The worldwide Internet population is growing rapidly -- and that growth might have something to do with mobile devices.
Speaking today at the AllThingsD D11 Conference, Mary Meeker, a partner at Silicon Valley venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers Meeker, reported that 2.4 billion people around the world are on the Internet -- an 8 percent year-over-year gain. Still, only 34 percent of the world's population is online. In the U.S., the Internet population penetration sits at 78 percent, according to Meeker.
Perhaps the biggest news from Meeker's presentation was the staggering growth in … Read more