Tech Predictions

Meeker report on internet trends: mobile is key in many areas

Finding good and authoritative sources on what constitutes trends and keeping an eye on them is on top of our list. One of the sources we keep an eye on is Mary Meeker’s reports on trends. Mary Meeker is currently a partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers (KPCB), specializing in 'detecting' top digital trends.
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Are Chatbots the Next Big Thing?

It is not the first time chatbots capture the public’s imagination. During the last couple of weeks 'chatbots' trending again with multiple news outlets and media companies covering the topic.
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Short (skeptical) comments on Scott Gerber YEC poll on top tech to impact business in 2016

Several days ago, Scott Gerber - one of the founders of Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), posted on thenextweb.com a list of nine (short) opinions on what would constitute a proper business 'disruptor' for the next period.
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Ericsson report sparks controversy: no future for smartphones, user demands say

Ericsson ConsumerLab published a report in December 2015: 10 Hot Consumer Trends 2016. From the methodology section one can see that an unusual amount of effort went into this report: for example, just the online survey of smartphone users took place in 13 major cities across the world and comprised 6,649 urban iOS/Android smartphone users.
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Mobile apps trend: the battle for push notifications

One of the major discussions at the moment in regard to mobile apps gravitates around push notifications. Push notifications can be incredibly useful. In fact, the old ideas about ad placement in a mobile environment would probably die out because there is simply too little page space available for ads.
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