24 Jan Qualcomm Officially Enters Self-Driving Market With Snapdragon Ride Platform And Extends Partnership With GM To Include ADAS

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Known traditionally for its ubiquitous mobile semiconductors powering most of the planet’s smartphones and tablets, Qualcomm has leveraged its expertise and IP to elbow its way into other emergent sectors—namely, automotive, IoT, and datacenter edge ML. I’ve covered these automotive moves fairly extensively, from its CES announcements last year, to last week when I shared some […]

02 Dec IoT Device Security Concerns Could Limit IoT Growth

Would you deploy an IoT device if you knew it could be hacked? Surprisingly, the answer is usually “yes.” Even though security exploits are frequently reported, billions of devices are deployed every year because, in most cases, the tangible benefits of IoT solutions outweigh any perceived risks. However, a big increase in device breaches would […]

22 May The Name Of The Game At Lenovo Accelerate 2019 Was ‘Intelligent Transformation’

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Last week, I attended Lenovo Accelerate 2019 in Orlando, Florida. It was an exciting event, and not because it took me 13 hours to get there from Austin, but rather, the content. This year, Lenovo combined its business partner event, Accelerate, and its premier customer event, Transform, into one big event around the theme of […]

19 Mar RSA 2019: The Industry Grapples With Cybersecurity As A Business Strategy

There has been a lot going on in the realm of cybersecurity over the past couple of weeks, from RSA in San Francisco (the largest cybersecurity show), to what may turn out to be one of the most devastating cyberwarfare attacks in recent history. The world of cybersecurity is growing, the stakes are high, and […]

14 Mar ON Semiconductor Ready For A Growing Auto Electrification Market

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ON Semiconductor is a company that I’ve been watching very closely over the past year. Spun off of Motorola’s Semiconductor Products Sector back in 1999, the company has made a name for itself manufacturing power and signal management, discrete, logic, and other custom devices for a variety of industry applications. Lately, its influence is on […]

12 Mar Kontron Communications Doubles Down On Core, Edge And Smart Infrastructure

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Montreal, Canada-based Kontron Communications (KCI) is one of those companies that, while few have heard its name, enables some of the most innovative, cutting-edge services in the technology industry. Last year, KCI acquired software defined networking (SDN) provider Inocybe, expanding its automation capabilities, pivoting the company towards the Smart Infrastructure marketplace, and growing its global […]

01 Mar Huawei Denies Then Plays The Blame Game Over Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities

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This week at Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona Spain, Huawei’s chairman Guo Ping deflected recent criticism his firm has received over security flaws and backdoors in its products. Guo immediately turned his ire to America and the National Security Agency (NSA) and its program called PRISM. This NSA program allowed the agency to access highly sensitive […]

27 Feb IoT Cybersecurity Goes To College And It Does Not End Well

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When I think of Internet of Things (IoT) security, it’s like sending a kid off to college. You send them off with the best intentions, hoping they will make the right decisions, attempting to correct them with limited information when they mess up, but ultimately, they are essentially on their own. When they fail, someone […]

15 Feb Three Things To Know About Cybersecurity In 2019

Every year, it seems, pundits and egg-heads (like me) write down our predictions. Most of the time they are self-serving. However, looking into my crystal ball, I think 2019 is going to be a defining year at the intersection of physical and cybersecurity. The Internet of Things (IoT) and advances in artificial intelligence are some […]

07 Feb NVIDIA Gears Up For An Even Larger GTC 2019

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It’s that time of year again. Every spring NVIDIA kicks off its annual series of GPU Technology Conferences (GTC) with a real “humdinger” of an event held in San Jose. Last year, I wrote that GTC 2018 was the place to be if you are in any way involved in AI or machine learning. That story holds […]

31 Jan Intel Demonstrates New Technology And Fab Progress At CES 2019

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Last week I attended CES 2019 in Las Vegas, where the tech industry gathered in force to unveil the latest and greatest in consumer electronics technology. I’ve been working around the clock to provide coverage of the biggest announcements, and no coverage of the conference would be complete without talking about Intel. I published an […]

16 Jan NVIDIA Resets The Self-Driving Bar Again With AutoPilot Supporting ‘Level 2+’

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Last week I attended CES 2019 in Las Vegas and took in all the consumer electronics news I possibly could, from all the leading companies in the consumer electronics, software and semiconductor sectors. I am in what some would call the “recovery phase” of CES. Days started at 6AM and ended around midnight in the […]

10 Jan Initial CES 2019 Observations: Patrick Moorhead

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I spent the week in Las Vegas and wanted to share with you my initial CES 2019 observations: What happened: Intelligence: Amazon Alexa dominated the show with its services and partners while Google tried really hard to catch up with Amazon, even going so far as to build a roller coaster ride to get attention. […]

10 Jan Qualcomm Expands Presence In The Automotive Market At CES 2019

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This week I’m attending CES 2019 in Las Vegas. All eyes in the tech industry are on the annual show for all things consumer electronics, where everyone from startups to industry stalwarts showcase their latest and greatest technologies. Qualcomm is on full throttle right now—last month it announced the new Snapdragon 855 mobile platform—the first […]

10 Jan Moor Insights & Strategy Analyst Coverage At CES 2019

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Columns/Reports: Dell’s Service AI Integration: A Hidden Gem At CES 2019, by Patrick Moorhead Lenovo Boosts Legion Gaming Line At CES 2019, by Anshel Sag Amazon Extends Its Smart Home Lead Over Google With Keyless Options At CES 2019, by Patrick Moorhead Intel Demonstrates New Technology And Fab Progress At CES 2019, by Patrick Moorhead […]

17 Dec Robotics And Smart Cities Just Got A Lot More Real With NVIDIA Jetson Xavier Edge Compute Module

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Last week I attended NVIDIA’s Jetson Developer Meetup at the company’s headquarters in Santa Clara, CA. There may have been more cool devices per square foot at the event than I’ve seen in a long time—self-flying cameras, food delivery robots, driverless farming, mapping robots, non-invasive people and traffic checkers, and more. At the event, NVIDIA […]

10 Dec Amazon AWS Expands Its Market Opportunity And Lowers Customer Costs At Re:Invent 2018

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It has been a bit over a week since AWS re:Invent 2018 ended in Las Vegas. I had the chance to attend Amazon’s premier conference for all things AWS with 50,000 other on-site participants (100,000 online) and it was a great opportunity to see what’s new in its #1 market share cloud services portfolio. The […]

15 Nov ON Semiconductor Ups Its Automotive Game With Mercedes F1 And FE Wins

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Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton, of Britain, steers his car during Brazilian Formula One Grand Prix at the Interlagos race track in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Nelson Antoine).   ASSOCIATED PRESS Automotive electronics is an incredibly important and growing market. These days, as much as a third of the cost of a new […]

11 Nov Samsung Takes Its 1.5 to 2.5B Unit Opportunity To Developers At SDC 2018

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Samsung’s DJ Koh kicks off SDC 2018.  PATRICK MOORHEAD Last week, I attended SDC 2018, Samsung’s sixth annual Developer Conference, in San Francisco, along with 5,000 other attendees. The event was a great chance to catch a glimpse of the technology that will power the coming generations of Samsung devices and services, and the company […]

15 Oct Microsoft Showcases Its Own ‘Economy Of Innovation’ At Ignite 2018

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Visual from Microsoft Ignite 2018.    CHRIS WILDER Recently, I attended Microsoft Ignite and Envision in Orlando, Florida. One thing that struck me, especially when visiting the show floor, was how Microsoft —more so than most companies in the industry—has created an economy around its technology. The sheer number of companies, employees, service providers, and […]