New Yahoo! mail research on how we keep in touch says social networks have changed Britain into ‘Generation 140′. Over 10% of Britons surveyed have said or heard ‘I love you’ for the first time over a social network. Nearly 20% check their social networks and emails on the loo, while 54% do the same … [Read more…]
Across Europe, 365.3 million unique visitors went online in April 2011 for an average of 24.2 hours per person, according to new research from comScore.
Ahead of its flotation on the US stock exchange, Russian search giant Yandex will be offering shares at roughly twice the price of Google, relative to earnings, it has been revealed this week.
Music artists on independent record labels are enjoying a far greater proportion of online sales than physical sales, according to new data.
Want to see a tipping point as it happens? Look at global smartphone penetration this year… Latest data on smartphones from Canalys uncovers a global leap in smartphone use as sales of smartphones rise 83% year-on-year. In the first quarter of 2011 over 100m mobiles with smartphone capabilities were sold. Android’s market share leapt from … [Read more…]
Germany has the most web users in Europe, but the Dutch and British spend the most time online, according to new data from comScore.
Sony has said there is no evidence that credit cards have been stolen from customers using its online service, despite claims that a list of 2.2 million cards are already on sale on the black market. The company has also confirmed its separate Sony Online Entertainment PC games network was hit by another cyber attack, … [Read more…]
With this week’s trade figures showing a huge UK trade deficit, new independent research highlights the spectacular failure of British businesses to make their websites accessible to overseas markets.
Google has made a multi-million-euro investment in a solar power plant outside Berlin in what the US Internet giant said was its first clean energy project investment in Europe.
Being a Murdoch carries some heavy burdens, but some exceptional opportunities. The announcement of James Murdoch getting promoted to deputy chief operating officer could be a game-changer for the group that has struggled to get online right. Long before the MySpace fiasco, News Corp had a long history of failed projects to dominate different digital … [Read more…]