Data is Eating the World: A New Economy

  The Economist: Data are to this century what oil was to the last one: a driver of growth and change. Flows of data have created new infrastructure, new businesses, new monopolies, new politics and—crucially—new economics. Digital information is unlike any previous resource; it is extracted, refined, valued, bought and sold in different ways. It […]

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Data Is Eating the World: Enterprise Edition

HT: ArchiTECHt Enterprise Innovation: With its 150-year history, over $2.4 trillion in assets, 37 million customers, and 4,000-strong presence across 70 countries, [HSBC] is an important financial institution in a heavily-regulated industry. “We have to make sure our customers feel confident and trust in us to be the custodian of their assets,” stated Darryl West, […]

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Internet of Things by the Numbers: Research Updates

IDC presented on August 4 its annual mid-year IoT review webcast, hosted by Vernon Turner, senior vice president and research fellow for IoT and Carrie MacGillivray, vice president of IoT & Mobile. Here are the highlights: An updated Digital Universe estimate of the amount of data created in the world annually (see above) forecast 180 […]

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What Happens on the Internet in 60 Seconds

Excelrcom: So, what’s happened since 2015? The mass majority of these numbers have significantly increased from what happened in an Internet minute last year. This goes to show how consumers are continuously utilizing the Internet more and more each day, pressuring Internet speeds to increase as well. Here are some key difference from Internet speeds […]

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Amount of Data Created Annually to Reach 180 Zettabytes in 2025

    Source:IDC Michael Kanellos: A few years ago, [IDC] made headlines by predicting that the total amount of digital data created worldwide would mushroom from 4.4 zettabytes in 2013 to 44 zettabytes by 2020. Now, IDC believes that by 2025 the total will hit 180 zettabytes. The astounding growth comes from both the number of devices […]

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