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European music sales down 8.3% in 2008

Wed, 22 Apr 2009 22:20:44 +0000

Despite global digital sales growing 24.1 % to $3.78 bln and performance income by 16.2% in 2008, European music sales finished down 8.3% at $18.4 bln after a 15.4% collapse in physical sales.



391.8 mln mobile subscribers in India in March 2009

Wed, 22 Apr 2009 22:18:34 +0000

Indian mobile operators added a record 15.64 mln customers in March 2009, Telecom Regulatory Authority of India said. The mobile subscriber base in India rose by 50%, or more than 130 mln, to 391.8 mln.



US venture investments down 61% in Q1 2009

Mon, 20 Apr 2009 11:22:46 +0000

US venture capital investments sank 61% in Q1 2009, dropping to the lowest level in 12 years. VC investments totaled $3 bln in Q1 2009, according to PriceWaterhouseCoopers, the National Venture Capital Association and Thomson Reuters. In Q1 2008, investments totaled $7.74 bln. This is the lowest quarterly level of venture investments since Q1 1997, [...]



10.5 mln BluRay players in the US in Q1 2009

Fri, 17 Apr 2009 20:21:07 +0000

About 9 mln high-definition units sold in the US in Q1 2009, up from the 4.8 mln that sold during Q1 2008, according to Adams Media Research. There are now 10.5 mln Blu-ray households, encompassing owners of both Blu-ray set-tops and Blu-ray-enabled PlayStation 3s.



US newspaper ads to decline 22% in 2009

Mon, 13 Apr 2009 13:32:59 +0000

Barclays Capital projects US newspaper advertising will decline 22% in 2009 and another 10% in 2010.



Infrastructure sharing to save companies $60 bln by 2014

Wed, 08 Apr 2009 12:38:24 +0000

ABI Research finds that the worldwide combined OPEX and CAPEX savings from active infrastructure sharing could amount to as much as $60 bln over the next five year period. The study finds that operators could enjoy at least 40% cost savings in addition to those available from passive site sharing.



$94 bln spent on home network-enabled devices in 2010

Tue, 07 Apr 2009 12:37:19 +0000

Total revenues for network connected devices will rise from about $74 bln in 2009 to over $94 bln in 2010, ABI Research reported.



IEEE 802.15.4 semiconductors to grow 79.6% by 2014

Tue, 07 Apr 2009 12:31:47 +0000

The market for IEEE 802.15.4 semiconductors, in both consumer electronics and commercial markets, is set for significant growth over the next five years as the standard becomes the foundation for a host of applications and systems. That growth will see 802.15.4 chipset shipments grow from nearly 15 mln in 2008 to nearly 499 mln in [...]



Game play among parents and non-parents

Sun, 05 Apr 2009 06:04:42 +0000

Do you ever use any of the following to play games whether or not you personally have one? ParentsNon- ParentsDesktop or laptop45%35%Game console4122Cell phone, Blackberry, or other handheld organizer2516Portable gaming device2110Source: Pew Internet Project



Demographics of Social Network Users

Sat, 04 Apr 2009 06:10:15 +0000

The percentage of online Americans in each demographic category who have a profile on a social network website:All adults35%SexMen35Women35Age18-247525-345735-443045-541955-641065+7RaceWhite, non-Hispanic31Black, non-Hispanic43Hispanic48Annual Household IncomeLess than $30,00045$30,000 - $49,99938$50,000 - $74,99930$75,000 +31EducationLess than HS43HS grad31Some college41College grad33LocaleUrban34Suburban26Rural23Source: Pew Internet Project



What TV shows Americans watched online in December 2008

Fri, 03 Apr 2009 04:33:08 +0000

ProgramNetworkUnique Viewers (000)LostABC.com1,425Saturday Night LiveNBC.com1,111Grey’s AnatomyABC.com879Desperate HousewivesABC.com723HeroesNBC.com685Ugly BettyABC.com631Samantha Who?ABC.com560ScrubsABC.com519SurvivorCBS Television496True BeautyABC.com462Source: Nielsen



Top video sites in Germany in December 2008

Thu, 02 Apr 2009 16:28:36 +0000

PropertyVideos (000)Share of Videos (%)Videos per ViewerTotal Audience3,388,086100.0%118.8Google Sites1,711,57750.5%88.3ProSiebenSat1 Sites62,8271.9%9.7Universal Music Group55,9501.7%6.5RTL Group Sites34,4141.0%8.4Megavideo.com31,1540.9%15.1Microsoft Sites14,6410.4%5.9Yahoo! Sites12,1690.4%8.0Sport1 online11,9630.4%33.6Dailymotion.com10,5000.3%8.6Viacom Digital8,4260.2%7.0Source: comScore



Videogame revenues to reach $41.9 bln in 2009

Thu, 02 Apr 2009 13:17:58 +0000

IbisWorld said videogame industry revenue is set to reach $41.9 bln in 2009, having risen from $27.2 bln in 2004, with over 37 mln consoles sold in the United States alone in 2008.



Enterprise software to grow 0.3% in 2009

Thu, 02 Apr 2009 12:22:39 +0000

Worldwide enterprise software revenue is forecast to total $222.6 bln in 2009, reflecting a flat 0.3% growth rate from 2008 revenue of $221.9 bln, according to Gartner.



Fastest-growing sites in Gemany in January 2009

Thu, 02 Apr 2009 06:07:49 +0000

PropertyJan-2008Jan-2009% ChangeTotal Internet : Total Audience33,90437,64611%Yasni.de3232,037530%Facebook.com5563,143465%Pennergame.de6971,793157%Quoka Verlag1,1181,97777%The Mozilla Organization4,2057,21972%Deutsche Post AG Sites2,7524,03347%Preisroboter.de1,1841,67441%United Online, Inc2,2223,01836%Gameforge Sites1,8052,44235%ZDF Sites1,8242,34228%Source: comScore



Top-visited Web brands in February 2009

Tue, 31 Mar 2009 13:04:04 +0000

BrandAudience, 000Time Per Person1. Google127,1421:27:402. Yahoo!113,5643:27:123. MSN/Windows Live102,0692:21:404. Microsoft98,3600:42:135. YouTube83,4290:50:496. AOL Media Network83,0833:45:597. Facebook65,7042:59:548. Fox Interactive Media64,2881:24:469. Wikipedia57,5610:17:0810. Apple52,0371:13:35Source: Nielsen



$400 mln spent on delivering video via CDNs in 2008

Tue, 31 Mar 2009 12:56:28 +0000

In 2008 an estimated $400 mln was spent on delivering video via CDNs, according to Frost & Sullivan. That number is expected to grow to more than $1.4 bln by 2012.



Top search engines in Japan in February 2009

Tue, 31 Mar 2009 12:13:35 +0000

Jan-08Jan-09% ChangeTotal Internet6,2196,7959Yahoo! Sites3,0963,48913Google Sites2,4812,5965Rakuten Inc11115338Microsoft Sites119113-5NTT Group9310311Amazon Sites8069-14Excite Japan1152362NEC Corporation5844-25MIXI4023-42Nifty Corporation192214Source: comScore



37% of US adults visit SNS sites daily

Tue, 31 Mar 2009 06:14:58 +0000

How often do you visit your primary online social network profile?% Profile ownersEvery day37%Every few days23Once a week15Less often23Source: Pew Internet Project



US Internet ad revenues reached $6.1 bln in Q4 2008

Tue, 31 Mar 2009 01:56:20 +0000

US Internet advertising revenues remain strong, topping $23 bln, according to Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) and PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC). Full-year 2008 revenues totaled a record $23.4 bln, exceeding 2007’s performance, itself the former record of $21.2 bln, by $2.2 bln or 10.6%. Q4 2008 revenues of $6.1 bln mark the first time the interactive advertising [...]