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Digital wallets in Europe & North America – forecast

Mobile contactless payments will more than double across these regions


Commercial drone usage to accelerate growth throughout next 10 years

Services like analytics, unmanned traffic management, flight management, and repair are all increasing as the use of drones is scaled up


US mobile market to grow significantly driven by 5G adoption

US mobile market set to reach $224 bn by 2024 driven by 5G adoption and unlimited smartphone data plans


Google Maps offers real-time bikeshare information in 16 countries

Real-time bikeshare information in Google Maps rolls out to 24 cities


Colorado Sheriff’s Office deploys smartphones as body-worn cameras

Smartphones act as personnel locators, digital cameras, and secondary radios using the push-to-talk function


Apple fans to get 59 new emoji this fall

New emoji characters are coming to iPhone, iPad, Mac and Apple Watch this fall


IoT partner programs streamline ecosystem to enter new markets

These partner programs are focusing on more niche verticals such as wearables and hospitality


DHL implemented smart warehouse technology in Asia Pacific

The facility in Singapore operates round the clock coordinated by DHL Control Tower


Record spending expected for school and college supplies

Total spending for K-12 schools and college combined is projected to reach $80.7 billion


Insurers to significantly increase spending on RPA

Insurers to spend $634 million on RPA (Robotic Process Automation) by 2024


Technology Pioneers 2019: 10 companies changing the industry

Here are the top 10 companies from the WEF’ Technology Pioneers 2019 list, which are likely to change the industry landscape


Almost half of companies delaying cybersecurity investment

Over 40% are still delaying investment despite last year’s large-scale breaches at Marriott and British Airways showing that measures are often not yet robust enough

Fintech & Ecommerce

P2P to represent 80% of transactions in 2024

Mobile money transfers to exceed 200 billion transactions in 2024, as domestic P2P drives growth


US remain at the forefront of VC investment in AI tech space

The US and China collectively accounted for more than 60% of the total VC investment volume

Finance & Economics

Insights into the Gen Z travelers – releases global research about Gen Z travelers


Alibaba AI beats humans in a reading-comprehension test

Alibaba Group’s machine-learning technology is better at reading comprehension than humans, according to a well-known test built for the industry by Microsoft

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