Category Archives: Mobile

Mobile Tipping Points

In June 2017, the number of active phone connections (7.7 billion) exceeded the world’s population for the first time ever. The judging panel thought this statistic was worthy of ‘Highly Commended’ status as this landmark was finally reached in 2017 … Continue reading

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Consumers Prefer Smartphones To George Clooney, Family, Friends, Even Sex

Would you give up your smartphone for a month in exchange for a day with George Clooney or any other celebrity? If you answered “yes,” you are in a disappearing minority. Almost three-quarters of smartphone users worldwide refuse to substitute … Continue reading

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Digital Transformation: China As Number One

 

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Mobile Becomes AI

…Microsoft Form 10K 2017: Vision: “Our strategy is to build best-in-class platforms and productivity services for an intelligent cloud and an intelligent edge infused with artificial intelligence (“AI”).” ……# Mentions AI or artificial intelligence: 7 …Microsoft Form 10K 2016: Vision: “Our strategy … Continue reading

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Mobile Banking: User Demographics, Frequency of Use, Popular and Missing Features

Source: S&P Global Market Intelligence

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Mobile Tipping Point: 50.5% of American Homes have Only Wireless Phones

CDC: The second 6 months of 2016 was the first time that a majority of American homes had only wireless telephones. Preliminary results from the July–December 2016 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) indicate that 50.8% of American homes did not … Continue reading

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FinTech: South Korea, China, Thailand Lead in Mobile Payments

Source: Global Web Index

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