Category: Semiconductors

Windows on Snapdragon Now Inevitable

On 13 October, Microsoft celebrated the 10th anniversary of its Surface hardware line with the release of the new Surface Pro 9 two-in-one designs. Rather than serving as a mere…

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Quantum Computing: the Simple Truth

With hundreds of start-ups in the emerging field of quantum computing, alongside giants like IBM, Microsoft, Amazon and Google, the prospect of generating revenue from what’s essentially a research and…

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Predictions Event Highlights: Interview with Wassim Chourbaji, Qualcomm

As part of CCS Insight’s Predictions for 2023 and Beyond event last week, I had the pleasure of interviewing Wassim Chourbaji, Qualcomm’s Senior Vice President, Government Affairs EMEA. A central…

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Broadcasting the Future at IBC 2022

This year’s show saw a range of themes covering the entire media and broadcast industry, with a few major through lines: sustainability, interoperability, open access and platform convergence. There were…

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Why NR-Light Is a Big Deal for 5G

When 5G was launched nearly three years ago, its central promise was the creation of a single wireless network capable of supporting many different industries and uses. It was designed…

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What to Expect from IFA 2022

Following a hugely scaled back edition in 2020 and a cancelled event last year, IFA is back in full force for 2022 — and CCS Insight is sending a team…

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The Big Tech Balancing Act

US government policy toward licensing of standard-essential patents (SEPs) isn’t a subject that the wider tech industry follows closely. Arguably it should. Recent changes in policy point to a big…

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Smartwatches Keep Ticking Along

The global market for wearables has enjoyed a buoyant few years, with the boost in interest triggered by the Covid-19 pandemic sparking a solid period of growth. Smartwatches have continued…

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Ray Tracing Takes Pole Position in Mobile GPU Race

As smartphones have become increasingly powerful, the concept of mobile gaming has gathered steam. Premium gaming experiences are supported by a level of performance that was unimaginable even a few…

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Qualcomm Tackles RAN Complexity with Cellwize Acquisition

Earlier in June, Qualcomm announced its acquisition of radio access network (RAN) management platform provider Cellwize. Having previously acknowledged a need to strengthen its position in RAN architecture, Qualcomm’s purchase…

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