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Sales of wearable technology to surpass 50 million by the close of 2014

Sales of wearable technology to surpass 50 million by the close of 2014

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The holiday shopping season is expected to make a massive difference in global shipments of wearables. Among a growing number of predictions that are being made about wearable technology sales, this year, is a new one that has been issued by Futuresource Consulting, which has forecasted that the global shipments of wearables will reach 52 million by the close of the year. This sales figure is considerably higher than those that were released … Read entire article »

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Wearable devices could be the future of mobile payments

Wearable devices could be the future of mobile payments

Wearable technology is beginning to find traction in the mobile commerce space Wearable technology is gaining more attention, especially in the mobile commerce space. As new devices become more available, consumers are likely to use these devices for everyday commerce. While there are very few wearable devices currently available on the market, these devices are likely to become more common within the next five years, and these devices could be equipped with mobile payment technology that … Read entire article »

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New technology could change the future of mobile commerce

New technology could change the future of mobile commerce

SK Planet outlines its predictions of the future of retail commerce at recent event SK Planet, a leading mobile solutions provider and subsidiary of SK Group, believes that new technology will continue to blur the line that separates digital and traditional commerce. The company recently discussed its view of mobile commerce at an event held in South Korea, which was also attended by several large organizations that have interests in the mobile space. During this discussion, … Read entire article »

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December release for the BlackBerry Classic Q20

December release for the BlackBerry Classic Q20

John Chen, the company’s CEO, made the announcement at MIT where he was a keynote presenter. While still at the peak of the wave of success created by its recently released Passport smartphone, the company has now announced that the BlackBerry Classic Q20 will be available for purchase in December. This BlackBerry smartphone has been designed to mirror the company’s most popular handsets, with a QWERTY keyboard. The BlackBerry Classic Q20 will not only feature the popular keyboard … Read entire article »

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The FTC makes technology news with a lawsuit against AT&T

The FTC makes technology news with a lawsuit against AT&T

Federal officials have revealed that they are suing the cellular giant for the deception of millions of customers. Last week, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) made technology news when they filed a lawsuit against the second largest American cellular carrier, AT&T, for the alleged deception of millions of their customers through the sale of what was labeled as “unlimited” data plans that were later restricted through the reduction of internet speeds. When consumers had reached a certain … Read entire article »

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Amazon technology news buzzes with cheap Fire TV Stick

Amazon technology news buzzes with cheap Fire TV Stick

This rival to Chromecast will be sold for $39, or to Prime members who pre-order for a much lower $19. While Google Chromecast made massive technology news when it released its television streaming stick for under $40, Amazon has just created competition with the unveiling of its Fire Stick dongle that will plug into a consumer’s television. The dongle is being sold for only $39 and requires only an HDMI port and a WiFi connection to stream. The … Read entire article »

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Wearable technology may face security challenges

Wearable technology may face security challenges

New wearable devices may become popular targets for hackers and some malicious groups Wearable technology is gaining ground. While relatively few companies have plans to release a wearable device in the near future, there are some big-name companies that will be among the first to tackle market challenges when they introduce their devices in 2015 and 2016. Apple is one such company. Apple plans to launch its Apple Watch platform in the very near future, but … Read entire article »

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Survey presents some interesting data about wearable technology

Survey presents some interesting data about wearable technology

New survey aims to gauge consumer interest in wearable devices coming from certain brands PricewaterhousCoopers, a multinational professional services network, has released the results of a new survey concerning wearable technology. The survey has collected information from 1,000 respondents and is meant to gauge consumer interest in wearable devices coming from various brands. Over the past few years, there has been some question as to whether or not consumers would show any interest in wearable devices. … Read entire article »

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