Technology

Methods for accessing respondents, survey platforms / interfaces, data analysis, Artificial Intelligence, etc.

NFC Technology – the next big thing?

Industry experts forecast that mobile payments will exceed US5 billion by 2014. NFC is predicted to be the most-used solution for mobile payments, with global transactions to jump over US$ 150 billion. Micropayment services are expected to go mainstream, with many companies jostling for space. […]

Targeting the next billion mobile phone users

In line with Nokia’s renewed strategy to target the ‘next billion’ people, the company has unveiled a new low-cost mobile phone. The Nokia X1-00 is planned to be retailed for below US$50 in growth markets in Asia, Africa and Latin America. Key features of this […]

Learning from the Top Greens

Now in its 16th edition, the Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics, ranks top electronics manufacturers according to their policies to be more ecologically minded. Philips, occupying third place in this edition, has committed to eliminating PVC vinyl plastic and all brominated flame retardants (BFRs) in […]

Telecoms M&A Activity in Asia

One of the most influential M&A deals in 2010 was India´s Bharti Airtel takeover of Zain’s African assets for US$ 10.7 billion. Bharti Airtel is the leading telecommunications provider in Asia and is even set to be the world’s fifth largest wireless company with operations […]

REVIEW CES 2011: wow the world with modern gadgets

Challengers to iPad have flooded this year’s CES, held from 6 -9 January in Las Vegas. Motorola’s Android-based XOOM tablet was named as CNET’s Best in Show. XOOM is the first device to run on the Google Android OS known as Honeycomb. Blackberry launched its […]