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Apps
App and social media usage numbers soar in Australia
Social media and general app usage has soared in Australia, with new figures revealing 83% of Australians are now on some form of social media.
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Identity and Access Management
Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - An update from HID Global
This week, we speak to Bernard Evans, who is the sales director, physical identity access at HID Global.
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Hosted Network
Hosted Network and Sea-Level Operations team up to provide the best solutions for Australian MSPs
Choosing a good cloud service provider can be the make or break choice when determining an MSP's success, and to curb this worry they should look no further than Hosted Network.
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Cloudscene
Top data center ecosystems revealed in latest Cloudscene report
The top data center ecosystems have been revealed in the latest H2 2021 Data Center Ecosystem Leaderboard by Cloudscene.
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Cloud
Semiconductor market continues to experience uncertainty, IDC finds
With COVID-19 continuing to impact the global economy in its second year, the semiconductor market continues to experience uneven shortages and tight supply, according to analysts IDC.
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Cloud
Smartphone users in emerging markets to benefit from new HERE and Transsion partnership
With the global number of mobile internet users expected to reach five billion by 2025 ( a 25% increase from 2020), emerging markets are consistently looking for ways to meet the demands for network capabilities.
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Gaming
App and mobile usage continues to soar according to new App Annie report
App and mobile usage has significantly increased around the world, according to the new App Annie State of Mobile 2022 report.
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Smart Home
Smart home market continues to grow, driven by changing tech and demographics
The expansion of the smart home industry has been aided by factors such as the increasing necessity of home monitoring systems and the increasing disposable income of people in emerging countries, the report states.
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Cloud
iPaaS market set to grow more than $10B in five years
The Integration Platform as a Service (iPaaS) market size is expected to grow from US$3.7 billion in 2021 to US$13.9 billion by 2026, at a compound annual growth rate of 30.3% during the forecast period.
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Cloud
Semiconductor market experiences significant growth, breaks $150bn mark
Semiconductor revenue rose 7.6% in Q3 2021 from Q2 2021, and climbed above $150 billion in revenue during a single quarter.
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Shopping
Back to business: Oracle study reveals fears and thoughts as Christmas shopping season approaches
Australian consumers are increasingly worried about product delays in the lead up to Christmas, with a new survey revealing that almost one in four Australian shoppers are anxious about gift orders not arriving on time. 
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Deloitte
Cloud represents billion dollar opportunity for APAC, Deloitte finds
The Asia Pacific region could benefit from a significant US$160 billion future economic boost if businesses increase investment in, and take greater advantage of, cloud-based technologies.
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IDC
Worldwide semiconductor market set to reach $522b by 2021
"Overall, the semiconductor industry remains on track to deliver another strong year of growth as the super cycle that began at the end of 2019 strengthens this year."
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Lenovo
New Zealand PC market on the up, despite challenging year
In the third quarter of 2020, New Zealand's Traditional PC market experienced a 24.4% year-on-year (YoY) growth in unit shipments, reaching nearly 228,000 units.
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Smartphone
Worldwide smartphone market declines in Q3, but not as much as expected - IDC
353.6 million smartphones were shipped this quarter, and despite the 1.3% dip compared to last year, this figure represents a much better picture than what was previously projected by IDC — a 9% year-on-year decline.
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Market
Data centre switches market largely unaffected by COVID-19
Spending on data centre switches is set to grow at a 4% CAGR from 2019 to 2024, despite the impact of COVID-19. This is according to an update to the Dell’Oro Group Data Centre switch market five-year forecast report.
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Gaming
Video games market booming following COVID-19 related lockdowns
As an industry custom-built for people to stay indoors, it is understandable that the global video games market has boomed in the last few months, bringing huge profits for the leading gaming companies and their shareholders.
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Cloud
Lenovo hits $12.5B in revenue, marking eighth year of growth
According to the company, the strong results are led by the Intelligent Devices Group (IDG). The PC and Smart Devices Group (PCSD), one of its two business units, continued double-digit (12%) revenue growth.
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Market
Marketo debuts new product innovations at Marketing Nation
Marketo announced new product innovations that empower marketers.
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Market
The VR/AR market could be worth $1.8 billion in 2018
Gaming remains the primary reason for sales of VR devices and this is unlikely to change over the next few years.
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Cybercrime
Two dark web markets shut down but expert says ‘one door closes, a window opens’
“You can bet that as you’re reading this, those engaged in cyber crime on the dark web are looking for that next ‘market place window’ to open."
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Printers
Konica Minolta Australia launches industrial print products in New Zealand
The company say they invested heavily in technology, products and strategic partnerships in order to bring this offering to the New Zealand market
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Market
Data center rack PDU market - en route to USD $2 billion by 2025
Organizations are focusing on the procurement of solutions that increase energy efficiency and manage power consumption.
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IDC
IDC: Wearables aren’t dead - market grows 16.9 percent in fourth quarter
​While many may think the wearables market is a dwindling one, it is actually quite healthy - a change of focus has been put down as the cause.