July 30, 2014

Report: “What Will the Global eBook Market Look Like in 2016″

From a paidContent Article by Laura Hazard Owen: New data from Pricewaterhouse Coopers’ Global Entertainment and Media Outlook projects that e-books will make up 50 percent of the U.S. trade book market by 2016. What will happen in the rest of the world during that time? PwC gave paidContent an exclusive look at their e-book […]

Forecast: 80% of Tablet App Downloads Will Be from Games, Digital Publishing, Social Networking, and E-Commerce Categories in 2016

From ABI Research: iPad and Android media tablet users have become and will remain avid app users over the next five years, averaging more than 31 downloads per year per media tablet. A new market intelligence study on emerging tablet applications found that 11 of the 13.7 billion app downloads forecasted for iPad and Android […]

Gartner Says Worldwide Media Tablets Sales to Reach 119 Million Units in 2012

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From the Gartner Web Site: Worldwide media tablet sales to end users are forecast to total 118.9 million units in 2012, a 98 percent increase from 2011 sales of 60 million units, according to Gartner, Inc. Apple’s iOS continues to be the dominant media tablet operating system (OS), as it is projected to account for […]

comScore Releases the “2012 Canada Digital Future in Focus” Report

From a Summary of the comScore Report: Key insights from the 2012 Canada Digital Future in Focus include: Canada continues to lead the world in online engagement, with visitors spending an average 45 hours per month online, representing a fertile ground for digital marketers and advertisers. While Facebook is nearing a point of visitor saturation […]

comScore Releases "2012 U.S. Digital Future in Focus" Report

From comScore: comScore has released the 2012 U.S. Digital Future in Focus report. This annual report examines how the prevailing trends in social media, search, online video, digital advertising, mobile and e-commerce are defining the current marketplace and what these trends mean for the year ahead. [Clip] Key insights from the 2012 U.S. Digital Future […]

E-book Market to Reach EUR 5.4 bln ($7.05 Billion/USD) By 2015

From a Report Summary on Telecompaper: Worldwide digital books market will grow at an average rate of 30 percent per year between 2010 and 2015 to reach EUR 5.4 billion in 2015, or 12 percent of the total book market, according to a report by Idate. E-Book readers will also develop from 3.3 million units […]

GigaOm: E-book Market Forecast to Hit $5.2B as the Book Industry Burns

From a GigaOm Report by Michael Wolf: Of all the markets I’ve followed in my decade-plus as a consumer analyst, I’ve never seen a market changing faster than the digital publishing market of today, where the sudden love of e-books has created a “digital backdraft” that has set the entire publishing industry value chain aflame.In […]

Reference: NCES Releases Projections of Education Statistics to 2020

New from the National Center for Education Statistics Full Text Report: Projections of Education Statistics to 2020 This publication provides projections for key education statistics. It includes statistics on enrollment, graduates, teachers, and expenditures in elementary and secondary schools, and enrollment and earned degrees conferred expenditures of degree-granting institutions. For the Nation, the tables, figures, […]

From IDC: Media Tablet and eReader Markets Beat Second Quarter Targets, Forecast Increased for 2011

From an IDC News Release: Worldwide media tablet shipments rose by 88.9% on a sequential basis and 303.8% year over year in the second calendar quarter of 2011 (2Q11) to 13.6 million units, according to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Media Tablet and eReader Tracker. Based on this strong performance in the second […]