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BBC iPlayer booms in Australia, with a quarter of global subscribers now ‘Down Under’

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Two months after BBC Worldwide launched its global iPlayer app to 11 Western European countries in July, the app arrived in Australia, followed swiftly by Canada and then Scandinavia. The global BBC iPlayer app is a Video-on-Demand (VoD) pilot (paid) subscription service that differs from the UK version of iPlayer,...
BBC iPlayer booms in Australia, with a quarter of global subscribers now ‘Down Under’

Amazon nabs 22% market share and usurps HMV as the UK’s top entertainment retailer

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A new report indicates that Amazon is now the UK’s top entertainment retailer, overtaking HMV in the past twelve months in terms of sales covering music, movies, games and such like. According to Retail Gazette, research company Kantar Worldpanel has launched its ‘entertainment retail barometer’, and reveals that Amazon had...
Amazon nabs 22% market share and usurps HMV as the UK’s top entertainment retailer

Apple Reportedly Retakes U.S. Smartphone Sales Lead from Android on iPhone 5 Strength

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Research firm Kantar Worldpanel shares its latest data on U.S. smartphone sales, calculating that a strong debut from the iPhone 5 has enabled Apple to retake the lead from Android in the race for the top platform. The report pegs Apple's share of the market during the August-October period at...
Apple Reportedly Retakes U.S. Smartphone Sales Lead from Android on iPhone 5 Strength

Android dominates Chinese market as it reaches 50% benchmark in OS installations: Kantar Worldpanel

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Google’s Android OS is dominating the Chinese smartphone market and is now installed on more than half of all devices in the country, according to research from Kantar Worldpanel. Across all smartphones in China, the Android mobile operating system hit a 51.4 percent market share in the first quarter of 2013, marking...
Android dominates Chinese market as it reaches 50% benchmark in OS installations: Kantar Worldpanel

Google’s consumer surveys are bringing in one publisher $5,000 a month

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Back in March, we told you about one of Google’s latest products – self-serve consumer surveys. According to Journalism.co.uk, one small US publisher has added a neat $5,000 a month to its revenue, thanks to the product. In case you missed it, this is how the the service works, available...
Google’s consumer surveys are bringing in one publisher $5,000 a month
Apple has achieved its highest ever smartphone share in U.S.
At Input Factory, "The New Tech Mullet" Puts Big Data In The Back

Twitter enters a lucrative 'strategic partnership' with WPP, 2 months after its Starcom deal

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Back in April this year, Starcom Mediavest Group entered into a media partnership with Twitter, giving it access to the social media platform’s data, and other ‘perks’ based around ads it buys on Twitter. Now, rival media behemoth WPP has announced a ‘global strategic partnership’ of its own with Twitter,...
Twitter enters a lucrative 'strategic partnership' with WPP, 2 months after its Starcom deal
iPhone 5 catapults Apple back into first in the smartphone wars

Android most-used smartphone OS in UK

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With its iPhone, Apple may be the most-used brand, but Android now has more than a third of installed base of consumersAndroid has taken over from Apple and now has the largest share of the installed base of smartphones among consumers in the UK, according to new figures provided to...
Android most-used smartphone OS in UK

SAP to crunch and sell carriers' data on mobile use

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Mobile operators collect huge amounts of data about how their subscribers use mobile data, and that information is starting to go on sale as targeted intelligence that enterprises can use to better reach consumers.SAP will introduce a cloud-based service at this week's CTIA Wireless trade show that will collect...
SAP to crunch and sell carriers' data on mobile use

iPhone 5 sales vaults Apple into first place over Android in the U.S. for smartphone market share

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Strong sales for Apple’s iPhone 5 in the past 12 weeks has vaulted the iPhone suite of phones back to the No. 1 spot in the smartphone market share in the U.S., according to a data report from market research company Kantar Worldpanel. iPhone handsets grabbed a 48.1 percent share...
iPhone 5 sales vaults Apple into first place over Android in the U.S. for smartphone market share
iPhone 5 helps iOS overtake Android in the U.S.

Apple Sets New High with 53.3% of U.S. Smartphone Market, Android Holds Strong in Europe

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Last month, research firm Kantar Worldpanel reported that Apple had retaken the lead in U.S. smartphone sales from Android over the August-October timeframe, topping Android by a 48.1%-46.7% margin on the strength of the iPhone 5 launch. At the time, the firm suggested that Apple's share would continue to rise...
Apple Sets New High with 53.3% of U.S. Smartphone Market, Android Holds Strong in Europe

Nokia’s Windows Phone push succeeds in the UK, as Microsoft-powered smartphone sales outpace Symbian

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Nokia’s push to replace its Symbian-powered smartphone lineup with handsets running Microsoft’s Windows Phone platform appears to be having the desired effect for the company in the UK, with its sales of Windows Phone devices helping to outpace Symbian devices. A new report from Kantar Worldpanel ComTech compared sales of Symbian...
Nokia’s Windows Phone push succeeds in the UK, as Microsoft-powered smartphone sales outpace Symbian

More than half of the UK population now owns a smartphone, says report

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It has been a long time coming, but it seems the UK’s mobile phone industry has finally reached tipping point, with more than half the population now owning a smartphone, compared to feature phones. Back in November, reports abounded that half of the UK was now using smartphones as opposed...
More than half of the UK population now owns a smartphone, says report

Android retains lead over iPhone as UK smartphone ferment goes on

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Share of handsets sold nudges 50% but analysts think it could hit a ceiling – while Nokia's Windows Phone devices start making inroadsAndroid is back in cruise control at the top of the UK's smartphone market, after the jump in sales of Apple's iPhone 4S dented its lead over Christmas.New...
Android retains lead over iPhone as UK smartphone ferment goes on
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Swipp Launches Social Interest Graph Platform To Go Beyond The Facebook Like

iPhone dominates smartphone sales in U.S., while Windows Phone inches up

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No white iPhone 5s were in stock at Target. I’m not the only one spending some of my holiday shopping time picking up the new iPhone. A study out today indicates that Apple has achieved its highest ever share of smartphone sales in the U.S., accounting for 53.3 percent of...
iPhone dominates smartphone sales in U.S., while Windows Phone inches up

Android Picks Up The Pace In Smartphone Sales Over iOS Globally, While Windows Phone Continues With Modest Gains, Says Kantar

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Google’s mobile OS Android continues to power ahead as the world’s most popular smartphone platform, according to figures out today from Kantar Worldpanel Comtech, the WPP-owned market research company that tracks sales of handsets across key markets on a 12-week rolling cycle. In the nine markets surveyed by Kantar —...
Android Picks Up The Pace In Smartphone Sales Over iOS Globally, While Windows Phone Continues With Modest Gains, Says Kantar

Google launches self-serve ‘Consumer Surveys’ product for custom market research

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Companies always say that they want to do is a survey with consumers. That’s both easier said than done as well as expensive. Google has launched a product today to become the “middle man” in the process, allowing companies to pay for survey results and publishers to get paid for...
Google launches self-serve ‘Consumer Surveys’ product for custom market research

Kantar: Apple iPhone 5 Slows Android's Growth In U.S., U.K. -- But Android Continues To Expand Marketshare Across Europe, To 67.1%

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Apple’s iPhone 5 only launched towards the end of last month but first week sales of Apple’s latest superphone slowed Android’s growth in Cupertino’s two biggest markets: the U.S. and U.K. during the 12 weeks ending September 30, 2012, according to figures put out today by Kantar Worldpanel ComTech, the WPP-owned market...
Kantar: Apple iPhone 5 Slows Android's Growth In U.S., U.K. -- But Android Continues To Expand Marketshare Across Europe, To 67.1%
Report: Apple bumps Android from top spot in U.S. smartphone market on strength of iPhone 5 sales

Google Is Slipping In Mobile And Search

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Android momentum could be slowing as Google also loses some ground to Bing in online search. Research from two sources indicates that Google search fell 3 percent year-on-year and that growth in its Android mobile operating system may finally be slowing. Dominic Sunnebo, global consumer insight director at research firm...
Google Is Slipping In Mobile And Search
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