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Fortune Fortune
10/05/2017

Those Annoying Chatbots Can Save Business Billions

Banks, other financial institutions, and healthcare providers in particular will benefit from increased use of chatbots, or bots, which are getting smarter thanks to advances in artificial intelligence (AI), according to U.K.-based Juniper Research. Juniper forecasts that this technology could save businesses $8 billion annually worldwide by 2022, up from $20 million this year.

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TechRepublic TechRepublic
08/05/2017

Biometric mobile payments will hit $2B this year

Fingerprint and selfie pay are on the rise: The number of mobile payments authenticated by biometrics will rise to nearly $2 billion this year, up from $600 million in 2016, according to a report from Juniper Research, released Monday.

Apple Pay kicked off the initial growth of biometric mobile payments, allowing customers to make payments in stores and on apps using their fingerprint to access banking information. Android Pay and Samsung Pay furthered the movement toward these payments, the report noted.

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CNET CNET
12/04/2017

Apple Pay to rule over Samsung, Android rivals, study says


Juniper estimates that the number of people using these mobile payment systems, including Apple Pay, Samsung Pay and Android Pay, will exceed 100 million for the first time during the first half of 2017 and will surpass 150 million by the end of this year. According to the study, the combined market share of Apple, Samsung and Google (via Android Pay) increased from 20 percent in 2015 to 41 percent in 2016, as a proportion of total mobile contactless payment users.

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Forbes Forbes
14/03/2017

Report: eSports And Game Content Streaming Revenues Will Rise To $3.5 Billion By 2021

Revenues from eSports and streaming game content will reach $3.5 billion by the year 2021, according to a new report from Juniper Research. That's up from approximately $1.8 billion in 2016. This near-doubling of revenue growth over five years represents the increasing popularity of both eSports and video game personalities on platforms like Twitch.

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Bloomberg Bloomberg
28/02/2017

Keep Your Kids Away From Connected Toys

In late 2015, Juniper Research estimated the size of the smart toy market that year at $2.8 billion and predicted it would top $11 billion in 2020. Millennial parents are connected toy makers' biggest hope: They allow their kids more screen time than previous generations of moms, and they generally trust technology, and technology companies, far more than analog-age people ever could.

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CNBC CNBC
15/02/2017

The digital videogames market will pass the $100 billion revenue checkpoint by the end of the year, according to research.

Juniper Research's annual report into the games market predicts the videogame market on PC and mobile will grow to earn $132 billion in total revenues by 2021.

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Financial Express Financial Express
31/01/2017
Given how allaying fears regarding security of digital transaction infrastructure is crucial to its adoption, the government has done well to moot the idea of insuring mobile wallets. The government, as per a Business Standard report, has been in talks with mobile wallet and insurance companies to thresh out a model. While awareness regarding vulnerabilities in digital infrastructure is quite low—an EY analysis shows over 40% people can’t identify such vulnerabilities—most smartphone-users don’t use security software for their devices. Thus, with mobile transactions set to reach over a trillion dollars by 2017 as per Juniper Research, considerable damage could potentially occur if existing security systems are breached. 

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ReadWrite ReadWrite
07/11/2016

Juniper Research has released a new study with a bold prediction about the future of human interaction with technology. It found that “gesture and motion control will become vital for certain forms of human-computer interaction in the coming years.”

The study found that by the end of 2016 there will be roughly 168 million devices that utilize motion or gesture tracking. These devices include wearables, virtual reality, and more.


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Venture Beat Venture Beat
04/10/2016
A new report from market analysis group Juniper Research states that VR hardware will be worth $50 billion by 2021. By hardware, Juniper means VR headsets, peripherals, and 360 cameras. To give you an idea of how much growth that would be, Juniper projects VR hardware revenues to hit $5 billion this year.

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The Huffington Post The Huffington Post
12/09/2016
Juniper Research forecasts; the mobile gaming market will swell from 65 million users in 2013 to 165 million users in 2018, outstripping $100 billion in market revenue by the end of 2017! Catering to an environment for players that is convenient, comfortable and connected is the magic of mobile gaming. Game operators may engage the players and bait them with loyalty rewards (which are instantly redeemable) and obtain persistent and logical feedback from devices and gamers. Expanding this realm to wearable devices will probably be yet another feather on the cap of the game operators and the mobile gaming industry in general.

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Business Insider Business Insider
16/08/2016
Startups working with blockchain and bitcoin technology around the world raised close to $300 million (£231.2 million) in funding in the first 6 months of the year, according to Juniper Research.

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Forbes Forbes
08/07/2016
In light of this stellar Bitcoin price action, a new study from Juniper Research, a UK-based firm that specializes in identifying and appraising new high-growth market sectors within the digital ecosystem, has revealed that the total value of Bitcoin transactions is expected to exceed $92 billion (bn) this year – up around 240% from less than $27bn in 2015.

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CNBC CNBC
11/05/2016
"Smartphone users will be able to experience faster page load times, creating a better user experience. Much like desktop browsing, consumers will also be less likely to have their personal data shared with third parties," Juniper Research's report said.

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ReadWrite ReadWrite
12/04/2016
Juniper claims that smartphones will account for the vast majority of non-card contactless payments, asserting that “while nearly nine million Apple Watches had been shipped by the end of 2015, these numbers were dwarfed by near field communication (NFC)-capable iPhones.”

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Forbes Forbes
09/03/2016
As cybercrime goes, so goes the cybersecurity market. Juniper Research recently predicted that the rapid digitization of consumers’ lives and enterprise records will increase the cost of data breaches to $2.1 trillion globally by 2019, increasing to almost four times the estimated cost of breaches in 2015.

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computerweekly.com computerweekly.com
02/02/2016
Juniper Research’s latest assessment of the smartphone market reveals virtually all suppliers are being affected by the global slowdown.

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Mashable UK Mashable UK
13/01/2016
A report released by Juniper Research on Tuesday claims that Apple shipped 51.5% of the smartwatches in all markets around the world in 2015. The study estimates that roughly 17.1 million smartwatches were sold worldwide, which would put Apple Watch devices shipped at about 8.8 million shipped.

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Mobile Marketing Magazine Mobile Marketing Magazine
11/05/2015

Nearly Half of 2019 Mobile Ad Spend from China and East Asia

Mobile advertising spend is expected to more than double between over the next four years, hitting $105bn (£67.6bn) by 2019.

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TelecomTV TelecomTV
11/05/2015

Mobile advertising and enterprise apps both market sweet spots

Mobile advertising and mobile enterprise apps are both on solid trajectories according to reports released this week by Juniper Research and Good Technology.

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Telecoms Tech Telecoms Tech
01/05/2015

Global displacement of traditional pay-TV services

The growing popularity of watching online video entertainment has become a more common activity worldwide, particularly with the younger generation. As a result, these shifting video consumption trends have created a few market share gainers and many losers.

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Computer Business Review Computer Business Review
30/04/2015

Samsung puts faith in S6 as profits plunge

Heavy competition from Apple compressed margins.

Samsung has released its Q4 2015 financial results, showing a fall in net profit and revenues. The Korean electronics manufacturer saw net profit fall from 7.57 trillion Korean Won to 4.63 trillion, a 39 percent fall.

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Mobile World Live Mobile World Live
28/04/2015

Annual app revenue from augmented reality to hit $2.4B in 2019

New findings from Juniper Research show that augmented reality (AR) technology used in the enterprise market will generate annual app revenues of $2.4 billion in 2019, up from $247 million in 2014 – a tenfold increase over the forecast period...

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Telecom Asia Telecom Asia
27/04/2015

OTT TV market to increase fourfold by 2019

Subscriptions from over-the-top (OTT) TV providers such as Netflix and Amazon Prime will generate $31.6 billion by 2019, up from just under $8 billion in 2014, according to new data from Juniper Research.

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TechNewsWorld TechNewsWorld
20/04/2015

Google Dresses Up Android Wear

Google on Monday released an update to Android Wear -- just the second significant feature refresh for its wearable device software since its introduction more than a year ago.

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The Drum The Drum
17/04/2015

Ad spend on smartwatches estimated to reach nearly $70m by 2019

Advertising spend on smartwatches is predicted to reach $68.6m by 2019, up from roughly $1.5m this year, according to Juniper Research.

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PYMNTS.com PYMNTS.com
10/04/2015

Carrier Billing Projected To Pull In $14B By 2019

Digital content paid for through carrier billing will generate more than $14 billion in revenue over the next five years, according to a new Juniper Research report.

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The Irish Times The Irish Times
09/04/2015

Research says carrier billing will lead to increased spend

Consumers seeking easier way to pay for content

Operators stand to generate up to $14 billion in revenue over the next five years from content paid for through carrier billing, new research has found.

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Wareable Wareable
01/04/2015

1.3 billion mobile AR apps in use by 2019

Augmented reality is set to take over your smartphone, wearables and even your car

Like the look of the Magic Leap demo? Or playing Minecraft with HoloLens? It seems you're not alone as mobile AR apps are set to explode, according to Juniper Research's Augmented Reality 2015 - 2019 report.

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Computer Business Review Computer Business Review
31/03/2015

Crashing revenue downloads not slowing £67bn app market

Juniper Research and Gartner reports paint a conflicted picture.

Annual revenues from apps accessed on mobile devices will reach $99 billion by 2019, according to Juniper Research.

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The Times The Times
18/03/2015

Bitcoin’s popularity is on the wane

The value of transactions using bitcoin is likely to plunge by nearly 60 per cent this year as confidence in the currency is shaken by the collapse of several prominent digital exchanges, according to Juniper Research.

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Tech Radar Tech Radar
11/03/2015

All fingers and eyes: will biometrics kill off the traditional password?

How will biometric authentication change computing?

Could one of the most hated aspects of the internet – the alphanumeric password – soon be replaced? A revolution that's going to start with the fingerprint scanners already in high-end smartphones, the shift from passwords to biometrics will mean the popularising of voice authentication, facial recognition, ear-print authentication, retina scans and more.

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BBC BBC
09/03/2015

Apple Watch prices and apps revealed

Apple's smartwatch collection will range in price from $349 to $17,000 (£299 to £13,500 in the UK) depending on the metals they are made from and the straps they are bought with.

The larger 42mm (1.7in) models of the Watch will cost about $50 more than than the 38mm (1.5in) versions in the lower-priced ranges.

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Forbes Forbes
09/03/2015

The Top Five Smart Cities In The World

Since the days of the industrial revolution, cities have been the engines of economic growth. The revolution was effective in developing prosperity for many countries, but the development was not always “smart,” sacrificing health conditions, for instance, for greater productivity.

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Fortune Fortune
06/03/2015
This is what's happening inside Apple's secret lab

For one thing, you’re not allowed to bring anything with you.

Apple appears to be courting developers in advance of its Watch launch in April. The Cupertino, Calif.-based company has brought a number of partners in, including Facebook and United, to create apps for the device. The company is holding an event on March 9 at which more details, and possibly demonstrations of such apps, are expected.

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CNET CNET
28/01/2015
Bigger is better, according to a new Juniper Research report that says phablets are destined to become even more popular over the next several years.

More than 400 million phablets will ship in 2019, five times the the estimated 138 million to be shipped this year, the report said. As such, phablets will account for more than 20 percent of mobile devices shipped in the next four years.

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Wall Street Journal Wall Street Journal
23/01/2015
Hutchison Whampoa ’s proposed £10.25 billion ($15.3 billion) takeover of Telefonica’s British mobile phone unit O2 is more emergency call than social invitation.

Operating in one of Europe’s least profitable mobile markets, Spanish telecom-company Telefónica has been fighting an uphill battle with O2: U.K. service revenue has been slowly declining for the past three years, Citi notes.

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Motley Fool Motley Fool
21/01/2015
Samsung recently announced in a blog post that it would unleash a "flood of devices" running Tizen, its own operating system, later this year. Tizen currently powers some of Samsung's wearable devices and cameras, but the company now plans to expand that ecosystem with Tizen smart TVs and appliances. 

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Info Security Info Security
20/01/2015
The market for biometric authentication apps will soar from just six million this year to a staggering 770m+ in four years' time, according to a new study from analyst Juniper Research.

Unsurprisingly, Apple will lead the way, with the combination of its Touch ID authentication system and tokenization in Apple Pay appealing to a wide range of consumers.

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TechWeek Europe TechWeek Europe
19/01/2015
HTC is set to reveal its first wearable device at this year’s Mobile World Congress event, reports have claimed. The company, which is also rumoured to be unveiling its next flagship mobile device, the One M9, at the show, will launch the smartwatch device in association with sportswear brand Under Armour.

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Wired Wired
14/01/2015
The global explosion of data is a huge opportunity to do things in new ways and make the world work better. Yet, at the same time, this data tsunami threatens to overwhelm and disrupt the data centers that are the heart of the new app economy.

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Benzinga Benzinga
12/01/2015
SunTrust Robinson Humphrey's Bob Peck on Monday commented in a note that wearable technology devices were among the most popular gadgets showcased during the recent Consumer Electronics Show.

Peck notes that based on Juniper Research data, sales of wearable devices within the fitness sector will surge to 70 million devices by 2018 from 19 million devices in use in 2014. Fitbit has become a leading brand as it expanded its product line to move towards the smartwatch category with sizable LCD screens that include GPS functionality.

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CNBC CNBC
07/01/2015
Microsoft has unveiled a budget, Internet-connected phone under the Nokia brand, which will cost $29, as it steps up its efforts to capture the rapidly-growing emerging market consumer.

The Nokia 215's Internet connection – albeit 2G – sets it apart from Microsoft's other low-end devices, giving users access to Facebook, Twitter, a weather app and a web browser.

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Financial Times Financial Times
28/10/2014
After two decades, the traditional text message would seem to be in terminal decline, thanks to the popularity of instant messaging apps such as WhatsApp – which has been bought by Facebook – and Skype.

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RCR Wireless RCR Wireless
24/10/2014

A new white paper produced by UK-based Juniper Research projects wireless carriers will lose a staggering $14 billion in the next year as consumers give voice and message business to Over The Top (OTT) service providers including Skype, Facebook and WhatsApp.
 

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ComputerWeekly ComputerWeekly
22/10/2014
The growth of over the top (OTT) messaging, chat and VoIP services is creating a headache for mobile network operators (MNOs), according to a new study from Juniper Research.

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TechRadar TechRadar
14/10/2014
There will be 101.7 million smartwatches in use by 2019, according to a new report by Juniper Research. The average smartwatch will cost at least $200 (£120, AU$210) until at least 2020, the report projects.

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Fierce Wireless Fierce Wireless
08/10/2014
Driven by Apple's HealthKit and Samsung's SAMI platforms, healthcare smartphone accessory sales will top $3 billion by 2019, predicts Juniper Research.

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CNBC CNBC
02/10/2014
Once aimed at a small elite with their blingy designs, luxury smartphones are being toned down as manufacturers look to broaden the appeal of their high-end devices.

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CNBC CNBC
24/09/2014
BlackBerry launched the Passport smartphone on Wednesday squarely aimed at business users in a move that many analysts see as a make-or-break product for the once-dominant technology company.

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Bloomberg Bloomberg
17/09/2014
China Mobile Ltd. will focus on selling cheaper phones that don’t require subsidies as the world’s largest carrier said it doesn’t know when Apple Inc. (AAPL)’s iPhone 6 will be available in the nation.

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CNET CNET
16/09/2014
Smartphone shipments across the world will near 1.2 billion this year -- a bounce of 19 percent from 2013 -- Juniper Research said Tuesday.

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ZDNet ZDNet
16/09/2014
This year, smartphone sales are likely to hit 1.2 billion, according to new research, with emerging markets driving growth.

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Fierce Wireless Fierce Wireless
26/08/2014
Worldwide revenues from tablet games will reach $13.3 billion (€10 billion) by 2019, a threefold rise on the 2014 figure of $3.6 billion. According to a new report from Juniper Research, growth will be fuelled by a number of key factors including improved storage capacity of devices, better graphical capabilities, increasing mobile broadband penetration and consumers' preference for convenience and ubiquity. 

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BBC BBC
13/08/2014
Amazon has released a smartphone and tablet add-on that can be used to swipe debit and credit cards to allow payments. The Local Register device is targeted at small businesses as an alternative to a cash-register system.

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Bloomberg Bloomberg
15/05/2014
The main battleground between Samsung Electronics Co. and Apple Inc. in the global smartphone market is moving from courtrooms to the laboratory, amid a race for patents on atom-thick technology for the next generation of devices.

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