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  • Due to both the increasing number of mobile subscribers in the world and the subscribers’ desire to stay constantly connected through their mobile device, the amount of data flowing over the world’s mobile network is increasing exponentially. ­iGR, a market research consultancy estimates that in 2015, approximately 2.5 million terabytes (TB) of mobile data traffic flowed over the world’s mobile data networks per month. And …

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  • According to IDC’s new Worldwide Semiannual Mobility Spending Guide, enterprise and consumer spending on mobile devices and related software and services in Asia Pacific (excluding Japan) will grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 3.0% from $514 billion in 2015 to $578 billion by 2019, making it the largest region in the world in terms of mobility related spend. The new Spending Guide …

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  • Engineers have successfully married electrons and photons within a single chip microprocessor, a landmark development that opens the door to ultrafast, low power data crunching. The researchers packed two processor cores with more than 70 million transistors and 850 photonic components onto a 3-by-6-millimeter chip. They fabricated the microprocessor in a foundry that mass-produces high-performance computer chips, proving that their design can be easily and …

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  • smartphone china market

    Fingerprint sensors, used primarily for mobile device login and payment security systems, have become an expected feature in high end smartphones and, to a lesser extent, in tablets and notebook computers. Led by Apple’s iPhone juggernaut, unit shipments of fingerprint sensors were expected to have grown from 316 million in 2014 to 499 million in 2015 and will continue to increase each year to peak …

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  • With the majority of mobile traffic either originating or terminating indoors today, Wi Fi is now a robust access technology for mobile data offload. In 2015, Wi Fi offload traffic from mobile devices continued to exceed 4G mobile traffic, and, by 2018, Wi Fi traffic is set to exceed all 2G, 3G and 4G cellular traffic combined. ­In a recent market study, ABI Research forecasts …

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