Despite concerns that the tablet growth might slow, IHS Technology is forecasting that tablet production will surge 25 percent this year compared with last year. Overall, IHS expects production of connected devices will top 6 billion units this year.
Internet of Things product and service suppliers are expected to generate incremental revenue of more than $300 billion in 2020, adding $1.9 trillion in global economic value-add by then, forecasts market research firm Gartner.
Quick takes on mobile IT news for Monday, 11/11 including: Connected device predictions by 2020, U.S. adult opinions on wearable tech devices, the inventor of Apple's Siri has a new project for Samsung, Leap's downfall and China Mobile's astounding profit.
Trustwave SpiderLabs has uncovered a security hole in a new line of high-tech Japanese toilets that enables a hacker to gain control of the automated features, such as self-raising seats and defecation monitoring.
One of the hottest topics at last month's CTIA Wireless 2011 trade show was machine-to-machine communications, and, according to many analysts, the sector is finally maturing. The maturity brings
The GSM Association (GSMA) formed a mobile operators group that will look at creating subscriber identity modules (SIMs) capable of being embedded and remotely activated in electronic devices. The
SAN FRANCISCO--The message during today's keynote addresses at the CTIA Enterprise & Applications trade show was around connected machines--refrigerators, energy grids and even tractors, but as
Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ) CEO Mark Hurd gave some more details pertaining to its plans for Palm's webOS once the $1.2 billion acquisition is complete. During a conference call with analysts