• Holiday Mobile Spending Per Shopper Increases 68%
    A report finds shoppers spent an average of $197, with an average order value of $59, a 23% increase from 2018.
  • UPS, Waymo Team To Deliver Packages With Self-Driving Minivans
    The companies agreed to pilot autonomous vehicle package pickup in the Metro Phoenix area using Waymo's Chrysler Pacifica minivans.
  • Samsung, Huawei Capture 73% 5G Market Share
    The total number of 5G connections is on track to hit 1.5 billion globally by 2025, up from 5 million in 2019.
  • U.S., Korea Set To Dominate 5G This Year
    The promise of 5G is about to be realized in some places well ahead of others. The total number of 5G connections reached 5 million in 2019 but is on track to hit 1.5 billion globally by 2025.
  • Screens Remain Tech Workhorse Of The Day
    While digital voice assistants, various forms of artificial intelligence and high connection speeds like 5G are the promise of a connected future, the current state-of-the art resides with the traditional screen. While various new technologies are coming along, the screen remains the go-to place for advertising, marketing and consumer consumption.
  • Uber Bringing Self-Driving Cars To Washington, D.C.
    Uber Advanced Technology group is bringing its self-driving vehicles to Washington, D.C., starting today. The cars will initially be operated in manual driving mode for data collection.
  • Consumers Warm To Shopping Tech
    More than half of consumers say they're likely to choose a retailer offering a self-checkout kiosk, but only 21% of retailers offer such kiosks.
  • Consumers Split On Package Delivery By Drone
    The top concern is potential damage to packages (20% of respondents in study) followed closely by drones getting stolen or hacked (19%).
  • Privacy Concerns Hamper Smart Speaker Growth
    Two-thirds (66%) of consumers who don't have a smart speaker and do not intend to get one cite privacy as an important concern.
  • Online Shopping By Voice Devices, Wearables On The Rise
    A new study forecasts a 91% increase in the use of wearables and a 201% increase in voice-activated devices for online purchasing.
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