• App Store Sales Topped $10 Billion Last Year

    Only on select occasions will Apple issue a press release touting a milestone for its mobile app storefront. But on Tuesday, it was one of those rare occasions. According to the iDevice-maker, App Store sales ballooned to more than $10 billion last year. In fact, customers spent over $1 billion in December alone. App Store …   Read More

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    Smartphones Delivered More Holiday Cheer Than Tablets

    IBM has compiled a heaping helping of online holiday shopping trends observed on Wednesday, December 25th – Christmas Day. According to the assessments put forward by the IBM Digital Analytics Benchmark, smartphones delivered more holiday cheer than tablets this year. In terms of mobile traffic and sales, mobile traffic “was the highest we’ve seen over …   Read More

  • MMW Op-Ed: Sharpen Your Marketing Strategy with Accountable Media

    The following is a guest contributed post from Christine Oliveri, VP of Client Services at I.Predictus. Consumer media consumption is on the rise, and the way people access media is evolving quickly and in complex ways. One example is the second-screen phenomenon, where people simultaneously use TVs, tablets and smartphones. There are more media sources …   Read More

  • Global WLAN Market Grew Further in Q3

    The IDC says in a new report published Thursday that the combined consumer and enterprise worldwide wireless local area network (WLAN) market segments increased 13.7% year over year in the third quarter of 2013. The details are listed in the latest edition of the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly WLAN Tracker. Once again, the …   Read More

  • Is Driving with Google Glass Against The Law?

    It’s a new question for new times. According to CNBC, a California woman is the first person to receive a traffic citation for wearing Google Glass while behind the wheel. With Google’s computer-in-an-eyeglass expected to launch next year, this could be a scenario that plays out again and again in the headlines, but only if …   Read More

  • IDC: 2014 Will Be The Year of Data Driven Marketing and Sales

    Issuing its third report in so many days, International Data Corporation announced today that it expects ICT spending growth in the Asia/Pacific (excluding Japan) region to be 6.6% this year. In 2014, even greater accelerated growth of 8.7% is projected. Not withstanding the fact that the growth outlook for overall ICT spending of the region …   Read More

  • Smaller Fleets Embracing Commercial Telematics

    According to ABI Research, in response to the emergence and rapid growth of mobile and cloud-based technology, commercial fleets no longer need to fit expensive hardware on their new trucks. The “availability of consumer mobile devices with increasingly sophisticated capabilities means that smaller fleets are embracing commercial telematics,” a new report from the research and …   Read More

  • Here’s What’s Happening in Mobile Gaming

    Unplugged from the mobile gaming and online gambling news space? Here’s a chance to get plugged back in thanks to the top headlines recently shared by our sister site mGamingWatch. NJ Trial Period Saw 17,000 Online Gamblers From November 21st-26th, the state of New Jersey permitted limited online wagering as a precursor to yesterday’s statewide …   Read More

  • SMS Marketing Made a Big Impact on Black Friday

    Although sales data from Black Friday is still trickling in, all signs point to a powerful kick-off to the 2013 holiday shopping season. And SMS marketing played a big role in the big business that retailers large and small enjoyed over the weekend. In fact, once the smoke had cleared, one of the top mobile …   Read More