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CEO Pessimism over Global Growth Reaches Record High

At the beginning of the new decade, CEOs are showing record levels of pessimism in the global economy, according to PwC.

Major Banking Transformation

In 2019 the banking sector underwent a large transformation due to new regulatory provisions.

EMEA Organizations Are Vulnerable If Business Conditions Turn

Even as digitalization is becoming pervasive among EMEA organizations, they remain vulnerable to turns, forces that create uncertainty and pressure for their CIOs, according to Gartner.

Business Intelligence Continued to Invest in its Own Products

During the last year, Croatian IT company Business Intelligence consolidated and further developed its own products.

Amazon Becomes the Number 1 Brand in the European Smart Home Space

The Smart Home market in Europe continued to grow in the third quarter of 2019, reaching almost 23.8 million units, an increase of 18.1% year-on-year, according to IDC.

Shipments of Cellular IoT Gateways Will Reach 8 Million by 2023

More than 3.4 million cellular IoT gateways were shipped globally during 2018, at a total market value of approximately $921 million, according to Berg Insights research.

Microsoft Announced it Will Be Carbon Negative by 2030

Microsoft announced an ambitious goal and a new plan to reduce and ultimately remove its carbon footprint.

IBM and the University of Tokyo Launch Quantum Computing Initiative

IBM and the University of Tokyo announced today an agreement to partner to advance quantum computing and make it practical for the benefit of industry, science and society.

Comping: Continued Growth and Focus on Solutions and Services

Last year was very successful for Croatian IT company Comping.

Where Netflix's Growth Comes From

Netflix disclosed information about the geographical makeup of its user base for the first time.

Ericsson and Fraunhofer IPT launched 5G-Industry Campus Europe

Ericsson and the Fraunhofer Institute for Production Technology (IPT) have launched 5G-Industry Campus Europe last December.

Infobip Has High Ambitions for 2020

Infobip utilized MWC in Barcelona last year to show its new visual identity and it was the first step in a further globalization of the company.

PwC: 2020 Will Be a Year of ‘Slowbalisation’ for Global Economy

Global economic growth in 2020 is expected to grow at a rate of around 3.4% in purchasing power parity terms, according to PwC.

IBM Tops U.S. Patent List for 27th Consecutive Year

IBM inventors received a record 9,262 U.S. patents in 2019, achieving a milestone of most patents ever awarded to a U.S. company.

COMMENTARY: What to Expect from 2020?

In the coming days, we will publish the past and future facts and vision from the representatives of the Croatian IT and telco sector.

TIM and Ericsson Reach new European Record for 5G Speed

TIM and Ericsson, alongside Qualcomm, have successfully completed Europe’s first connection overcoming the 2 Gbps speed barrier on a 5G live commercial network.

Large EU Companies Dealing with ICT Security, Small Ones Legging Behind

In 2019, 93 percent of EU enterprises with 10 or more persons employed used at least one ICT security measure.

Apple Could Face Lawsuit for Stealing Watch Tech

Medtech company Masimo accused Apple of infringing on ten of its patents in Apple Watch, as it launched legal proceedings seeking a ban on the sale of certain devices.

Gartner: PC Shipments Grew 2.3 Percent in 4Q19 and 0.6 Percent for the Year

Worldwide PC shipments totaled 70.6 million units in the fourth quarter of 2019, a 2.3% increase from the fourth quarter of 2018, according to preliminary results by Gartner.

Computers Manage More Stock Than Humans Do

Out of $31 trillion of U.S. equities analyzed by The Economist, more are now automatically managed by computers and algorithms than are managed by humans.

Lithuania Considering Opening Commercial State Bank

A Lithuanian state bank could seize the opportunity to create a modern state bank by utilizing homegrown advancements in fintech and regtech.

The Israeli Government Will Allocate $350 Million for Quantum Computing

Israel is entering the international quantum arms race, actively launching an initiative to accelerate research and industries in the field of quantum computing.

Driving Home to Facebook

Among U.S. adults who are active on social media, at least half of Facebook users typically visit the website several times a day, a Pew Research Center survey revealed.

The Rise of Consumer Music Hardware

Demand for consumer audio hardware is on the rise, according to Futuresource Consulting research.

Netflix Beats TV Industry's Output Before 2006

Netflix released 371 new movies and TV shows in 2019, over 50 percent more than they did last year, according to data compiled by Variety Insight.

Facebook's Social Media Dominance

Facebook may be forced to move away from its plans to further integrate its family of social media apps, including Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp and Messenger.

CES 2020: Samsung Debuts Expanded TV Lineups

Samsung unveiled its latest lineup of MicroLED, QLED 8K and Lifestyle TVs at CES 2020.

CES 2020: Blockchain Connects Consumers and Coffee Farmers

At the CES 2020 show in Las Vegas, Farmer Connect and IBM announced a new consumer mobile application called "Thank My Farmer."

The Smartphone Market Is in a Pre-5G Slump

After a decade of unprecedented growth, the global smartphone market came to a standstill in 2017.

CES 2020: Bosch Presents Intelligent Technology Solutions

At CES 2020 in Las Vegas, Bosch is presenting connected products for mobility and the home.

The Blockbuster Growth of Amazon's Cloud Business

Many people would be surprised to hear that one of Amazon’s most successful operating segments has nothing to do with online shopping.

CES 2020: Lenovo Showcased New Consumer Technology

At this year’s CES in Las Vegas, Lenovo introduced a number of new consumer innovations.

The Dramatic Decline of Print Advertising

The past decade has been rough for print publishers around the world.

CES 2020: Global Technical Consumer Goods Market Looks Optimistic for 2020

After a stable 2019, GfK experts expect for the global market for technical consumer goods a value growth of +2.5% in 2020.

CES 2020: Siemens Mobility Showcases New Solutions

Siemens Mobility is presenting its new solutions at CES 2020 show in Las Vegas.

Alphabet's Share Price Soared Under Sundar Pichai

Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin announced that they will be stepping down from their roles as CEO and president of Alphabet, passing the torch to Sundar Pichai.

The Biggest Empires in Human History

British Empire remains the largest empire in human history.

How Maritime Emissions Compare to Cars in Europe

Mediterranean Shipping Company's fleet has joined Ryanair on the list of the top-emitters, along with eight coal-fired power plant operators.

A Decade of Streaming

Spotify crowned the artists and songs of the decade, with Drake and Ed Sheeran the standout performers of the past ten years.

Ericsson and TDC Started New Pilot 5G Network in Denmark

Ericsson delivered 5G network equipment for a new pilot network that was launched in the city of Helsingør, Denmark.

Amazon Dominates Public Cloud Market

The Federal Trade Commission is trying to figure out whether Amazon is discriminating against software companies that work with other cloud providers by favoring those that exclusively work with AWS.

5G in China Will Push the Worldwide Smartphone Market to Growth in 2020

Following three straight years of market contraction, global smartphone shipments are expected to return to growth in 2020 fueled by ambitious 5G plans in China, according to IDC.

Microsoft and KKBOX Group Start Global Strategic Partnership

Microsoft Taiwan and Asia’s media technology company, KKBOX Group, jointly announced the launch of a global strategic partnership.

A Decade in Tech

As the decade drew to a close, it’s time to look back at some of the things the past ten years have brought us.

The Streaming Takeover

Thanks to strong growth in streaming subscriptions, music industry revenues in the United States grew 18 percent in the first half of 2019.

The Trillion-Dollar Smartphone Economy

Over the past decade, the smartphone market has seen unprecedented growth, resulting in hundreds of billions in sales annually.

Digital Commerce Spend Will Reach $19 Trillion Annually by 2024

A new study from Juniper Research has found that global spending on digital commerce will reach $18.7 trillion by 2024.

Ericsson and MediaTek in 5G Voice Landmark

While 5G launches to date have been based on non-standalone architecture, 2020 is set to see standalone 5G become a reality.

737 MAX Crisis Sees Boeing's Deliveries Collapse

Boeing announced that it will temporarily halt production of the 737 MAX in January.

Where The Most Journalists Are Imprisoned Worldwide

The Committee to Protect Journalists, an advocacy group, has released its annual census showing the number of journalists imprisoned across the world.

The Most Expensive Mac Pro Costs Nearly $53,000

Mac Pro is an expensive machine with a $5,999 starting price. Its highest specification costs around $53,000, as much as a luxury sedan.

AMD Joins Blockchain Game Alliance

AMD has joined the Blockchain Game Alliance and forged partnerships with leading technology providers.

Cyber Monday Online Sales Hit $9.4 Billion

Over the past few years, Thanksgiving weekend has grown to become a huge shopping extravaganza both on- and offline.

5G Takes to the Waves with Automated Ferry in Norway

Ericsson, Telia and the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) have partnered to showcase 5G-enabled driverless boat.

Tech Booms of the New Decade?

Artificial intelligence, Internet of Things and electric mobility are hardly insider tips anymore, but looking ahead to the next decade, these tech teenagers are set for massive growth spurts.

Bezos' Little Helpers

The weeks leading up to the holidays are not only the most important but also the busiest time of the year for most retailers, as sales typically peak in November and December.

Digital Transformation Investment Will Reach $7.4 Trillion by 2023

In this year's digital transformation predictions, IDC highlights the critical business drivers accelerating DX initiatives and investments.

Samsung Wins 46 CES 2020 Innovation Awards for Design and Engineering

Samsung announced that 46 of its new product innovations have been recognized as CES 2020 Innovation Awards winners, including three Best of Innovations accolades.

Ten Hot Consumer Trends 2030 – The Internet of Senses

The consumer predictions about the Internet of Senses are among the expectations highlighted in the ninth edition of the Ericsson ConsumerLab Hot Consumer Trends report.

Bosch Enables the Next Generation of Smartglasses

At CES in Las Vegas, Bosch Sensortec will launch an innovative optical Light Drive system for smartglasses.

IBM Launched Open Technology to Respond to Cyber Threats Across Clouds

IBM recently announced Cloud Pak for Security, featuring industry-first innovations to connect with any security tool, cloud or on-premise system, without moving data from its original source.

Ericsson and Microsoft Team Up for the Next Generation of Connected Cars

Ericsson and Microsoft are bringing their connected vehicle expertise together.

New Problems with Czech 5G Auction

Auction of 5G frequencies in Czech Republic could face further delay to allow more time to attract a fourth entrant trade.

Top Digital Experience Trends for 2020

Gartner has identified nine digital experience trends that organizations need to explore in 2020.

Consumer Mixed Reality App Installs Will Reach 10 Billion by 2024

A new study from Juniper Research has found that the number of consumer mixed reality app installs will reach 10 billion by 2024, rising from 3 billion in 2019.

Google and Facebook Outpace Projections in the UK

Despite fines and scrutiny in the EU, Google and Facebook’s combined share of the UK digital advertising market will continue to grow, according to eMarketer.

France Removes the Last Hurdle to Start 5G Sale

French finance ministry removed the last hurdle to commencing the 5G frequencies sale.

IDC Europe Unveils Top Technology Predictions for 2020 and Beyond

IDC announced last week its European predictions for 2020 and beyond.

Huawei Opens 5G Innovation and Experience Center in London

Huawei launched 5G Innovation and Experience Center in London.

Digitalization Misconceptions Are the Top Emerging Risk in 3Q19

Concerns about digitalization misconceptions, as well as the pace of their organizations’ digitalization efforts, topped business leaders’ concerns, according to Gartner.

Spending on Digital Transformation Will Reach $2.3 Trillion in 2023

Spending on the technologies and services that enable the digital transformation of business practices, products, and organizations is forecast to reach $2.3 trillion in 2023, according to IDC.

BT Agreed to Sell its Operations in Spain

BT has reached an agreement to sell its operations in Spain to private equity company Portobello Capital.

Blockchain Cross-Border B2B Transactions Will Skyrocket to $4.4 Trillion by 2024

New data from Juniper Research has shown that the total value of B2B cross-border payments immutably stored on blockchain will exceed $4.4 trillion by 2024; up from $171 billion in 2019.

Four Phases of the Blockchain Spectrum

Blockchain is forecast to generate $3.1 trillion in new business value worldwide by 2030, half of it by 2025 with applications designed for operational improvement, according to Gartner.

Security Products and Services Will See a Solid Growth by 2023

Worldwide spending on security products and services will enjoy solid growth over the next five years as organizations continue to invest in solutions to meet a wide range of security threats and requirements, according to IDC.

Global IT Spending Will Grow 3.7 Percent in 2020

Worldwide IT spending is projected to total $3.7 trillion in 2019, an increase of 0.4% from 2018, according to the latest forecast by Gartner.

Bosch and Mercedes Start Pilot Project for Automated Ride-Hailing Service

Bosch and Mercedes-Benz’s joint project to develop urban automated driving has now entered a new stage.

Lenovo Foundation Starts Second Annual Grant Round

Lenovo recently celebrated its 35th Birthday, a significant milestone for any technology company.

Nokia Will Transform Finland’s Smart Grid to Support Renewable Energy

Nokia has been selected by Fingrid, Finland’s national transmission system operator, to build an IP/MPLS network to support the digital transformation of its national electrical grid.

Top Predictions for IT Organizations and Users in 2020 and Beyond

Gartner’s new top strategic predictions for 2020 and beyond top examine how the human condition is being challenged as technology creates varied and ever-changing expectations of humans.

Payment Platform Revenue Will Surge to $158 Billion by 2024

New data from Juniper Research has shown that revenue from payment platforms that enables merchants to process payments will grow from $106 billion in 2019 to $158 billion by 2024.

Fit Enterprises Will Win When Business Conditions Turn

The march to digitalization is so commonplace today that 40% of global CIOs have reached scale for their digital endeavors, more than doubling the proportion of enterprises from 2018, according to Gartner’s annual global survey of CIOs.

Consumer Spending on Technology Will Reach $1.69 Trillion in 2019

Consumer spending on technology is forecast to reach $1.69 trillion in 2019, an increase of 5.3% over 2018, according to IDC.

Google Dominates US Search, but Amazon Is Closing the Gap

The growing US search ad market is dominated by Google but Amazon and smaller players have the ad giant in their crosshairs, according to eMarketer's forecast.

Mobile Mixed Reality Market Value Will Exceed $43 Billion by 2024

A new study from Juniper Research has found that the global value of the mobile mixed reality market will exceed $43 billion by 2024, rising from $8 billion in 2019.

Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2020

Gartner highlighted the top strategic technology trends that organizations need to explore in 2020.

Top Ten Tech Predictions for 2020

As 2019 draws to a close, Juniper Research has created its list of the top 10 technology predictions for 2020.

Wearables Shipments Surge 94.6 Percent in 3Q19

Global shipments of wearable devices totaled 84.5 million units in the third quarter of 2019, a year-over-year increase of 94.6% and a new record for shipments in a single quarter, according to IDC.

KPMG Will Expand Microsoft Alliance and Invest $5 Billion in Digital Strategy

KPMG and Microsoft are strengthening their global relationship through a five-year agreement to accelerate digital transformation for KPMG member firms and mutual clients.

Employee Satisfaction Gap with SMBs Is Linked to Poor Tech Provision

Global study, commissioned by Lenovo, found that close to half (40%) of all SMB employees who participated in the study are dissatisfied with their work environments.

86 Percent of IT Leaders Embrace Adoption of as-a-Service

87 percent IT decision makers report that their organizations have started to implement as-a-Service solutions or have already completed the process.

Dell Names Jeff Clarke as Chief Operating Officer

Dell announced that Jeff Clarke vill take over the role of its COO and vice chairman.

Netherlands Expects to Earn €900 Million from 5G Frequencies Sale

The Dutch government has detailed its financial goals for its first auction of 5G spectrum, but has also cast doubt on vendor participation by warning those deemed to pose a security risk would be blocked from future network builds.

Cameras Will Be Largest Market for 5G IoT Solutions Until 2023

Outdoor surveillance cameras will be the largest market for 5G IoT solutions worldwide over the next three years, according to Gartner.

Five Critical Technologies for a Unified Customer Service Experience

The Gartner Hype Cycle for Customer Service and Support Technologies describes the most critical technologies for supporting customers.

Deutsche Telekom Halts Further 5G Deals

German operator Deutsche Telekom has halted any further deals to buy 5G gear while waiting for the German government to decide if it will ban Huawei.

Traditional PC Market Continues to Grow Despite Issues in the Supply Chain

Worldwide shipments of traditional PCs, comprised of desktops, notebooks, and workstations, reached 70.4 million units in the third quarter of 2019, according to IDC.

Regtech Spending Will Reach $127 Billion by 2024

New data from Juniper Research forecasts that the value of regtech spending will exceed $127 billion by 2024, up from $25 billion in 2019.

Smart Home Devices Forecast to Maintain Steady Growth Through 2023

The worldwide market for smart home devices is expected to grow 23.5% year over year in 2019 to nearly 815 million device shipments, according to IDC.

Top 10 Government Technology Trends for 2019-2020

Gartner has identified the top 10 government technology trends for 2019-2020 that have the potential to optimize or transform public services.