, puts global growth at 3.6% in 2018, up from 3.1% in 2017.  Events will play an important role in 2018, with the Winter Olympics & Paralympics, FIFA World Cup in Russia and the US Congressional elections all expected to stimulate ad spend growth. At […]

Netflix beats Tinder to be top earning non-game mobile app of 2017

Netflix beats Tinder to be top earning non-game mobile app of 2017

Netflix was the world’s top earning non-game mobile app in 2017, according to SensorTower’s new year-end report, with Tinder finishing second. Netflix saw gross subscriber revenue of approximately $510m last year according to the report, representing a 138% increase or about 2.4 times the $215m users spent in the app during 2016. Netflix was also […]

Top 10 worldwide operators claim 76% of cellular IoT market

Top 10 worldwide operators claim 76% of cellular IoT market

A new report from the IoT analyst firm Berg Insight says that the ten leading global mobile operator groups have a combined market share of 76 percent in cellular IoT. The top players reported a combined active base of 407 million cellular IoT connections at the end of H1-2017. China Mobile was number one with […]

Capgemini report finds that voice assistants will become a dominant mode of consumer interaction in 3 years

Capgemini report finds that voice assistants will become a dominant mode of consumer interaction in 3 years

Capgemini’s Digital Transformation Institute has released a new report titled, “Conversational Commerce: Why Consumers Are Embracing Voice Assistants in Their Lives,” which highlights how consumers are using voice assistants and the opportunities this creates for businesses to connect with their customers. The report, which surveyed more than 5,000 consumers in the US, UK, France and […]

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