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Technologies that will drive growth are already here

By Nigel Walton   May 2014

Mobile payments technology is likely to be a key economic engine around the world

Digital technology and the internet have given rise to five disruptive technologies that are likely to have a significant impact upon global growth.

First, cloud computing is now the fastest growing part of the communication technology sector. Although most of this growth will take place in mature western economies, there are signs of positive trends unfolding in the developing world, where cloud computing has made it possible for organisations to access software at a lower…

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