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Juniper Research Insights are a subscriber-only download. Published fortnightly, they summarise the news we feel will have the largest impact on the market. For more information please visit our Juniper Research Insights page.



 
Juniper Insights - Uber in Discussions with Waymo to Join Forces

Juniper Insights - Uber in Discussions with Waymo to Join Forces

June 2018
Uber’s CEO, Dara Khosrowshahi, has reported that the company is in talks with Alphabet-owned Waymo about the possibility that Waymo could ‘join’ Uber’s network.

This Insights gives Juniper's view on what this could mean for both players, alognside the impact on the wider autonomous vehicle industry.
Juniper Insights - Microsoft Announce Payments in Outlook

Juniper Insights - Microsoft Announce Payments in Outlook

May 2018
Microsoft's payment service is changing focus. Aimed at businesses, primarily B2B payments, Microsoft’s payment service will be integrated with Outlook in a bid to make bill payment and invoice management seamless without the need to switch to a payment website or app. This Insights document shows what the impact will be for the B2B payments market, where currently there is a lack of disruption.
 
Juniper Insights - PayPal Confirms Its Biggest Ever Acquisition iZettle for 2.2 Billion

Juniper Insights - PayPal Confirms Its Biggest Ever Acquisition iZettle for 2.2 Billion

May 2018
Digital payments leader PayPal has announced that it will acquire Swedish fintech start-up iZettle for $2.2 billion. iZettle provides mobile card readers and other digital payment products to small-medium businesses in Europe, Brazil and Mexico.

iZettle supports nearly 500,000 customers and expects to generate $165 million in revenue in 2018. It processes about $6 billion on its platform. The acquisition is expected to be finalised by the end of Q3 2018.
Juniper Insights - Whole Foods Loyalty Programme a Further Challenge to US Grocery Space

Juniper Insights - Whole Foods Loyalty Programme a Further Challenge to US Grocery Space

May 2018
Amazon continues to scale up its activities in the underdeveloped US groceries space. In May 2018, the company confirmed that its Whole Foods Market subsidiary would launch a loyalty programme offering discounts to Amazon Prime customers.

The discounts will include 10% off all Whole Foods’ sale items, together with ‘weekly deep discounts’ on selected special items. They will initially apply to Amazon Prime members who visit Whole Foods’ stores in Florida, but will be rolled out to all US Whole Foods Market and Whole Foods Market 365 stores by the end of the summer.
Juniper Insights - New Commerce Opportunities at Google IO 2018

Juniper Insights - New Commerce Opportunities at Google IO 2018

May 2018
This week saw Google's annual software conference, with a range of new products announced. 

New releases including Android P and an expansion of Google Assistant stand to change the way Google is positioned in the digital commerce sector. This Insights article gives our view of how this will enable Google to increase its digital commerce footprint. 
Juniper Insights - Facebook F8 Developer Conference 1st May 2018

Juniper Insights - Facebook F8 Developer Conference 1st May 2018

May 2018
Facebook held its main product event on the 1st May; the F8 Developer Conference. A range of new products and initiatives were announced, including Oculus Go, Facebook for Dating, updated features for Instagram, group video calls through WhatsApp and closer integrations with Messenger for businesses and privacy.
Juniper Insights - WhatsApp to Ban Users under the Age of 16 to Comply with GDPR

Juniper Insights - WhatsApp to Ban Users under the Age of 16 to Comply with GDPR

April 2018
WhatsApp have announced that it will request users to provide their birthdate in the mobile application’s next update.

Users under the age of 16 will be banned from using the messaging app. Outside the EU, the minimum access age for the app will remain as 13 as per WhatsApp guidelines.
Juniper Insights - Why Loot Box Gambling Must Face Regulation

Juniper Insights - Why Loot Box Gambling Must Face Regulation

April 2018
Juniper’s recent research into video game loot boxes (in-game item packs sold to consumers as part of a growing monetisation strategy) has revealed a significant under-current of gambling-like practices.

The research found that consumer spend on loot boxes will approach $50 billion by 2022, should regulators not crack-down on the ever-growing prevalence of this monetisation method.
Juniper Insights - Mark Zuckerberg Goes Before Congressional Committees

Juniper Insights - Mark Zuckerberg Goes Before Congressional Committees

April 2018
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testified before the US Congressional Commitees on the Judiciary and Commerce, Science and Transportation. The hearing was intended to clarify actions to protect users’ data taken in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica data leak.

The answers from this hearing gave indications of Facebook’s future intent on consumer protection and data usage, as well as providing pointers for potential avenues of regulation likely to affect the US in future. Transcripts of both days of the hearing are available.
Juniper Insights - Apple to Drop Intel CPUs by 2020

Juniper Insights - Apple to Drop Intel CPUs by 2020

April 2018
In a report published by Bloomberg this week, it has emerged that Apple intends to drop Intel as a CPU supplier of its PCs as early as 2020. The company has been rumoured to have been developing its own processors, in similar fashion to the custom units it uses in its mobile devices.
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