Businesses go digital to survive COVID-19
As a result of Covid-19, two-thirds (58%) of UK companies are overhauling their business strategies, with half looking to invest in digital. According to research conducted by Opinium and LiveArea, IT infrastructure (57%) and online commerce (41%) will serve as the key components of future business investment.
More than 88% of organisations use cloud computing
O’Reilly has released the survey findings of its latest report, ‘Cloud Adoption in 2020’, that captures the latest trends in cloud computing, microservices, distributed application development, and other critical infrastructure and operations technologies.
Banks ramp up tech recruitment in response to COVID-19
New tech roles in banks has increased by a staggering 46% in the last three years, making traditional banks the most prominent recruiter for tech professionals. To date, a third of overall job vacancies within banks is now tech related - jumping from less than a quarter (23%) just three years ago.
Fingerprint-on-display market takes off in 2019
Global shipments of fingerprint-on-display (FoD) sensors expanded by nearly a factor of eight in 2019 as these devices increasingly replace conventional silicon-based capacitive chips in smartphones.
European electronic components market trends Q1 2020
The European electronic components Distributor Total Available Market (DTAM) emerged from a technical recession and returned to growth in the first quarter of 2020, reported Adam Fletcher, Chairman of the International Distributors of Electronics Association (IDEA).
Uncertainties keep European DMASS guessing
Slow demand, combined with general economic uncertainties, built a perfect basis for a weak beginning to 2020, only to be aggravated by the global pandemic a.k.a. COVID-19. Consequently, according to DMASS, the European electronic components market didn’t find the spark to get ignited for growth. Nor did distribution.
Mixed fortunes across tech sector from COVID-19
Brands in the tech sector are likely to record mixed fortunes as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, with retail tech brands predicted to fare the best compared to leisure and tourism tech brands, which are expected to suffer considerably, according to the latest report by Brand Finance. The top 100 most valuable tech brands, on average, should see a slight decrease in brand value following the pandemic, falling five percent.
Huawei overtakes Samsung in the Russian smartphone market
Huawei overtook Samsung to take the leading position in the Russian smartphone market in the second half of 2019, as consumers flocked to purchase the Chinese telecommunications firm’s affordable handsets.
Self-charging everything: battle for the high ground
When some full-function, always-on smartwatches are able to self-charge, the others will look like the horse-drawn cart. When Internet of Things nodes are self-charging at the right size and price, the market for them will increase one thousand times.
Identifying the right tools to assure business resilience
The COVID-19 crisis initiated a dramatic change to the working world almost overnight, and having the right tools can ensure business resilience. With offices closed and employees advised to work from home, businesses were forced into adopting mass remote working without warning.