By the Numbers: 12 Crazy Alipay Statistics

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As Alibaba claims its place as one of the world’s leading digital companies, one of its oldest and most important services, Alipay, continues to grow at a very impressive clip. In case you aren’t familiar with Alipay, it is an eleven year old online payment service (think: Paypal) that is based in China.

Here are some of the more impressive Alipay statistics I’ve been able to dig up recently. As always, be sure to check back in the future as I will be updating this post as new and updated stats become available.

10 Indispensable Productivity Apps for Working on the Go

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In today’s fast moving digital and information age, many of us are working on the go and still others are telecommuting and also working from home. Enter the app, easily and conveniently downloaded to our omnipresent handheld devices. These clever tools offer many solutions, valuable tools, information and important data on our smaller screens while we’re on the go.

So without any further adieu, here are ten great mobile apps for those of us who seem to be constantly on the move:

20 of the Coolest Wearable Gadgets I’ve Seen So Far

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As the entire digital world salivates in anticipation of the Apple Watch, it is worth noting that there are a number of other fun, creative and useful wearables out there already on the market. The wearables market is one that took off in 2014 and is poised to explode in 2015 with Apple leading the charge.

Here is a quick rundown of some of the coolest wearable gadgets I’ve seen out there so far.

Facebook has HOW Many Daily Users Now?!? (New and Updated Facebook Stats)

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Facebook released their quarterly earnings report earlier today and all of my Facebook stats posts have been updated. Lots of good stuff about mobile, monthly and daily users along with revenue stuff. I also worked in a number of other stats I have had sitting in my logjam over the past few weeks.

As always, this slideshow is only a sample of what I have for new Facebook stats. Be sure to visit all of my Facebook posts, listed at the bottom of this post, for hundreds more.

What Was the Most Downloaded Game from the Google Play Store in 2014? (New and Updated Android Stats)

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With an endless stream of new digital stats coming out recently (and countless more coming out over the next few weeks with quarterly earnings reports), I have made it a goal to get slightly more caught up over the next few weeks. First up is Google’s Android OS and Play Store. There have been a bunch of new year-end and market share stats lately, so here are some of the more interesting ones for your Slideshare viewing pleasure. As always, be sure to check out the full post for dozens more Android Stats.

By the Numbers: 16 Amazing Viber Stats

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Viber is quite possible the largest chat/messaging app to fly completely under the radar here in the United States. Viber made headlines early in 2014 when Japanese ecommerce company Rakuten purchased it for close to a billion dollars, but things have been very quiet for Viber stateside since.

It isn’t often that you can find an app with 608 million registered users that you hardly hear anything about. Check out some of these crazy Viber stats that I was able to dig up recently. I get the feeling we will be hearing more about VIber in the future.