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    What does Uber’s patent landscape look like?
    February 27, 2018

    What does Uber’s patent landscape look like?

    The IAM blog references Uber’s portfolio makeup, and provides a chronicle of their IP events over the last 5 years. TechInsights' Martin Bijman adds to the story with some competitive landscape analysis.

    Artificial Intelligence in the Microsoft Azure IP Advantage Portfolio
    February 7, 2018

    Artificial Intelligence in the Microsoft Azure IP Advantage Portfolio

    It has been a year since Microsoft released the Azure IP Advantage program – a service that "provides the industry’s most comprehensive protection against intellectual property (IP) risks" by making 10,000 of their global patents available to Azure clients.

    Most interesting technology developments and IP issues of 2017
    January 8, 2018

    Most interesting technology developments and IP issues of 2017

    We asked our team what they thought were the most interesting developments in their respective fields in 2017.

     
    Strengthening Patent Value Throughout the Patent Prosecution Flow
    December 1, 2017

    Strengthening Patent Value Throughout the Patent Prosecution Flow

    Patents allow you to protect your inventions, license the use of the inventions of others, and introduce additional revenue streams to your business.

    Samsung Read Retry for 3D NAND
    November 17, 2017

    Samsung Read Retry for 3D NAND

    Significant intellectual property has been developed around these algorithms related to error correction, read-retry techniques, wear leveling, garbage collection, data flush, and data trimming, amongst others.

    A look at the Microsoft Azure IP Advantage Portfolio
    February 10, 2017

    A look at the Microsoft Azure IP Advantage Portfolio

    Microsoft recently launched a new service to their cloud customers offering protection against patent infringement lawsuits. TechInsights was given early access to the patents being made available to Microsoft’s customers via the Azure IP Advantage program...


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    Apple iPhone XS Teardown
    September 25, 2018

    Apple iPhone Xs Teardown

    This year, Apple is using the tagline "Welcome to the big screens" to unveil the iPhone Xs Max and iPhone Xs. We have all the details in the blog, including the A12 processor, design wins and costing.

    Samsung Galaxy Note9 Teardown
    August 14, 2018

    Samsung Galaxy Note9 Teardown

    What’s inside one of the most anticipated phones of the summer? See TechInsights’ Samsung Galaxy Note9 teardown blog to learn who won what sockets.

    Apple iPhone X Teardown
    November 2, 2017

    Apple iPhone X Teardown

    There are a lot of firsts for Apple in this phone. Find our what we saw inside the phone.

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    Growth by Acquisition: Qualcomm in Talks to Acquire NXP
    October 12, 2016

    Growth by Acquisition: Qualcomm in Talks to Acquire NXP

    UPDATE October 27th 2016: Today Qualcomm announced a definitive agreement to purchase NXP. This acquisition instantly positions Qualcomm highly in the automotive market, in direct competition with Texas Instruments...

    Who will acquire Intersil?
    September 08, 2016

    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. Reports indicate that Japan’s Renesas, a leader in the automotive IC market...

    Beyond Apple's Force/3D Touch? – Is Synaptics the Key?
    August 12, 2016

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

    Last year we looked at the Force Touch technology on the Apple Watch including its construction and its capacitive sensing approach. Later in the year, Apple introduced 3D Touch on iPhone 6s and we have performed a similar analysis...

     
    USPTO’s New API Expected to Shake-Up the Patent Tools Market
    June 21, 2016

    USPTO’s New API Expected to Shake-Up the Patent Tools Market

    It feels like the intellectual property (IP) industry is being inundated with new patent tools. These tools generally sit on top of the same corpus of data – patent and trademark filings from the international Patent and Trademark Offices (PTOs).

    LinkedIn's patent portfolio; looking for hidden gems
    June 16, 2016

    LinkedIn's patent portfolio; looking for hidden gems

    When we see a merger like this (and 2015 was rife with them), we like to examine the exchange of IP that may be involved in such a transaction.

    Broadcom’s Wireless IoT Business IP
    May 10, 2016

    Broadcom’s Wireless IoT Business IP


    Just three months after the formation of Broadcom Limited, the first large organizational change came recently with the announcement that the newly formed entity was selling its wireless Internet of Things (IoT) business to Cypress Semiconductor Corp.

     
    Samsung tops an updated TechInsights analysis of the IP of IoT
    April 14, 2016

    Samsung tops an updated TechInsights analysis of the IP of IoT

    In the spring of 2015, Chipworks published in IAM magazine an article about the IP of IoT, listing IBM, Microsoft, and Samsung as the top IoT patent holders.

    Scanning Microwave Impedance Microscopy Sheds New Light on What’s Inside Technology
    January 12, 2016

    Scanning Microwave Impedance Microscopy Sheds New Light on What’s Inside Technology

    When we see a merger like this (and 2015 was rife with them), we like to examine the exchange of IP that may be involved in such a transaction.

    Microsemi or Skyworks Who’s the best suitor for PMC-Sierra
    October 23, 2015

    Microsemi or Skyworks Who’s the best suitor for PMC-Sierra

    Microsemi Corp. (Aliso Viejo, California) trumped Skyworks’ (Woburn, Massachusetts) $2 billion bid for PMC-Sierra this week with their offer of $11.50 per share, or about $2.2 billion. Sunnyvale, California based PMC-Sierra...

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