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How Robotics-as-a-Service Expands the Applications

How Robotics-as-a-Service Expands the Applications

Overall, ABI Research estimates that the installed base for RaaS will grow from 4,442 units in 2016 to 1.3 million in 2026. The yearly revenue from RaaS providers is expected to increase from $217 million in 2016 to nearly $34 billion in 2026.

via Digital Lifescapes

Radical Change: The Future of Global Commerce

Radical Change: The Future of Global Commerce

The Fourth Industrial Revolution is seen as a new stage of human development, one defined by “a fusion of technologies that is blurring the lines between the physical, digital, and biological spheres“, as well as disrupting virtually every industry.

via World Economic Forum

Why Asia-Pacific Leads Internet Growth in 2018

Why Asia-Pacific Leads Internet Growth in 2018

A majority of the growth in internet user numbers will take place in Asia-Pacific in 2018. Of the 182.2 million new internet users worldwide this year, we forecast that 42.4 million will reside in China and 54.2 million in India.

via eMarketer

How Technology Trends Impact Global Trade

How Technology Trends Impact Global Trade

Different technologies in different parts of the technology adoption life cycle, when combined, could fundamentally change the way resources are allocated and international trade operates. Governments and businesses need to understand the current trends in order to stay ahead of the curve.

via World Economic Forum

How New Technology Drives Environmental Change

Technology Driven Environmentalism Gains Momentum

As the business world enters the Fourth Industrial Revolution, the environmental community has been heading into our own complementary Fourth Wave of environmentalism. Here’s the results of a recent global market study.

via World Economic Forum

Financing a Forward-Looking Internet for All

Financing a Forward-Looking Internet for All

If we bring more players into the ICT investment space, we can start to socialize the costs of investments to better reflect the disbursement of returns. This should significantly increase ICT infrastructure development. But it starts with thinking about the internet differently.

via World Economic Forum

Why National Leadership of AI Technology is Strategic

The Global Race for Technological Leadership

No technological competition seems more pressing than the global struggle for artificial intelligence (AI) superiority. While the U.S. once dominated AI research, China has made it clear in recent years that they are aggressively working to catch up to (and then eclipse) its rival in the West.

via The Aspen Institute