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Canalys has published its final smart phone shipment estimates for the 50-plus countries that it tracks. Just shy of 1 billion handsets (998 million) shipped in full year 2013, a 44% increase on 2012. Android’s dominance grew with the platform running on …


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The Internet Of Things represents a major departure in the history of the Internet, as connections move beyond computing devices, and begin to power billions of everyday devices, from parking meters to home thermostats. By definition the IoT will be a dif…


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Next Hot Trend: Mini Smartphones

Posted: Jul 04, 2013
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For years, the trend in major smartphone brands' screen sizes had been the bigger, the better. Whether it was the iPhone 5's extra row of apps or the giant, tablet-sized Android "phablets," phones had definitely been getting larger. But recently, that tre…


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Privacy concerns and irritation with social media marketing has led Facebook use in the UK to drop by nine per cent year-on-year, according to a YouGov SixthSense report. The number of UK internet users who have quit social media sites because of social m…


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For more than half of all mobile device users, the No. 1 function via their Web browser is search, according to the latest local search-usage study from comScore and agency 15 Miles. Over the past nine months, the total number of visitors to search naviga…


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How Men and Women Tweet

Posted: Feb 18, 2013
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A recent academic study found that while a number of sex-specific stylistic trends exist across the way people write on Twitter, these patterns aren't true for everyone. Additionally, girls and women on Twitter do, in aggregate terms, like to lengthen our…


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