Google's 78% share of U.S search ad revenue in 2016 shows the company continues to dominate the market, but the share represents a decline from 88% in 2011. It seems the move to mobile by consumers has created competition for Google. Amazon has become a more preferred destination for online shopping searches, according to a research report released this week from Forrester Research titled Forrester Data: Search Marketing Forecast, 2017 to 2022 (U.S.) written by analyst Brandon Verblow. It is becoming a preferred destination for online shopping and search because of the way "Amazon is exploiting Google’s weakness in online shopping," according to the report. U.S. consumers are now more than 2.5 times likely to find out about the brand of a recent purchase from Amazon than from online
Hilton Revolutionizes Hotel Experience with Digital Check-In, Room Selection and Customization, and Check-Out across 650,000-Plus Rooms at More Than 4,000 Properties Worldwide reports marketwatch.com First hospitality company to enable room selection and customization via mobile and web-based floor plansCompany also announces that guests will be able to use their smartphone as their room key in majority of hotel rooms by 2016 MCLEAN, Va., Jul 28, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- In a first for the hospitality industry, Hilton Worldwide today announced its guests will have unprecedented choice and control over their entire hotel stay with the ability to check-in and choose their exact room from digital floor plans, as well as customize their stay by purchasing upgrades and making special reque...
Microsoft today kicked off its annual Partners in Learning Global Forum with a reaffirmation of its commitment to education with a USD 250 million, five-year renewal of Partners in Learning (PiL), bringing Microsoft’s total investment in the program to USD 750 million over fifteen years. More
In his opening presentation Gustav Praekelt, founder of Praekelt, an incubator for mobile technology designed to improve the health and wellbeing of people living in poverty, spoke of the opportunity that exists within the continent’s mobile market. more
WITH mobile subscriptions in Nigeria and other African countries, expected to cross 761 million marks by December, the continent is targeting one billion subscribers by end of 2015 and 1.13 billion by 2017, with Nigeria leading the pack. Kuwepo kwa wingi wa ununuzi wa simu za rununu siku za hivi majuzi yatarajiwa kupita kiwango cha millioni 761 ifikiapo Disemba , Bara la Africa linapanga kuwafikia watumizi billioni moja katika miaka ijayo ya 2015, na billioni 1.13 ifikiapo mwaka wa 2017, Nchi ya Nigeria ya ongoza Soma zaidi