Worldwide semiconductor revenue grew 10.4 per cent in 2020

Revenue totalled US$466.2 billion in 2020, an increase of 10.4 per cent from 2019. Memory, GPUs and 5G chipsets led semiconductor growth, driven by hyperscale, PC, ultramobile and 5G handset end-market demand, according to Gartner. However automotive and industrial electronics suffered due to lower spending or a pause in spending owing to COVID-19 said Andrew Norwood,…

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Hackers exploiting multiple vulnerabilities in Myanmar

Political developments and digital crackdowns of the past few months have pitted hacktivists against the Govt. The political developments and digital crackdowns in Myanmar over the past few months have driven citizen and opposition movement toward anonymous channels to communicate. With more than 68 million mobile users in Myanmar, IntSights researchers found…

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Top 10 government technology trends for 2021

Trends address critical security, cost containment and citizen experience challenges in the public sector. COVID-19 pandemic has spurred the acceleration of digital innovation across the government sector around the world, presenting government leaders with new opportunities to use data and technologies to build trust, agility, and resilience in public institutions. Analyst…

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Top 10 data and analytics technology trends for 2021

Trends that can help organisations respond to change, uncertainty and opportunities. The speed at which the COVID-19 pandemic disrupted organisations has forced data and analytics (D&A) leaders to have tools and processes in place to identify key technology trends and prioritize those with the biggest potential impact on their competitive…

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Adoption of hyperautomation by Gen Z will drive supply chain autonomy

Progress of Gen Z in the workforce drives transformation. The evolution towards an autonomous supply chain has already begun, and this transformation coincides and is driven by members of Generation Z (Gen Z), that have just started to enter the workforce, according to Gartner. Born between 1997 and 2012, the oldest…

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Global government IT spending growth to hit 5 per cent in 2021

Government spending on devices and software to record highest increases YoY. Worldwide government IT spending is forecast to total US$483 billion in 2021, an increase of 5.1 per cent from 2020, according to the latest forecast by Gartner. “Government organisations continue to be challenged with the appropriate level of interventions…

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