Analysis

China No Longer Expected to Overtake US in Retail Sales in 2019

China No Longer Expected to Overtake US in Retail Sales in 2019

19 Jul 2019 comment

The trade war between the world’s two largest retail markets is taking its toll, especially on China, according to eMarketer.

Smart Home Automation Revenues Will Exceed $57 Million by 2024

Smart Home Automation Revenues Will Exceed $57 Million by 2024

19 Jul 2019 comment

New data from Juniper Research found that automation revenues will exceed $57 million by 2024, up from $18 million in 2019; driven by smart security solutions.

Acceptance of Smart Home Devices Will Drive Growth Through 2023

Acceptance of Smart Home Devices Will Drive Growth Through 2023

18 Jul 2019 comment

Global shipments for smart home devices reached 168.6 million in the first quarter of 2019 (1Q19), up 37.3% from the previous year, according to IDC.

Half the World’s Population Will Use Digital Wallets by 2024

Half the World’s Population Will Use Digital Wallets by 2024

18 Jul 2019 comment

A new study from Juniper Research has found that the number of people using digital wallets will increase from 2.3 billion this year to nearly 4 billion, or 50% of the world’s population, by 2024.

International Digital Remittances Will Reach $525 Billion by 2024

International Digital Remittances Will Reach $525 Billion by 2024

17 Jul 2019 comment

New data from Juniper Research has found that international digital remittances will reach $525 billion by 2024, up from an estimated $332 in 2019.

75 Percent of Organizations Increased CX Investments in 2018

75 Percent of Organizations Increased CX Investments in 2018

17 Jul 2019 comment

Three-quarters of organizations surveyed by Gartner increased customer experience technology investments in 2018.

Brain Machine Interface Shipments Will Exceed 25 Million a Year by 2030

Brain Machine Interface Shipments Will Exceed 25 Million a Year by 2030

16 Jul 2019 comment

Juniper Research has found that the global number of shipments of Brain Machine Interfaces will reach 25.6 million by 2030, up from an estimated 350,000 in 2019.

4 in 10 Privacy Executives Are Confident About Adapting to New Regulations

4 in 10 Privacy Executives Are Confident About Adapting to New Regulations

16 Jul 2019 comment

Adapting to an increasingly volatile regulatory environment is the top priority for privacy executives, with only approximately 4 in 10 confident in their current abilities to keep pace with new requirements, according to Gartner.

Is the Honeymoon Over for Dating Apps?

Is the Honeymoon Over for Dating Apps?

15 Jul 2019 comment

Usage is still going up, but dating app audiences have been growing slower than expected in recent years.

PC Market Rides Several Trends to Produce Solid Results in 2Q19

PC Market Rides Several Trends to Produce Solid Results in 2Q19

12 Jul 2019 comment

Preliminary results for the global traditional PC market totaled 64.9 million units in the second quarter of 2019, according to IDC.

Gartner Says Worldwide PC Shipments Grew 1.5 Percent in 2Q19

Gartner Says Worldwide PC Shipments Grew 1.5 Percent in 2Q19

12 Jul 2019 comment

After two quarters of decline, the worldwide PC market grew 1.5% in the second quarter of 2019, according to preliminary results by Gartner.

Five Challenges to Growth and Adoption for Virtual Customers

Five Challenges to Growth and Adoption for Virtual Customers

11 Jul 2019 comment

The proliferation of IoT devices and AI-enabled virtual personal assistants gives rise to a new way to serve customers and a new, virtual customer to serve, according to Gartner.

Advertising Fraud Losses Will Reach $42 Billion in 2019

Advertising Fraud Losses Will Reach $42 Billion in 2019

11 Jul 2019 comment

A new study from Juniper Research forecasts that advertisers will lose $42 billion of ad spend globally this year to fraudulent activities committed via online, mobile and in-app advertising.

Smart Cities Initiatives Forecast to Drive $189 Billion in Spending in 2023

Smart Cities Initiatives Forecast to Drive $189 Billion in Spending in 2023

10 Jul 2019 comment

A new forecast from IDC shows global spending on smart cities initiatives will reach $189.5 billion in 2023.

Digital Time in Canada Surpasses Traditional Time

Digital Time in Canada Surpasses Traditional Time

9 Jul 2019 comment

Media consumption in Canada has reached a tipping point. This year, for the first time, adults in Canada will spend more daily time with digital content than with traditional media, according to eMarketer.

Gaming PCs and Monitors Deliver Mixed Results in 1Q19

Gaming PCs and Monitors Deliver Mixed Results in 1Q19

9 Jul 2019 comment

Worldwide shipments of gaming desktops and notebooks reached 7.5 million units during the first quarter of 2019, down 6.2% from last year, according to IDC.

Companies in the U.S. Are Overpaying To Attract New Talent

Companies in the U.S. Are Overpaying To Attract New Talent

8 Jul 2019 comment

Compensation remains a top driver to attract and retain talent in the U.S., according to Gartner.

Headphones Shipments Achieve $5.9 Billion Revenues in 1Q19

Headphones Shipments Achieve $5.9 Billion Revenues in 1Q19

8 Jul 2019 comment

Consumer appetite for premium headphones continues to grow, with global revenues rising five times faster than shipments in Q1 2019, according to Futuresource Consulting.

Cloud IT Infrastructure Revenues Continue to Expand Despite Slow Down

Cloud IT Infrastructure Revenues Continue to Expand Despite Slow Down

5 Jul 2019 comment

According to IDC, vendor revenue from sales of IT infrastructure products for cloud environments grew 11.4% year over year in the first quarter of 2019, reaching $14.5 billion.

Earwear and Watches Are Expected to Drive Wearables Market

Earwear and Watches Are Expected to Drive Wearables Market

4 Jul 2019 comment

The market for wearable devices is on track to reach global shipments of 222.9 million units in 2019, growing to 302.3 million units in 2023 with a CAGR of 7.9%, according to IDC.

Growth in Connected IoT Devices Will Generate 79.4ZB of Data in 2025

Growth in Connected IoT Devices Will Generate 79.4ZB of Data in 2025

3 Jul 2019 comment

The number of devices connected to the Internet, including the machines, sensors, and cameras that make up the IoT, continues to grow at a steady pace, according to IDC.

eMarketer Reduces US Time Spent Estimates for Facebook and Snapchat

eMarketer Reduces US Time Spent Estimates for Facebook and Snapchat

2 Jul 2019 comment

Average daily time spent on Facebook by US adult users fell by 3 minutes in 2018.

Smart City Traffic Technology Revenues Will Double in the Next 4 Years

Smart City Traffic Technology Revenues Will Double in the Next 4 Years

1 Jul 2019 comment

New analysis by Juniper Research has found that smart city traffic technology solutions deployed to ease chronic congestion in cities will generate $4.4 billion in revenue in 2023, up from $2 billion in 2019.

Cybersecurity Risks Are Threatening Deals, Industry Survey Shows

Cybersecurity Risks Are Threatening Deals, Industry Survey Shows

30 Jun 2019 comment

Cybersecurity issues are increasingly becoming a concern in mergers and acquisitions, a new survey shows, according to Bloomberg.

EMEA PC Gaming Devices Will Post Solid Growth Through to 2023

EMEA PC Gaming Devices Will Post Solid Growth Through to 2023

28 Jun 2019 comment

The EMEA market for gaming desktops and notebooks declined in the first quarter of 2019, dropping 4.9% YoY and totaling 2 million units, according to IDC.

Adoption Will Drive Worldwide Spending on IoT to $1.1 Trillion in 2023

Adoption Will Drive Worldwide Spending on IoT to $1.1 Trillion in 2023

27 Jun 2019 comment

Worldwide spending on IoT is forecast to pass the $1.0 trillion mark in 2022, reaching $1.1 trillion in 2023, according to IDC.

The EMEA External Storage Market Shows Signs of Slowdown

The EMEA External Storage Market Shows Signs of Slowdown

26 Jun 2019 comment

The EMEA external storage systems market recorded another positive quarter in 1Q19, with 2.4% year-on-year growth in U.S. dollars (10.7% in euros), according to IDC.

Worldwide Server Market Revenue Increased 4.4 Percent in 1Q19

Worldwide Server Market Revenue Increased 4.4 Percent in 1Q19

25 Jun 2019 comment

Vendor revenue in the worldwide server market increased 4.4% year over year to $19.8 billion during the first quarter of 2019, according to IDC.

Edge AI Processor Shipments Forecast to Reach 1.5 Billion Units by 2023

Edge AI Processor Shipments Forecast to Reach 1.5 Billion Units by 2023

24 Jun 2019 comment

In its first forecast of AI edge processors, IDC estimates that worldwide shipments of AI-optimized processors for edge systems will reach 340.1 million units in 2019, an increase of 170.0% over 2018.

Robots Might Turn Out to Be Great Co-Workers

Robots Might Turn Out to Be Great Co-Workers

22 Jun 2019 comment

The idea that automation will drive up unemployment or drive down wages has become almost an article of faith for many Americans, according to Bloomberg.