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How NFC is Penetrating Retail Point-of-Sale Apps

How NFC is Penetrating Retail Point-of-Sale Apps

According to the latest worldwide market study by Berg Insight, the market for NFC-ready POS terminals continued to show strong momentum in 2017 with annual shipments reaching an estimated 24.7 million units worldwide.

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Outlook for 5G Wireless Security Developer Demand

Outlook for 5G Wireless Security Developer Demand

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 5G technology could trigger, by 2026, a more than 30 percent rise in demand for application developers and similar increases in demand for skilled and experienced cybersecurity analysts.

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Digital Dexterity: Exploring the New Ways of Work

Digital Dexterity: Exploring the New Ways of Work

Only 7 to 18 percent of organizations possess the ‘digital dexterity’ to adopt New Ways of Work (NWOW) solutions — such as virtual collaboration and a mobile workplace. Furthermore, it’s already apparent that forcing employees to accept rigid and inflexible workplace mandates are a recipe for poor performance.

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Worldwide IT and Telecom Spend will Reach $4 Trillion

Worldwide IT and Telecom Spend will Reach $4 Trillion

Worldwide spending on traditional hardware, software, services, and telecommunications is on course for growth of 3.7% this year in constant currency – that’s slightly down from last year’s 4.2% growth, and will reach $4 trillion in 2018, according to the latest findings from IDC.

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Why Mobile Service Providers Focus on Reinvention

Why Mobile Service Providers Focus on Reinvention

Juniper Research has found that annual global mobile network operator-billed revenues from voice and data services are expected to fall by over $50 billion during the next 5 years — that’s from $837 billion last year to $785 billion in 2022.

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How AI will Advance Mobile Messaging App Evolution

How AI will Advance Mobile Messaging App Evolution

A recent worldwide market study by Juniper Research found that revenues from Rich Communication Services (RCS) messaging will exceed $9 billion by 2022 — that’s up from an estimated $126 million in 2018. RCS, backed by Google, supports rich media content including video sharing and file transfers.

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Worldwide Smartphone Market Still Growing Slowly

Worldwide Smartphone Market Still Growing Slowly

Smartphone shipments are forecast to drop by 0.2 percent in 2018 to 1.462 billion units, which is down from 1.465 billion in 2017 and 1.469 billion in 2016. However, IDC expects the market to grow by 3 percent annually from 2019 onwards. Worldwide shipments should reach 1.654 billion in 2022 — that’s a five year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 2.5 percent.

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