TomTom has grown its customer base to 50 million customers. Its products are available in 37 countries, and growing. The company holds a 48% market share in Europe and just under 30% in North America. Growth and diversification in the area of smart devices. Its mobile app is currently one of the fastest growing navigation apps in the Apple Store.
Social media along with mobile devices go hand-in-hand together. Smart hotel industry executives need to focus more on the emerging social media trend to drive traffic and unique visitors into their hotel site, thus would bring in more business for the company as a whole. Experts recommend that hotel managers should start to strengthen their professional relationship with their customers through a series of social networks. The world of technology as we know it is constantly increasing at a faster pace every day. This is resulting in new and improved innovative technology for increased
The ability to keep in touch with family, friends, business acquaintances and access to email are only a few of the reasons for the increasing importance of mobile phones. Mobile phone offering features such as voice and SMS coupled with mobile internet applications, multimedia functionality, high speed data processing proficiencies, and inbuilt GPS capabilities are fast becoming a viable alternative among customers today. Smartphones are currently witnessing high growth due to a host of factors, such as lower product cost, improved handset design, high quality features and functionalities, the expansion of global mobile email and browsing services, the emergence of 3G and 4G network technologies. As a result, the global mobile phone and smartphone market is expected to be more than 350 billion dollars by 2016. The Indian market is poised for another
To remain relevant and competitive, Samsung has sought constant improvement in its products, production processes, service rendering, and strategies (Radjou, N., Prabhu, J., & Ahuja, S, 2012). In this era of digital economies, innovation trends have increased in their demand and importance more than companies have. To survive and thrive in such conditions, Samsung has sought new markets and building options to compete with the more prepared global player. As a multinational corporation, Samsung is among main actors who have assumed the role of producers and multipliers of technological awareness. This has enabled these top players put into practice and dictate the direction of technological advancements in different industries (Radjou, N., Prabhu, J., & Ahuja, S, 2012).
The exposure of smartphones predominates the reasons for the incredible development speed of Instagram. Mobile devices should and must be the main stream for the future direction of social network. With the challenge of the fact that Instagram active users are dramatically increased, Kevin Systrom should improve the usability of his application and give customers better user experience because it is not only a photo manipulation tool, but also a mobile social communication media. For example, sometimes it took a few seconds to change a filter, learning how to reduce the transition period of filters may be an element that Systrom can take into
The number of Internet users in Malaysia is expected to increase to 25 million by 2015 from 18 million in 2012, according to the 2013/3014 Economic Report released by the Ministry of Finance. According to the report, the rate of household broadband penetration increased to 66.8 per cent at end-June 2013, while the rate of mobile phone penetration exceeds 100 per cent , there are now 42.6 million subscribers. Social media presence led to a shift towards participation in the online community. The uses of social media among its advantages are easily accessible. This is because the application is available in sophisticated social media to attract the attention of society to forget at the same time capable of a negative impact on
According to eMarketer (2014), “The global smartphone audience surpassed the 1 billion mark in 2012 and will total 1.75 billion in 2014. eMarketer expects smartphone adoption to continue on a fast-paced trajectory through 2017.” Thus, based on figure 1, the number of application for smartphone will also increase due to the increasing for the number of smartphone users. Therefore, there are many type of mobile application and each type of application provide different function such as navigation, online purchasing, online banking, games, book and so on. Figure 1: A graph that shows the increasing number of smartphone users and decreasing number of mobile phone users, adopted from Srivastava
Today 's world is quite technology-oriented so that different aspects of living highly rely on technological advancements (Parikka, 2015). Technology has led to an increase in different mobile devices that has led to a comprehensive change in desktop traffic to mobile traffic. According to specialists in the field, mobile device usage is becoming quite widespread, doubling that of desktops each year. In this case, the consumers no longer need to stay behind their desktops to access the internet and therefore have quite a comparatively higher time to interact with their mobile devices (Villani, 2016). According to different researches on technological trends, it said that mobile consumers are likely to spend about 2 hours more than an average desktop user.
As at 2014, Dilmah holds 0.4% of the global tea market. Main competitors include Lipton which holds 8.2% of the global market share, Twinings and Ahmed which hold 2.8% and 1.9% of the global market shares respectively. Other information With the objective of reaching a wider audience through online marketing, Dilmah has decided to invest in a mobile friendly online shops. Currently 6%-10% of online sales are generated from mobile devices. Since mobile visitors have tripled within the last 6 months Dilmah expects this number to significantly increase within the next 2 years.
LBSs has been wildly applied to emergency rescue; vehicle and transportation monitoring; navigation assistance; tourism guidance and etc. Especially, with the emergence and enhanced functions of smart phones (IPhone Android and Phones); Wireless network connection, enormously boost the development of mobile LBSs, which supply the end user with the more stable and updated service ,both in accuracy and service contents. However, There are still limited profitable business models for location based services which have, whereas, the disadvantages of it is also obvious --- monotonous business model, low market entry barriers and active user rate. A In aim of obtaining an in-depth understanding and evolving trend of the new business model of location based services, the research is concentrated on new business model of location based services , especially the tourism LBSs. Given this backdrop, four approaches--- need; approach; business model and difficulty are analyzed in the dissertation, in order to obtain the possibility of updating the current mobile business model of