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Online Piracy in TV & Movie market to increase to $52 billion

Digital TV Research’s research in Online TV Piracy Forecasts is thorough in its coverage of the encroachment of piracy into the TV and movie market globally. Overall trends include Asia Pacific overtaking North America in being the largest region for … Continue reading

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More than 10 million smart home controllers to be bought by US Households in 2021

Purchasing trends for Smart Home technology indicate a growth in traditional store outlets teaming up with online leaders such as Google and Amazon to enhance the visibility of their products to the consumer. Amazon’s Alexa and Google’s Home products can … Continue reading

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Connected Car Automotive Biometrics Market valued at $969 million by 2023.

In three to five years the auto market will be using biometrics in appreciable volumes in-car is the prediction that forms the bedrock for a new report published this November by leading cyber security analysts at Goode Intelligence. A hot … Continue reading

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E-Sports: A 3 Billion Euro market by 2021

Latest research from iDate indicates that the E-Sport market is yet to reach its full potential, By year end they estimate that ‘e-sports revenues will not exceed 850 million EUR. But ‘By 2021 they could exceed 3 billion EUR and … Continue reading

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Next Generation Implantable Payments to achieve $9 Billion by 2023

The latest findings published by Mind Commerce lays out the expected growth in the field of Mobile Payments in the near future in their Next Generation Mobile Payments: Smartphones, Wearables, and Implantable Technology 2018 – 2023. Inching towards main-stream: next-generation … Continue reading

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UK Public Sector Telecoms & IT boost from Brexit?

A new report from benchmark-it provides a background to developments in the UK Telecoms & IT market with conclusions made on the advantage to the industry of Brexit uncertainties. Report author Rob Pritchard observes: “Business is fed up with Government … Continue reading

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Middle East growth in online transactions with entertainment fastest growing sector

New research from Payfort on seven Arab countries found a 22% increase in online transactions in 2016. “In 2016 the entertainment industry for Egypt and KSA and UAE and Jordan and Kuwait and Qatar and Lebanon reached a combined size … Continue reading

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Majaloop: Helping the unbanked with new Open-Source software

Majaloop: Helping the unbanked with new Open-Source software released by Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation – 16 October 2017 The Gates Foundation released software designed to create payment platforms to help individuals and companies in the developing world to access … Continue reading

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Cryptocurrency market expected to reach USD 2,902 million by 2023

The cryptocurrency market was valued at USD 541.0 million in 2017 and is expected to reach USD 2,902.0 million by 2023, at a CAGR of 32.31% between 2017 and 2023 according to a new report from MarketsandMarkets:  Cryptocurrency Market by … Continue reading

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Connected Driving Experiences and Robotics showcased at GITEX Technology

Etisalat launched future technology with it’s ‘Driving the Digital Future’ at the GITEX Technology Week  October 2017 “Etisalat aims to create an unforgettable presence at GITEX Technology Week by showcasing a remarkable array of innovations and concepts driven by its … Continue reading

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