Tag Archives: mobile phones

Frost & Sullivan: Integrating NFC with Cloud-based Solutions Challenges Payment Security

A new report from Frost & Sullivan states that new security challenges and solutions must be examined as the mobile payments (m-payments) market moves towards the simpler and more cost effective hybrid solution of mobile…

Worldwide Mobile Phone Sales Decline 3% and Smartphone Sales Increase 47% in 2012, Says Gartner

According to Gartner, worldwide mobile phone sales totaled 428 million units in the third quarter of 2012, a 3.1 percent decline from the same quarter last year, however, smartphone sales, which accounted for 39.6 percent…

Asia Pacific IT Spending To Reach $743 Billion in 2013, Says Gartner

According to Gartner’s latest outlook for the IT industry, Asia Pacific IT spending is forecast to reach $743 billion in 2013, an increase of 7.9 percent over 2012 which is expected to grow 7.6 percent,…