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How Smart Grids Create Growth for Industrial Cyber Security

Smart Grid Cyber Security

Due to an increase in smart grid projects, the global industrial cyber security market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 14.17% during 2014 to 2019. “Smart grids comprise computers and automation systems working in tandem with electrical grids,” says Faisal Ghaus.

via Technavio

Global Technology, Media and Entertainment M&A Trends

Technology, Media and Entertainment

A new market study by Mergermarket, reveals that 84 percent of Technology, Media and Entertainment (TME) companies expect to see more cross-sector merger and acquisition (M&A) deals over the next two years.

via Digital Lifescapes

Pew Research Center Profiles Americans with Internet Access

Americans with Internet Access

American adults living in households with an annual income of at least $75,000 are most likely to use the internet — 97% of adults in this group. Those living in households with an annual income under $30,000 are less likely to report internet usage, with 74% of adults doing so now.

via Pew Research Center

Global PC Revenue Declines by 3% to $38.4 Billion in Q1 2015

Global PC market

PC unit shipments were up 1% to 53.6 million in the first quarter, and up by 3% to 227.8 million for the year. However, revenue performance was worse – results for the quarter were down by 3% to $38.4 billion. The key trend; lower-cost PCs and chromebooks continue to gain market share.

via ITCandor

European Unicorns – the Billion-Dollar Valued Tech Companies

European tech Unicorns

Europe now has 40 Unicorns, compared to 30 this time last year. This is put into context against the long term average of three Unicorns per year. The average valuation of these tech companies is now $3 billion.

via GP Bullhound

More than 11 Million Wearable Devices Shipped in 1Q 2015

Wearable Device Market

The worldwide wearable device market recorded its eighth consecutive quarter of steady growth in the first quarter of 2015. According to IDC, vendors shipped a total of 11.4 million wearables in 1Q15 — that’s a 200.0% increase from the 3.8 million wearables shipped in 1Q14.

via IDC

M2M Market in China will Enable more Internet of Things Apps

Growth of Mobile Network Infrastructure Accelerating Growth Prospects in the M2M Market in China: Technavio Report

The current M2M penetration rate in China is 29%, which is the highest across the world and can be attributed to initiatives undertaken by the government. The M2M market in China is forecast to grow at a CAGR of 26.20% from 2014 to 2019.

via Technavio

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