Casper Bierman of Van Diemen Communication Brokers in the Netherlands wondered if agencies could take advantage of building apps in lower-wage countries. By surveying the agencies within Worldwide Partners, Inc., representing all regions of the world, he shares what he discovered.
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Judging from the number of people who bump into me while walking in the Singapore Central Business District whilst reading/texting on their mobile devices at the same time, I have long suspected that Singaporeans are increasingly becoming addicted to our mobile devices.
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Europe rang out the past year at the bottom of the global heap. The Euro closed at a 10-year low against the Japanese yen and near lows against the US dollar for the year, making it the worst performing currency at year-end.
With all the conventional pillars of strength in Europe crumbling just like the Acropolis in Athens, consumers and companies don’t seem to know where to place their money or confidence next. Not only were there countless failures from the traditionally strong financial and corporate institutions, but also other extraordinary events occurred during 2011 that impacted on the fragile European economic recovery, including the tsunami and Japanese nuclear catastrophe. Read more »