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Teenagers and Higher-Income Households Most Likely to Struggle with Technology Addiction, Shows GfK Survey

One in three people find it difficult to take a break from technology, even when they know they should China, Brazil and Argentina have highest levels who struggle to take atechbreak People in Germany, The Netherlands and Belgiumlead for finding it easy to‘unplug‘  A third of people (34 percent) in an online survey of 17 countries firmly agree[1] that they “find it difficult to take a break from technology (my mobile device, computer,…

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Internet of Humans – How we would like the internet of the future to be

Bruno Kessler Lecture by Roberto Viola, Director-General for Communications Networks, Content & Technology at the European Commission. Check against delivery I am very honoured to be the 2017 Bruno Kessler lecturer and I am also humbled to be following previous talks held in former years by world famous international scholars like Jared Diamond, Marcus du Sautoy, and Heiner Bielefeldt. I…

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World average fixed internet speed up 2.3% in Q4 to 7.2 Mbps, which is 15 Percent increase Year Over Year

The average speed of fixed internet services in the world increased to 7.2 Mbps in the first quarter, up 2.3 percent from the previous quarter and 15 percent higher than a year earlier, according to Akamai’s latest ‘State of the Internet report. Akamai said 96 of the 149 countries measured saw an increase in average speed compared to Q4. Among…

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AppFutura Launches New MobileFirms.co to Help Customers Find the Best Marketing Companies to Promote Mobile Applications

On the MobileFirms.co directory, users will be able to find marketing companies listed worldwide and ranked by their reputation AppFutura, a platform for app development companies where they can find clients that want to outsource their app projects, has seen an increasing demand for services offered by mobile marketing companies over the last few years. The company launched MobileFirms.co in…

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Bishop Fox Research Finds 98% of the Top Million Internet Domains Are Potentially Vulnerable to Email Spoofing

Bishop Fox, a leading global cybersecurity consulting firm, recently analyzed the Alexa top million Internet domains and found that 98% – nearly the entire Internet – are potentially vulnerable to email spoofing. In response, Bishop Fox has released Spoofcheck, a free tool that companies can use to automatically determine if a domain is sufficiently protected by typing in the website…

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Chatbots Market Growing at a CAGR of 35.2% During 2016 to 2021

“Increasing penetration of websites and mobile applications is the major factor expected to drive the growth of the chatbots market” The smart advisors/ mobile applications market size is estimated to be USD 703.3 million in 2016 and is projected to reach USD 3,172.0 million by 2021, at a CAGR of 35.2% from 2016 to 2021, due to the strong need to…

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Smartphone Obsession Grows with 25% of Millennials Spending More Than 5 Hours Per Day on the Phone

A new study released by B2X, the leading provider of customer care for smart mobile and Internet of Things (IoT) devices, found that global consumers’ dependence on their smartphones continues to grow, while they also rapidly adopt a new generation of IoT devices. Accordingly, consumers continue to pay more and more for their smartphones, and fast and easy access to…

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BlackBerry Partners With A Leading Insurance Provider To Boost Enterprises’ Cybersecurity

It’s a truth most of us would just as soon forget. Technology trends such as enterprise mobil ity and the Internet of Things attracts not only the productivity minded, but those with darker motives. I’m talking about hacking, malware, data breaches, and more. Already, the annual cost of data breaches sits at somewhere around $400 billion, and could climb as…

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More than 2/3 of the French web traffic is generated from a mobile or a tablet

Médiamétrie publishes a report on the distribution of site visits by screen and a mobile operating systems for March 2017. More than 55% of the sites measured by the eStat Web solution are visited from a mobile phone, up by 0.8 point since December 2016. Internet visits from tablets also increase and generate more than 12% Of visits in March,…

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Worldwide Spending on Security Technology Forecast to Reach $81.7 Billion in 2017

A new update to the Worldwide Semiannual Security Spending Guide from International Data Corporation (IDC) forecasts worldwide revenues for security-related hardware, software, and services will reach $81.7 billion in 2017, an increase of 8.2% over 2016. Global spending on security solutions is expected to accelerate slightly over the next several years, achieving a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 8.7%…

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