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Worldwide Smartphone Demand Remains Flat in 2016

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Vendors shipped a total of 343.3 million smartphones worldwide in 2Q16. This was relatively flat, up 0.3% from 2Q15 when vendors shipped 342.4 million units. The market did show greater sequential growth as shipments were up 3.1% from 333.1 million in the first quarter of 2016.

Source: IDC

M-Commerce Market Revenue will Grow at a CAGR of 26.5%

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IDATE estimates that the worldwide m-commerce market revenue will likely grow from 2015 to 2019 at a CAGR of 26.5%, growing its share 26% of the overall value of the e-commerce market to 44.2%.

Source: IDATE

Global Wearables Market will Reach $30 Billion in 2016

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Fueled by a frenzy of hype, funding and global interest, IDTechEx believes that wearable technology was catapulted to the top of the agenda for technology vendors spanning the entire value chain across the globe.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

Social Networks Reach More Than 68% of Internet Users

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Approximately 2.34 billion people, or 32% of the global population and 68.3% of internet users, will access a social network regularly in 2016 — that’s up 9.2% from 2015. Greater access to the internet, particularly through mobile phones, will drive growth over the coming years

Source: eMarketer

UK Online Retail Sales to Exceed £67 Billion in 2016

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UK retail ecommerce sales are set to exceed £67 billion in 2016, fueled by some impressive growth in smartphone-based buying. The UK is a world leader in terms of retail ecommerce’s share of total retail sales, and by 2020 digital retail sales will represent a 22.6% share.

Source: eMarketer

Insurance Telematics App Adoption is Driven by IoT Tech

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Sensors in automobiles that produce data for analysis by insurance companies are a compelling use case for Internet of Things (IoT) technologies. The number of Insurance Telematics policies in force on the European market already reached 5.3 million in the fourth quarter of 2015, according to Berg Insight.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

Smartphone Users in Japan to Surpass 60% of Mobile Subs

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In 2016, eMarketer predicts a total of 55.8 million smartphone users in Japan, who will make up more than half of total mobile share for the first time, at 52.4%. By 2020, smartphone users will make up 60% of the total mobile phone subscriber population, at 64.2 million.

Source: eMarketer