We sat through 3 presentations listing a litany of woes that come with porting Android to RISC V. We came out more convinced than before that this will be a reality, and probably much sooner than we would have guessed.
Less than a decade ago, CPUs were the dominant form of compute and everyone ‘knew’ the market could only support two vendors. Today, there are over a dozen companies making CPUs.
Did Aliens Build the Pyramids? – Did Ali really build its own CPU? It looks like they got help from a few outside parties which just shows that designing chips, especially CPUs, is still hard.
Intel 2.0’s Customer Dilemma – If Intel can sort out its manufacturing process, if it can find the funds it needs, if it can build up a true customer service capability, and if can do all this in under three years, then IFS may be viable.
Could? Should? Would? – In which we totally make up a scenario in which mobile operating systems get better.
The Wall Street Journal had a great profile of Indian handset company Micromax yesterday. It was one of those articles I love – comparing one company’s model to that of […]
That didn’t take long. Over the past few months I have been writing (also here and here) about Alibaba (Ticker: BABA). I mentioned one of the key risks with buying BABA […]
Alibaba has been doing well in the market since I last published on them. The stock has hit my ‘price target’, and their first results went well. If I were […]
Alibaba is a bet on the growth of commerce in China, not just online commerce but a broad definition of commercial activity. Alibaba is now deeply entrenched in China’s business future. […]
Alibaba has a lot going on. Parsing through its S-1 is not an easy task. But I have begun to view the company playing three different roles: Alibaba as a […]