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The official podcast channel for neXt Curve, a boutique research and advisory firm based in San Diego focused on helping businesses shape our digital future. This podcast channel feature audio and video media from our webinars and interviews.

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The official podcast channel for neXt Curve, a boutique research and advisory firm based in San Diego focused on helping businesses shape our digital future. This podcast channel feature audio and video media from our webinars and interviews.

    Market Insight: Jio Platforms and Facebook Driving Digital India

    Market Insight: Jio Platforms and Facebook Driving Digital India

    Facebook's recent investment and partnership with Jio Platforms was met with a great deal of media and industry excitement. This move was widely touted as a coming of age of Digital India. The largest US tech companies such as Facebook, Google, Microsoft are looking to expand their global fortunes in the new digital economic frontier that is India with its 1.32 billion large consumer market. What is really at stake here and what does it mean in the broader context of India's economic digitization?

    Market Insight: The Unintended Consequence of the US War on Huawei

    Market Insight: The Unintended Consequence of the US War on Huawei

    The US Department of Commerce recently amended its foreign-produced direct product rule (FPDP) and Entity List to include HiSilicon, Huawei’s semiconductor design subsidiary. This action has been widely deemed an escalation of the US government's "war on Huawei. In the broader context of the US sanction on Chinese tech firms, the addendum applies a consistency of "national security and foreign policy purpose” to HiSilicon.

    COVID-19 Pandemic: the Crucible of 5G Innovation and Leadership

    COVID-19 Pandemic: the Crucible of 5G Innovation and Leadership

    Necessity is the mother of invention. There has been no moment of need in modern times as urgent as what we face today as humanity grapples with the COVID-19 pandemic. In three months, the virus has spread to over 180 countries around the globe, infecting millions, and has arrested the largest and smallest of economies. At the same time, it has created an unprecedented need for connectivity and communications. Now, more than ever, unconventional thinking and leadership as well as innovative applications of technologies such as 5G are dire necessities for addressing the many COVID-19-related challenges that are disrupting millions of lives and jeopardizing trillions in economic value.

    Smart Living: Moving Beyond the Smart Home

    Smart Living: Moving Beyond the Smart Home

    For years the Smart Home has promised to enrich the lives of consumers and has inspired waves of manufacturer innovation such as smart speakers, intelligent thermostats and much more. While these innovations have offered incremental improvement in our home lives, the consumer reality has been a deluge of devices and services, greater complexity, and less security. In truth, the Smart Home remains elusive, the problems it intends to solve unclear. Only when manufacturers reach beyond devices and services with purpose-driven “Smart Living” solutions at home will this market cross the chasm to rapid market growth.

    CES 2019: Key Takeaways

    CES 2019: 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 driving the rapid evolution of our digital lives and are expressed in the new digitally-enabled consumer applications from smart home, 3D sound to emotionally-aware robots.

    The Digital Gap: Boardroom Leadership & Governance

    The Digital Gap: Boardroom Leadership & Governance

    Corporate boards of today are challenged with understanding the opportunities and the risks and threats presented by "Digital".  As cybersecurity incidents and privacy issues from the Sony hack to the Facebook/Cambridge Analytica debacle increase in number and severity, board rooms cannot afford to not know.  neXt Curve hosted a discussion with USC Marshall School of Business professor, Bob Zukis on the urgency for digital savvy and competency in the board room.

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