Tech 2020: subscription wars likely in entertainment and gaming

Next year is set to become a battleground in terms of subscriptions, smartphones and heads-up displays, while a partnership looks likely in smarthome technology

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent @emmetjryan
29th December, 2019
Tech 2020: subscription wars likely in entertainment and gaming
Prime Video hasn’t been able to compete with Netflix but a second season of Jack Ryan means there is an opportunity there

As a new decade approaches, guessing what we might be discussing here in ten years’ time is a fool’s errand.

Back in 2009, few of us had predicted that by 2019 we would be using touchscreen devices to get into rows on online forums; or that Elon Musk (best known then for his work in payments technology) would have founded Tesla; or that an under-developed area in Dublin would become Silicon Docks.

Bearing that...

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