Cost is a top barrier to buying Internet of Things devices, according to a survey from Accenture.
Almost half of executives worldwide said that security issues was one of the main challenges they faced when developing or managing mobile apps.
Those respondents who hadn’t used Apple Pay were potentially open to it—29% said the main thing holding them back was lack of support from their bank.
Across industries, most decision-makers surveyed by the IDC thought the IoT would be of strategic importance to their business—but not transformational.
A majority of consumers don’t trust websites that suffer from security and usability issues.
A majority (56%) of US smartphone owning adults have abandoned a mobile transaction.
44% of Millennials believe that their personal information is actually kept private by the companies they do business with all or most of the time.
Slightly fewer than one-third of consumers say they are ‘very confident’ in retailers’ ability to keep their private information secure.
People were most likely to worry about their social security numbers getting out.
Fully 44% of Americans said they hadn’t taken any online security precautions in the past 30 days.