Drugi jezik na kojem je dostupan ovaj članak: Bosnian
By: Adnan Arnautlija
10TH DAYS OF ELECTRONIC MEDIA IN CROATIA
The dialogue of media representatives, publishers, regulatory agencies, government representatives and media professionals will continue this year at the jubilee 10th Days of Electronic Media. From November 21st to 23rd, at Lifeclass Terme Sveti Martin, in St. Martin on Mura, more than three hundred participants will gather to take part in the discussion on topics that are currently of the greatest interest to media publishers in Croatia.
“In the last ten years, Days of Electronic Media have grown into the most significant event in this sector in Croatia. With the exchange of knowledge, experience and good practice, the work and dialogue of publishers, regulators and other stakeholders continues, all with the view to harmonize the standpoints on many current and open issues. This jubilee edition of Days includes the most current topics in the world of audiovisual media services. We are sure that in these three days we will find answers to many open issues and stimulate further development of the media industry in Croatia,” said Damir Hajduk, director of the Agency for Electronic Media and president of the Electronic Media Council.
MICROSOFT WINDAYS TO BE HELD 18 APRIL NEXT YEAR IN POREČ
The Microsoft WinDays Conference, the largest regional gathering of businessmen, entrepreneurs and ICT experts, will take place from 24 to 28 April 2018 in the Valamar Isabella Island Resort on the island of Sveti Nikola, or as participants better know it – the WinDays Island. Organizers expect more than 2,000 participants from all over the region and Europe.
The WinDays18 Business Conference on April 24 and 25 will focus on specific business solutions and tools that participants can immediately apply in their business.
WinDays18 Technology Conference will be held from 25 to 27 April, and will bring an overview of the latest trends and news from the world of technology, focusing on specific technology solutions and tools. Key themes will be dealing with integrated and intelligent business information systems, security of information systems as well as open source code solutions.
AMAZON DOUBLES ITS INVESTMENT IN INDIA TO $4.74BN TO TAKE ON RIVAL FLIPKART
Amazon India has kept its promise, made in June this year, to invest around $5bn in India and has now doubled its investments to $4.74bn to combat rival Flipkart.
According to regulatory filings with the Registrar of Companies on Tuesday, Amazon India has already issued paid-up capital of Rs17,839 crore ($2.7bn) towards its marketplace arm Amazon Seller Services.
Flipkart and Amazon India both recently announced that their respective Android mobile applications have reached 100 million downloads on Google Play Store.
FESTIVE SALES PROPEL XIAOMI TO JOIN SAMSUNG IN LEADING THE INDIAN SMARTPHONE MARKET
Xiaomi’s aggressive pricing has helped it join Samsung to lead the Indian smartphone market, with each claiming 24% of market share.
Bolstered by the festive season, the smartphone shipments in India reached 39m units in 2017 Q3 with a substantial growth of 40% from the previous quarter and 21% growth from the same period last year, according to International Data Corporation’s (IDC) latest Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker, Q3 2017.
India recently powered ahead of US to become the world’s second largest smartphone market.
Meanwhile, Samsung is losing share in China’s smartphone market as local brands dominate.
NEARLY 70 MILLION U.S. HOUSEHOLDS NOW HAVE A CONNECTED-TV STREAMING DEVICE
U.S. adults are consuming more media but less live TV each day than ever, while the number of households with a connected-TV device has skyrocketed in the past year to 69.5 million, according to the second-quarter 2017 Nielsen Total Audience Report.
Nielsen’s quarterly report focused on the surge in connected-TV devices like Apple TV, Roku, Google Chromecast, smart TVs and video game consoles, which give consumers access to SVOD (subscription video on demand) services like Netflix and Hulu as well as a host of other over-the-top options and other alternatives to broadcast and cable TV.
The report found that as of June, 58.7 percent of U.S. homes, or 69.5 million households in all, now own at least one internet-enabled device capable of streaming to a TV. That’s a 12 percent increase from June 2016, when 60.7 million households (52.2 percent of homes) had connected-TV access.