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Patent Intelligence Blog
Growth by Acquisition: Qualcomm in Talks to Acquire NXP

Read on for an analysis of what this acquisition means to the patent portfolio of Qualcomm.

Patent Intelligence Blog
Who will acquire Intersil?

Speculation about who will acquire analog semiconductor manufacturer Intersil is high in the latest chapter of the 2016 Mergers and Acquisitions story.

Patent Intelligence Blog
Nintendo Switch Teardown
Friday was a big day for Nintendo, and indeed the gaming community as a whole, with the launch of the new and innovative console-tablet hybrid, the Nintendo Switch.
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Technology Blog
AirPods and the W1 wireless SoC: Squeezing innovative technology inside very small packages

The AirPods were announced back in September of 2016 and our analysis team at TechInsights had eagerly anticipated them to be for sale in October.

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Technology Blog
Google Pixel and Xiaomi Mi 5s – Form, Fit, and Function Are Similar – but the Price?

Recently Google launched their Pixel phone with great fanfare and media response. This is the first phone for which Google designed the hardware, software, and cloud ecosystem.

Technology Blog
Apple W1 343S00131 Bluetooth Module

TThe W1 chip found in the Beats Studio wireless headphone has the package mark 343S00131. Meanwhile, the W1 chip torn down from the Apple AirPods has the package mark 343S00130.

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Apple A10, TSMC inFO-WLP Package Technology Process Analysis Report

The iPhone 7 brings us the new A10 processor. This report is a process analysis report of the Apple A10, TSMC inFO-WLP Package Technology Process.

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SK hynix H28U74301AMR 3D NAND Flash

TechInsights is analyzing the latest entrant into the 3D NAND market, the SK hynix H28U74301AMR found in the LG Electronics model F800L, aka the V20.

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Patent Trolls Plague Chip Vendors

One of the unintended consequences of the M&A feeding frenzy in the semiconductor industry is that more chip vendors are getting targeted by patent trolls...

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X-rays Map the 3D Interior of Integrated Circuits

A team of researchers based in Switzerland is on the way to laying bare much of the secret technology inside commercial processors...

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TechInsights Completes Assessment of Initial Microsoft Azure IP Advantage Portfolio

Company is selected by Microsoft to provide its clients with help in identifying patents of value from the Azure portfolio

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FORPIQ 2017, Montreal, Canada

We will be speaking at the Centre Mont-Royal in Montreal, Québec, Canada.

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IPBC Korea, Seoul, Korea

We will be going back to Seoul on April 28 2017.

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IPBC Global, Ottawa, Canada

In 2017, IPBC Global celebrates its 10th anniversary and will be doing so in Ottawa from June 18 to 20.

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