Friday, April 27, 2012
  • Growing Interest In Auto Connectivity, Autonomy

    The 2012 U.S. Automotive Emerging Technologies Study suggests that, while safety is still -- as it has historically been -- a dominant theme in what consumers want in a vehicle, the desire for technology that lets people be connected and productive is growing. ...Read the whole story

  • Kindle Fire Claims More Than Half Android Tablet Market

    Amazon's Kindle Fire now accounts for more than half of Android-powered tablets in the U.S., according to new data from comScore. Between December and February, the device nearly doubled its share among Android tablets from 29.4% to 54.4%. That's more than three times the share of its nearest rival using the Google platform, the Samsung Galaxy Tab, with 15.4%. ...Read the whole story

  • App Downloads Drop 30% in March As Discovery Drivers Ebb

    The number of downloads in the iPhone App Store dropped sharply in March, according to a company that markets apps. The novelty factor among the holiday-driven segment of new owners likely ebbed as Apple got stricter about some app marketing tactics as well. ...Read the whole story

Around The Net

  • Search Traffic By DeviceChitika

    Apple's iOS browser drives 54% of Web traffic devoted to search, compared with 36% for the Internet average, according to Chitika's research team, which analyzed hundreds of millions of impressions during the first week in April. Android gets 43% of all Web traffic dedicated to searches. Microsoft Windows users, at 32%, are the second-least likely group to use search engines. ...Read the whole story

  • Many Take Two-Screen Approach To Media Consumption M&M Global

    IPA’s TouchPoints4 survey finds that two in five 15-24 year old and one in five older adults in the UK watch TV on the Internet whilst watching another programme on a main TV set. The study into consumer behaviour looked at media consumption, general life activities, attitudes and mood and found second screening is becoming an increasingly popular media habit. Nearly half of all adults and three quarters of 15-24s surf the internet on a laptop whilst watching TV. Mobile phones are also popular second screens with more than half of 15-24 year-olds and more than a quarter of all ... ...Read the whole story

  • Komli Media buys mobile advertiser ZestadzDomain-B

    Venture capital-backed digital advertising and technology start-up Komli Media India Pvt Ltd, yesterday acquired mobile advertising and publishing network, Zestadz, in a bid to gain instant access to the mobile advertising network market. ...Read the whole story

Mobile Video on Pace to Surpass Web Video in 2012

The mobile video ad market will surpass the online video ad market later this year. That's a bold prediction, but it's one Tod Sacerdoti, CEO of ad network BrightRoll is making based on ad requests he's ...More