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Pitfalls of Algorithmic Decisions and How to Handle Them

by Jitendra Subramanyam  |  August 24, 2019

This post is by Veena Variyam, Director, Infrastructure & Operations Advisory and Research at Gartner. Algorithmic Decisions (and Pitfalls) are Everywhere Machine learning algorithms with access to large data sets...

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NAND Flash is poised to make money again, and to spend it too

by Bill Ray  |  August 12, 2019

We’re just past the Flash Memory Summit, where my colleague Joe Unsworth got to quiz a load of companies about how the market is developing. NAND Flash has had a...

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Another trade war threatens the chip industry as Japan takes away Korea’s special status

by Bill Ray  |  August 5, 2019

Ratcheting up its ongoing spat with South Korea, Japan has put restrictions on export of three materials that are critical for making semiconductor chips: photoresists, hydrogen fluoride, and fluorinated polyamides....

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When the Hype ceases to cycle like it should

by Bill Ray  |  August 1, 2019

The Gartner Hype Cycle is supposed to show how technologies progress, from innovation to hype, to inevitable disappointment followed by a painful climb towards utility. However, many technologies don’t make...

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Is TSMC pitching to be America’s “Trusted Semiconductor Foundry”?

by Bill Ray  |  June 25, 2019

The US government keeps a very short list of foundries it trusts to make semiconductors for high-security applications. For years the leading entry was IBM, and then Global Foundries, but...

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The Future of Database Management Systems Is Cloud

by Merv Adrian  |  June 23, 2019

On Friday, 20-June-2019, Gartner published new research titled "The Future of the DBMS Market Is Cloud" by Donald Feinberg, Merv Adrian and Adam Ronthal. The thesis: cloud is now the default...

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Radio is getting bigger, but chips are becoming harder to count

by Bill Ray  |  June 17, 2019

We’ve just published our Wireless Connectivity Market Share for 2018, showing that Broadcom remains the biggest retailer of radio chips and that MediaTek’s plan to diversify is working, but the...

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Intel throws laptop-shaped spaghetti to see what sticks

by Bill Ray  |  June 4, 2019

Intel showed off a whole lot of PC ideas at Computex, in Taipei, in the hope of making computing interesting again. My colleague Amy Teng got a close look at...

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China will shortly be the biggest market for autonomous cars

by Bill Ray  |  May 28, 2019

Mention the autonomous car and it’s hard to avoid the image of a Tesla gliding down a Californian highway. But the biggest automotive market in the world is China, which...

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Storage memory is getting cheaper every day, as 2018 tells us what's in store for 2019

by Bill Ray  |  May 14, 2019

Working in Gartner’s semiconductor team I spend a lot of time explaining that semiconductors aren’t just black caterpillars with silver legs, but a bellwether for the entire IT industry. Semiconductors...

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