Demonstrators in Budapest yesterday protested against a plan to introduce a tax on Internet use, staging the first mass rally since Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban won three elections this year.
Google has teamed up with five Asian telecom firms to build a $300mn underwater cable across the Pacific Ocean to cater for rising internet use in both the US and across Asia.
Filipino Internet users spent 6.2 hours per day on the Internet through laptop or desktop computers and 2.8 hours through mobile devices, according to new research.
With the green shoots of economic recovery seemingly coming out and the stock markets looking up, Kantar Media TGI takes a look at those people in Britain who hold stocks and shares – who are they, how are they valuable to the marketer and what kinds of online activity are they especially likely to undertake … [Read more…]
China now has 591 million internet users, added that 464 million citizens accessed the net via smartphones or other wireless devices, according to new data.
Are we allowing Big Data to get too big? Is it in fact just a euphemism for ‘lost in data’? With 90% of all the world’s recorded information created in the last 2 years, Nicky McShane, European Managing Director of WPP Digital’s Media Innovation Group, looks at how brands make use of this rich source … [Read more…]
Amazon, Apple and Argos continue to lead the UK online retail pack, with entertainment brands on the rise, according to the latest data from IMRG and Hitwise looking at the top 100 online retailers in the UK 2013.
The IMRG-Experian Hitwise Mobile Hot Shops List has revealed the UK’s top 10 mobile retailers by site traffic for the first time, with Amazon UK being as dominant in the mobile traffic space as they are over desktop visits.
Mobile accounted for 20.2% of UK e-retail sales in the first quarter of 2013, up from 15.4% in the previous quarter, according to new data from the IMRG.
Over a third (36%) of Britons believe that online identity fraud or information theft is unavoidable in the future, according to a new study.