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mobile_analytics Netbiscuits moves to make its key software free to mobile marketers

Covers mobile analytics & device detection

In 2013, research showed that over 1.2 billion people accessed the web from a mobile device, but 70 per cent abandoned a mobile site because of its poor performance. However, responsive design is becoming less effective in mobile web design as the number of devices mushrooms. In response to this, Netbiscuits has decided to make both mobile-analytics and its device-detection software available for free. The aim is to encourage smaller brands to make use of device analytics, and compete on a level playing field with large enterprises. It should providing marketers and developers with the technology to better profile customer engagement. Continue reading

- Neidhoefer Netbiscuits arms marketers with free mobile analytics tools to win in the new age of mobile marketing

Businesses of all sizes handed enterprise grade tools to rebuild lost customer connections
Consumers take control with 70 per cent abandoning a mobile site for poor performance
Understanding consumer behaviour and preferences is key to successful mobile marketing

Press release

April 9th 2014. Netbiscuits, are now encouraging marketers in businesses of all sizes to reconnect with consumers, by opening up its award-winning mobile analytics tools for free use. In a move which promises to demystify the mobile landscape, Netbiscuits has announced free enterprise-grade versions of its mobile analytics and device detection software, providing marketers and developers with the technology to better profile customer engagement and deliver exceptional mobile web experiences for users on every device. Continue reading

http://www.mysmartprice.com/mobile/sony-xperia-z2-c770x-msp3379 Sony moving in the right direction with focus on mid-range smartphones

by our Indian correspondent – Asif Shaik

About a year ago, we reported that ‘Sony’s smartphone growth plan in India looked promising‘. And here we are to proudly report that we were just about right. According to a latest {April 2014] report by IDC, Sony now stands second largest smartphone brand in India (in terms of value sales) demoting Apple into third place. This growth has come from Sony’s continued efforts in improving its smartphones and a renewed focus on mid-range priced devices. Continue reading

Digital_services_world 2nd Digital Services World Congress

[ June 2, 2014 8:00 am to June 4, 2014 7:00 pm. ] Organisers: Informa
Venue: Thistle Hotel, Marble Arch
Location: London, UK
Web: www.digitalservicescongress.com
Twitter: #DSCongress

Register here.

The only leading messaging event in the market returns to deliver more up to date and high level content on operator and OTT messaging strategies. Continue reading

Fuji_Xerox Fuji Xerox (Hong Kong) wins best mobile app award

Shows how it is still delivering innovative document solutions after 50 yrs

Fuji Xerox (Hong Kong) is giving itself a well-deserved pat on the back for managing to win the Hong Kong Wireless Technology Industry Association’s Best Mobile Apps (Mobile Enterprise Solution) Certificate of Merit in the Hong Kong ICT Awards 2014. The award was for its QuickaForm mobile solution. It illustrates how Fuji Xerox (Hong Kong) continues to deliver innovative document consultancy solutions to its customers in Hong Kong throughout its 50 years in business. Continue reading

Kone_Lift Kone chooses Vodafone to take maintenance to the next level

Press release

April 9th 2014. KONE, a global leader in the elevator and escalator industry, has chosen Vodafone‘s innovative machine to machine (M2M) remote monitoring technology to create a new diagnostics service to schedule proactive maintenance tasks. The new service will help ensure the smooth running of the many thousands of lifts KONE maintains around the world, while keeping down-time to an absolute minimum. Continue reading

Kabbee_lovelanes Minicab app appeals to London’s lovelorn

Get a free ride to where the singletons live

In order to boost its image as the location based app for booking a minicab in London [UK], Kabbee is attempting to play cupid. It’s done a bit of research and found six hot spots. These are where the highest concentrations of the UK capital’s single people live. Now in order to entice these lonely hearts to book cabs, the service is offering one free cab ride – worth £10, between one hotspot and another. Sadly, the company doesn’t make it very clear here exactly how these three ‘Love Lanes’ work but it certainly did the trick on the curiousity front. We immediately downloaded the app to our BlackBerry Q5. It also works on Android and iOS, too. Continue reading

iPhone knocked into 2nd place for ‘sexting’

Survey of cheating Brits carried out by AshleyMadison.com

A survey carried out by AshleyMadison.com has revealsed that Samsung handsets knocked Apple’s iconic iPhone into second place as the most popular brand of smartphone amongst British ‘sexters’. Ashley Madison claims to bethe world’s largest extra-marital dating site for adulterers – those who send sexts rather than texts. Questioned about their preferred technology for conducting secret affairs and where they sext from, 31 per cent of cheating women admitted sexting from the supermarket. Does this mean women can multi-task and combined retail therapy with sexting, GoMo News wonders? Continue reading

Internet of Things will drive Bluetooth growth says IHS

Virtually every mobile phone will support Bluetooth by 2018

A new report -’Connectivity in Consumer, Mobile and IT Market’ from IHS Technology puts Bluetooth penetration at 90 per cent in 2014 for all mobile phones. That’s not just smartphones and the figures is set to grow to 96 per cent by 2018. However, mobile handsets are set to serve as the hub for the Internet of My Things [IoT]. Hence expect to find Bluetooth enabled fitness, health, and sleep monitors plus proximity tags, and even toothbrushes. Continue reading