The latest stats presented in the annual Internet Trends report by analyst Mary Meeker of Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byer dramatically confirms the critical role of mobile platforms for business. Although mobile is increasingly intuitive for business these stats really bring it to the point. Mobile internet as a % of website traffic has surpassed 10%, more than doubling in the past 18mos. Imagine, 12% of US adults own a tablet. Revenue from mobile, driven largely by apps., is growing at a 153% annual rate. The complete presentation is available from Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers on Scribd.
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