Mobile, Laptop & Other Gadgets

More Than Half of Digital Advertising Is Mobile – Wall Street Journal (subscription)

Posted: Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Last year was officially the much-awaited “year of mobile” in the advertising industry. For the first time, mobile advertising represented more than half of the spending that marketers funneled into digital advertising overall in the U.S. in 2016. According to a new report conducted by PwC US for the Interactive Advertising Bureau, mobile ad spending accounted for 51% of the record $72.5 billion in total U.S. digital ad spending last…

UK shelves changes to dividend tax, non-doms and digital tax – Financial Times

Posted: Wednesday, April 26, 2017

UK shelves changes to dividend tax, non-doms and digital tax

TVs are now tablet computers without a touchscreen – The Register

Posted: Wednesday, April 26, 2017

A few weeks back I turned on my television to find out it had stopped receiving two of the free-to-air channels I watched most often. All of the other channels still resolved with perfect, digital clarity, so I couldn’t work out why these two channels – out of four in packaged in a multichannel broadcast signal – failed to display. On a page buried deep in the broadcaster’s website I…

Amazon courts country music fans in bid for digital leadership – Financial Times

Posted: Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Amazon courts country music fans in bid for digital leadership

Future challenges for digital healthcare – Medical News Today

Posted: Wednesday, April 26, 2017

The digital health “revolution” appears to be well under way. According to a recent survey by the American Medical Association, the vast majority of physicians believe that adopting digital health tools will improve their ability to care for their patients. Will digital health revolutionize medical care? The American Medical Association (AMA) reported that physicians want new technology to fit into existing systems. Importantly, physicians wanted to…

Officials: Mogadishu Flights Safe from Laptop Attacks – VOA News – Voice of America

Posted: Wednesday, April 26, 2017

The United States and Britain banned passengers last month on several Middle Eastern airlines from carrying laptop and tablet computers onto the plane. Officials cited airline safety concerns as the reason, and pointed specifically to a February 2016 attack on a flight of the Somali airline Daallo, in which a passenger set off a bomb concealed in a laptop, killing himself. Now, the Somali government said it has taken specific…