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      IDG Contributor Network: Adoption of voice-first assistants expected to skyrocket

      Amazon’s voice-first assistant technology could be worth billions for the e-tailer in just a few years, says an investment bank quoted by Fox News last week. RBC Capital Markets says Alexa could trigger $10 billion in revenue for Amazon by 2020.

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    2. African telcos prioritise emerging opportunity to stay afloat

      African telcos prioritise emerging opportunity to stay afloat

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      Hybrid Cloud Platforms Accelerate Growth of Asia-Pacific Hosted IP Telephony and UCC Service Providers, notes Frost & Sullivan. The Asia-Pacific Unified Communications and Collaboration (UCC) services market has entered the high-growth zone, with service providers making concerted efforts to expand their service portfolios to meet the different requirements of vertical and horizontal customers.

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    4. Mobile search rates for hotels reach huge level

      Mobile search rates for hotels reach huge level

      Mobile searches for budget hotels outweigh those for luxury properties – but the latter is growing fast.

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      Searches at the economy end of the scale in hotels now come 73% from a mobile device.

      Midscale properties are at 62%, upscale are 53% and luxury at 45%, the data from throughout 2016 showed.

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      Looking Globally To Solve Local Health IT Problems

      Interoperability may be a struggle in the US, but we’re not alone, says Mitch Josephson of KLAS, who believes there’s great potential for countries to collaborate to solve our most pressing health IT issues.

      Source: Looking Globally To Solve Local Health IT Problems on healthsystemcio.com - healthsystemCIO.com is the sole online-only publication dedicated to exclusively and comprehensively serving the information needs of healthcare CIOs.

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      Hotel data quality should not be subsumed by the quantity

      The Chinese hospitality industry has the same tech challenges as its global peers, including how to take advantage of ongoing developments in cloud computing, big data and APIs.

      With hotels running property management systems, booking engines, revenue management tools and social media monitoring platforms, among others, the need to aggregate this data in a business-efficient manner is vital.

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      Five steps to successful deployment of 802.11ac

      It seems that every year there is a new flavor of 802.11 for wireless devices. This year is no different with 802.11ac, the newest standard for next-generation Wi-Fi. However, what makes this latest wireless standard important to deploy is its ability to support next-generation wireless devices that greatly exceeds the past 802.11 releases. The multiplying numbers of users and their numerous devices and applications demand gigabit speed, increased capacity and reliability that 802.11ac delivers. 

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    3. BYOD in the Enterprise - What's next?

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      Bring your own device (BYOD) may be an overused term but it’s not under used or overlooked by most employees, and many businesses. BYOD saw a rise in popularity about the time Apple released its iPhone 3 and the iPad first generation. And who could blame a person for wanting to bring in their new shiny toy to the office and actually use it?

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