[INSIDERS] The 5 Tech Info You Shouldn’t Miss
- Huawei launches its new smartphone to the old “liner” of Libé.
- Yahoo! Japan invests in SoftBank’s autonomous bus project.
- Watching TV shows in replay on mobile phones up 85% in 2016.
- YouTube and Google, the most visited sites in 2016.
- The nominations: Sébastien Emeriau, Christian Delorme, François Bornibus…
It was the big night for Huawei in Paris, near République. The Chinese brand has seen the big picture to present the latest addition to its line of smartphones: the Huawei P10. For the occasion, the Shenzhen-based group has redeveloped the newspaper’s former premises. Release, also called “the liner”, in a huge showroom spread over several floors.
To attract new international customers, especially in France, the Chinese manufacturer has joined forces with Leica to offer a dual-lens camera. Price side, the P10 will be marketed from 599 euros. For the version with a larger screen, the P10 Plus, the terminal will cost up to 799 euros.
During the evening, guests were able to test Huawei’s new smartphone through various workshops: from jumping in a pool of balls to a photo shoot, including a treadmill run to test the Huawei Watch 2, the new connected watch from the Chinese brand and second star of the event. Huawei’s French executives also took advantage of the evening to unveil the brand’s new ambassador: Antoine Griezmann, the striker for Atlético Madrid and the France team.
SoftBank accelerates in the race for autonomous transport. The Japanese giant welcomes Yahoo! Japan among its investors to develop its autonomous bus project. The Japanese subsidiary of Yahoo! has in fact injected $ 4.4 million into SB Drive, an entity created last year by SoftBank and Advanced Smart Mobility to develop autonomous driving technology for public transport.
For its part, SoftBank also invested $ 1.7 million to bring its total stake in SB Drive to $ 4.6 million. Now, the Japanese group owns 51.1% of the company, against 48.6% for Yahoo! Japan. The remaining 0.3% is held by Advanced Smart Mobility.
SB Drive focuses on ways to make public transport smarter, especially in rural areas. The company intends to launch fully autonomous driving tests on public roads in 2018. With this entity, SoftBank hopes to be able to market autonomous buses by 2020, the date of the Tokyo Olympic Games. More broadly, all Japanese car manufacturers are redoubling their efforts to market autonomous vehicles in time for the global event.
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In 2016, 6.5 billion videos broadcast on television were viewed in replay, according to the CNC’s “2016 review of the catch-up television economy”, reported on CB News. This represents an increase of 27.1% compared to 2015.
In terms of media, a total of 2.38 billion videos are watched on the television screen (+ 16.4%), 2.22 billion are watched on a computer (+ 14%), and 1.78 billion on mobile phone (+ 85.6%). Finally, if we consider the programs that are viewed in replay, entertainment comes first (29% of videos), followed by youth programs (26.5% of videos) and fiction (26.3%).
In the space of a minute, 2.4 million searches are made on Google, 2.78 million videos are viewed, and over 701,000 Facebook connections are made. How does this effervescence translate concretely into the traffic figures of the most popular websites? Elements of response with a graph produced by Statista, which shows the number of daily visitors to the 10 most popular sites in the world.
Sébastien Emeriau appointed Director of Strategy and development at Havas Group
Sebastien Emeriau is promoted to Director of Strategy and Development at Havas Group. He joined the group in January 2014 and held the position of Director of Strategic Planning and Innovation.
Christian Delorme becomes director gan insurance
Gan announces the appointment of Christian Delorme as insurance director. He previously held the position of market director for agricultural and corporate pros at Aviva France.
François Bornibus promoted to president at Lenovo
Francois Bornibus becomes president at Lenovo. He was previously Vice President and Chief Operating Officer EMEA. François Bornibus joined Lenovo in April 2011.
Visiomed Group is looking for its Digital Project Manager (M / F)
The company VISIOMED Group, specialized in the development, design and manufacture of innovative health products and services, is looking for a digital project manager M / F in CDI for its headquarters located in Paris 16th.
Within the marketing, communication and digital department, your mission is to:
Ensure the quality and reliability of digital data collection (tagging plans, configuration of web and mobile analytics and tag management tools)
Measure device performance (KPI), develop web, mobile and social dashboards
Analyze customer journeys through data and work in project mode with the web designer on their optimization
Propose, develop and deploy e-CRM actions (e-mailing, personalization, AB testing, loyalty, customer support) and monitor their performance
Manage the e-commerce dimension and projects to improve conversion rate and customer retention
You will strengthen a small, agile digital team in which everyone brings their expertise (tech, design, content, web marketing, social …) but where versatility is required to develop a digital ecosystem today composed of a corporate site , a multilingual e-business site (e-commerce / subscription) and a mobile application.