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ITALY

Telecom Italia eyes sell-offs to boost Italy, Brazil broadband

ROME, ITALY: Telecom Italia has agreed to sell its stake in Telecom Argentina as well as telephone masts in Italy and Brazil, the troubled Italian giant said after a board meeting held on Thursday.

11 Nov 2013

ITALY

Spain's Telefonica stirs unease at Telecom Italia board meeting

MILAN, ITALY: Heavily-indebted Telecom Italia held a crucial board meeting on Thursday to try and come up with a plan to rescue the company amid tensions over its main shareholder, Spain's Telefonica.

8 Nov 2013

ITALY

Microsoft needs to restart says Ballmer

ROME, IITALY: Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer said the computer company had to reinvent itself to avoid being "old and tired" as it struggles to keep up in the mobile devices sector.

6 Nov 2013

UNITED STATES

comScore releases the '2013 Mobile Future in Focus' report

RESTON, US: comScore, Inc, a global leader in digital measurement and analytics, has released the 2013 Mobile Future in Focus report.

27 Feb 2013

UNITED KINGDOM

1 in 8 European smartphone owners conducted a retail transaction on their device

LONDON, UK: comScore, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCOR), a leader in measuring the digital world, today released an overview of mobile commerce usage across the five leading European markets (France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the United Kingdom) using the comScore MobiLens service.

2 Aug 2012

UNITED STATES

New iPad tops three million

CUPERTINO, US: Apple has announced it has sold three million of its new iPad, since its launch on Friday, March 16. The new iPad features a new Retina display, Apple's new A5X chip with quad-core graphics, a 5 megapixel iSight camera with advanced optics for capturing photos and 1080p HD video, and the same all-day 10 hour battery life*.

22 Mar 2012

UNITED STATES

Latest news on iPad availability

CUPERTINO, US: Apple has announced the new iPad, the third generation mobile device, will arrive at Apple's retail stores and the Apple Online Store (www.apple.com) on Friday, 16 March in the US, Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, Switzerland and the UK; along with Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands.

15 Mar 2012

UNITED STATES

comScore releases 2012 Mobile Future in Focus report

RESTON, US: comScore, Inc has released the 2012 Mobile Future in Focus report. This annual report examines the mobile and connected device landscape, covering several mobile markets measured by comScore.

24 Feb 2012

GERMANY

Demand for smartphones higher than ever before in Europe

NUREMBURG, GERMANY: In 2011, demand for mobile phones once again increased in Europe, largely as a result of the rising popularity of smartphones. According to GfK, 3.2% more mobile phones were sold in 2011, in particular the sales of smartphones increased by 67%.

15 Feb 2012

GERMANY

Mixed results within technical consumer goods markets in Western Europe

NUREMBERG, GERMANY: The overall market for technical consumer goods in Western Europe recorded a sales volume of €44.4bn in the third quarter of 2011. This is a decrease of 4.1% compared to last year's figures. The individual countries are developing very differently. These are the findings of GfK TEMAX Western Europe.

2 Dec 2011

UNITED KINGDOM

Loyalty to smartphone brand increases with greater use of digital content

LONDON, UK: Nearly one in five consumers, who own both an iPad and an iPhone, say switching smartphone is more difficult than changing bank accounts. A simple, integrated user experience is driving consumers' brand loyalty to their smartphone and they are less likely to switch brands the more applications and services they use on the device, new research from GfK finds.

30 Nov 2011

UNITED KINGDOM

EU5: Mobile social networking audience up 44%

LONDON, UK: comScore, Inc has released an overview of mobile social media usage across the five leading European markets (France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the United Kingdom) from the comScore MobiLens service.

22 Nov 2011

UNITED KINGDOM

Smartphones, tablets drive nearly 5% of digital traffic in EU5

LONDON, UK: The comScore, Inc overview of the mobile and connected device landscape across five leading European markets (France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the United Kingdom) shows cross-platform digital media consumption on the rise in the region, buoyed by the growth in adoption of smartphones, tablets and other non-computer web-enabled devices, collectively termed "connected devices".

31 Oct 2011

GERMANY

Difficult period for technical consumer goods in Western Europe

NUREMBERG, GERMANY: The overall market for Technical Consumer Goods (TCG) in Western Europe recorded a sales volume of €41.8 billion* in the second quarter of 2011. This is a decrease of 5.1% compared to last year's figures.

5 Sep 2011

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