Probably one of the most impressive and discreet economic trends of the last 25 years is the invoicing to several billions of people of some few hundreds dollars every month to connect them to internet and mobile.
Will Mobile Advertising be the Beginning of the End for Google? Smartphones in installed base, usage, and revenue potential are dominating the web. The question is no longer when, where, or how, but only by how much.
Time has sped up for Smartwatch Innovation. Step by step, the smartwatch ecosystem is building powerful next generation devices. While far from perfect, it is impressive to see how fast OEMs are testing, deploying, and learning. What was once a relic from the Star Trek series will be a no-brainer communication platform in as soon as three years.
WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT IT ? HOW TO ACCESS TO IT ? HOW TO PREVENT IT ? Big data, mobile, personalization, and GPS have put our personal information at the fingertips of private companies, and in turn, government agencies. A quarter century after the end of the communism it is ironic to see that capitalism is the new threat for privacy. Recently Apple and Google gave us a way to access most of the data they harvest
The latest Comscore figures reveal people are using the web less and less. Total Internet audience is stable in the US with 222 million unique monthly visitors. But from February 2013 to February 2014, the average time spent on the web per visitor went down by a scary 17 percent from 35 hours per month (2108 minutes) to 29 hours per month (1741 minutes).