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7 Disruptive Innovations That Turned Their Markets Upside Down [INFOGRAPHIC] Who are the movers, the shakers, the companies that affect profound change?

7 Disruptive Innovations That Turned Their Markets Upside Down [INFOGRAPHIC]

Infographic on eBook Readers and the Book Publishing Industry. Over the last few years we have seen eBooks and eBook Readers rise as one of the fastest growing segments of the book publishing industry.

Infographic on eBook Readers and the Book Publishing Industry

Let’s examine this infographic by RetailMeNot comparing eBooks, eBook readers and print books to get a better understanding of why that is. Each year the publishing industry in the United States produces over 2 billion books, 350 million magazines and 24 billion newspapers. These numbers come as no surprise when you consider that Americans purchase almost 5 million books per day. That works out to almost 57 books purchased per second. Considering Americans’ appetite for books, how has the introduction of eBooks and eBook readers impacted the publishing industry?

eBook and Print Book Sales Over the last few years eBook sales have continued to grow, while print books have seen a gradual decline. In 2008, eBook sales only made up 1.7% of book sales, for a total of about $61.4 million, while print took in $5.158 billion in sales. Adoption of eBook Readers. The History Of Radio. [Infographie Google] Comment le multi-écrans devient la norme. Google a publié hier une nouvelle étude consacrée aux habitudes « multi-écrans » des internautes.

[Infographie Google] Comment le multi-écrans devient la norme

Le géant du web souligne ainsi que « 90% des consommateurs ont recours à différents écrans pour accomplir une seule tâche online ». Dans les détails, 81% des internautes utilisent différents supports pour réaliser une recherche online, tandis que 67% ont recours au multi-screen lorsqu’ils effectuent leurs achats en ligne. À quoi ressemble une page de résultats de recherche de Google en 2012 ? Voici à quoi ressemble une page de résultats de recherche de Google en 2012.

À quoi ressemble une page de résultats de recherche de Google en 2012 ?

Tout comme moi, vous avez probablement remarqué que les résultats de recherche sont de plus en plus obstrués de résultats en provenance des différents services de Google. En effet, pour une recherche sous un mot-clé d’une concurrence moyenne/élevée, on peut facilement être présenté à : Which U.S. Tech Giant Is Growing Fastest in 2012?

Apple may be the most valuable company in the world, and Facebook continues to add new users in droves.

Which U.S. Tech Giant Is Growing Fastest in 2012?

But which public U.S. tech giant has grown by the largest clip over the last six months? You might be interested to know that it's LinkedIn, up 94% in revenue growth over last year. History-publishing-printing-press-infographic-.jpg (1008×1024) How technology is changing business. Tablet Owners Spend More Time and Money Shopping Online [INFOGRAPHIC] The increasing number of tablet owners in the U.S. is changing the way people shop from in-store to online — 20% of all mobile ecommerce sales now come from tablets and 60% of tablet owners have purchased goods using a tablet.

Tablet Owners Spend More Time and Money Shopping Online [INFOGRAPHIC]

Tablet users spend an average of one hour and 35 minutes on their devices and typically spend 10-20% more on purchases than shoppers without tablets. By 2016, mobile commerce is expected to increase to $31 billion in the U.S. - a tremendous jump from only $3 billion in 2010. Since tapping away on a tablet in the comfort of your home helps beat long lines and crowded department stores, it's no surprise that tablet owners are willing to spend more time and money shopping online. Check out the infographic below to see how tablets are directly affecting ecommerce in the U.S., a trend that is expected to continue for the next five years.

The end of computers ! When it comes to our gadgets, we live by Moore's law, which implies that as time goes by and tech gets better, the hardware we use gets smaller and more sophisticated.

The end of computers !

Tablet Adoption at Work. The State of Tablet Adoption at Work is a new infographic from

Tablet Adoption at Work

It’s interesting that the infographic itself was sponsored by Lenovo and Qualcomm, but included as part of a VentureBeat article. You can find the original version here at Since the debut of Apple’s iPad in Jan. 2010, the integration of tablet devices into our lives and work has progressed rapidly — so fast that it’s sometimes hard to put in perspective how quickly got here. How Has Cloud Computing Impacted Businesses Around the World? [INFOGRAPHIC] We have long been advocates of moving business operations into the cloud.

How Has Cloud Computing Impacted Businesses Around the World? [INFOGRAPHIC]

The remote access, cost-savings and organizational benefits alone make it a no-brainer. Now that we've been floating around in the digital ether for a few years, what have we learned? How has cloud computing affected company bottom lines? Has it really made operations "greener? " Why do most companies move into the cloud in the first place? Les Français et le numérique : l’infographie des usages.

L’Inria (Institut national de recherche en informatique et en automatique) a réalisé une infographie barométrique très complète sur les usages et pratiques des Français à l’égard du monde numérique en posant la question suivante : “Quelle compréhension les Français ont-ils de l’influence du numérique sur le monde ?”.

Les Français et le numérique : l’infographie des usages

En chiffres, on apprend que 39% des Français se déclarent “passionnés par les nouvelles technologies”, qui concerne – sans surprise – 66% des 14-17 ans et 54% des 18-24 ans. Mais le numérique, c’est quoi ? Typical Android User is Anything But Typical [INFOGRAPHIC] What are Android users like? The History of Digital Storage [INFOGRAPHIC] The whirring hard drives that once occupied entire university labs held but a fraction of the data we carry in our pockets every day — and that's only 50 years of progress. Today, as we move further into the cloud, and witness the latest and greatest pocket media devices, we thought it fitting to take a look back at how far we've come on our quest to store as much information in as little space as possible. Infographic research and design by Mike Vasilev. 14 Epic Tech Fails That Will Live In Infamy [INFOGRAPHIC] Sometimes a stroll down memory lane is more interesting because of the garbage. We've collected a list of 14 tech train wrecks you may remember from back in the day — and even if you used some of them, we won't judge.

Most of these products fizzled due to market competition, lack of consumer demand or just plan clunkiness. Dix ans de télévisions. La télévision s’est depuis longtemps imposée à notre vie et a beaucoup changé, notamment ces dernières années. Guerre des brevets : qui poursuit qui ? Une infographie. Mardi 23 août Divers - 23 août 2011 :: 12:38 :: Par Jean-Baptiste Petite infographie de Reuters qui résume l’état des procès récents et courants liés aux brevets entre les grandes compagnies High-Tech. Je crois que « limpide » est le mot parfait pour décrire la clarté de la situation. Voila, c’est clair maintenant, non ? Quelques points que je remarque dans cette image et qui n’engagent que moi : Dans tous les cas il sera intéressant de voir le dénouement (si dénouement il y a) de cette guerre même s’il n’est pas pour demain avec par exemple la vente prochaine des brevets interDigital sur lesquels Apple ou Microsoft ou Google ne cracheraient probablement pas.

The Dark Side of Google [Infographic] Proves That The Dark Side Is Winning. Since your mom moved out of the way and let the sun shine the beginning of time, the Dark Side of the Force and the Light Side of the Force have been battling for control of the universe. The Dark Side of Google Infographic proves that the Dark Side is winning like Charlie Sheen. (Link is to the high resolution version, because you have eight eyes gramma eyes.) We all know that the Dark Side has cookies, hair dryers, and beer pong skills, but they’ve really trumped the Light Side with their newest acquisition: Google. Why did Steve Jobs resign as CEO of Apple? Because the Light Side offered him a sick deal that involved a mountain of cash.

How Students Use Technology [INFOGRAPHIC] Mashable How Students Use Technology [INFOGRAPHIC] It's clear that today's students rely heavily on electronic devices even when they're not incorporated in the classroom. In one survey of college students, 38% said they couldn't even go 10 minutes without switching on some sort of electronic device. But how students are using their devices, how technology is affecting their educational experience, and what effect it has on their well-being are questions that are harder to answer. In the infographic below, online higher education database has summed up some of the existing research on these points. What Happens When Your Phone Is Lost Or Stolen [INFOGRAPHIC] If you've ever lost a phone or had your mobile device stolen, you probably have a better understanding than most of the costs and vulnerabilities involved.

Your contacts, your login credentials, perhaps even your banking data is "out there," and it's up to you to try to lock it down or get it back. But the fact of the matter is, most of us are pretty lax about mobile security until something bad happens. Mac People vs. PC People [Infographic] How Online Education Is Changing the Way We Learn [INFOGRAPHIC] Over the past decade or so, the Internet has become a huge source of information and education, especially for those who might be short on time, money or other resources.

And it's not just crowdsourced data collections like Wikipedia or single-topic blogs that encourage individual learning; huge corporations and nonprofits are making online education and virtual classrooms a very formal affair these days. From the first online classes (which were conducted by the University of Phoenix in 1989) to the present day, when online education is a $34 billion industry, more and more students are finding new life and career education opportunities online. How to Decide Whether Your Business Needs an App [INFOGRAPHIC]

Does your company need a mobile app of its own? This question is something we think about a lot at Mashable, and the answer depends a lot on the kind of company and product or products in play. It also shifts based on the demographic you're targeting and the current state of the mobile landscape. One thing to consider is the cost. Developing a native app can be expensive, and it may or may not be worth it for your company. And depending on how you handle user data and users' expectations, you might be facing some legal troubles in the future. If you do decide (or if you've already decided) that building a native app is the way to go, check out our tips on how to build a mobile app, written with small and medium-sized businesses in mind. Alternatively, you can check out our resources on native versus mobile web apps and how to make your mobile web app look and feel like a native app. This infographic comes to us from BuySellAds, an online ad sales platform.

Click image to see larger version. Apps Market. YouTube. (Cross-posted from the YouTube Blog) Skype > From conception to acquisition. The Development of the Camera: From Ancient to Instant. Remember when it took a week to see how the photos you took at the beach turned out? Canon & Nikon Cameras Square Off [INFOGRAPHIC] Online Television/Videos. L'évolution des manettes de jeu de 1970 à nos jours.