http://www.mactech.com/blog en Server market revenue soars 19.9% in quarter three http://www.mactech.com/2017/12/14/server-market-revenue-soars-199-quarter-three <p>According to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Q uarterly Server Tracker, vendor revenue in the worldwide server market increased 19.9% year over year to $17.0 billion in the third quarter of 2017 (3Q17).</p> <p><a href="http://www.mactech.com/2017/12/14/server-market-revenue-soars-199-quarter-three" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mactech.com/2017/12/14/server-market-revenue-soars-199-quarter-three#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Blog MacTech Blog Thu, 14 Dec 2017 12:41:23 +0000 dsellers 2126375 at http://www.mactech.com NFC mobile ticketing users to reach 375 million by 2022 http://www.mactech.com/2017/12/14/nfc-mobile-ticketing-users-reach-375-million-2022 <p>New data from Juniper Research (<a href="http://www.juniperresearch.com" title="www.juniperresearch.com">www.juniperresearch.com</a>) forecasts that the number of mobile users adopting NFC ticketing will exceed 375 million by 2022, up from an estimated 122 million in 2017.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mactech.com/2017/12/14/nfc-mobile-ticketing-users-reach-375-million-2022" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mactech.com/2017/12/14/nfc-mobile-ticketing-users-reach-375-million-2022#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Blog MacTech Blog Thu, 14 Dec 2017 12:40:56 +0000 dsellers 2126376 at http://www.mactech.com U.S. content makes up over two-thirds of films broadcast on TV in Europe http://www.mactech.com/2017/12/13/us-content-makes-over-two-thirds-films-broadcast-tv-europe <p>A survey from the European Audiovisual Observatory (EAO) looking at the origin of film content in the EU has revealed the persisting dominance of American content within the region, according to RapidTV News (<a href="http://www.rapidtvnews.com" title="www.rapidtvnews.com">www.rapidtvnews.com</a>).</p> <p><a href="http://www.mactech.com/2017/12/13/us-content-makes-over-two-thirds-films-broadcast-tv-europe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mactech.com/2017/12/13/us-content-makes-over-two-thirds-films-broadcast-tv-europe#comments MacMinute MacTech MacNews Blog MacTech Blog Wed, 13 Dec 2017 12:18:32 +0000 dsellers 2126952 at http://www.mactech.com A third of U.S. Internet users primarily watch video online http://www.mactech.com/2017/12/12/third-us-internet-users-primarily-watch-video-online <p>About a third of U.S. Internet users look to online video content as their primary way to watch video, according to figures from Raymond James, as reported by “eMarketer” (<a href="https://tinyurl.com/y7zv88s3" title="https://tinyurl.com/y7zv88s3">https://tinyurl.com/y7zv88s3</a>).</p> <p><a href="http://www.mactech.com/2017/12/12/third-us-internet-users-primarily-watch-video-online" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mactech.com/2017/12/12/third-us-internet-users-primarily-watch-video-online#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Blog MacTech Blog Tue, 12 Dec 2017 12:15:48 +0000 dsellers 2126951 at http://www.mactech.com Consumers turning off personal data tap http://www.mactech.com/2017/12/11/consumers-turning-personal-data-tap <p>U.S. consumers are locked in a vicious circle with brands over customer experience, according to new research from Accenture (<a href="http://www.accenture.com" title="www.accenture.com">www.accenture.com</a>).</p> <p><a href="http://www.mactech.com/2017/12/11/consumers-turning-personal-data-tap" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mactech.com/2017/12/11/consumers-turning-personal-data-tap#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Blog MacTech Blog Mon, 11 Dec 2017 12:47:14 +0000 dsellers 2126793 at http://www.mactech.com Juniper: NFC mobile ticketing users to reach 375 million by 2022 http://www.mactech.com/2017/12/08/juniper-nfc-mobile-ticketing-users-reach-375-million-2022 <p>Juniper Research (<a href="http://www.juniperresearch.com" title="www.juniperresearch.com">www.juniperresearch.com</a>) forecasts that the number of mobile users adopting NFC ticketing will exceed 375 million by 2022, up from an estimated 122 million in 2017.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mactech.com/2017/12/08/juniper-nfc-mobile-ticketing-users-reach-375-million-2022" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mactech.com/2017/12/08/juniper-nfc-mobile-ticketing-users-reach-375-million-2022#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Blog MacTech Blog Fri, 08 Dec 2017 12:52:43 +0000 dsellers 2126624 at http://www.mactech.com Telecommunications services, pay TV services to grow by 2% http://www.mactech.com/2017/12/08/telecommunications-services-pay-tv-services-grow-2 <p>Worldwide spending on Telecom Services and Pay TV Services is forecast to reach nearly $1.7 billion in 2017, an increase of 1.7% over 2016, according to IDC. The research group expects worldwide spending on Telecom and Pay TV services to grow 2% year over year and surpass $1.7 billion in 2018.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mactech.com/2017/12/08/telecommunications-services-pay-tv-services-grow-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mactech.com/2017/12/08/telecommunications-services-pay-tv-services-grow-2#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Blog MacTech Blog Fri, 08 Dec 2017 12:52:08 +0000 dsellers 2126623 at http://www.mactech.com Survey: online, offline commerce are in for a happy holiday season http://www.mactech.com/2017/12/07/survey-online-offline-commerce-are-happy-holiday-season <p>Valassis (<a href="http://www.valassis.com" title="www.valassis.com">www.valassis.com</a>), which specializes in “intelligent media delivery,” has announced results from its 2017 Valassis Holiday Shopper Survey. The findings provide insights into consumer expectations and behavior for the remaining 2017 holiday shopping season, particularly for moms, millennials and millennial parents.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mactech.com/2017/12/07/survey-online-offline-commerce-are-happy-holiday-season" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mactech.com/2017/12/07/survey-online-offline-commerce-are-happy-holiday-season#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Blog MacTech Blog Thu, 07 Dec 2017 14:48:55 +0000 dsellers 2127118 at http://www.mactech.com Car sales will peak in 2022 as robotaxis take off http://www.mactech.com/2017/12/07/car-sales-will-peak-2022-robotaxis-take <p>Canalys (<a href="http://www.canalys.com" title="www.canalys.com">www.canalys.com</a>) forecasts that 93.7 million cars will be sold worldwide in 2017, up just 1.7% on 2016. </p> <p>Low single-digit percentage sales volume growth will continue for the next five years, peaking at 99 million cars sold in 2022, according to the research group. Annual global sales will then decline as the urban mobility revolution, already affecting the market, gathers pace.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mactech.com/2017/12/07/car-sales-will-peak-2022-robotaxis-take" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mactech.com/2017/12/07/car-sales-will-peak-2022-robotaxis-take#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Blog MacTech Blog Thu, 07 Dec 2017 12:46:20 +0000 dsellers 2126193 at http://www.mactech.com Top five smartphone vendors grow in the third quarter http://www.mactech.com/2017/12/07/top-five-smartphone-vendors-grow-third-quarter <p>Global sales of smartphones to end users totaled 383 million units in the third quarter of 2017, a 3% increase over the same period in 2016, according to Gartner, Inc. (<a href="http://www.gartner.com" title="www.gartner.com">www.gartner.com</a>)All of the top five smartphone vendors achieved double-digit growth apart from Apple, which achieved a 5.7% increase, adds the research group. </p> <p>"Despite market weakness in China, sales of smartphones rose in the third quarter of 2017," said Anshul Gupta, research director at Gartner. "Emerging Asia/Pacific (15% increase) and North America (11.2% increase) drove the smartphone growth in the quarter." </p> <p><a href="http://www.mactech.com/2017/12/07/top-five-smartphone-vendors-grow-third-quarter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mactech.com/2017/12/07/top-five-smartphone-vendors-grow-third-quarter#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Blog MacTech Blog Thu, 07 Dec 2017 12:43:03 +0000 dsellers 2126192 at http://www.mactech.com