Tag Archives: smartphone

Pointless workplace meetings are a drain on productivity

A new study has found the number of workplace meetings is rapidly on the rise, taking up increasing amounts of time, reducing productivity and providing little value to employees. The study Collaboration 2.0. Death of the web conference (as we know it) was conducted by market researcher Ovum on behalf of remote access software provider LogMeIn and is based on

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Apple Pay to Bolster iAd Network

Apple announced on the 16th October 2014 that its US customers would be able to start making payments with the ‘touch of a finger on October 20’, when Apple Pay becomes available to the end user. According to the company website, Apple Pay offers an easy, secure, and private way to pay using Touch ID on iPhone 6 and iPhone

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Can publishers monetise smartphones?

Before discussing the core issue, writes Jez Walters, Editor, What’s New in Publishing, it’s important to outline the challenges facing magazines and newspapers.  By any measure a quick glance of the statistics makes staggering reading. As Alan Mutter remarks in his article, A Publishing Crisis by the Numbers, ‘it is easy to become inured to the drip, drip, drip of bad

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Healthcare Professionals Not Stuck in the Stone Age

Large majorities of healthcare professionals use mobile phones, tablets daily. According to an April 2014 study conducted by EPG Health Media, 82% of respondents used a mobile phone for professional reasons at least once a day, and 62% said the same for tablets. Data from Kantar Health also showed impressive mobile usage levels among doctors with 79% of US physicians

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Mobile Evolution – Lifestyle

Three years ago only 20% of IDG Global Solutions’ (IGS) respondents said they own a tablet, today it is 60% already. Today, people have the ability to browse and shop around the globe at the touch of a button. Communication has changed significantly from longer conversations on the phone or in person to an always on, short burst communication via apps or

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Mobile Evolution – The Generations

Millennials vs. Generation X A global content revolution is upon us. These days practically every piece of con- tent we discover, share or engage with comes as a stream of digital information – real-time search results, social media feeds or swathes of rich media ads and advertorial experiences. Nearly all respondents aged 18-34 owned a smartphone and 91% of 18-24

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Mobile Evolution – The Business

Mobile for Business Today, people have the ability to shop around the globe at the touch of a button. They can find out more than ever before about the brand they’re engaging with and whether they have had a positive or disappointing experience, they can share their views with millions of people just like them. Their expectations, whether they are consumers

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