To get a sense of what that growth would mean if it happens: the same number for 2017 was only $1.9bn, says the market watcher
The UK filed just 2 patents from a total of 649 AI patents last year - less than 1%
Tech has yet to become the game-changer some expected, says the highly-respected consultancy - and should only be applied "when it is the simplest solution available"
Have banks found a solid use case at last for the tech?
For blockchain to realise its potential in government, it has to build two things: digital identity systems - and digital versions of their national currencies, says Brussels
Tech has the potential to "significantly" cut trade costs by increasing transparency and facilitating processes automation, including financial intermediation, exchange rate costs, coordination, and other aspects of global trade, says the group
Edward Hopper, Willem de Kooning and many other famous American painters in The Barney A. Ebsworth Collection get sold on in a record $323m transaction - powered by Blockchain
Beijing bankers issue study that descries Blockchain technology as a driver of financial innovation, or offering any potential for changing existing monetary systems
Partnership with start-up Attest centres on new products for citizens who don’t normally have access to digital ways of proving their ID, says the company
Football ace Lionel Messi being used to spur consumer interest in the $1000 'Finney' device from Israeli start-up Sirin Labs