LATEST: Volatile propylene prices on account of constantly fluctuating crude oil prices are expected to remain a key challenge for market participants.
LATEST: The world will be dealing with the effluents of the conflict in Syria and Iraq for years to come.
LATEST: Construction spending will remain robust in China, fueling demand for silicone and epoxy sealants, flooring and wallcovering adhesives, among other products.
LATEST: Tactile pressure sensor technology could assist in the development of garments that have medical applications.
LATEST: Almost 40 million skilled workers with tertiary education will be lacking, especially in developed countries and notably across Europe.
LATEST: By 2030, there will be a 40% greater demand for water than the supply of water available.
LATEST: The boundaries between personal devices and the built environment will blur and physical spaces will be impregnated with new layers of information and content to be activated at users' disposal.
LATEST: 25% of banks will go to startup IT suppliers for their online and mobile requirements by the end of 2019.
LATEST: Transportation intensive sectors will enjoy productivity gains and potential business model innovations.
LATEST: There remains a risk that an escalation of tensions between the Greek Government and Troika lenders could derail the fragile European recovery.
LATEST: IBM Cloud services will enable blockchain peers to run in protected environments to prevent leaks through shared memory or hardware.
LATEST: Parasites foodborne diseases are expected to be widely distributed in Laos and can have a significant impact on health but also on economy and livelihood.
LATEST: McKinsey & Company has established an initial carbon cost curve for carbon recovery (especially in the form of CO2) that maps the carbon emissions abatement potential for existing technologies ...
LATEST: Table egg production in 2017 is forecast to continue expanding in the U.S. but only at a modest pace, with total production for the year at 7.3 billion dozen, 2 percent higher than in 2016.
LATEST: The real story in the coming months will likely be AR and VR's disruptive potential to recast long-standing business processes and tasks while opening a door to fundamentally new experiences.
LATEST: Turkey could join SCO with Russia and China instead of EU.
LATEST: Smart sensors and machine-to-machine communications will reap productivity benefits for mining by taking out labour costs and increasing efficiency.
LATEST: Convenience stores and health and beauty stores are the major distribution channels across Latin America and are expected to maintain its leading position in the coming six years.
LATEST: Improving employment levels, wage growth and consumer confidence will continue to keep the U.S. housing market on its slow and steady recovery.
LATEST: Investment in telehealth, retail clinics and wearable devices will increase.
LATEST: The UK government will have an extra £13bn per year to play with.
LATEST: Data protection will account for 50% of all IoT security spend through 2020.
LATEST: Revenues from AI software industry will grow at a compound annual rate of at least 20% until the end of the decade.
LATEST: In 2016 expect to see the beginning of connectedness emerge in products from brands not classically perceived as being technology driven.
LATEST: A paradigm shift to mobility as a service will inevitably force traditional car manufacturers to compete on multiple fronts.
LATEST: Developing countries with an institutional environment that safeguards competition and easy market entry will more likely harness the full growth opportunities of digital technologies and catch up ...
LATEST: Climate change is expected to affect the capacity of existing water and sanitation infrastructure and services.