Everyone is abuzz about the latest wearable gadget being released--whether it's Google Glass, the Android Wear smartwatch, the latest Fitbit or the mythical iWatch. But some analysts are predicting a market collapse for wearables while others see unstoppable growth.
Digital payments--mobile, online and contactless--are forecast to almost double in transaction value by 2019, according to the latest data from Juniper Research.
The mobile gaming industry is moving away from the "spray and pray" approach and is instead offering lifetime value to gamers in order to generate revenues.
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Call and text alerts along with caller ID are the most popular features that consumers want for their smartwatches, according to a survey by ABI Research.
RCS offers an alternative to BYOD because enterprises can enable employees to customize their mobile experience on corporate-liable devices, while maintaining a corporate dashboard to monitor and control business communications and applications, according to market research firm Mind Commerce.
A new report from Juniper Research finds that more than $115 in retail payments will be spent using mobile devices for every man, woman and child on the planet by 2018.
Juniper Research became the latest research firm to forecast an exploding wearable devices market, predicting that 130 million devices will ship by 2018, ten times higher than estimated this year.