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next big thing

"Is this the next big thing?" is a phrase often touted when an intriguing new technology is introduced. Out of curiosity as well as investment purposes, people want to know if something is going to have a major impact on the world. Personal computers, MP3 music players, smartphones and tablets are examples of past products that have revolutionized the way people work and play. Today, many think 3D printers are the next big thing. See buzzword and 3D printing.


We Always Want the Next Big Thing
Due to the extreme popularity of the Galaxy S III smartphone, the S4 was launched with a lot of hoopla in 2013.
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A mix of elevator pitches and high-level conversation, Next Big Thing gatherings feature short presentations by new entrepreneurs outlining their businesses and strategies for success followed by intimate discussion with a select audience drawn from the Paley Center's Media Council, Generator, and other leaders and innovators in the new media, technology, and venture capitalist communities.
The Next Big Thing opens the door for innovators to have their new products shown to retail buyers from throughout the country," said Bill Winsor, president and CEO, Dallas Market Center.
The contest is for anyone who has The Next Big Thing - an artist, product designer, entrepreneur, or your next door neighbor.
For the past five years, one of the most popular sessions at the annual Enterprise Conference has been "The Next Big Thing.
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With acceleration technology now acknowledged as the next big thing in HPC architectures, it is exciting to be part of such a talented team that is driving ClearSpeed to further extend it's leadership position in this rapidly growing market.
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Otherwise, business appears to be moving along smoothly at the company, which is setting its sights on a market sector one expert called ``the next big thing in data communications.
It was a full house at the Hollywood Athletic Club when Jessica Simpson, Columbia Records' designated Next Big Thing, had her industry coming-out party.
January's shows cover all three with guests discussing steps to develop the next big thing, freedom via a virtual office, and how to turn an innovation into a business.