Top 5 Data-Driven Mobile Services for a Competitive Edge


The mobile data market has been approaching saturation in major industrialized nations. Mobile data consumption has increased steadily over the past several years, but consumers have found new ways to avoid paying extra for services they don’t need or use — and intense competition among mobile carriers has allowed consumers to switch from fixed-data to unlimited plans and pay less in the process. Operators increasingly have been turning to targeted data-driven services in order to drive higher data usage and find new monetization strategies.

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Germany can now fine social media sites $60 million for allowing hate speech

2018 rang in a new era in Germany in terms of the nation’s laws around hate speech, and in 2018, the country began enforcing strict regulations that could result in fines of up to $60 million if such posts are not removed within 24 hours

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UN pushes for cyber surveillance treaty, but controversy may arise

As cybersecurity threats around the globe rise, the United Nations is pushing to come up with an international treaty to protect people’s data from government surveillance.

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Walmart's going to war with Amazon with free 2-day shipping for everyone

The fight between Walmart and Amazon for control of the nation’s internet shopping habit isn’t going to be over any time soon.

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AT&T to raise unlimited data pricing to $35 a month in February

Article Image AT&T, the nation’s second largest cellular carrier, intends to raise rates for subscribers grandfathered in to unlimited data plans early next year, tacking on a moderate increase of $5 per month.

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Sprint to throttle 'unfair' customers using more than 23GB of data per month

Article Image Sprint, the nation’s fourth-largest cellular carrier, announced on Friday that it will begin throttling connection speeds of unlimited data customers chewing through more than 23GB of data in a monthly billing period.

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Forget museums, train services are now banning the selfie stick

While temples and shrines are an obvious draw for tourists hitting Japan, the nation’s iconic bullet train also gets its fair share of attention.

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Gazelle sees iPhone trade-in offers double into iPhone 6s event, raises cash payouts for Verizon models

The nation’s leading electronics buyback service said Tuesday that customers are requesting cash payout offers for their old iPhones at nearly twice the volume as last year. It also raised payouts for recent Verizon iPhones to as much as $481 for an iPhone 6+, $426 for an iPhone 6, and $206 for an iPhone 5s.

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Government to review proposal for commercial drone use

Small drones could become a familiar sight across the nation’s skies if the government adopts proposals that are largely favorable to commercial use of the remote-controlled aircraft.

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Apple continues European retail expansion with new Istanbul, Den Haag outlets

Consumers in at least two European nations are set to gain more brick-and-mortar options for purchasing Apple products and receiving service, as the iPhone maker is readying a second store in Istanbul to open next month while a new shop in The Hague will host its own debut on Saturday.



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Apple continues European retail expansion with new Istanbul, Den Haag outlets

Consumers in at least two European nations are set to gain more brick-and-mortar options for purchasing Apple products and receiving service, as the iPhone maker is readying a second store in Istanbul to open next month while a new shop in The Hague will host its own debut on Saturday.



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Apple continues European retail expansion with new Istanbul, Den Haag outlets

Consumers in at least two European nations are set to gain more brick-and-mortar options for purchasing Apple products and receiving service, as the iPhone maker is readying a second store in Istanbul to open next month while a new shop in The Hague will host its own debut on Saturday.



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Nations hiding increased use of private companies for digital snooping on citizens

The United Nations’ top human rights official says her office sees strong evidence that governments on every continent are hiding their increasing reliance on private companies to snoop on citizens’ digital lives.

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China's state-owned media calls iOS location tracking a 'national security concern'

A Friday afternoon report from China Central Television, the Asian nation’s dominant state-run broadcaster, said the location tracking features found in Apple’s iOS are a “national security concern” and worried that they could be used to expose Chinese state secrets.



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Southeast Asia may be Apple's next growth driver as sales soar in Vietnam

Status-conscious consumers in Southeast Asian nations like Vietnam — where iPhone sales doubled in the most recent quarter — are snapping up Apple products in record numbers in an effort to “build a luxury image.”



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