What to expect from Amazon in 2020

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January 3, 2020

Mobile Musings

Xiaomi will invest $7bn in 5G, AI and IoT over the next five years

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi plans to invest over 50 billion yuan ($7.18bn) in AI and fifth generation internet technologies over the next five years to help it remain competitive in the growing sector.

The announcement was made on the firm’s social media account by Xiaomi chief executive Lei Jun but he did not provide any specific details on how the company will invest the funds.

The company’s affordable smartphones led to its initial success but its product range has now expanded to include a number of internet-enabled products under its MIJIA sub brand such as smart TVs and even rice cookers.


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Industry Market Watch

Tech’s biggest companies are worth ~$5T as 2019’s epic stock market run wraps

The tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite rose 35% in 2019. The SaaS-heavy Bessemer Cloud Index rose 41% as well.

Next, the highest-value U.S.-based technology companies: Microsoft was up around 55% in 2019 Apple managed an 86% gain in the year.

Not be left out, Facebook rose 57% Amazon posted its own gain of 23% in 2019 Alphabet managed to grow by 29%, as well.

Check out the rest of the top tech stocks from the close of the year below:


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Gadgets & Gizmos

Best travel cameras 2020: versatile cameras which you can take anywhere

In 2020, the camera market is fiercely competitive, with a range of different options to suit different price points, needs, and experience. You should find something which matches what you’re after in this list.

Often, people will aim for something small, light and discreet when looking for a travel camera. That makes a lot of sense in an era of “hand luggage only” cheap flights – and besides, who wants to be lugging around a huge beast of a camera while sightseeing?

Alternatively, however, others will choose something more versatile that may well take up more room in your luggage but will pay dividends when it comes to flexibility and ultimate image quality.

Check out the full list below:


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In The Spotlight

What to expect from Amazon in 2020

In 2010 Amazon was just a site where you went to buy stuff. Now, in 2020 it’s a rather different beast. And, while you might say that the 2000s were the decade of Microsoft and the 2010s the decade of Google (with Apple a close second), Amazon is in prime (ha!) position to take the 2020s.

So what’s in store for 2020 for Amazon?

Click the link below to see what pundits are predicting over the next 12 months.


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Technology Homecoming

The best smart speakers 2020: which one should you buy?

The best smart speakers are our hardest working gadgets; they play music, help us control our smart home devices, and come with virtual assistants ready to answer our every question.

Among the most well-known smart speaker are the Amazon Echo and Google Nest (née Google Home) ranges of products – and a new fleet of products from both companies, including the Amazon Echo Studio and the Google Nest Mini, are set to shake up the smart home world.

Among the most well-known smart speaker are the Amazon Echo and Google Nest (née Google Home) ranges of products – and a new fleet of products from both companies, including the Amazon Echo Studio and the Google Nest Mini, are set to shake up the smart home world.

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