June 25, 2015

Tech Trends: Internet and Mobile Penetration: From Gaming to Computing Everywhere

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Internet and Mobile Penetration: From Gaming to Computing Everywhere

The 2015 Internet Trends report by KPCB’s Mary Meeker presents a lot of fun facts about internet usage and trends. US internet accessibility has hit 84% of the population already, and approximately 64% of Americans have smartphone subscriptions. Worldwide there are 2.8 billion Internet users (+ 8% over last year), and 2.1 billion mobile Internet users (+23%). Mobile data usage went up 69% last year, and 55% of that mobile data is from video.

 

The report also tells us that the user-generated live gaming / streaming audience is growing by 122% year over year. Internet offerings are expanding beyond gaming to music and movies, with content like exclusive live concerts and video game documentaries. (more…)

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February 26, 2015

Tech Salary Trends: Salaries Continue to Rise, Especially in Key Sectors, for Key Skills

Tech Salary Trends

Salaries Continue to Rise, Especially in Key Sectors, for Key SkillsBig Data Skills

 

There’s great news in the tech industry as far as salaries go! US Tech Salaries and Bonuses are on the rise. The latest Dice Salary Survey reports a 2% annual salary increase over last year on average. Bonuses were also up for 37% of tech professionals, with a $9,538 bonus on average. Over the last five years, average tech salaries have grown each year – 2010: 0.7%, 2011: 2.4%, 2012: 5.3%, 2013: 2.6%, (more…)

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June 26, 2014

Tech Trends: Location Based Services

 

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Like AdTech, Location Based Social (LBS) technology is all about pinpointing the right person at the right time, and exactly in the right location. And the LBS market is growing strongly, now in its third generation.

 

The emerging LBS services will be: retail/shopping, ambient intelligence, hyperlocal social, personal asset tracking, and Bluetooth enabled beacon applications. Expanded beyond navigation and dedicated applications to encapsulate a large range of general consumer and commercial services, ABI Research believes that the market is ready to truly support location based advertising efforts. In fact ABI forecasts a four-fold increase in revenues by 2019.

 

Here are just a few of the fun LBS companies out there and what they’re up to. (more…)

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June 5, 2014

Tech Trends: AdTech Companies are Hot!

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Ad technology companies are hot, with some selling for as much as eight times what they earn before taxes. With the massive migration to mobile, there’s a particular run on mobile adtech firms.

 

Adtech merger and acquisition activity was furious in 2011 (60 deals valued at a total of $4.5 billion according to investment bank Coady Diemar (more…)

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December 19, 2013

Recruiting Success Stories: Arun Wright, Customer Success Engineer – Gamification

Recruiting Success Stories

Arun-WrightFeatured Placement – Arun Wright

Customer Success Engineer – Gamification

 

Bunchball’s VP of Client Services tapped Redfish Technology when the team recently decided to hire a Customer Success Engineer. As the industry leader in gamification, Bunchball works with some of the largest consumer and B2B companies in the world. The company’s gamification platform and powerful analytics (more…)

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