Mobile trends in job searching

The number of mobile job seekers will climb to 50% by the end of 2015.

Simply Hired reports in a new survey on job search trends that the use of mobile devices for job seeking continues to increase. Simply Hired found that 30% of its job search traffic came from mobile devices. LinkedIn reported a similar trend in the third quarter of 2013, with mobile accounting for 38% of unique visitors.

 

 

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40% of YouTube traffic is now mobile

YouTube’s mobile traffic is up 25% from last year.

YouTube seems to be the exception when it comes to getting people to concentrate long on anything on their phones and tablets. YouTube is quickly going mobile, with small screens making up 40% of its traffic now compared to 25% last year, Google said on its earnings call today. In 2011, just 6% of YouTube traffic came from mobile.

 

 

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189 million people use Facebook without ever touching a computer

Facebook has a grand total of 189 million “mobile-only monthly active users (MAUs).

Facebook has for some time been focusing on getting its network into the hands of everyone around the world, be they tech sophisticates in urban centers or nomadic herdsmen in South Sudan.

 

 

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What will mobile phones look like in 2022?


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What will phones look like in 10 years?

The mobile is pretty well-established in the near future.  The iPhone 5 has been released and it is similar to every iPhone that has been released since 2007.  That shows that our current mobile devices have been sitting on the same plateau for years.

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Long Term Use Of Cell Phones May Be Linked To Cancer

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Heavy users may face a higher risk of developing brain tumours later in life

Long-term use of mobile phones may be linked to some cancers, a landmark international study will conclude later this year.  A £20million, decade-long investigation overseen by the World Health Organisation (WHO) will publish evidence that heavy users face a higher risk of developing brain tumours later in life.

 

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‘Acoustic Fingerprints’ Can Be Used For Identification

‘Acoustic Fingerprints’ Can Be Used For Identification 

iPods and mobile phones could be fitted with antitheft devices that detect ‘acoustic fingerprints’ so they only work when they are being used by the registered owner

Researchers have discovered that they can identify individuals from the faint sounds made deep inside the human ear and are now developing security devices using the technology.

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