Category Archives: Trends

AI, IoT and cloud computing key drivers of acquisitions in technology, media and telecoms over last 2 years

In 2018, the total transaction value of M&A deals announced in the global TMT sector reached $630 billion, up 23% from 2017 and significantly ahead of other markets in both 2017 and 2018, according to GlobalData’s Deals Database. GlobalData’s latest … Continue reading

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Forrester: Top 10 Technology Trends

Ten trends, which Forrester breaks into three phases of dawning, awareness, and acceptance, are setting the pace of technology-driven business change. Read more on

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Mary Meeker on Internet Trends 2017

Highlights: (see Forbes, CNBC, Recode) Smartphone shipments grew 3 percent year over year last year, versus 10 percent the year before. 85% of online advertising dollars now go to Google and Facebook. 20% of queries on Google’s mobile platform are … Continue reading

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Buzzword Watch: What’s In and Out in Technology 2016

ComTIA: CompTIA evaluates trends for its IT Industry Outlook based on their recent or imminent impact. For developments that are just emerging, or trends that are still on under the radar, Buzzwords Watch provides a glimpse of terms that could … Continue reading

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Digital Tipping Point: Cable companies have more Internet subscribers than TV subscribers

Bruce Leichtman, president and principal analyst for Leichtman Research Group, Inc.:”With the addition of more than 30 million broadband subscribers over the past decade, cable providers have clearly expanded well beyond their roots in cable TV service. As of the end … Continue reading

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Mary Meeker’s Annual Survey of IT Trends

Mary Meeker, partner at the venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, delivered her annual survey of information technology trends at the AllThingsD D11 conference today. Her summary: “The latest edition of the annual Internet Trends report finds continued … Continue reading

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