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Constant change and convergence continues quickly in the mobile market with tight integration needed among hardware, operating systems, app stores and over-the-top services, creating new challenges for established telecom operations. What’s more, the mobile ecosystem is increasingly complicated, making long-term product planning difficult.

Gain the critical information needed to track value chains, business models and the competitive dynamics within today’s highly complex mobile environment with our focused coverage of digital security, IoT, M2M, smart cities, wearables and more.

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  • Patrick Tan | November 20, 2017
    Marking ten years since the launch of its first Kindle e-reader, Amazon recently introduced the All-New Kindle Oasis, the second generation of the brand’s Oasis e-reader series. The All-New Kindle Oasis, also known as Oasis 2 has received several significant improvements from its predecessor, the Kindle Oasis (April 2016 model).
  • Pablo Tomasi, Ruomeng Wang | November 14, 2017
    • Visa introduces the Visa Global Transit Solutions, a worldwide programme to foster seamless commuting thorough contactless payments. • The new Visa Ready for Transit program incorporates new standards to simplify the certification of payment solutions for operators and transit solution providers easing consumers’ doubts. • Visa looks at the future with an Innovation Center based in London researching the future of transportation and new technologies.
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  • Jack Kent, Steve Bailey | November 09, 2017
    US-based mobile games developer Niantic has partnered with Warner Bros to develop a new game based on the Harry Potter brand. Harry Potter: Wizards Unite is set to launch in 2018 and will incorporate augmented reality (AR) features into the game.


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  • Sam Lucero, Jenalea Howell, Julian Watson | November 21, 2017
    This scorecard examines the vendor landscape for providers of merchant Connectivity Management Platforms (CMPs), a subset of the larger Internet of Things (IoT) platform market.
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  • Ruomeng Wang | November 15, 2017
    Singles’ Day (11th November ) an annual festival in China to celebrate being single. Its popularity has grown with commerce giant Alibaba using it as a promotion vehicle to drive online and mobile shopping. Alibaba broke its one-day online sales record with more than $25 billion in 2017.
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    The Media & Technology Digest provides a monthly analysis of the key trends and innovations shaping the global technology landscape. Written by our senior analysts the digest includes a detailed focus on key industry hot topics, analysis of all major industry and product announcements with in-depth examinations of significant industry trends.
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  • Rhoda Alexander | November 17, 2017
    IHS Markit Tablet and Notebook PC Market Tracker – Offers reporting on data and analysis of the trends driving today’s Tablet and Notebook PC device market. Maintained by an experienced team of regional industry experts, the service helps you gain a better understanding of the dynamics in today’s mobile PC market at a global and regional level.
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  • Gerrit Schneemann | November 08, 2017
    The Mobile Handset Specification Search Tool includes over 250 specification attributes with the ability to filter. The database includes handset specifications from devices released in 1999 to the latest devices in 2016.
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  • Icon Senior Research Analyst, Service Providers & Platforms
    Mr. Abel Navarez, senior research analyst at IHS Markit, covers telecom operators, apps and mobile media trends.
  • Icon Senior Analyst, Mobile Location & Mobile Devices
    Gerrit Schneemann has been following the location based services and applications market for the last six years. As part of the Portables & LBS service, he has followed the rise and decline of the portable navigation device (PND) market and is now focusing on how location has become an integral part of the mobile value chain.
  • Icon Senior Director, Mobile & Telecoms
    As senior director and head of the IHS mobile and telecoms team, Ian Fogg directs research, consulting, analysis, and forecasting of the mobile and telecoms market.
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