“Apple will acquire an online data storage firm such as Box or Dropbox, while video streamer Netflix will offer movie downloads in the U.S., predicts research firm CCS Insight in its 2016 outlook,” Reinhardt Krause reports for Investor’s Business Daily.
“Both Apple and Box have partnered with IBM to target the enterprise market — large companies, government agencies and educational institutions. An acquisition would enable Apple to extend iCloud technology into the enterprise market, says CCS Insight,” Krause reports. “Apple will also replace Alphabet’s Google search engine with Microsoft’s Bing in its Safari mobile Web browser by the end of 2017, says U.K.-based CCS Insight.”
Krause reports, “CCS Insight also predicted: An Audi [Volkswagen], BMW and Daimler consortium will buy BlackBerry’s QNX auto-entertainment platform by 2017.”
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