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Couchbase rolls out updates to app development solution
Couchbase has announced that Couchbase Capella now fully manages and hosts a backend for mobile and IoT applications called Capella App Services.
Kaspersky highlights mobile threat impacting thousands globally
“ICT technologies are powerful tools for perpetrators exerting coercive control, especially in relationships where violence is already present offline."
Cell tower sales may pay off for consumers
The possible sale of cellular telecommunications towers by the two biggest network owners could lead to cheaper services for consumers over the longer term.
Significant shift to mobile fraud - LexisNexis Risk Solutions report
There has been a significant shift to mobile fraud over the last four years, with mobile traffic representing 75% of all traffic.
Vodafone looks to sell billion dollar mobile towers
Vodafone NZ has begun a market engagement process, with Barrenjoey and UBS brought on board to advise the company.
CYFIRMA launches mobile app designed to keep user's safe
The app is designed to help users acquire cyber safe habits, learn about emerging cyber threats, and be aware of attackers targeting apps they've installed.
Adobe launches new mobile capabilities for better CX
Powered by Adobe Experience Platform, the additions mean brands can deliver tailored interactions across channels to their customers to build out experiences.
Foldable phones to reach market value of $29B, IDC finds
Despite their small market share, foldables represent a major opportunity for vendors and is a segment that can't be ignored.
Enea identifies trends that will shape the mobile industry in 2022
"We trust that the trends highlighted in this year’s report provide a roadmap for mobile operators to navigate our post-pandemic world.”
Huge jump in data use over new year period - Vodafone NZ
55% more data was used by Vodafone customers this year, compared to NYE 2020/2021.
Mobile phone use puts two-thirds of workers at risk of a cyber security attack
"Most businesses and industries are now reliant on technology and because of this, the impacts of a cyber attack are more harmful than ever."
Adobe study finds A/NZ marketers aren't very good at their jobs
40% of local consumers think the promotional offers they receive just aren’t the right ones for them. That figure is higher than the global average of 33%.
There's a SIM card for every single person on the planet
New research states there’s one SIM card per person on the planet, meaning global mobile penetration has reached 100% at the end of 2015.