The New Multinationals: Small, Micro and Solo Businesses Driving the Next Wave of Globalization

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 The global middle class reached 3 billion in 2015 and could surpass 4 billion by 2021 ,  And as we recently pointed out , this surging middle class is happening mostly in Asia and other developing regions of the world.

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1 in 5 Humans Got a New Smartphone in 2015

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billion in 2021. This means over 80% of the world's population will have a smartphone in 2021.  Everyone knows mobile computing has gotten big. But every so often a number comes along that still amazes us.

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Led by Uber and Airbnb, the Sharing Economy Continues Rapid Growth

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million US adult Internet users will use a sharing economy service in 2021. According to eMarketer : " over a quarter (26.0%) of US adult internet users—or 56.5 million people—will use a sharing economy service at least once in 2017.

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5 Ways To Tell If Your Mobile Strategy Is Effective

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A recently released report claims that by 2021, enterprise mobility and BYOD market size will reach $73.30 “Adopting a mobile strategy is no longer an option for any enterprise, it has become a need.”. According to a mobility trends report , on an average, an employee uses more than 3 devices to help him with his work and tasks. Enterprises, in general, experienced an increase of 72% in their number of managed devices between the years 2014 and 2015.

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The Self-Driving Car Race

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  Ford announced plans to mass produce driverless cars and have them in commercial operation in a ride-hailing service by 2021. Lots of recent news and announcements on autonomous vehicles: 1.

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Using Zero Trust Network Segmentation To Protect Your Business From Hackers

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Cybersecurity is a major concern no matter what size or type of business you are running, but most people just aren’t doing enough. We don’t tend to think about information security until it is too late – after a breach has already occurred. And those breaches can be costly, often putting small businesses completely out of business within a few months in some instances.