Today worldwide 327 million fewer women than men have a smartphone and can access the mobile Internet. This report from the OECD considers what can be done. It focuses upon the themes of upskill and innovate to achieve change. Download the full text from the website.
The Open University has released a research report on how refugees use smartphones. It was led by Prof. Marie Gillespie and was carried out in partnership with France Medias Monde. It investigates the physical and digital journeys of Syrian and Iraqi refugees documenting the digital media services used for news so the EU can develop […]
According to a number of recent research studies many people are now using their smartphones. A report from the Knight Foundation recently found that , 89% of the U.S. mobile population (144 million users) now access news using a smartphone. Also released this week a Pew report on engagement and reading of news by American […]
A collaborative effort between the New Media Consortium and the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative. Download the full text from the website. What trends does it predict for the future use of technology in Higher Education. What are the challenges? Bring your own device and learning analytics are seen to be some of the key areas in […]
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Latest annual report from (ITU/ UNESCO) Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development shows that 57% of the world have no broadband access. The report has data on access to the broadband internet for over a 100 nations worldwide. Topics covered include affordability, 4G, trends in mobile access, national broadband plans and the digital divide. The website also […]
39 out of 50 of the top US news sites now get more traffic from mobile devices than desktop computers. Explore this and other data on the media industry from the latest Pew annual report which also has a useful media indicators database.
comScore has released its latest Mobile Future in Focus report for the US http://www.comscore.com/Insights/Presentations_and_Whitepapers/2013/2013_Mobile_Future_in_Focus Quick summary of the contents available: http://www.infotodayeurope.com/2013/03/04/mobile-trends-2012-2013/