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Semiconductors in 2019 - HiSilicon reaps the spoils of (trade) war with the US

by Bill Ray  |  January 7, 2020

In 2019 Intel regained the top spot amongst chip slingers, with last-year’s number one Samsung getting burnt by crashing memory prices, but real winner of 2019 was HiSilicon whose revenue...

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A Retrospective View: My Published Research in 2019

by Rene Buest  |  January 6, 2020

Welcome to 2020: The purpose of this blog post is to provide you an easy to consume overview of all the research I’ve published in 2019. Enjoy! Market Insight: Tech...

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Amazon pulls Alexa back from the edge with the promise of a comfortable cloud to live in

by Bill Ray  |  December 5, 2019

Amazon has slimmed-down the Alexa client into something that will fit onto an ARM Cortex “M” processor with only 1MB of RAM. That’s good for talking white goods, but it...

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Digital Business Infrastructure Operations Will Significantly Outpace Traditional Infrastructure Managed Services

by Rene Buest  |  November 28, 2019

Digital business blurs the digital and physical worlds, and it pushes services from the cloud beyond the edge to the digital touchpoint. Here, the interaction of people, business, data and...

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Intel adds 5G, but it's not going to replace Wi-Fi

by Bill Ray  |  November 26, 2019

Intel wants 5G in laptops, but sold its modem business to Apple. To get the chips it needs Intel has signed a deal with MediaTek to provide connectivity, but only...

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5G offers the biggest growth but chiplets are close behind

by Bill Ray  |  October 22, 2019

Semiconductor investors should look to 5G, chiplets, and embedded FPGAs for the best return, as growth in traditional fields slows down and packaging becomes the next frontier in semiconductor design....

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Build and Grow Your Business with "Gartner for Tech Providers"

by Jim Hare  |  October 5, 2019

If you are a tech provider who has access to just Gartner’s core IT research, you are missing out on almost two-thirds of the value we can provide.  It’s like...

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Time to take Moore’s Law into our own hands

by Bill Ray  |  September 24, 2019

Moore’s law; the premise that transistor density will double every 24 months, has long been the guiding principle of the semi industry. For a couple of decades, notably the nineties...

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Forget smartphones, electric cars will drive semiconductor growth

by Bill Ray  |  August 27, 2019

In 2025 we expect to see sales of electric vehicles hit 7 million a year, making up 7% of the total vehicle shipments, and with the shift towards an electric...

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Semiconductors are piling up to dangerous heights

by Bill Ray  |  August 19, 2019

The quantity of semiconductors sitting around in the supply chain hasn’t been “normal” since 2010, and pushed into the “Severe Excess Zone” in both 2012 and 2016. But, inventory levels...

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