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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
Beyond Apple's Force/3D Touch – Is Synaptics the Key?

A year has passed and the reality strikes; so far, only the Apple iPhone 6s and 6s Plus, Huawei Mate S, and ZTE Axon Mini have incorporated pressure-sensitive display.

Patent Intelligence 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
STMicroelectronics’ Time-of-Flight Sensors and the Starship Enterprise Show up in the iPhone 7 Series

Now we are seeing a further step in the sequence in the transition from the iPhone 6s to the iPhone 7.

Technology Blog
Fitbit Charge 2 Teardown

The Charge 2 is still a little behind the Apple Watch in terms of some more advanced features; it remains only sweat and splash proof, not truly water resistant, and relies on a compatible smartphone for GPS.

Technology Blog
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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Toshiba THGBX6T1T82LFXF 3D NAND Flash Process and Circuit Analysis Reports

This report is a 3D NAND flash process and circuit analysis of the Toshiba THGBX6T1T82LFXF.

Latest Reports
Inside SK Hynix's 3D NAND

TechInsights explores SK Hynix's U-shaped NAND cell architecture.

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Integrated Resistors for an Advanced Node CMOS

New process flows adapt to HKMG and FinFET technologies while maintaining resistor performance.

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Google’s New Hardware Strategy: Actually Make Money

The Pixel phone is the tech giant’s attempt to sell high-end, highly profitable gadgets and monetize its AI investments.

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IPBC Korea, Seoul, Korea

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

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LES Spring Meeting, Washington, DC

Stronger Economics Through Licensing - Is IP Policy Making or Breaking Your Deals?

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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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