ArcTouch CXO Adam Fingerman predicts what he thinks are going to be the top trends in mobile and the IoT during 2018.
Source: Top IoT and Mobile Trends to Watch For in 2018 | ArcTouch
Customers sent $9 billion through PayPal’s mobile person-to-person payment service in the third quarter. That’s up six times since the first quarter of 2015.
Source: The amount of money flowing through Venmo has surged — at least before the launch of Apple’s rival service
Millennials will inherit the largest amount of personal wealth of any generation — and personal finance apps are emerging to seize on this opportunity. Here are the core strategies that these companies are using to build, convert, engage, and monetize their audience.
Source: We Analyzed 7 Of The Fastest-Growing Personal Finance Apps Of All Time To Figure Out The Secrets To Their Success — Here’s What We Learned
The topic of security has accompanied conversations related to the Internet of Things. Next year, expect that discussion to take a considerably different direction.
Source: 8 IoT security trends to look out for in 2018
Our mobile phones and tablets serve as jukeboxes video arcades personal assistants and encyclopedias and we can get an answer to almost any question by simply saying “Hey Siri” (or “Hey Alexa” or “Hey Genie”).
Source: Careful: Your Refrigerator Might Be Listening (Think IoT)! | Texas Lawyer
Few people understand what it is, but Wall Street banks, IT organizations, and consultants are buzzing about blockchain technology. It’s hard to remove blockchain from Bitcoin, so we’ll start with the cryptocurrency as we work to understand this technology’s potential.
Source: What Is Blockchain Technology?
A detailed analysis on Apple’s strategy through patents, acquisitions, earnings calls, recent product releases, and organizational structure.
Source: Apple Strategy Teardown: Where the World’s Most Valuable Company Is Focusing In Augmented Reality, Wearables, AI, Cars, And More