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Smart Sprinkler Irrigation Systems Market: COVID-19 Business Continuity Plan | Evolving Opportunities with Hunter Industries Inc and NxEco Inc | Technavio |

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Oct 13, 2020–

The global smart sprinkler irrigation systems market size is expected to grow by USD 442.81 million as per Technavio. This marks a significant market growth compared to the 2019 growth estimates due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in the first half of 2020. Moreover, healthy growth is expected to continue throughout the forecast period, and the market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 17%.

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IBM Smart Lineup Decisions for NFL Week 5

Fantasy football is an emotional game, and that’s in large part why we love it. But “love” isn’t the only emotion that comes with this game. The flip side is just as strong of an emotion. What if I told you it was possible to take the emotion out of the decision making while retaining the sheer joy that comes with watching the games every week? That’s where IBM Insights comes in, which uses Watson AI to break down all of the content you’re consuming and then some. And by “some,” I mean every inch of the interwebs. Below are the highlights for NFL Week 5 — good and bad. Now all you have to do is avoid the bust players and watch the points pile up!

Quarterback

Daniel Jones, New York Giants (at Dallas Cowboys)

79. 69. 87. Those are the total points

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TCL: Global Smart TV Leader With A Fast-Growing Streaming Business (OTCMKTS:TCLHF)

Background

When I researched and wrote about Roku recently, I dived into the streaming ecosystem. One trend is Smart TV’s total viewing time increased from 7% to 15% in 1H2020, according to the Conviva State of Streaming Q2 report.

In the TV manufacturers sector, TCL (OTCPK:TCLHF)’s recent surge in North America caught my eyes. TCL electronics holdings company (hereinafter referred to as TCL) is a Chinese company headquartered and listed in Hong Kong (its stock symbol 1070.HK) and incorporated in the Cayman Islands. It manufactures TVs, other consumer electronics, and build a comprehensive ecosystem for smart TVs. In 1Q19, TCL ranked No1 in North American by TV unit shipment.

All dollar amounts discussed in this article are in USD, while numbers cited in its financial reports are in HKD. I use 1USD =7.75HKD for conversions.

Verdict Summary

I am very bullish on TCL. A conservative model values the company at

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AutoStore sues Ocado for infringing technology patents central to the Ocado Smart Platform

NEDRE VATS, Norway, Oct. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — AutoStore, the pioneer and global leader in automated storage and retrieval systems (AS/RS), today filed patent infringement lawsuits in the United States and the United Kingdom against the UK FTSE 100-listed online grocery retailer and technology company, Ocado Group Plc.

AutoStore is seeking court orders barring Ocado and its partner, Tharsus Group (of Blyth, UK), from manufacturing, importing, using and selling technology that infringes AutoStore’s patents, as well as monetary damages. Ocado has signed agreements with retailers such as Kroger (US), Marks & Spencer (UK), and Morrisons (UK) that rely on the continued infringement of AutoStore’s intellectual property.

AutoStore has filed complaints in the following tribunals:

  • The US International Trade Commission, seeking an exclusion order preventing the importation of Ocado’s infringing products into the United States;
  • The US District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, seeking an injunction against, among other
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Smart Kitchen Appliances Market Report 2020 to 2024: Analysis and Proposals on New Project Investment – 360 Market Updates

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Sep 30, 2020 (The Expresswire) —
Global“Smart Kitchen AppliancesMarket” Report 2020 – 2024 delivers the latest industry data and industry future trends, allowing you to identify the products and end users driving Revenue growth and profitability. The Smart Kitchen Appliances industry report lists the leading competitors and provides the insights strategic industry Analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

With the slowdown in world economic growth, the Smart Kitchen Appliances industry has also suffered a certain impact, but still maintained a relatively optimistic growth, the past four years, Smart Kitchen Appliances market size to maintain the average annual Growth rate of 0.113466954611 from 520.0 million USD in 2014 to 890.0 million USD in 2019, analysts believe that in the next few years, Smart Kitchen Appliances market size will be further expanded, we expect that by 2024,

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Baidu Enters into Definitive Agreements to Raise Financing for its Smart Living Business

BEIJING, Sept. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Baidu, Inc. (NASDAQ: BIDU) (“Baidu” or the “Company”), a leading search engine, knowledge and information centered Internet platform and AI company, today announced that its Smart Living Group (“SLG”) has entered into definitive agreements with CPE, Baidu Capital and IDG Capital for Series A financing at a post-money valuation of approximately RMB 20 billion, or $2.9 billion, (“Transaction”). SLG operates DuerOS voice assistant and DuerOS-powered smart devices.

The Transaction is subject to certain closing conditions and is expected to be completed in the fourth quarter of 2020. Upon the completion of the Transaction, Baidu will hold super voting rights in SLG and is expected to continue to consolidate the financial results of SLG, as a majority shareholder.

“We are pleased to see the rapid growth of SLG since inception in 2017, to become a leading player in China (and globally) in

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Smart Meter Market Report 2020 : Rising Impressive Business Opportunities Analysis with Top Countries Data Forecast By 2026

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Sep 28, 2020 (The Expresswire) —
Smart Meter Market” is valued at 9900.4 million USD in 2020 is expected to reach 20510 million USD by the end of 2026, growing at a CAGR of 10.8% during 2021-2026, According to New Research Study. 360 Research Reports provides key analysis on the global market in a report, titled “Smart Meter Market by Types (Single-phase smart meter, Three-phase smart meter), Applications (Residential application, Commercial application, Industrial application) and Region – Global Forecast to 2026” Browse Market data Tables and Figures spread through 133 Pages and in-depth TOC on Smart Meter Market.

COVID-19 can affect the global economy in three main ways: by directly affecting production and demand, by creating supply chain and market disruption, and by its financial impact on firms and financial markets.

Final Report will add the

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How to Make Smart Bets in Business


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Business is full of bets, especially where investing is concerned. If you’re interested in rolling the dice by purchasing a business, making an angel investment in a startup or even allocating your hard-earned money for your first employee, it’s important to know what makes a smart bet and how to protect yourself from a worst-case scenario. It’s worth stating that even deciding to go into a business of your own is a form of a bet, and merits the same type of background due-diligence.

This may require testing or gaining new knowledge, but a thorough understanding is critical, especially with glaring statistics regarding the failure rate for startups at a whopping 50 percent, according to Small Biz Genius. With statistics like these, there’s no way to ensure success. However,  there are definitely ways to think through

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Amazon Plans Vancouver Expansion Where Talent Is Cheap and Smart

Views Of Vancouver Ahead Of GDP Figures

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Amazon.com Inc. expects to nearly triple its workforce in Vancouver, where software engineers are cheap, smart and plentiful.

The online retail giant plans to occupy a bunker-like former Canada Post mailing center that’s being redeveloped into a new 680,000 square-foot office to house 8,000 jobs by 2023, Jesse Dougherty, a vice president and Vancouver site lead at Amazon, said by phone. Currently, the company has 2,700 full-time employees at its city hub. It also plans to add 500 jobs in Toronto, according to a statement released Monday.

A weak loonie, lower wages and a steady flow of graduates make Canada an attractive place to expand for tech companies whose largest expense is labor.

The average wage of a software developer in Vancouver last year was $92,726, compared to $141,785 in San Francisco or $128,067 in Amazon’s hometown of Seattle, according to a July report

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Smart Card Market Opportunities, Size, Share, Emerging Trends, Technological Innovation and Forecasts

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Sep 28, 2020 (AmericaNewsHour) —
Global Smart Card Market was valued at USD 9.47 Billion in the year 2017. Global Smart Card Market is further estimated to grow at a CAGR of 9.54% from 2018 to reach USD 19.63 Billion by the year 2025. Asia Pacific region holds the highest Market share in 2017 with Europe region is considered as the fastest growing Market in the forecasted period. At a country level, China was the biggest Market in 2017 and it is projected to grow at a gradual pace in the coming years.

The major players in Smart Card Market are American Express Company, Arm Holdings Plc., Microchip Technology Inc. (Atmel Corporation), Entrust Datacard Corporation, Atos SE, Gemalto N.V., CPI Card Group Inc. Other 13 company’s detailed information is provided in research report). Rising research and development

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