Recent years have witnessed a surge in the number of fintech investments, with record funding levels and rising valuations.
The Europe, Middle East, and Africa smartphone market recorded its weakest performance in six years in 2020 due to the COVID-19 crisis, according to IDC.
Shipments of traditional PCs in EMEA region will total 96.4 million in 2021, a 16.0% YoY growth, according to IDC.
572.3 million smart electricity meters will be deployed in China, India, Japan and South Korea during 2021–2025, according to Berg Insight.
The global market for technical consumer goods (excluding North America) displayed resilience to COVID-19 pandemic with a value growth of +2 percent in the full year, according to GfK.
More than 50% of US consumers wanting to change banks would consider a digital-only bank, with the same finding reflected in a similar UK survey, according to Juniper Research.
Strategy Analytics forecasts total global Bluetooth headset sales volume of over 300 million units in 2020.
2020 was a rollercoaster year for the European smartphone market, according to Counterpoint Research.
IBM Security released the 2021 X-Force Threat Intelligence Index highlighting how cyberattacks evolved in 2020.
Biometrics will authenticate over $3 trillion of payment transactions in 2025, from just $404 billion in 2020, according to Juniper Research.
The iPhone 12’s strong performance so far has led eMarketer to increase its projections for users in the US for 2021 and beyond.
Global sales of smartphones to end users declined 5.4% in the fourth quarter of 2020, according to Gartner.
China will take a step in its digital transformation this year that once would have seemed almost unthinkable, according to eMarketer.
As one of the two largest distribution channels for mobile apps, Google Play has witnessed new records in revenue and the number of downloads.
Total spend via digital wallets will exceed $10 trillion in 2025, up from $5.5 trillion in 2020, according to Juniper Research.
Through 2023, demand for robotic goods-to-person (G2P) systems will quadruple to help enforce social distancing in warehouses, according to Gartner.
Vendor revenue from sales of IT infrastructure products for cloud environments, including public and private cloud, increased 9.4% year over year in the third quarter of 2020 (3Q20), according to IDC.
The tablet market in the Europe, Middle East, and Africa region totaled 14.6 million units in 4Q20, growing 11.7% YoY, according to IDC.
CFOs will fail to realize the full value of new technology investments unless their staff are equipped with five key digital competencies which are most crucial for delivering high business impact, according to Gartner.
Navigating alone around indoor places such as malls, train stations and airports, is difficult unless the individual is very familiar with their surroundings, according to Strategy Analitics.
The number of international roaming subscribers dropped by 73% to 243 million globally in 2020; caused by travel restrictions arising from the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Juniper Research.
The number of smart homes in Europe and North America reached 102.6 million in 2020, according to new research from Berg Insight.
As remote working and e-learning continues worldwide, demand for Notebook PCs was at its highest ever in 4Q20, driving 54% year-on-year growth for notebook shipments, according to Strategy Analytics.
Apple remained the No. 1 semiconductor chip buyer in 2020, representing 11.9% of the total worldwide market, according to preliminary results from Gartner.
The global number of users of RCS (Rich Communication Services) messaging will reach 3.9 billion by 2025; rising from 1.2 billion in 2020, according to Juniper Research.
Following a decline of 12% in 2019, worldwide semiconductor revenue rebounded in 2020 to total $449.8 billion, according to Gartner.
The global refurbished smartphone market fell 9% in 2020, according to Counterpoint Research.
Ericsson Consumer & IndustryLab reports that dematerialized enterprises expect to leverage cloud and mobile technology to become more productive and sustainable by 2030.
A new IBM Institute for Business Value (IBV) study revealed a top challenge for many surveyed CEOs over the next few years is managing an "anywhere" workforce.
Cybersecurity spending will increase 10.0% worldwide in the best-case scenario in 2021, according to Canalys forecast.
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