The number of people in Italy owning at least one smartphone will reach an estimated 25.8 million this year.
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eMarketer estimates that 41.8% of the Italian population will have a smartphone in 2014—well below the regional average of 47.0%—and a similar gap will persist through 2017.
Almost half (46.3%) of Italian smart phone users who used their phone for any activity related to a TV program said they visited social networks.
Although aspects of proximity marketing have been in place for nearly a decade, the field is still new enough to make it extremely difficult to forecast.
A total of 19% of Americans would like to own a travel-related invention of some kind.
Americans are most interested in riding in a driverless car: 48% would like to do this if given the opportunity, while 50% say this is something they would not want to do.
Public attitudes towards ubiquitous wearable or implanted computing devices are the most positive, or more accurately, the least negative.
81% of Americans believe that within the next 50 years people needing an organ transplant will have new organs custom made for them in a lab.
Six in ten Americans (59%) feel that technological advancements will lead to a future in which people’s lives are mostly better, while 30% believe that life will be mostly worse.