CCS Insight

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First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Apple Blocks Developers From Selling User Health Data to Marketers

Apple updated its privacy policy to prohibit the sale of user health data to advertisers, according to The Financial Times. The policy update comes just ahead of an anticipated Sept. 9 launch of the first iWatch and next-generation iPhone, which will ... [Published Adweek Online - 23 hours ago]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

LG reveals new G Watch R

After Samsung unveiled its new Samsung Gear S smartwatch yesterday, LG has also announced its own foray into wearable technology with the G Watch R.As reported by BBC News , LG's wearable has more of a focus on style than previous examples, with the device ... [Published IT Pro UK - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Is the Stylus Back in Style?

Despite Hero Devices, Pen Input Isn't a KSPThe touching advert for Samsung's Galaxy Note 3 reminds the world about the forgotten art of handwriting, listing a series of compelling arguments for going back to the pen in the age of digital. The sofa, the ... [Published CCS Insight - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

8% of consumers own wearable tech

Just eight per cent of consumers in the UK, US, China and Brazil own and use smartwatches and fitness trackers, according to a survey of 4,000 people by analyst CCS Insight.Of those surveyed, 75 per cent are aware of smartwatches and fitness trackers. ... [Published PCRetail - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

As smartphone screen sizes max out, stylish designs expected at IFA

New smartphones expected to bow at the IFA show in Berlin next week will likely show that makers are taking a step back from larger screen sizes and emphasizing better design.The Samsung Electronics’ Galaxy Note 4 is one of the most anticipated launches ... [Published CIO Magazine - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Samsung launches Gear S smartwatch

"Samsung is undoubtedly leading in this space, but with the rumors that Apple will jump into the market, they want to consolidate before the disruption Apple will undoubtedly bring," Ben Wood, mobile analyst at CCS Insight, told CNBC in a phone inter ... [Published CNBC - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Will Vodafone become the hunter or the hunted this year?

Vodafone is never far from a good rumour. Whether it’s American operator AT&T looking to acquire it, or anyone from BSkyB to TIM Brasil as potential prey, the UK-based operator is rarely out of the news.AT&T has been a constant for a while, and the rumours ... [Published European Communications - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 2 reports

'Fashionable' smartwatches announced

South Korean tech firms LG and Samsung have announced more smartwatches, ahead of a widely anticipated entry to the sector from Apple.The devices, from LG and Samsung, suggest renewed attempts to create a smartwatch that is perhaps more fashionable than ... [Published BBC - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

GfK: Accessories purchases up in weak July

Market research group GfK has found that mobile enhancements grew 18% in July despite the market value for telecommunications being down 8.5% on the previous year. Growth in the market segment value was also down 5.5% on 2013 figures and online sales ... [Published Mobile Today - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Pie or Squared?

Which Smartwatch Shape Will Prevail?This autumn will be the season that the market for smartwatches is really solidified. Several industry flagship products will be unveiled on the catwalk, defining the styles for years to come.The market for smartwatches ... [Published CCS Insight - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Wearable Technology Shipments Expect to Reach $135 million by 2018

Although the popularity of wearable tech gadgets such as Google Glass or Samsung’s Smart Watch hasn’t seen a huge increase recently, a massive sales boom for wearable tech devices is still being forecasted for 2018, despite the current market’s infancy. ... [Published Business 2 Community - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Data teams must wise up to wearables

Is your organisation ready for the boom in wearable tech data? That might seem like a fatuous question given the complexity of the technology and the relatively early stage of its development, but it’s one that companies should be asking themselves if ... [Published Marketing Week - Aug 26 2014]

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Ubaydli says: "The only way to provide more healthcare for the people living longer and growing older, without more money, is to use technology. There's is a big demand for technology in cash-crunched healthcare and it's a very interesting time."
...is aggregating data from what will likely be multiple sources within one location on the device,” Geoff Blaber, an analyst at CCS Insight, told FT. "Apple is being very careful as to how that is utilized or controlled. It's Apple tightening control on developers."
"The results not only demonstrate a need for the industry to better communicate the benefits of smartwatches and wearables, but also to market their products in ways that suit users' preferences and extend their market reach" said CCS in a statement
...the technology and fashion industries in order to boost adoption of wearable devices, with fashion technology analyst Claire Duke-Wooley saying:  "The market is still wide open for trail blazing products that deliver desire, image and perceived value. And it is greater knowledge share between the technology and fashion industries that is the key to success."

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4G: Worth the wait or a slow burner? [Published Mobile News - 19 hours ago]
Apple to go big on biometric devices, bigger on... [Published Guardian.co.uk - 21 hours ago]
Apple Blocks Developers From Selling User Healt... [Published Adweek Online - 23 hours ago]
Is the Stylus Back in Style? [Published CCS Insight - Aug 29 2014]
8% of consumers own wearable tech [Published PCRetail - Aug 29 2014]
As smartphone screen sizes max out, stylish des... [Published CIO Magazine - Aug 29 2014]
LG reveals new G Watch R [Published IT Pro UK - Aug 29 2014]
Join CNET Wednesday for Galaxy Note 4 live blog [Published Yahoo! India - Aug 28 2014]
Will Vodafone become the hunter or the hunted t... [Published European Communications - Aug 28 2014]
Samsung launches Gear S smartwatch ahead of iWatch [Published NBR.com - Aug 28 2014]
GfK: Accessories purchases up in weak July [Published Mobile Today - Aug 28 2014]
Samsung launches Gear S smartwatch [Published CNBC - Aug 28 2014]
Pie or Squared? [Published CCS Insight - Aug 28 2014]
'Fashionable' smartwatches announced [Published BBC - Aug 28 2014]
Samsung launches smartwatch that ‘redefines the... [Published Marketing Week - Aug 28 2014]
Amazon Has Vision with Twitch [Published CCS Insight - Aug 27 2014]
Read more about Digital Media News (week 35, 2014) [Published Scottish Enterprise - Aug 27 2014]
Wearable Technology Shipments Expect to Reach $... [Published Business 2 Community - Aug 27 2014]
Data teams must wise up to wearables [Published Marketing Week - Aug 26 2014]
Phones 4u aims for retail leadership in wearables [Published Mobile News - Aug 26 2014]
Could your clothing save your life? [Published BBC - Aug 26 2014]
5G Hype: An Early Inflation [Published Light Reading - Aug 25 2014]
Ralph Lauren Introduces Smartshirts at U.S. Open [Published TheStreet.com - Aug 25 2014]
Barnes & Noble Announce Samsung Nook Tablet [Published Tech Beat - Aug 25 2014]
Boot up: net makes smart?, iPhone displays figu... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 25 2014]
Smartwatches and other wearables are set to sky... [Published 3G - Aug 22 2014]
Sleep sensors: waking up to the need to study o... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 22 2014]
Wearables Stoke Privacy Concerns [Published Datamation - Aug 21 2014]
What’s the best 4G network in the UK? [Published PC Pro - Aug 21 2014]
Samsung Nook: will it dethrone the Kindle Fire? [Published The First Post: Latest - Aug 21 2014]
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Wearables Market Appears Primed for Apple’s iWatch [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Aug 18 2014]
Source: ccsinsight.com If the rumors about the release of Apple’s so-called iWatch are proven to be true later this year, it would appear that the Cupertino-based company will be entering the wearables market at an ideal time. A new report from market ...
Facebook privacy – is Messenger watching you? [Published We Live Security - Aug 11 2014]
Facebook’s Messenger app has people worried about their privacy – lots of people. A list of Permissions appears to show the app could be taking video of users in secret, according to the Washington Post. Users of both the iPhone and Android versions ...
Hey, Android Developers—Why Should iOS Coders H... [Published ReadWriteWeb - Aug 08 2014]
Apple iOS developers spend most of their time coding. Android developers? They use the bulk of their time testing and debugging their code, according to an Evans Data report. This isn't because Android developers must compensate for poor code with increased ...
What ‘Sky Europe’ Means for BSkyB’s Future [Published Digits - Jul 25 2014]
British Sky Broadcasting Group PLC's $9 billion agreement to buy most of Sky Deutschland and all of Sky Italia from 21st Century Fox could have implications for a far bigger media-consolidation play, Fox's $80 billion pursuit of Time Warner Inc. But what's ...
Why Apple Inc is more like an oil company than ... [Published Financial Post | Business » FP Tech Desk - Jul 24 2014]
For decades the lists of the largest companies in the world were dominated by oil and gas giants – BP, ExxonMobil, Shell and Total had the commodity that everyone needed – but the advent of the digital age increasingly means technology is the new resource. ...
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