Contrary to Shakespeare’s contention in “Romeo and Juliet”, there is a lot in a name when it comes to advertising.
There were a couple of news items over the last few weeks that caught my eye.
Motorola Mobility has always been a loyal supporter of the Android project, being one of the first members of the Open Handset Alliance which contributed to its creation, and solely using Google’s OS on its Smartphones.
Last week RIM announced 5 new Blackberry models in what amounted to a continuing shift towards touchscreen-centric interfaces.
There’s always a lot of talk about the growing take-up of mobile payments, a trend which we in Juniper Research have summarised across the digital and physicals goods, mobile money and NFC sectors in our recently published report on Mobile Payments Strategies.
I think it is fair to say that the outcome of latest round of operator results – which have typically combined flatlining or declining revenues with a rising costs base – was not entirely unexpected.
Lookout today released a report stating that Android users are two and a half times more likely to encounter malware on the device today than six months ago and that three out of ten Android owners are likely to encounter a web based threat on their device each year.