Samsung is a complicated company with a VERY long history. We attempted to capture the Samsung Experience in chapter 8 of our book “Mobile Unleashed: The Origin and Evolution of ARM Processors In Our Devices”. If you are a registered SemiWiki member you can download a free PDF copy in our Books section.
Here is the chapter 8 … Read More
From our book “Mobile Unleashed”, this is a detailed history of Qualcomm:
Chapter 9: Press ‘Q’ to Connect… Read More
As I mentioned before, SiFive and RISC-V are trending topics on SemiWiki.com which makes complete sense since we have been covering semiconductor IP and ARM since we first went online in January of 2011.
In total we have published 707 IP related blogs that earned 3,565,140 views (5043 views per blog average). Out of that, 254 are … Read More
Having started my career during the mini computer revolution it has been an incredible journey from using computers that consumed entire rooms – to the desktop – and now we have supercomputers in our pockets. It makes me chuckle when I hear people complaining about their smartphones when they should be jumping up and… Read More
The first REUSE Semiconductor IP Tradeshow and Conference is next week at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, CA. Given the importance of IP I would strongly suggest attending this event. The presentation abstracts are up now and there are a few I want to highlight as they are companies that we work with on SemiWiki:
HBM2… Read More
Just as a reminder, there are three semiconductor books in PDF format available for free on SemiWiki.com. The only hitch is that you must be a registered SemiWiki member to download them. If you are not currently a member please join here as my guest:… Read More
It has been a hectic year for the semiconductor industry so now is a good time to reflect on how we got to where we are today in hopes of better understanding where we are going tomorrow.
Given the importance of semiconductor IP (the $32B ARM acquisition by SoftBank for example) I would strongly suggest attending the REUSE 2016 event… Read More
Next week is ARM TechCon and I’m extra excited about this one because of the SoftBank acquisition. In fact, the opening keynote says it all. ARM CEO Simon Segar and SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son will discuss the next chapter in the book of ARM. To better prepare for this keynote you should probably read our book “Mobile Unleashed: The … Read More
The Linley Mobile Conference opened today with a nice keynote overview of the mobile market evolution. In the media I see a lot of doom and gloom articles about smartphones and wearables but if you look at it closely you will see a natural growth curve evolving.
The mobile semiconductor market is evolving as vendors split their focus… Read More
The History of ASICs is well documented in our book “Fabless: The Transformation of the Semiconductor Industry” which illustrates the earliest forms of design start driven collaboration. The history of ARM is well documented in our book “Mobile Unleashed” which illustrates an entire company culture based on design start driven… Read More