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Global app downloads topped 175 billion in 2017, revenue surpassed $86 billion

Global app downloads topped 175 billion and consumer spending exceeded $86 billion in 2017, thanks to growth in emerging markets including China, India, Brazil and Russia, according to a new report from App Annie out this morning. Notably, India has now become the number two country by downloads, passing the U.S., which is now third. China has…

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Woot! Big Tech Dealmaking Accelerates in Signal Smart Cities Are Near

Robot driven taxis and computers eliminating traffic jams may appear sooner than you think after some of the biggest technology companies picked up the pace of dealmaking to bring about “smart cities” of the future. Thirty-five agreements were signed between technology companies and major metropolises to jointly work on projects in 2017, up from eight…

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The Race To 5G: India is Moving Forward, Can the U.S. As Well? (Hint: We Should!)

Smart City Existence And Evolution Depends On 5G Data Adoption Smart cities or cities which collect data using electric sensors and use such data for the distribution of services are on the horizon. While India announced its plan to build 100 smart cities in 2015, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates recently invested $80 million into a…

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The Promise of 5G: Making the Space-Age the Real-Age

The promise of 5G conjures all kinds of space-age use-case scenarios, from autonomous cars to augmented reality to remote surgeries directed by doctors hundreds—or thousands—of miles away. But success of next-generation networks will hinge on two more familiar factors, according to analysts at this week’s FierceWireless NextGen Wireless Network Summit: increased capacity and lower costs….

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