Things haven’t been running smoothly for the Jawbone UP mobile health product.
The UP wristband was announced in July and then went on sale in the USA last month. It works in conjunction with an iPhone application to help track the wearer’s activity, sleep and eating habits.
The Starbucks Coffee Company says it’s conducted over 26 million transactions this year via its mobile app.
The payment application was launched across the USA in January, with a Canadian app introduced last month and the UK set to launch on 5th January 2012.
A new report from KPMG says consumers around the world are embracing new technology - and consumers in the UK are adopting many of these new technologies faster than the rest of the world.
The KPMG report, entitled ‘The Converged Lifestyle’, also says UK consumers appear to be more concerned about privacy and security than other countries.
The GSMA, which represents almost 800 mobile operators worldwide, has released a set of European statistics from its Mobile Observatory series.
It outlines the state of the mobile industry in Europe, from competition and innovation to including social and economic development.
UK regulator Ofcom has published the draft version of its Annual Plan, which covers the twelve months from 1st April 2012 until 31st March 2013.
It’s now asking for feedback by mid-February before it prepares the final version of the statement.