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Fast Forecasts for 2018
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  • Magic Leap unveils its first AR product ‘Magic Leap One.’ 1
  • The Canadian government will make marijuana legal nationwide this summer. 1
  • SpaceX's giant Falcon Heavy rocket will make its first launch in Jan/Feb. 1
  • NASA’s Parker Solar Probe will launch in July/August with the aim of scraping past the Sun to study solar winds. 1
  • The Juno spacecraft will collide with Jupiter on February 20. 1
  • Video content (Netflix, YouTube, etc.) to make up over 80 percent of all Internet web traffic. 1
  • NASA's InSight probe to land on Mars with a mission to study the early geological processes that shaped the Red Planet 1
  • South Korean city, Pyeongchang, will host the Winter Olympics 1
  • London's New £15 Billion Subway Line, the 'Crossrail' opens to the public. 1
  • Saudi Arabia introduces its first, nationwide VAT tax. 1
  • European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) law comes into effect, strengthening data protection across the continent. 1
  • There will be one Wi-Fi hotspot for every 20 people. 1
  • Polio largely eradicated globally 1
  • Russia hosts the FIFA World Cup for the first time 1
  • China lands its Chang'e-4 lander on the dark side of the moon 1
  • Elon Musk's supersonic Hyperloop train to open to public 1
  • Apple Inc. transition to OLEDs screens, marking shift in smartphone industry 1
  • Tesla plans to build and sell roughly 500,000 electric vehicles 1
  • Male birth bontrol pill and cream becomes commercially available 1
  • NASA's exoplanet-hunting spacecraft,TESS (Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite), will launch in March/April 1
  • A remote-controlled contraceptive implant that lasts 16 years becomes available 1
  • HP's latest computer invention, The Machine, is available for purchase and is 6 times more powerful than current servers 1
  • In China, 10Gbps Wi-Fi becomes available at 5GHz frequency bands 1
  • Scientists continue testing new aging reverse techniques on humans after success with mice 1
  • First 3D printed car created 1
  • Kenya/Uganda/Rwanda's "Mombasa-Kigali railway project" is fully built 1
  • Abu Dhabi's "Saadiyat Island" is fully built 1
  • South Korea's "Songdo IBD" is fully built 1
  • Abu Dhabi's "Yas Island" is fully built 1
  • World population forecasted to reach 7,597,175,000 1
  • World sales of electric vehicles reaches 5,200,000 1
  • Predicted global mobile web traffic equals 10.5 exabytes 1
  • Global Internet traffic grows to 132 exabytes 1
Corporate Forecasts for 2018
  • Magic Leap unveils its first AR product ‘Magic Leap One.’ 1
  • Tesla plans to build and sell roughly 500,000 electric vehicles 1
  • Apple Inc. transition to OLEDs screens, marking shift in smartphone industry 1

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April 2, 2020. Last updated April 2, 2018.
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