Analysis

Shipments of Digital Media Adapters Grew in 2Q18

Shipments of Digital Media Adapters Grew in 2Q18

19 Sep 2018 comment

The worldwide market for smart home devices inclusive of connected lights, smart speakers, connected thermostats, smart TVs, home monitoring/security products, digital media adapters, and more, grew 38.5% to 130.1 million shipments in the second quarter of 2018.

Robots Will Do More Work Than Humans by 2025

Robots Will Do More Work Than Humans by 2025

19 Sep 2018 comment

Machines and algorithms will do more current tasks than humans by 2025, according to the World Economic Forum’s Future of Jobs Report 2018.

Germans Would Feel Safer With Autonomous Trucks on the Road

Germans Would Feel Safer With Autonomous Trucks on the Road

18 Sep 2018 comment

For many people in Germany, the thought of vans and trucks in traffic leads to just one thing: stress.

Information Security Spending Will Exceed $124 Billion in 2019

Information Security Spending Will Exceed $124 Billion in 2019

18 Sep 2018 comment

Worldwide spending on information security products and services will reach more than $114 billion in 2018, an increase of 12.4 percent from last year, according to the latest forecast from Gartner.

Cloud Computing Remains Top Emerging Business Risk

Cloud Computing Remains Top Emerging Business Risk

17 Sep 2018 comment

Cloud computing ranks as the top risk concern for executives in risk, audit, finance and compliance, according to the latest survey by Gartner.

Enterprise WLAN Market Maintains Moderate Growth in 2Q18

Enterprise WLAN Market Maintains Moderate Growth in 2Q18

17 Sep 2018 comment

The combined consumer and enterprise wireless local area network market segments rose 1.9% year over year in the second quarter of 2018 with worldwide revenues of $2.5 billion, according to IDC.

Server Market Revenue Grew 43.7 Percent in 2Q18

Server Market Revenue Grew 43.7 Percent in 2Q18

13 Sep 2018 comment

According to IDC, vendor revenue in the worldwide server market increased 43.7%, year over year to $22.5 billion during the second quarter of 2018.

Smartphone Addiction Threatens Global FMCG Players

Smartphone Addiction Threatens Global FMCG Players

13 Sep 2018 comment

Smartphones are set to affect the fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) community, says leading data and analytics company GlobalData.

More Than One-Third of Canada Watches Netflix

More Than One-Third of Canada Watches Netflix

12 Sep 2018 comment

Subscription over-the-top (OTT) video viewership in Canada will grow 9.7% this year to reach 17.4 million, according to eMarketer.

Switches Show Solid Growth in 2Q18 While Routers See Mixed Results

Switches Show Solid Growth in 2Q18 While Routers See Mixed Results

12 Sep 2018 comment

The worldwide Ethernet switch market recorded $6.7 billion in revenue in 2Q18, an increase of 4.8% year over year, according to IDC.

Spending on Mobility Solutions Will Reach $1.8 Trillion in 2022

Spending on Mobility Solutions Will Reach $1.8 Trillion in 2022

11 Sep 2018 comment

Worldwide spending on mobility solutions is forecast to reach $1.8 trillion in 2022, according to IDC.

PCDs Expected to Decline at a -1,5 Percent CAGR

PCDs Expected to Decline at a -1,5 Percent CAGR

10 Sep 2018 comment

Unit shipments for the global personal computing devices market, comprised of traditional PCs, Tablets, and Workstations, is expected to contract by 3.9% in 2018, according to IDC.

The Top 5 Most Promising 5G Operators by Juniper Research

The Top 5 Most Promising 5G Operators by Juniper Research

10 Sep 2018 comment

A new study from Juniper Research has found that with the first 5G networks launching in 2019, total connections will scale rapidly to 1.5 billion by 2025.

Revenues for Big Data and Business Analytics Will Reach $260 Billion in 2022

Revenues for Big Data and Business Analytics Will Reach $260 Billion in 2022

7 Sep 2018 comment

IDC forecasts worldwide revenues for big data and business analytics (BDA) solutions will reach $260 billion.

IFA 2018: Need for Performance Drives Global PC Market

IFA 2018: Need for Performance Drives Global PC Market

7 Sep 2018 comment

The need for performance and experience seems to be a driving force behind the consumer PC revenues, especially when it comes to gaming PCs and premium devices, according to GfK.

Western European HCP Market Continues to Slide

Western European HCP Market Continues to Slide

6 Sep 2018 comment

According to research by IDC, the Western European printer and multifunction (MFP) market decreased by 5.8% in unit terms in 2Q18 compared with the same period a year ago.

IFA 2018: e-commerce Continues to Gain Ground in Consumer Goods Markets

IFA 2018: e-commerce Continues to Gain Ground in Consumer Goods Markets

6 Sep 2018 comment

In the first half of 2018 e-commerce accounted for approximately a third of the total value of technical consumer goods (TCG) sold globally to consumers, according to GfK.

IFA 2018: Smart Homes Turn Livelier with Voice Assistants

IFA 2018: Smart Homes Turn Livelier with Voice Assistants

5 Sep 2018 comment

In the first half of 2018 more than 16 million smart home devices were sold in Germany, Great Britain and France alone, according to GfK.

Insurtech-based Premiums Will Exceed $400 Billion By 2023

Insurtech-based Premiums Will Exceed $400 Billion By 2023

4 Sep 2018 comment

A new study from Juniper Research has found that insurance premiums generated by emerging insurtech services will exceed $400 billion by 2023.

IFA 2018: Global Smartphone Market Goes Large for Premium Priced Devices

IFA 2018: Global Smartphone Market Goes Large for Premium Priced Devices

4 Sep 2018 comment

With the bar of consumer expectation about what smartphones can do constantly rising, smartphones remain the key personal device, according to GfK.

Telecom Infrastructure Market Will Reach $16.35 Billion in 2022

Telecom Infrastructure Market Will Reach $16.35 Billion in 2022

3 Sep 2018 comment

The shift to software-defined infrastructure, wherein workloads run virtualized on industry-standard hardware platforms, is happening at an unprecedented pace.

IFA 2018: High-end TVs are Dragging the Market Upwards

IFA 2018: High-end TVs are Dragging the Market Upwards

3 Sep 2018 comment

In the first half of 2018, GfK recorded total sales of €45 billion for the global market for televisions.

IFA 2018: Audio Devices Become Smarter and Sound Better

IFA 2018: Audio Devices Become Smarter and Sound Better

2 Sep 2018 comment

From January to June 2018, GfK recorded total sales of €4.5 billion for the global audio devices market.

IFA 2018: SDA Trending Towards Convenience, Health and Connectivity

IFA 2018: SDA Trending Towards Convenience, Health and Connectivity

1 Sep 2018 comment

Demand for small domestic appliances (SDA) continues to grow, according to GfK.

IFA 2018: Innovations and Emerging Markets Drive the Value of MDA

IFA 2018: Innovations and Emerging Markets Drive the Value of MDA

31 Aug 2018 comment

According to the GfK, in the first six months of 2018, the global major domestic appliances (MDA) market reached another positive growth of 3.5 percent.

Apple and Huawei Flex Their Strength in a Declining Tablet Market

Apple and Huawei Flex Their Strength in a Declining Tablet Market

30 Aug 2018 comment

According to the latest figures published by IDC, the overall tablet market for Western Europe declined 10.1% YoY, shipping 6.3 million units in the second quarter of 2018 (2Q18).

Huawei Secured No. 2 Smartphone Vendor Spot in 2Q18

Huawei Secured No. 2 Smartphone Vendor Spot in 2Q18

29 Aug 2018 comment

Huawei surpassed Apple to secure the No. 2 worldwide smartphone vendor position for the first time ever, according to Gartner.

Smartphone Sales Slacken in EMEA

Smartphone Sales Slacken in EMEA

24 Aug 2018 comment

The EMEA mobile phone market continues to lose steam, according to the latest results from IDC.

New Intel Study Evaluates the Next 50 Years of Tech

New Intel Study Evaluates the Next 50 Years of Tech

23 Aug 2018 comment

Americans are excited about the future potential of technology, but 40 percent believe emerging technologies will introduce as many new problems as solutions in the next 50 years.

Hardcopy Peripherals Shipments Show Modest Growth in 2Q18

Hardcopy Peripherals Shipments Show Modest Growth in 2Q18

22 Aug 2018 comment

The worldwide hardcopy peripherals (HCP) market grew 0.9% year over year with more than 23.5 million units shipped in the second quarter of 2018 (2Q18), according to IDC.