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Windows PC Market Very Unlikely to Improve in 2017

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The personal computer sector is stuck in a downturn. Worldwide shipments of personal computing devices (PCDs) — including a combination of desktop, notebook, and workstation PCs, plus slate and detachable tablets — are forecast to decline from a total of 435 million units in 2016 to 405.2 million units in 2021, according to the latest market study by IDC.

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Internet of Things will Enhance Residential Security Apps

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Security system monitoring via the Internet is still a growth business. According to the latest market study by Berg Insight, the number of monitored security alarm systems in the European market is forecast to grow from 8.7 million subscribers in 2016, at a CAGR of 4 percent, to reach 10.6 million in 2021.

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Media Tablet Demand Contracts Across the Globe

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The worldwide media tablet market contracted in the first quarter of 2017 (1Q17) with total shipments of 36.2 million — that’s a year-over-year decline of 8.5 percent, according to the latest market study by International Data Corporation (IDC).

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Affordable Smartphones Enable Mobile Internet Boom

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Smartphones are essential to mobile internet growth, and the related economic development that these devices enable within emerging markets. That being said, there’s also a significant segment of the developed markets that favors lower-cost devices with ‘good enough’ features and performance.

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Smartphone Shipments will Reach 1.53 Billion by 2021

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Worldwide smartphone shipments will rebound in 2017, according to the latest market study by IDC. While growth is expected to be consistent, IDC predicts shipment volumes to grow by 4.2 percent in 2017 and 4.4 percent in 2018 — with a CAGR of 3.8 percent over the 2016-2021 forecast period.

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Smartphone Market in China Breaks Shipment Record

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Mobile World Congress is the world’s largest gathering for the mobile industry. What’s top-of-mind for many vendors this week — as the economy in China evolves, where are the greatest growth opportunities? China is the largest digital media market, by far, due to the adoption of smartphones and the Mobile Internet.

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Smart Home Revenue will Reach $195 Billion in 2021

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Smart home automation and monitoring devices will grow to over 770 million globally by 2021, representing an eleven-fold rise from just 68 million estimated in 2016, according to the latest market study by Juniper Research.

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