People rely more than ever on mobile technology to find and book travel reservations. A slew of stats from the Internet travel giant Expedia show just how much people plan their trips while already on the go.
The animated infographic below, created by bestedsites.com, shows just how far technology has come in the past decade.
With $48.1 billion in net sales last year, Amazon is certainly the leading Internet retailer. But how does the company fare in other areas, such as employee satisfaction and corporate social responsibility? Not so well, according to an infographic from MBAOnline, a website that curates business information from the top minds in the blogosphere.
With IP addresses now depleted, the Internet Society is leading the launch of IPv6 to allow the web to continue growing. Without adopting IPv6, people surfing the web will have to go through a transitional gateway before entering a non-updated site using IPv4, making the experience slower. On launch day Wednesday, website owners are encouraged to permanently enable IPv6 — the next generation of Internet protocol. “World IPv6 Launch Day is a lot larger than people understand,” John Curran, president and CEO of the American Registry for Internet Numbers, told Mashable in an email. “IPv6 is the single largest upgrade in theRead More
The advertising agency MDG pulled data from sources including Flurry Analytics, ComScore and others to create the infographic below. Check it out for the fuller picture of how mobile apps and mobile sites compare.
Have you ever tried to sell something on Craigslist but didn’t really have an idea on how much to ask for it? Or have you tried to buy something online but weren’t sure if you were getting the best deal? This is where Priceonomics comes in. Priceonomics is the price guide for everything. It takes the guesswork out of the process and tells you exactly how much you should be paying for any used item. When you search for an item, you can see how the site's team came up with the price and view the data they used. If you’reRead More
A new insurance product promises to protect families against damages to their e-reputation, a new but important concept in this era of fading privacy. But one writer wonders if this isn't all just a scare-mongering way to make new business. First it was Swiss Life, now AXA has joined the party. Insurers have started selling e-reputation insurance products to protect your family’s image on the internet. Called “Protection Famille Intégr@le”, AXA’s new product will protect you against identity theft, credit-card fraud, harm to your online reputation and e-commerce disputes. Both insurers use a dedicated e-reputation agency called the “Reputation Squad”, whichRead More
The folks at social performance management tool Rypple compiled the infographic below based on that data by VoIP communications company Fonality. Fonality conducted a survey to find out which mundane office tasks suck the most time out of the day. Pinpointing and compiling all those wasted man hours could save companies some substantial coin.
Face it: Employees are going on social networks and browsing the web in the office. In an age when social tools pervade every aspect of our lives, the corporate debate over allowing employees to partake in these activities during work hours is a controversial one. In moderation, can these breaks encourage psychological engagement and perhaps even help increase productivity. This Keas infographic explores the benefits of social media in the workplace, showing that social connections make people happier and a brief recess involving Internet-browsing increases productivity. Let’s take a look at the stats: