Predictions for 2013

More Media Acquisitions Forecast For 2013

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DeSilva & Phillips, 475 Park Avenue South, New York, NY, 10016, United States
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The advertising industry should brace for more acquisitions similar to those seen in 2012, according to John Kaiser, managing director at investment firm DeSilva & Phillips.

2013: The end of the iPod, digital camera and DVD player?

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Accenture, 1 Grand Canal Square, Dublin, 2, Ireland
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Just in time for another debate on whether the Consumer Electronics Show is going the way of the floppy disk, tech consulting firm Accenture has released a report on consumer demand for a range of devices, and the outlook isn’t all good.

iPhones And Americans: How Consumer Electronics Became A Trillion-Dollar Business

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Consumer Electronics Association (CES), 1919 S. Eads St, Arlington, VA, 22202, United States
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New data from the Consumer Electronics Association suggests that global spending on consumer electronics will soar to $1.1 trillion during 2013, up about 4% on last year's figures. Much of the projected growth will come from emerging markets.

Nations prepare for cyber war

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Security analysts are predicting that 2013 is when nation-sponsored cyberwarfare goes mainstream -- and some think such attacks will lead to actual deaths.

2013: The year carriers choose whether Wi-Fi is friend or foe

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There will be a shift in operator sentiment away from public Wi-Fi as it becomes evident that the growing availability of free-to-end-user Wi-Fi devalues the mobile-broadband business model.

2013 Telecom Predictions from Analysys Mason: LTE Limited, Social Media Shakeup of Instant Messaging, Slower Smartphone Growth

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Analysys Mason, 818 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Washington, DC, 20006, United States
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In 2013, roll-out of LTE services will have limited immediate economic impact, social media giants look set to stir up IP-based messaging services and smartphone penetration ...

7 technologies poised for failure in 2013

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Call them the epic fails of technology. In 2013, a few technologies will fade into an abyss, swirling around and clinging for a last gasp of air before eventually dying. For ...

What we’ll see in 2013 in mobile

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Mobile advances over the last 12 months show no sign of stopping. Improvements in hardware, software, services and networks all add up to more online activities and subscriber growth for network operators. What will the next wave of innovation bring? Rather than reiterate some ideas that haven’t yet taken root — namely widespread NFC use, standardized mobile payments and a third player in the mobile platform space — our mobile experts share thoughts on trends that will more likely affect consumers and enterprises in the coming year.

What's next for tech in 2013?

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Here are some of the areas that Baig is keeping an eye on in 2013: RIM comeback? Apple TV? Sales of Windows. Kindle Phone. The Internet of Things. Mainstream 3-D printing.

What we’ll see in 2013 in digital media

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What does next year have in store for the digital content business? The GigaOm media team offers some predictions.

5 Infrastructure Trends to Prepare for in 2013

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Microdesk, 10 Tara Boulevard, Nashua, NH, 03062, United States
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Between smart meters, hurricanes, the looming threat of a cyberattack, and organizations flocking to the cloud, the technological infrastructure of the nation is changing. Technology consulting firm Microdesk made five predictions that architecture, engineering and construction firms should plan for in 2013 to position U.S. infrastructure for a more sustainable future.

Seven Cybersecurity Predictions for 2013

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Websense, San Diego, CA, United States
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Cybercriminals gained confidence and momentum in 2012. To help organizations prepare for next year, Websense Security Labs announced seven predictions for the 2013 threat landscape.

Top 10 Health IT Hazards for 2013

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ECRI Institute, 5200 Butler Pike, Plymouth Meeting, PA, 19462, United States
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Linking patient data to the wrong electronic health record is one of the top 10 health technology hazards for 2013, the ECRI Institute says in a new report.