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Monday, October 06, 2014

Facebook users could soon send, receive money using Messenger app

Despite being begrudgingly adopted — it is no longer possible to use the standalone Facebook smartphone app to send a message to another user — Facebook Messenger is currently the most widely used messaging app in the US. According to Parks Associates, 53 per cent of smartphone owners currently use it. And adding a mobile payments feature to the app could make it more popular still.

From the article "Facebook users could soon send, receive money using Messenger app."

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Still premium pricing for Apple products

Sales on that level would far exceed the existing market for both smartwatches and activity trackers. Global sales of activity trackers reached 13.6 million last year, according to researcher Parks Associates...

From the article "Still premium pricing for Apple products."

Friday, August 15, 2014

Internet of Things adoption driven by security concerns

According to a new report from Parks Associates based on a study of 10,000 US homes with a broadband internet connection, it's security and peace of mind that is driving initial interest in America. Nearly two thirds (64 per cent) of all smart devices currently installed in households in the country operate as part of a security or home controls system.

"The smart home is an emerging market with multiple channels, from service channels to retailers such as Staples and Lowe's ...read more

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