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Australia Boasts Highest Tablet Penetration in APAC

Nearly 60% of internet users will use a tablet this year. Australia enjoys the highest tablet penetration rates in Asia-Pacific, in terms of both internet users and the general population, according to eMarketer’s latest estimates of tablet usage around the world. By the end of this year, tablet penetration among internet users will be more than 10 percentage points higher

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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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Search Takes in Majority of Mobile Ad Spend in Australia

Tablets account for almost half of mobile ad revenues in the country – source eMarketer Daily Nearly half of mobile ad revenues in Australia come from ads served to tablets, according to Q2 2014 research from the Interactive Advertising Bureau Australia and PricewaterhouseCoopers. That quarter, 46% of the AUD190 million ($182.69 million) Australian advertisers spent on mobile ads were devoted

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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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Talent Unleashed at Liquid State

Apple co-founder lauds Queensland business at the Talent Unleashed Awards 2014 Sydney August 1 2014 – Brisbane-based entrepreneur Phillip Andrews has won a top award in the 2014 Talent Unleashed Awards, recognising exceptional tech talent in the Asia Pacific region, judged by Sir Richard Branson and Apple Co Founder Steve Wozniak. The awards, created by global IT&T recruitment and technology

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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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