Analysis

Cellular IoT Connections to Reach 3.5 Billion by 2030

Cellular IoT Connections to Reach 3.5 Billion by 2030

18 May 2021 comment

5G comprised less than 1% of IoT connections in 2020 but will rise to 40% of all the overall connections by 2030, according to Strategy Analytics.

Amazon’s Share of the US Digital Ad Market Surpassed 10 Percent in 2020

Amazon’s Share of the US Digital Ad Market Surpassed 10 Percent in 2020

17 May 2021 comment

Amazon's advertising business grew by 52.5% last year, pushing their share of the US digital ad market past 10% for the first time, according to eMarketer.

Cloud Computing to Eliminate a Billion Metric Tons of CO2 in the Next Four Years

Cloud Computing to Eliminate a Billion Metric Tons of CO2 in the Next Four Years

16 May 2021 comment

A new forecast from IDC shows that the continued adoption of cloud computing could prevent the emission of more than 1 billion metric tons of carbon dioxide (CO2) from 2021 through 2024.

71 Percent of Smartphones Sold in 2021 will be AI Powered

71 Percent of Smartphones Sold in 2021 will be AI Powered

15 May 2021 comment

On-device Artificial Intelligence is being rapidly implemented by smartphone vendors, according to Strategy Analytics.

5G Already Changing Smartphone Use Behavior

5G Already Changing Smartphone Use Behavior

14 May 2021 comment

A new report by Ericsson ConsumerLab highlights the impact that 5G is already having on smartphone users worldwide and what they expect the technology to deliver in the future.

AI Grows as Businesses Strive for Resilience

AI Grows as Businesses Strive for Resilience

14 May 2021 comment

New market research commissioned by IBM found that almost one-third of IT professionals surveyed globally say their business is now using AI.

Domestic Digital Money Transfer Values to Grow to $3.4 Trillion by 2025

Domestic Digital Money Transfer Values to Grow to $3.4 Trillion by 2025

13 May 2021 comment

Digital domestic money transfer transaction values will rise from $2 trillion in 2020 to $3.4 trillion in 2025, driven by the growth of mobile money transfers, according to Juniper Research.

Global Chip Shortage Expected to Persist Until Second Quarter of 2022

Global Chip Shortage Expected to Persist Until Second Quarter of 2022

13 May 2021 comment

The worldwide semiconductor shortage will persist through 2021, and is expected to recover to normal levels by the second quarter of 2022, according to Gartner.

Enterprise Adoption of 5G Smartphones Is Taking Off

Enterprise Adoption of 5G Smartphones Is Taking Off

12 May 2021 comment

5G business smartphone shipments will grow at a CAGR of 28% over the 2021-2026 forecast period, according to a new Strategy Analytics forecast.

CEOs Anticipate an Economic Boom Over the Next Two Years

CEOs Anticipate an Economic Boom Over the Next Two Years

12 May 2021 comment

More CEOs anticipate an economic boom (60%) than stagnation (40%) in 2021 and 2022, according to a recent survey of CEOs and senior executives by Gartner.

Demand in the Second Half of 2020 Helped the Global Telecommunications Market

Demand in the Second Half of 2020 Helped the Global Telecommunications Market

11 May 2021 comment

Worldwide Telecommunications Services and Pay TV Services revenues totaled $1.53 trillion in 2020, representing flat year-over-year growth, according to IDC.

Facial Recognition For Payments to Be Used by 1.4 Billion People by 2025

Facial Recognition For Payments to Be Used by 1.4 Billion People by 2025

10 May 2021 comment

The number of users of software-based facial recognition to secure payments will exceed 1.4 billion globally by 2025, from just 671 million in 2020, according to Juniper Research.

PC Shipments Forecast to Grow 18.2 Percent in 2021

PC Shipments Forecast to Grow 18.2 Percent in 2021

10 May 2021 comment

Despite many regions beginning their reopening process from COVID-19, PC demand across the globe remains strong and in some cases at record levels exiting 2020.

Conversational Commerce Channels to Facilitate Spending of Over $290 Billion by 2025

Conversational Commerce Channels to Facilitate Spending of Over $290 Billion by 2025

9 May 2021 comment

A new study from Juniper Research has found that the total spend over conversational commerce channels will reach $290 billion by 2025; rising from $41 billion in 2021.

Digital Preparedness Helped Organizations Adapt to COVID-19

Digital Preparedness Helped Organizations Adapt to COVID-19

8 May 2021 comment

The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) released the results of an in-depth study of how the relationship between technology, business and people evolved during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Apple Leads the $100 Billion+ Smartphone Market with 42 Percent Share

Apple Leads the $100 Billion+ Smartphone Market with 42 Percent Share

7 May 2021 comment

The global smartphone market posted record first-quarter revenues driven by strong revenue growth of top five OEMs, according to Counterpoint Research.

US Mobile Payment Users Will Surpass 100 Million This Year

US Mobile Payment Users Will Surpass 100 Million This Year

6 May 2021 comment

The pandemic accelerated the adoption of mobile payment platforms (used at point-of-sale), as Americans sought out retailers offering contactless services, according to eMarketer.

Chromebooks Lead PC Revival in 1Q21

Chromebooks Lead PC Revival in 1Q21

6 May 2021 comment

Total worldwide PC market (including tablets) grew strongly for a fourth successive quarter, with shipments up 53.1% year on year at 122.1 million units, according to Canalys.

European Smart Home Market Reached the Best Performance of the Year in 4Q20

European Smart Home Market Reached the Best Performance of the Year in 4Q20

5 May 2021 comment

In the fourth quarter of 2020, the smart home market in Europe grew 12.2% compared to the same period of 2019, according to IDC.

Smartphone Market Surges 27 Percent as Key Regions Subdue the Pandemic

Smartphone Market Surges 27 Percent as Key Regions Subdue the Pandemic

5 May 2021 comment

Worldwide smartphone shipments reached 347 million units in the first quarter of 2021, according to Canalys.

Tablet and Chromebook Shipments Continue to Surge During 1Q21

Tablet and Chromebook Shipments Continue to Surge During 1Q21

4 May 2021 comment

Tablets had an outstanding first quarter of 2021 (1Q21) with 55.2% year-over-year growth and shipments totaling 39.9 million units, according to preliminary data from IDC.

Tablet Market Growth Hits 8-Year High

Tablet Market Growth Hits 8-Year High

3 May 2021 comment

People are still working, learning, and playing from home, which has led to more demand for tablets than can be met right now, according to a new report by Strategy Analytics.

Cloud Services Market Reaches US$42 Billion in 1Q21

Cloud Services Market Reaches US$42 Billion in 1Q21

3 May 2021 comment

Cloud infrastructure services spending grew 35% to US$41.8 billion in the first quarter of 2021, according to Canalys.

The Great Shift in Urban Mobility of Tomorrow

The Great Shift in Urban Mobility of Tomorrow

2 May 2021 comment

SHIFT Mobility, powered by IFA, together with pressrelations presented a study on mega trends of the mobility industry.

Smartphone Recovery Continues in 1Q21

Smartphone Recovery Continues in 1Q21

1 May 2021 comment

The pace of recovery for the smartphone market accelerated in 1Q21 with 25.5% year-over-year shipment growth, according to preliminary data from IDC.

eSIM Device Installations to Reach 3.4 Billion by 2025

eSIM Device Installations to Reach 3.4 Billion by 2025

29 Apr 2021 comment

The number of eSIMs installed in connected devices will increase from 1.2 billion in 2021, to 3.4 billion in 2025; representing a growth of 180%, according to Juniper Research.

European Smartphone Market Rebounds in 1Q21

European Smartphone Market Rebounds in 1Q21

28 Apr 2021 comment

The European smartphone market appears to be on the road to recovery after a difficult 2020, according to Counterpoint Research.

Regtech Spending to Exceed $130 Billion in 2025

Regtech Spending to Exceed $130 Billion in 2025

27 Apr 2021 comment

Spending on Regtech will exceed $130 billion in 2025, from $33 billion in 2020, according to Juniper Research.

Global Government IT Spending to Grow 5 Percent in 2021

Global Government IT Spending to Grow 5 Percent in 2021

27 Apr 2021 comment

Worldwide government IT spending is forecast to total $483 billion in 2021, an increase of 5.1% from 2020, according to Gartner.

Vivo Takes Lead In China Smartphone Market for the First Time

Vivo Takes Lead In China Smartphone Market for the First Time

26 Apr 2021 comment

For the first time, vivo has risen to the top spot in China, according to Counterpoint Researches China Smartphone Weekly Tracker.