Smart cities market to double to $1.4 trillion by 2020

According to a recently published report by Grand View Research, the global smart cities market will hit $1.4 trillion in 2020, nearly triple the global market size of $568 billion back in 2013. The main factors leading to this increase are the rapidly expanding population, speedy urbanization and industrialization.  Smart cities are designed and built to cater to a […]

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Will IIoT bolster industrial automation investments?

The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is proving to be a game-changer in many fields, none more structurally than in the automation industry. And a recent study by Morgan Stanley reinforces bullish sentiment for future automation investment thanks to the huge potential of IIoT. A new report co-authored by Automation World and Morgan Stanley predicts […]

Applications Drive The Biggest Money In Big Data

Applications Drive The Biggest Money In Big Data

We’re still fixating on all the wrong Big Data startups. Hortonworks, one of the primary companies behind Hadoop, recently went public to great fanfare and a $1.2 billion valuation. But Hortonworks and the rest of the so-called Big Data startups are actually some of the least interesting Big Data companies. In fact, of the current […]