Two factors, new use cases and expanding market acceptance are pushing worldwide spending on robotics and related services to more than double by 2020, growing from $91.5 billion in 2016 to more than $188 billion in 2020, according to the newly updated Worldwide Commercial Robotics Spending Guide from International Data Corporation (IDC).
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Ericsson and Cisco are extending their strategic partnership to include a new Wi-Fi solution offering, named Evolved Wi-Fi Networks (EWN).
EWN combines Ericsson’s 3GPP access, core networks and applications with Cisco’s Wi-Fi portfolio, to provide reliable Wi-Fi with the highest performance to Ericsson’s mobile, cable and other industries customers.
The offering will include pre-integrated and verified solutions and will offer a range of benefits:
Startups may probably be the most affected in the present recession in Nigeria. This recession combined with the unfriendly business environment has made it arguably difficult for startups to fully perform.
Notwithstanding, you still have to market or create a buzz around your business. You may want to abandon this because you have a small budget. Not to worry, Jumia Travel, gathers 5 ways you can effectively market your startup on a small budget.
Worldwide purchases of 3D printers, materials, software, and related services are expected to total $13.2 billion in 2016.
According to a recent update to the Worldwide Semiannual 3D Printing Spending Guide from International Data Corporation (IDC), global spending on 3D printing will experience a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 22.3% with revenues reaching $28.9 billion in 2020.
Worldwide spending on the Internet of things (IOT) is forecast to reach $1.29 trillion in 2020, according to forecasts by the International Data Corporation (IDC).
According to the IDC's worldwide semi-annual guide, global IOT spending will experience a compound annual growth rate of 15.6% over the 2015 to 2020 period.
The IDC guide highlights that industries such as manufacturing, transportation and utilities will continue to make the largest IOT investments.
Uber Technologies is offering data from trips on its ride-hailing platform to city officials, planners and policymakers to help them better understand traffic patterns and improve investments in infrastructure, according to a report by pcworld.
Nigeria CommunicationsWeek could not confirm if the moves will be extended to Uber’s African operations like Nigeria, however, it is believed that the move will likely win Uber goodwill with city officials, even as the company has resisted other bids for data by some cities.
For a holistic development of all sectors of the Nigerian economy, every sector that operates within it will have to enjoy a policy of inclusiveness.
This is why the Nigerian Tech industry has been clamoring for local content development and patronage by the government and other stakeholders. Strategies and plans should be put in place to achieve this because of the inherent gains the country stands to benefit therefrom.
The Lagos Zonal Office of the Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC) says it arrested 25 suspected pirates and seized goods worth N76.6 million in 2016.
Mr Obi Ezielo, the Zonal Manager of the commission said in Lagos that the commission also carried out the anti-piracy raids within the year under review.
He said that the locations where the 25 suspected pirates were arrested include; Alaba, Shomolu, Ajegunle and Ojo. He further told the agency that the action was also extended to some major markets in the state.
IBM unveiled has its annual “IBM 5 in 5” (#ibm5in5), a list of ground-breaking scientific innovations with the potential to change the way people work, live, and interact during the next five years.
With AI, our words will open a window into our mental health
Hyperimaging and AI will give us superhero vision
Macroscopes will help us understand Earth's complexity in infinite detail
Medical labs “on a chip” will serve as health detectives for tracing disease at the nanoscale
Email was once at the forefront of convenience. Used as a way to quickly send messages and share files from anywhere in the world, it was — and, for many, still is — a primary tool to communicate with friends, family, and colleagues.
However, a Business Insider's Intelligence report shows that, over the past several years, the proliferation of chat apps, SMS, and social messaging platforms has largely displaced this more traditional form of online messaging.