Robert Scoble and Shel Israel's new book, The Age of Context, brings to light a new reality that most of us are starting to sense: a future brought together by the commonality of the use of the technologies of mobile devices, sensors, data...
Collectively, US Hispanics use their mobile phones to access social networking apps at nearly the same rate as non-Hispanics. Among Hispanics, however, those who are Spanish-dominant and not very comfortable speaking English are significantly driving social and messaging app usage.
The number of US connected TV users is rising rapidly, and next year, the majority of internet users will go online via such a device. The connected TV audience is set to more than double between 2013 and 2017 as double-digit growth rates continue.
Consumers worldwide are rushing into the embrace of the smartphone market, and just under one-quarter of the total population will use such a device this year as the audience grows by 25.1%, according to new eMarketer estimates. In addition, smartphone penetration in nine countries worldwide will surpass 50% in 2014.