Menu
Trending: Holiday Gifts | CES 2015 | Super Bowl 2015 Ads More Topics: Apple | Cars | TV Shows | Politics
The Best 2014 Super Bowl Ads

The Best 2014 Super Bowl Ads

CES 2015: LG will unveil its New 4K Ultra HD TV with Quantum Dot Technology

CES 2015: LG will unveil its New 4K Ultra HD TV with Quantum Dot Technology

Budweiser Super Bowl 2015 Ad leaks

Budweiser Super Bowl 2015 Ad leaks

Google Car Initiative to go ahead via Android

Google Car Initiative to go ahead via Android

Sony cancels The Interview Release on Christmas

Sony cancels The Interview Release on Christmas

Predictions for 2014

Dec 26 2013, 1:15pm CST | by , in Reviews | Technology News

Predictions for 2014
 
 

2013 is going to end in few days. And the new year will come with lots of new things, innovations and ideas. A close look at the technology predictions for 2014 is given below.

The new year of 2014 is just 5 days away from us. We will go into this year with lots of good and bad memories of this year. If we talk about tech world, it is growing rapidly. Every year, thousands of new technological devices introduced. These include very famous smartphones, tablets, laptops, printers and much more. Many tech sites predict about 2014. We will take here a closer look of these predictions.

International Data Corporation (IDC) predicts that 2014 will be a year of escalation, consolidation, and innovation as the transition to IT's "3rd Platform" accelerates. Basically the IDC's top 10 predictions of 2014 were heavily influenced by the 3rd Platform. What is 3rd Platform? The tech industry's emerging platform for growth and innovation built on the technology pillars of mobile computing, cloud services, big data and analytics, and social networking is called the 3rd Platform. 

"The 3rd Platform's impact was felt throughout the ICT industry in 2013 as a high-profile CEO lost his job, a major IT player went private, numerous vendors endured cash cow stagnation, and billion-dollar bets were placed on 3rd Platform technologies," said Frank Gens, Senior Vice President and Chief Analyst at IDC. "In 2014, we'll see every major player make big investments to scale up cloud, mobile, and big data capabilities, and fiercely battle for the hearts and minds of the developers who will create the solutions driving the next two decades of IT spending. Outside the IT industry, 3rd Platform technologies will play a leading role in the disruption (or "Amazoning") of almost every other industry on the planet."

IDC predicts that

  1. The worldwide IT spending will grow 5% year over year to $2.1 trillion in 2014.
  2. The emerging markets will return to double-digit growth of 10%, driving nearly $740 billion or 35% of worldwide IT revenues and, for the first time, more than 60% of worldwide IT spending growth.
  3. The value will start to migrate "up the stack" within the 3rd Platform.
  4. The mobile device will continue to grow in 2014 with sales of tablets growing by 18% and smartphones by 12%. And Android devices will continue leading Apple devices while Samsung will remain the leader of these Android devices.
  5. The number of cloud datacenters will see a dramatic increase. And the spending on cloud services and the technology to enable cloud services will surge by 25% in 2014. Cloud spending will reach over $100 billion in 2014.
  6. Datacenters represent the physical foundation underneath the cloud, and are thus a crucial component of the 3rd Platform.
  7. IT industry will spending on big data technologies and services that will grow by 30% in 2014. This spending will surpass $14 billion figure next year.
  8. Within next 12-18 months, social technologies will become increasingly integrated into existing enterprise applications.
  9. The 3rd Platform will deliver the next generation of competitive advantage apps and services that will significantly disrupt market leaders in virtually every industry. 
  10. Finally, the 3rd Platform will continue to expand beyond smartphones, tablets, and PCs in 2014 to the Internet of Things (IoT).

The above are the top 10 IT predictions by IDC. However, CNet, a big name in tech websites, also predict about the future of Amazon. CNet states that Amazon will have eye-popping surprises in 2014. The most rumored Amazon smartphone can be launched. Amazon is also rumored to launch its own TV set-top box in 2014 that would stream Internet media. Amazon Kindle will become a school tutor and Amazon Prime service will go mainstream as more expansion plans are there for 2014.

Forbes 2014 predictions are about the VC firms that are expected to raise more money in 2014 than 2007. “Over 200 VC firms will go to market next year, including some of the biggest names in the business and with the recent flurry of high value exits, they will receive a much more welcome reception from institutional investors than any time in the last seven years,” says Holland. “Firms with strong brands that have demonstrated consistent stable returns for the last fifteen years should be able to raise (a) large or larger funds in 2014, and (b) easily or more easily.” He also said that Blackberry will decompose faster in 2014 than anyone currently predicting. And finally the Bitcoin will emerge as a commodity not currency. 

You Might Also Like

Read the Latest

CES 2015 News
Bitcoin backer gets two years prison for illicit transfers

Bitcoin backer gets two years prison for illicit transfers Shrem was charged in January following an investigation into Silk Road

8 hours ago, 12:26pm CST

Tim Cook 'Deeply Offended' by BBC Documentary on Apple Factory Conditions

Tim Cook 'Deeply Offended' by BBC Documentary on Apple Factory Conditions The BBC report claims that Chinese workers were forced to work long hours and are denied a day off

8 hours ago, 12:14pm CST

iPhone Universal Remote to be Revealed at CES 2015

iPhone Universal Remote to be Revealed at CES 2015 Pronto will be launched at January’s big event

1 day ago, 12:29pm CST

Verizon now gives you 50% off on Android phones priced at $199 or more

Verizon now gives you 50% off on Android phones priced at $199 or more The Galaxy Note 4 can now be had for just $149.99

1 day ago, 11:58am CST

iPhone 6 and 6 Plus ship times drop to one day

iPhone 6 and 6 Plus ship times drop to one day Apple appears to be catching up with demand for its latest devices

1 day ago, 11:43am CST

North Korea wants joint investigation with US into Sony hack

North Korea wants joint investigation with US into Sony hack North Korea has even proposed a joint investigation into the attack

1 day ago, 11:30am CST

Kodak to exhibit at CES 2015

Kodak to exhibit at CES 2015 Making return after 3 year hiatus from event

1 day ago, 7:00am CST

Kate Upton is Sexiest Woman Alive 2014

Kate Upton is Sexiest Woman Alive 2014 People Magazine voted blonde bombshell Kate Upton the Sexiest Woman Alive of 2014.

1 day ago, 6:52am CST

Extreme Tech semifinals coming to CES 2015 Challenge helps entrepreneurs bring products to market

1 day ago, 6:51am CST

Samsung Reportedly Revealing Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 at CES 2015

Samsung Reportedly Revealing 2015 Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 at CES The Korean giant is planning to hit back Apple’s iPad with its new tablets

1 day ago, 2:33am CST

ADATA to present Innovative Consumer Products at CES 2015

ADATA to present Innovative Consumer Products at CES 2015 They will unveil World’s fastest DDR4 Memory, USB 3.1, and LED lighting products in the Spotlight

2 days ago, 11:35am CST

BlackBerry gets positive cash flows

BlackBerry gets positive cash flows BlackBerry Achieves Non-GAAP Profitability and Positive Cash Flow for the Fiscal 2015 Third Quarter

2 days ago, 11:19am CST

Sony's CES 2015 teaser features Android TV

Sony's CES 2015 teaser features Android TV The teaser trailer is a slightly odd collection of scenes including a chameleon, a time-lapse of the Paris skyline and...

2 days ago, 11:13am CST

Startups at the International CES 2015

Startups at the International CES 2015 Eureka Park will be the one featuring these startups which total to around 375 at this years CES.

2 days ago, 10:53am CST

CES 2015 also to host Extreme Tech Challenge Semi-Finals

CES 2015 also to host Extreme Tech Challenge Semi-Finals The competition will bring together resources and world-class advisors to the CES 2015 platform in order to help...

2 days ago, 10:46am CST

CES 2015 will also feature ACCESS Twine for Virtual Multiscreen Content Libraries

CES 2015 will also feature ACCESS Twine for Virtual Multiscreen Content Libraries The new ACCESS Twine will be for Virtual Multiscreen Content Libraries at the CES 2015. This will offer a single user...

2 days ago, 8:34am CST

Sidney Crosby Comes Out of Isolation at Pittsburgh Penguins Sidney Crosby Comes Out of Isolation at Pittsburgh Penguins

2 days ago, 7:50am CST

CES 2015: IC Real Tech will debut World’s First 720-Degree Immersive Video Camera

CES 2015: IC Real Tech will debut World’s First 720-Degree Immersive Video Camera It will be viewed and controlled via todays leading mobile devices and also delivers 3D like monitoring experience. The...

2 days ago, 6:57am CST

Game Worn Michael Jordan Shoes sold for $33k

Game Worn Michael Jordan Shoes sold for $33k The right side foot is signed by Jordan along with ‘Best Wishes’ although it is faded now. The shoes were definitely...

2 days ago, 6:45am CST

THX to bring new HDMI tech to CES 2015

THX to bring new HDMI tech to CES 2015 4K Interconnect program to work with 2.0 and beyond

2 days ago, 6:42am CST

Smart Wallet tech coming to CES 2015

Smart Wallet tech coming to CES 2015 NXT-ID to unveil Wocket smart wallet

2 days ago, 6:20am CST

CES 2015 to feature Toshiba's Wide Range of Next-Generation Innovations

CES 2015 to feature Toshiba's Wide Range of Next-Generation Innovations The Toshiba exhibition at the CES 2015 is going to include new concept innovations and solutions for energy, storage...

2 days ago, 6:09am CST

CES 2015: ZTE to showcase Voice Controlled Star 2 with an Array of Flagship Devices

CES 2015: ZTE to showcase Voice Controlled Star 2 with an Array of Flagship Devices ZTE launched its flagship smart phone Star 2 in China on Thursday. ZTE is going to showcase an array of flagship...

2 days ago, 5:11am CST

#Instapurge 2014: Instagram deletes Millions Of Followers from Justin Bieber, Kim Kardashian, Beyonce and Many Other Celeb's Accounts

#Instapurge 2014: Instagram deletes Millions Of Followers from Justin Bieber, Kim Kardashian, Beyonce and Many Other Celeb's Accounts An Instapurge of sorts has occurred on Instagram in the current year. And the top 100 accounts have been affected.

2 days ago, 4:15am CST

Pepsi Hyped for Halftime campaign pushes Super Bowl 2015 Halftime Show

Pepsi Hyped for Halftime campaign pushes Super Bowl 2015 Halftime Show Pepsi has already geared up their Super Bowl 2015 campaign for the Pepsi sponsored Super Bowl 2015 halftime show...

2 days ago, 2:18am CST

Google Car Initiative to go ahead via Android

Google Car Initiative to go ahead via Android Google is taking an initiative in its quest for a car and it is to go ahead with it via Android facility.

2 days ago, 1:50am CST

Matt Kemp's Arthritis Diagnosis Jeopardizes Trade to San Diego Padres

Matt Kemp's Arthritis Diagnosis Jeopardizes Trade to San Diego Padres Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Matt Kemp was diagnosed with arthritis in both of his hips on Dec. 18. The finding...

3 days ago, 8:27pm CST

Chicago Bears Confused With Marc Trestman's Discipline Methods

Chicago Bears Confused With Marc Trestman's Discipline Methods The Chicago Bears are confused at how head coach Marc Trestman has handled several discipline cases lately. The most...

3 days ago, 7:38pm CST

Comments

blog comments powered by Disqus