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Why Mobile is the Default Device for Internet Access in 2017

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According to eMarketer’s latest estimates, there will be just 17.9 million desktop or laptop-only internet users in the U.S. this year — that’s down from 20.3 million in 2016. And the number is expected to edge lower in the future.

Source: eMarketer

Digital Games will Become $100 Billion Industry in 2017

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Aided by the adoption of popular franchises onto mobile devices, 2016 has seen strong growth in the number of games accessed on smartphones. Both new, optimized titles — in terms of engagement and revenue generation — and reworked classics have proved to be a hit with consumers.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

Telecom Providers Adapt to New Enterprise IT Demands

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Enterprise networking vendors and telecom service providers encountered a series of challenges in 2016, as more customers shifted their focus from managing business technology investment to the strategic procurement of products and services related to digital transformation projects.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

Digital Marketers: Test Your Artificial Intelligence Know-How

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Now that consumers are seeing AI play a bigger role in their everyday lives, more and more marketers are adopting the technology. Move over Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. Enter cognitive computing and predictive analytics, and so much more. Take this quiz to measure your knowledge of today’s AI.

Source: eMarketer

New Internet of Things Opportunity for Mobile Operators

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According to the Juniper assessment, mobile network operators should follow the example of AT&T, Telefonica and NTT DoCoMo, which have set stringent targets for network virtualization.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

Virtual Reality Platforms Gain Many New Use Cases

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With an influx of standalone VR devices, a greater range of use cases will be explored, broadening the gaming-focused VR market of today. Furthermore, ABI Research anticipates a total market size of $64 billion by 2021.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

Research: Software-Defined Perimeter for the Cloud

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Cloud adoption has soared, and yet recent surveys indicate that security is still a concern. Over 67% of respondents indicated that an inability to enforce corporate security standards represents a barrier to cloud adoption, while 61% noted that compliance concerns pose a barrier.

Source: Cloud Security Alliance