A little more than a month ago, App Annie had projected that mobile users across the globe will be spending about $110 billion making purchases from app stores this year. This suggested that the next few months will pretty much see a significant growth in the volume of mobile apps bought.
In the last few years, phone makers may have grown to prefer the Mobile World Congress (which happens annually every February) as the venue for unveiling their best and shiniest new mobile devices, but that is not to say the yearly Consumer Electronics Show (CES) has been forgotten.
Results of a study recently conducted by Accenture appears to suggest so. What Accenture did was ask 21,000 mobile users from 19 countries across the globe about their smartphone and smart speaker usage.
During the weekend, a couple of Apple shareholders -- namely, Jana Partners LLC and the California State Teachers’ Retirement System -- had written an open letter urging the second biggest vendor of smartphone devices in the world to make a more pronounced effort to combat mobile addiction, especially among kids.
Big congratulations are in order for Spotify recently as they have reached an important milestone in their company. The music streaming company took to Twitter to announce that they have already reached 70 million paying subscribers.
Stanford University recently conducted a study in which they divided a total of 125 students and put them into three groups -- one wherein they were allowed to use their mobile device as they like, another wherein they were instructed to put their handset on the table within their line of sight but not touc
Canada has recently acquired the services of Advanced Symbolics, a firm that specializes in developing artificial intelligence (AI) systems, in order to help the government monitor social media platforms for signs of suicide related behavior.
Florida is one of the last states in all of America that have not yet enforced a full ban on texting while driving. But that soon could change, as the state’s lawmakers prepare to review a bill that proposes such a ban.