Follo – the Celebrity Connect service from Times Mobile , launched its new offering, StarAuctions. While Follo enables the users to share & receive real-time updates about their favourite celebrities, the recently launched Star Auctions enables follo user to bid and buy memorabilia of their favourite movie stars.

At the launch even....

Global study in association with AVG Technologies indicates that 30 per cent of consumers worldwide consider Trust as the single largest obstacle to using mobile to purchase goods and services

MEF, the global community for mobile content and commerce, today announced the results of its second annual Global Trust Report.  The 2014 report....

Smartphones Accounted for 57.6 Percent of Total Sales in Fourth Quarter of 2013

Sales of Android Phones to Approach One Billion in 2014

Worldwide sales of smartphones to end users totaled 968 million units in 2013, an increase of 42.3 percent from 2012 (see Table 1), according to Gartner, Inc. Sales of smartphones accou....

MEF’s 13-country Insight Report on Second Screens reveals global usage trends for the second screen and assesses impact on the mobile market

- 65 per cent of mobile media users consume media via a second screen (TV, PC, tablet or second phone) while browsing the mobile web. This figure jumps to 89 per when including newspapers....

To celebrate the India launch of its flagship curved smartphone LG G Flex, LG Electronics today organized a grand launch party in Mumbai in association with renowned fashion photographer, Mr. Atul Kasbekar. The theme of the party was ‘India at 67’which unveiled the new, vibrant India at 67 years post-Independence, with 12 renowned photograph....

Smartphone Incidence In Urban India And The Market Opportunity

·Smartphone incidence was up 89 percent in 2013

·Smartphone incidence in urban india reached 17%, which translates into 51 million users

·Youths and users from tier i and tier ii cities are emerging as important mark....

MEF’s 13-country Mobile Money Insight Report reveals global consumer trends and behaviours in m-payments and m-banking

- 15 per cent of mobile media users used mobile payments to pay for goods in 2013.

- Mobile money users are 26 per cent more likely to buy via mobile than average.

- Africa conti....

Spend via Tablets Surpasses that on Handsets

A new report from Juniper Research has found that annual retail payments on mobile handsets and tablets are expected to reach $707 billion by 2018, representing 30% of all eRetail by that time. This compares with mobile retail spend of $182 billion last year, when mobile accounte....

Apple yesterday posted sales of over 10 Billion USD, which were earned by selling applications through the iStore in 2013. 10 percent of the sales came from the month of December alone. People flocked to the iStore on a regular basis to buy games and apps this festive season- Reports BusinessInsider.

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Tablets have reached far beyond the ranks of early adopters and into the hands of older mobile adults across mature markets, according to research from Deloitte.

July 2013 research across several mature markets found varying levels of tablet ownership among mobile phone users, ranging from just 12....

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