Tech Insight: Heterogenous Computing

The semiconductor industry is the foundation of our digital world. Everything runs on semiconductor products and continues to advance with each new process node. As we reach the physical limits of Moore’s Law, what comes next? Heterogenous computing and heterogenous packaging are opening up new possibilities for progressing Moore’s Law through advancements in the way that we design, integrate semiconductor devices and systems.

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Industry Insight: Nvidia + Arm – An Industry Positive or Negative?

Shortly after Softbank announced that it was looking to spinoff or sell Arm, which they acquired in 2016 for $32 billion, the rumor mill went into full speed. Speculation ran the gamut from Intel to Apple as potential buyers. Who would court Arm? Rumors settled on Nvidia, the GPU company. Would a Nvidia + Arm union make sense? After all, Nvidia has done well and created a disruptive narrative within the semiconductor industry with its GPU-centered plot line which branches off into numerous subplots in telco networking, edge computing and various AI application domains such as autonomous vehicles, intelligent systems and smart manufacturing.

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Tech Insight: Apple Silicon

At Apple’s 2020 Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC), Tim Cook delivered the headline that we long anticipated – Macs will transition away from Intel’s x86 processors and adopt Apple’s own proprietary silicon. Why not? After all, Apple has been designing industry-leading processors for its iPhone and Apple Watch which have also powered the iPad, iPod and Apple TV. The writing was on the wall that Apple would bring the Mac into the Apple silicon fold.

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Meltdown & Spectre – Part 3: Tackling The Great Digital Risk of Our Time

Meltdown and Spectre represent a new class of security threat that endangers our digital world at its core – the processor.  What do enterprises need to do to protect their digital businesses and their customers from Meltdown and Spectre exploits in a Privacy First world with GDPR enforced?

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Meltdown & Spectre – Part 1: The Threat We Don’t Want to Talk About

Meltdown and Spectre represent a new class of security threat that endangers our digital world at its core – the processor. With the unveiling of such profound security holes, what do business leaders need to do to understand the potential impact of Meltdown and Spectre on their organizations and businesses?

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