Robocall Research: Calls Rising, Texas Worst Hit

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The summer heat isn’t the only thing with which Texans must deal. Data released today found that resident of the Lone Star State received 307.9 million robocalls in July. The total equates to 11 robocalls per person and was the most a state has received since recordkeeping began in June of 2015, according to YouMail — a company that offers to stop robocalls — which conducted the robocall research. Continue reading

Wisconsin Company First in U.S. to Offer Employees Human Chip Implants with Payment Processing Implications

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Three Square Market (32M) is taking a big step beyond network-connected wearables and augmented reality, offering implanted chip technology to all its employees. Reportedly the first company in the U.S. to offer chip implants to its employees, the initiative invokes visions of a ‘cyborgs’ or the integration of technology and humans. Continue reading

Nearly Six in Ten Broadband Households Subscribe to Netflix, Amazon or Hulu OTT Video

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The latest over-the-top (OTT) video services market research from Parks Associates reveals the extent to which just three providers dominate the U.S. market. Just shy of six in ten (59%) U.S. broadband households subscribe to Netflix, Amazon or Hulu, according to Parks’ latest Video Market Tracker. Just six percent subscribe to another over-the-top (OTT) video service without also subscribing to one of the top three. Continue reading

Majority of Emails Now Opened on Mobile Devices

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More emails are now read on mobile devices than on portable or desktop personal computers, or any other forms of computing devices, according to a mobile email survey from Return Path. Continue reading

Growing Use of Chatbots and Virtual Assistants Ushers in New Conversational Graphical User Interfaces

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Enterprise-scale businesses are finding that conversational chatbots and virtual assistants can automate recurring workplace business tasks, presaging what ABI Research believes will be a major evolutionary shift in graphical user interfaces (GUIs). Continue reading

Virtual Reality Headset Interest Gaining, Purchase Intentions Nearly Doubled in One Year

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Nine percent (about one in 11) U.S. broadband households intend to purchase a virtual reality (VR) headset in the next year, according to new market research from Parks Associates. Continue reading

Survey Finds Strong Interest in M2M Payments

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More than 8 in 10 Americans expressed strong interest in M2M payments that would use “Internet of Things” (IoT) technology and automated machine-to-machine (M2M) payments, a new study from Visa and PYMNTS-dot-com reveals. The study, entitled “How We Will Pay” was released at the WIRED Business Conference alongside Visa’s announcement that more than 12 banks are joining its token service provider program. Continue reading

Smartphone Usage: One in Five Use Their Devices Every Five Minutes

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Would it surprise you to know that a tad over one in five smartphone users worldwide (22%) use their devices once every five minutes, or that nearly half feel compelled to respond to ads when they see them on mobile devices? Those are just two of the key findings from a new smartphone usage survey from IAB (Interactive Advertising Bureau). Continue reading

Surprise: Email Tops Social Media When It Comes to Consumer-Brand Interaction

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Despite its large and still growing public presence, social media is not the ideal platform when it comes to brand interaction, according to a new digital consumer brand survey from email marketing specialist Campaigner. Continue reading

Report: Global Average Broadband Cost and Speed Rises

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Average broadband cost and speed for residential service rose just over 7 percent quarterly around the world in 1Q 2017, rising to $105 from $98 in 4Q 2016, according to Point Topic’s latest global survey of residential and commercial broadband services. Monthly charges rose across all three delivery modes: copper, cable and fiber. Continue reading