Research Archive

October 16, 2023 / Ben Bajarin

The Future of Semiconductors (Logic): Transistor Design and Advanced Packaging

This week on The Circuit, Ben Bajarin is joined by guest Huiming Bu Vice President, Global Semiconductor R&D. Below is a summary of the topics covered in their conversation. The semiconductor industry is currently in a period of unprecedented complexity and competition. As we look to the future, major innovations will be needed across hardware,…

October 9, 2023 / Ben Bajarin

The Complex Dynamics of US-China Semiconductor Trade Restrictions

This is a summary of the latest episode of The Circuit with Ben Bajarin and Jay Goldberg. Congress has recently raised concerns about open-source architecture RISC-V and the potential need for restrictions due to its use by Chinese companies. However, experts agree it will be extremely difficult to actually restrict RISC-V given its open source…

October 2, 2023 / Ben Bajarin

Innovations in Memory Technology

Memory is one of the most critical components of computing, yet most of us don’t think much about it. On a recent episode of The Circuit podcast, hosts Ben Bajarin and Jay Goldberg interviewed memory expert Steven Woo to discuss the latest developments in memory technology. Here is an expanded summary with some additional details:…

September 26, 2023 / Ben Bajarin

The State of Intel via Innovation Summit

Below a summary of topics covered in the latest episode of The Circuit with Ben Bajarin and Jay Goldberg. Last week, Intel held its annual Innovation event where it provided updates on its product roadmap and manufacturing progress. While there were no major surprises, the event gave some insights into Intel’s strategic direction. Here are…

September 18, 2023 / Ben Bajarin

Apple A17 Pro, Arm IPO, Huawei Kirin 9000, China’s Ambitions

This is an overview of the topics covered in episode 34 of The Circuit hosted by Ben Bajarin and Jay Goldberg. Here is an expanded summary report on the key semiconductor stories discussed in the podcast: Arm IPO Arm, the leading licensor of processor architectures, successfully completed its initial public offering (IPO) on September 13,…

September 11, 2023 / Ben Bajarin

The Land of IoT

This is a summary of the most recent episode of the Circuit with Ben Bajarin and Jay Goldberg. On this episode, guest Stacey Higginbotham shared her excellent insights into the land of IoT.   The Internet of Things (IoT) refers broadly to adding computing power and connectivity to everyday objects and devices, representing a major…

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