After 13 years at the top of Interbrand’s Best Global Brands report, Coca-Cola has been pushed off the top spot by two mobile-focussed companies.
Apple has moved up the chart to number 1, with Google following in the number 2 position.
More people watching adult videos, photos and live cams on their phones
A new report from Juniper Research shows that 250 million people will use their smartphone or tablet to access adult content by 2017, an increase of over 30% from current usage.
This increase is expected to result from high-definition, niche-centric products for consumers as well as increasing availability of mobile-optimised free content.
Samsung Electronics says its ChatON cross-platform messaging service now has more than 100 million users worldwide.
The service was launched two years ago and offers a variety of options including text chat, voice chat, video chat and file sharing.
Changes revealed, charges concealed
Mark Bridge writes:
Things didn’t look so bad in the mobile industry last week. After the shock of BlackBerry’s job losses and restructuring, it seemed as though the saga could be reaching a conclusion. On Monday shareholder Fairfax Financial announced a bid to buy the company. BlackBerry’s board of directors has approved the terms of the agreement, although it’s still able to consider alternative proposals as well.