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Gamers prefer mobile phone

Gamers prefer mobile phone

Among mobile phone gamers in UK and US, the mobile phone is now the primary gaming device of choice, leapfrogging video game consoles and personal computers in less than two…

Global mobile entertainment revenues $52bn in 2015

Global mobile entertainment revenues $52bn in 2015

IE Market Research Corporation (IEMR) has published its Q1 2011 Global Mobile Entertainment Forecast, 2008 – 2015. “We think that the global mobile entertainment market will see significant growth over…

Catch Media snares Motorola Mobility money

Motorola Mobility Ventures, the investment arm of Motorola Mobility Holdings, is to make a strategic investment in Catch Media, the provider of a patented licensed digital rights locker platform –…

Research: Content protection key to Internet video profitability

Consumers increasingly want to access video content across the various video-capable devices they own, and service providers, content owners, online video distributors and device manufacturers are all keen to provide…

Telstra goes TV Everywhere with thePlatform

White-label video publishing company thePlatform has been selected by Australian telco Telstra to serve as the central video management system for Telstra’s BigPond TV service across IP-connected devices. Telstra is…

MTG goes TV Everywhere with Viaplay

Entertainment broadcasting group Modern Times Group (MTG) is to launch a multi-screen on-demand pay-TV service in Scandinavia in March. The new service – Viaplay – will enable a Viasat subscriber…

Android accelerates convergence

There will be an installed base of 140 million Android portable devices, including smartphones and tablets, by the end of 2011, according to IMS Research forecasts. The market intelligence firm…

Research: 1bn connected devices by 2015

In 2010, there was a rapid shift toward consumer electronics (CE) devices with networking and web content capabilities. Connected devices are expected to grow exponentially over the next five years. …

Google One Pass aimed at Apple’s core

Google has unveiled Google One Pass, a service that lets publishers – and other content owners – set their own prices and terms for their digital content. With Google One…

76% of online users will watch TV by 2015

eMarketer estimates that in 2011, 68.2 per cent of US Internet users, or 158.1 million people, will be watching video content online each month. By 2015, that figure will increase…