Host Peggy Smedley digs into data security and the risks facing smaller companies that might not be able to afford cutting-edge defenses.
Peggy says 93% of organizations are unable to triage all potential cyber threats, according to an Intel Security report.
Peggy says Uber is in the middle of setting itself up for something big in both the enterprise and consumer space, and explains Uber has become more of a technology company with one move.
Peggy discusses the recent acquisition of Yahoo by Verizon for comparative “chump change.”
Peggy proposes the idea that the recently announced Cisco acquisition of Jasper is just way overvalued. Dave Friedman, CEO, Ayla Networks, joins Peggy and discusses what this acquisition means for the IoT (Internet of Things) space.
Marc Eisenberg, CEO, ORBCOMM Inc., says the company is about to finish its next-generation of satellites.
Tim Lindner, senior business consultant, Voxware, says one of the things that jumps out about the CW 100 is that companies they are aggressively patenting, but are also obtaining patents when they are acquiring companies.
Peggy says she has seen interesting trends tracking the CW 100, especially considering all the M&A (merger and acquisition) activity.
Peggy starts the show by discussing Google’s Alphabet. Why is Google doing all of this? She says Larry Page suggests Google is not a conventional company, and Peggy agrees, quoting Page from an original founders’ letter 11 years ago.
Peggy Smedley answers listener questions involving the future of LTE and 2G, the onslaught of mergers and acquisitions that have taken place, including how Kore was strategic in acquiring Raco Wireless.