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Auto Revolution 2019: The Disruptive Implications Of Intelligent Connected Vehicles

The automotive industry must engage in a comprehensive and high-profile discussion on the implications of intelligent vehicles to ensure consumer trust and adoption, according to Bernardo Rodriguez, Chief Digital Officer at J.D. Power, in an audio interview for journalists covering the Auto Revolution 2019 conference Las Vegas on October 23-24. 

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Global Blockchain Revenues on Track to Hit Close to $10 Billion, ABI Research Says

Global revenues for blockchain technology are on track to hit almost $10 billion by 2023, finds ABI Research, a global tech market advisory firm. These revenues continue to show strong interest in blockchain application, despite the significant decrease in Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) in 2018. Investment continues to swell, buoyed primarily by an increase in VC funding, notably in blockchain infrastructure development.

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New IDC Spending Guide Sees Commercial Sector Investments Leading Worldwide ICT Spending to $4.8 Trillion in 2023

Despite a slowing global economy and the looming trade war between the United States and China, purchases of information and communications technology (ICT) are expected to maintain steady growth over the next five years. A new forecast from International Data Corporation (IDC) predicts worldwide ICT spending on hardware, software, services, and telecommunications will achieve a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 3.8% over the 2019-2023 forecast period, reaching $4.8 trillion in 2023.

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Vitria's Mike Rossi Makes the Case for Focusing on Digital Operations in the Context of Business Transformation Initiatives

While the jury is out on what percentage of large digital transformation initiatives are successful, projects that focus on digitizing and improving specific operations have a proven track record of delivering tangible cost and efficiency benefits in 90-, 60- and even 30-day timeframes, according to Mike Rossi, Senior Vice President for Menlo Park, Calif.-based Vitria.

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Rising Need for Zero-Latency Transfer Opens Up Opportunities for Edge Computing: Frost & Sullivan

The continuous rise in the number of connected and Internet of Things (IoT) devices, connected and autonomous cars, content streaming, and multiplayer games will accelerate the edge computing market at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 36.3 percent from 2017 to 2022, Frost & Sullivan says.

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Industrial Cybersecurity Strategies Need Radical Rethink to Address Fast Evolving Threat Horizon, ABI Research Says

Despite the imminent danger from a fast- evolving cyber threat horizon, ABI Research finds that cybersecurity investment within the industrial control systems (ICS) market is severely lagging. Indeed, the consultancy expects investments to barely cross the $2 billion mark by 2025.

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Alibaba, Amazon, Google, IBM, and Microsoft Named ‘Leaders’ in IHS Markit Cloud Services Scorecard

Amazon (AWS), Google, IBM, Microsoft (Azurea) and Alibaba were named “leaders” by IHS  Markit's new scorecard on off-premises cloud IT service providers.
“Leadership in the cloud IT infrastructure services market requires a diverse portfolio, and all of the leaders have strong brand awareness and a reputation of innovation,” said Devan Adams, principal analyst, cloud and data center research practice, IHS Markit.

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Technicolor Returns to CES 2019 to Share Latest Innovations for the Connected Home

Technicolor experts and executives will be on hand during the CES 2019 conference and exposition -- being held over January 8-11 in Las Vegas -- to demo and discuss leading-edge developments on a range of connected home technologies, including: Management of Multiple Video Platforms, Android TV, Ultra-Broadband, DOCSIS 3.1, Wi-Fi 6, and Advanced HDR.

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Less Than 40 Percent of Cloud Service Providers Plan to Have the Same Business Model By 2020: IDC

A new IDC survey reveals that cloud service demand due to Digital Transformation is changing the delivery of business-oriented solutions, with service providers ramping up their investments in new offerings to cater for their client's requirements not just for new infrastructure, but also applications, and managed and professional services delivered via cloud services. The survey finds that as a result, Asia Pacific excluding Japan (APeJ) services providers are rapidly exiting their traditional business models.

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Sony's 3M Playstation VR Headset Sales in Line with Digi-Capital Forecasts

Sony has sold over three million Playstation VR (PSVR) headsets to date, making it the clear market leader in the premium/standalone VR platform sector over its HTC Vive and Oculus Rift competitors. These numbers are exactly in line with the hardware sales forecasts in Digi-Capital’s AR/VR/XR Analytics Platform.

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Vitria's Chris Menier Describes State of Digital Operations in the Cable/Telco Sector and the Keys to Enabling Successful Transformation

Broadband services offered by leading companies in the cable and telecommunications industries have provided critical enabling platforms for organizations implementing digital transformation strategies. However, the network service providers (NSPs) themselves have remained mired in legacy operations, according to Chris Menier, Vice President and Transformation Strategist at Vitria, the Menlo Park, Calif.-based IoT analytics platform provider, in a podcast interview for journalists.

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TCE Strategy’s Bryce Austin Weighs in on How Small, Medium and Large Businesses Can Address the New Threats Posed by Modern Cyberattacks

“A very determined cyber-criminal has very high odds of getting into your system.  The new war is about planning for a cyber security breach and being able to detect, respond, isolate and eradicate that breach. Many companies are practicing good cyber hygiene.  But for the very advanced hacks—you have to detect them.” – Bryce Austin, CEO of TCE Strategy

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