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Mobile World Congress 2018: Key Takeaways

neXt Curve was in Barcelona covering the largest mobile communications conference in the world, the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2018, with 108,000 attendees from around the globe converging on the Fira Barcelona Convention Center. Much like CES (Consumer Electronics Show) MWC is an overwhelming event but we managed to cover a great deal over the four days. This year, the mantra of the conference was “Intelligent Connectivity” driven by AI and the great promise of 5G.

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The Future of Cloud: The Cloud Continuum

Cloud of yesterday is not Cloud as we know it today.  The computing model continues to evolve and virtualized enterprise data centers converge with public cloud service in creating the emerging frontier of hybrid computing.  Where is cloud computing going and what is next? 

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Meltdown & Spectre – Part 3: Tackling The Great Digital Risk of Our Time

Meltdown and Spectre represent a new class of security threat that endangers our digital world at its core - the processor.  What do enterprises need to do to protect their digital businesses and their customers from Meltdown and Spectre exploits…

0 comments on “Meltdown & Spectre – Part 2: The Internet of Security Risk”

Meltdown & Spectre – Part 2: The Internet of Security Risk

Meltdown and Spectre represent a new class of security threat that endangers our digital world at its core - the processor. What aspects of our digital lives, work, society and economy will be impacted by Meltdown and Spectre? When the…

0 comments on “Meltdown & Spectre – Part 1: The Threat We Don’t Want to Talk About”

Meltdown & Spectre – Part 1: The Threat We Don’t Want to Talk About

Meltdown and Spectre represent a new class of security threat that endangers our digital world at its core - the processor. With the unveiling of such profound security holes, what do business leaders need to do to understand the potential…

0 comments on “Bitcoin & Blockchain: The Semantic & Conceptual Disconnects That Get in The Way of Value”

Bitcoin & Blockchain: The Semantic & Conceptual Disconnects That Get in The Way of Value

Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain are tremendously misunderstood and misrepresented in the media and within the industry today.  The challenge in properly understanding Blockchain and its applications such as Bitcoin is rooted in the fact that Bitcoin is neither a technology, a…

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CES 2018: Key Takeaways

neXt Curve attended the largest consumer electronics trade show on the planet with over 180,000 in attendance to identify the deeper technology and market trends that are underlying the rapid evolution of our digital lives and are expressed in the new digitally-enabled consumer applications from smart homes, virtually reality to connected vehicles.

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Retail/Hospitality Industries Digitally Transformed: The Next Mobile Carrier Killer App

Mobile carriers have the opportunity to reshape industries, such as the hospitality and retail industries, through 5G networking combined with edge computing as the IoT transformation is permeating through the US economy. Historically, retail, hospitality and restaurants were powered and…

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World Internet Conference 2017: Key Takeaways

China's journey toward becoming a digital economy is well underway.  Internet Plus is the vision and the framework that is guiding the digitization of China's economy and the development of the next generation of digital businesses and industry models.  The epicenter of China's digital industrial revolution - Wuzhen.

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The Future of The Car: Before We Give Up Our Steering Wheels

Autonomous/connected vehicles are all the rage at the moment with many industry pundits asserting and forecasting that self-driving cars will fill our streets in the near future.  But there are some important realities that need to be considered before we…