Mary Meeker's huge, well-researched slideshows are a treasure trove of data on the state of the Internet. Here's her latest, with highlights called out by VentureBeat.Meeker’s data show 2.4 billion Internet users worldwide, a number that’s still growing eight percent yearly.
There are 1.1 billion smartphone subscribers worldwide — but that’s still just 17 percent of the global cellphone market.
29 percent of adults in the U.S. now own either a tablet or an e-reader.
Mobile devices now account for 13 percent of worldwide Internet traffic, up from 4 percent in 2010.
Mobile app and advertising revenue has grown at an annual rate of 129 percent since 2008, and now tops $19 billion.
Mobile traffic app Waze has been adding users faster than all GPS makers combined have sold personal navigation units, and it’s been that way since the beginning of 2012
Via Gary Hayes