Microsoft isn’t great at picking new technologies. From , , and to , , and , the company often comes close to identifying big tech trends, but rarely hits the nail right on the head.
As the world eagerly awaits the , Microsoft is betting that something else will be 5G’s killer app: not 3D VR streaming, autonomous vehicles, next-generation games, or interactive high-definition video. Instead, Microsoft’s worldwide director of industry technology strategy Rick Lievano told that:
The killer app for 5G is simple connectivity — pervasive and always-on. … When you click that machine on, connectivity should be present, whether