Tag Archives: mobile phones
- Kenyan commerce shows potential of mobile money transfer services
October 16, 2010
Many kids these days have never heard of a compact disk, let alone a ‘record’. If Kenya’s example is anything to go by, the next generation of kids probably won’t recognize the phrase ‘checking account’. Less than 19% of Kenyan adults have a formal bank account, but 30% make use...
- Speed of China’s online growth overwhelming government watchdogs
September 30, 2010
Wrap your head around these numbers: The number of internet users in China increased by 36 million in just the first six months of 2010, bringing the total number of online Chinese to 420M. About 277M of these access the internet via their mobile phones. Of course, keeping tabs on...
- Mobile phones cause shift in spread betting behavior
September 25, 2010
As smart phones become ever more commonplace, spread betting clients in the UK are taking full advantage. With auto refreshing charts and the ability to open and close positions at virtually any place or time, traders are doing just that, causing the percentage of transactions made via mobile device to...
- Google’s Android set to become #2 mobile OS by year’s end
September 11, 2010
Market research firm Gartner is predicting that Google’s Android will have become the second-best-selling mobile operating system by the end of 2010, surpassed only by Nokia’s Symbian. If Gartner is correct, Android will command 17.7% of the market by the end of the year, a dramatic boost from the 3.9%...
- Comviva Launches One Click Gaming
February 15, 2010
Mobile Value added services firm Comviva launched its online gaming solution today that will enable mobile users to download games on their mobile phones with just a single click. With global mobile gaming industry revenue set to sky rocket over the course of the next few years, the move comes...
Mobile Gambling Enters World of Augmented Reality
July 17, 2015
Paddy Power dominate the booming mobile app gambling market
February 4, 2015