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Here's a look at the research firm's predictions for the new year.
A recent report from Strategy Analytics finds that Android has reached a record 88% marketshare during the third quarter of 2016.
While many smart cities are using Io T for transportation issues, there's a host of other initiatives these urban centers should start to address with the technology.
Environmental and sustainability programs top a new list from Gartner.
At the same time, Apple's i OS lost some ground, and other mobile operating systems have all but disappeared.
Amazon Web Services (AWS) dominates the worldwide public Iaa S market, is in tight competition in the Paa S market.