One more point on Peloton’s poor operations, then more news from the chip industry: Intel makes an acquisition and ARM is on its own.
Intel Earnings; An Interview with Jay Goldberg About Nvidia, ARM, and Intel
Intel’s earnings showed lower margins, and it won’t be the last time. Then, an interview with Jay Goldberg About Nvidia, ARM, and Intel.
The Automotive Chip Shortage, Cheap and Complex, A Useful Crisis
The chip shortage facing the automobile industry has more to do with the auto industry’s failure to understand chips than a lack of U.S. capacity; still, a crisis in one area might fix another.
AMD and Modularity Follow-Up, Trump and Tech, Tech’s Vulnerability
The problem with AMD’s modularity approach; then, Trump attacks tech. The claims are baseless but that hardly means the industry is in the clear.
Uber Follow-up; GlobalFoundries Abandons 7nm; Pricing Power, Differentiation, and Integration
Not all of Uber’s efforts are new, but the urgency is. Then, there are only three foundries pursuing 7nm, which means more pricing power (and how this applies to Uber and self-driving cars).
Intel and the Danger of Integration
Intel is in an increasingly bad position in part because it has been captive to its integrated model. Or, you could simply say they were disrupted.
Semiconductors and Industry Cycles, Deals Galore, Intel to Acquire Altera
After a brief follow-up to my Google I/O Daily Update, I dive into the history of semiconductors and how it fits the traditional industry cycle. Then, an overview of recent transactions and how they fit in.
Daily Update: The Disruption of IBM, An Alternate View of IBM’s 2015 Profit Goal, IBM Sells Fabs to GlobalFoundries
IBM was turned around once, but the turning around made the company ripe for disruption by cloud computing.
The Intel Opportunity
A new CEO has taken over Intel. Their core business, upon which the company has been built, is floundering. Does the new CEO, who is not really new at all (he’s the current COO), have the vision to ensure Intel’s continued success? I’m not talking about Brian Krzanich, who today was promoted from COO to […]