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Sep 06, 2016
By 2020, there will be an estimated 50 billion devices connected to the Internet of Things.

Aug 31, 2016
It is estimated that data center electricity consumption is projected to increase to roughly 140 billion kilowatt-hours annually by 2020, corresponding to about 50 large power plants, with annual carbon emissions of nearly 150 million metric tons. The financial impact for the DC management is also huge since a DC spends between 30 percent to 50 percent of its operational expenditure in electricity: the expected figure for the sector in 2020 is $13 billion per year of electricity bills.

Aug 28, 2016
Surprising to those living outside the southeast, Raleigh, North Carolina had the second greatest percentage increase in technology jobs from 2010-2015 (38.5%).
Forbes *

Aug 23, 2016
Millennials are projected to make up around 75% of the global workforce by 2025. 
The Huffington Post *

Aug 16, 2016
Research firm, IDC, predicts IoT will become a $1.46 trillion international market by 2020, up from $700 billion last year.
NewsHQ *

Aug 08, 2016
The global Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) market is poised to grow at CAGR of over 10% during 2015-2020.
PR Newswire *

Jul 19, 2016
85% of the global population resides in emerging markets, experiencing rapid growth and industrialization.
Times of India *

Jul 19, 2016
Approximately 90% of people under 30, which account for 75% of the online transactions, reside within the emerging markets.
Times of India *

Jul 19, 2016
Emerging technologies and IoT will drive the U.S. consumer technology industry to $286.6 billion in retail revenues in 2016 ($224 billion wholesale).
CEPro *

Jun 07, 2016
With the rising usage of IoT, this is reportedly expected to increase by as much as eight times to over 260 Exabytes (260 billion Gigabytes) in 2018, generating the highest cloud data traffic growth in the world.
Deloitte *