In 2013 the perception that businesses can meaningfully contribute towards the resolution of the world’s social and environmental problems – and do so profitably – will become more widespread, said an expert.
IBM recently revealed a list of innovations that will mark the era of cognitive systems when computers will, in their own way, see, smell, touch, taste and hear, changing the way people work, live and interact during the next five years.
Demand for customer technology will continue to advance in 2012 with record numbers of smartphones and tablets likely to be sold, and demand from emerging markets, including the Middle East, for lower-cost televisions and computers boosting volume
The year 2012 will see cybercriminals act with even more persistency and sophistication, as the world shifts from the PC-centric desktop toward mobile and cloud computing, said a report.
The repercussion for IT administrators will be an im
Social networks are likely to surpass the milestone of one billion unique members in 2011 and may deliver over two trillion advertisements, said a report.
“Despite the growth in numbers, once social networks reach the billion unique user m
Using mobile phones or laptop computers and streaming video websites, employees will conduct more impromptu live video broadcasts of internal company meetings or presentations at industry conferences in 2011, said an enterprise networking expert.
Crude oil will fall to $25 a barrel next year, Chinese growth will slow to zero, stock markets will continue to fall and the commodities bubble will burst, according to a forecast by Saxo Bank.
Saxo Bank made these predictions for the year