Fox in the Hen House Re-match: Open RAN – Intel vs. Qualcomm Rematch – Intel is building up a software ecosystem in telecom equipment which may be their first success in 20 years of trying to break into the industry.
Arm CPUs are Eating the World – Twitter is moving to AWS and using Arm-based CPUs, a major milestone in the advance of Arm into the data center and really bad news for Intel.
Duct Tape and 5G – Could Huawei use old, unencumbered technology to build its own data centers? It is possible, but highly impractical.
Do Nvidia’s competitors want it to buy Arm? Chip companies are worried that Nvidia will be successful with Arm, but they are much more worried that Nvidia fails putting an immense burden on an industry that depends on Arm.
Edge gaming components – it takes a village to build an edge gaming ecosystem – the platform owners need access to gaming titles, an audience, the ability to support massive networking infrastructure and a host of software tools.
Edge Computing could be a sizable market for some companies. However, it does not need fancy new technologies or hardware so much as it needs solutions tailored to specific use cases and industries.
Chip companies cannot build software products, but they can build software enablers, and through those differentiate their chips.
The Core Network is a deeply esoteric side of the 5G standard, but there are big changes coming there. Intel’s moves in the field could pressure Qualcomm’s role in the standards process.
We attended the Game Developers (GDC) conference this week. The Google Stadia announcement, in particular, really resonated with us, and we detail the importance of that below. For anyone who […]
Last week Amazon announced that they have built their own server-grade CPU. We have not touched on this product here for some very specific reasons, but this is big news, […]