Telefónica recently announced a new security application that enables consumers to ‘switch off’ their social networks, online banking and other digital services when they’re not being used.
It’s called Latch and has been developed by internet security company Eleven Paths, which is part of Telefónica Digital.
Something for everyone this Christmas
Mark Bridge writes:
'Twas the week before Christmas, when all thro' the mobile industry
came a sudden burst of news-related activity.
A new research report from Berg Insight predicts the total value of the global mobile marketing and advertising market will grow from €6.9 billion last year to €27.9 billion (£23.4 billion) in 2018, which is a compound annual growth rate of 26%.
This would give mobile advertising 19.3% of the total online advertising market in 2018.
Ofcom has published the results of a survey that looked at satisfaction with the customer service provided by landline, broadband, mobile and pay TV providers.
The most notable year-on-year improvements were seen in the mobile and pay TV markets: customer satisfaction rose from 67% in 2012 to 75% in 2013 for mobile operators (mainly driven by higher satisfaction from Vodafone customers).
BlackBerry has reported its financial results for the last quarter, which ended on 30th November 2013.
Revenue for the three-month period was approximately $1.2 billion (£734 million), down 24% quarter-on-quarter from $1.6 billion and down 56% year-on-year from $2.7 billion.