Category Archives: The InfoStory Quant

564 Million Internet Users in China, 42.1% Penetration

  China’s web registry regulator, the CNNIC, today released data showing that China had 564 million internet users at the end of 2012, meaning that web penetration is 42.1%,  up from 8.5% in 2005. Source: Tech in Asia

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The Way We Want it Now

Online Graduate Programs: “Since the burgeoning of the Internet industry, the way people live their lives has rapidly changed. The U.S. has seen people turn to their computers for everything, from working to shopping to attending school. The speed at … Continue reading

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ESA: More Americans Than Ever Play Games on Mobile Devices

Entertainment Software Association: “49% percent of all American homes have a video game console… more Americans than ever are playing video game on smartphones, tablets and handheld devices… More than 30% said they play games on their smartphones, compared to 20% … Continue reading

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New Pew Research on Mobile-Only Internet Users

Pew Internet: “17% of cell phone owners do most of their online browsing on their phone, rather than a computer or other device. Most do so for convenience, but for some their phone is their only option for online access. Some … Continue reading

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The Future of Mobile

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The Past and Future of Moving Money

Stephanie Buck, Masahable: “…are consumers ready to wholeheartedly adopt the latest in mobile payment technology? Adults who are unbanked, for instance, may face a barrier to mobile transactions — there are currently 17 million unbanked adults in the U.S. But many … Continue reading

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The Internet Economy: 5.3% of G20 GDP by 2016

The Economist: In the G20 countries, the internet economy will grow at more than 10% annually for the next five years and by 2016 reach $4.2 trillion, or 5.3% of GDP—up from $2.3 billion and 4.1% in 2010, according to … Continue reading

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