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Visual QR Code technology in e-commerce in China.

The ability to enhance customer engagement on mobile platforms in real-time, is henceforth vital for merchants and for a set of ecommerce actors. 
Based on the realities that, consumers are up to four times more likely to scan a Visual QR Code than a regular black and white QR Code and the fact that, QR codes are especially popular in China due to their social network connectivity and app download abilities, Alibaba Group and Visualead also entered into a strategic cooperation agreement for the use of Visualead’s patents and technology across Alibaba Group’s ecosystem. 
Henceforth, Visualead is working closely with Mashangtao, the scannable code technology service of Alibaba Group, to provide innovative tools and solutions to sellers on Taobao Marketplace and Tmall.com, China’s two biggest online shopping platforms. 
Visualead and Mashangtao are also engaged in joint projects in the areas of anti-counterfeiting, mobile, and video. 
Alibaba expects that, Visual QR Code technology will comp…

Blade Server in our data-driven world: stakes, threats, market, key players, trends, end-users, and more.

Owing to a set of operational costs related to energy, and range number of requirements related to agility, the productivity and performance, the move from traditional rack and tower servers that occupy large surface area and huge power, to smart technologies and systems, is henceforth critical.
Regarding the Data Center Blade Server market, one can easily observe that, the increasing computing density, business optimization needs, and virtualization are inter alia, the main drivers behind the increasing usage of blade servers in the data centers.
The flexibility, modularity, and ease of upgrading are some other factors driving this market. 
However, according to Research and Markets, high capital investment for incorporating expensive technology and vendor lock-in can be a restraint to data center blade server market. 
In 2014, the global datacenter blade server market is estimated to be dominated by North America with a 40.11% share followed by the Europe. The Asia-Pacific market is ex…

The emerging 5G ecosystem: key market drivers, challenges, technologies, use cases, vertical market applications, and more.

For the stakes of productivity, flexibility and performance, without forget the growing taste and demand for mobile video, wireless networks undergo an unmatched pressure to support inter alia: the throughput, latency, and scalability requirements of future use cases such as extreme bandwidth augmented reality applications and connectivity management.
Across the world, one can observe that, 3G, 4G, LTE and LTE-Advanced deployments are still underway, to meet this pressing demand.
5G is billed as a revolutionary paradigm shift in wireless networking. Some of the collectively accepted attributes of the technology include new air interface transmission schemes, new spectrum bands, spectrum aggregation, Massive MIMO, beamforming, D2D (Device to Device) communications and self-backhauling, among others. 
According to the latest report from Research and Markets, R&D and trial network investments based on 5G wireless technology are expected to reach $5 Billion annually by 2020. 
The report�…

Critical realities surrounding Online Gaming.

As you can imagine, online gaming is also poised to take advantage of the wave of consumer smartphone adoption to access the mobile Internet.

The number of online gaming rises to hundred of million. According to IDC, China, Korea, and Taiwan, generate about 95.56% of online gaming revenue in Asia/Pacific excluding Japan. 
The higher penetration of Internet, broadband, PC, and mobile device and completely free-to-play (F2P) game offerings increase the popularity of mobile games. The online gaming market has completely transitioned from a subscription fee–based business model into a freemium model. 
In-app purchases and advertising will become the primary means of monetizing games, especially over mobile.