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Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 First to 10 nm
With the first set of Samsung Galaxy S8 teardowns, we have access now to the first SoCs produced on "10 nm" class technology.
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Qualcomm WTR5975 Gigabit LTE Transceiver

The WTR5975 is a member of the Snapdragon 835 family found in the Samsung Galaxy S8 and is the world’s first single-chip RF IC supporting Gigabit Class LTE, LTE-U, and LAA with 5 GHz unlicensed band support.

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Samsung Galaxy S8 Teardown
We are excited to announce receipt of our Galaxy S8. We have begun the busy work of taking it apart, and identifying all the components. ...
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Growth by Acquisition: Qualcomm in Talks to Acquire NXP

Read on for an analysis of what this acquisition means to the patent portfolio of Qualcomm.

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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.

Patent Intelligence Blog
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 First to 10 nm
With the first set of Samsung Galaxy S8 teardowns, we have access now to the first SoCs produced on "10 nm" class technology.
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SoC DA Blog
Samsung Galaxy S8 Teardown
While consumers wait a few more days, we are excited to announce receipt of our Galaxy S8. We have begun the busy work of taking it apart, and identifying all the components...
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Nintendo Switch Teardown
Friday was a big day for Nintendo, and indeed the gaming community as a whole, with the launch of the new and innovative console-tablet hybrid, the Nintendo Switch.
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Qualcomm WTR5975 Gigabit LTE Transceiver

The WTR5975 is a member of the Snapdragon 835 family found in the Samsung Galaxy S8 and is the world’s first single-chip RF IC supporting Gigabit Class LTE, LTE-U, and LAA with 5 GHz unlicensed band support.

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Apple W1 343S00131 Bluetooth Module

The W1 chip found in the Beats Studio wireless headphone has the package mark 343S00131. Meanwhile, the W1 chip torn down from the Apple AirPods has the package mark 343S00130.

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Apple A10, TSMC inFO-WLP Package Technology Process Analysis Report

The iPhone 7 brings us the new A10 processor. This report is a process analysis report of the Apple A10, TSMC inFO-WLP Package Technology Process.

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Patent Trolls Plague Chip Vendors

One of the unintended consequences of the M&A feeding frenzy in the semiconductor industry is that more chip vendors are getting targeted by patent trolls...

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X-rays Map the 3D Interior of Integrated Circuits

A team of researchers based in Switzerland is on the way to laying bare much of the secret technology inside commercial processors...

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TechInsights Completes Assessment of Initial Microsoft Azure IP Advantage Portfolio

Company is selected by Microsoft to provide its clients with help in identifying patents of value from the Azure portfolio

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FORPIQ 2017, Montreal, Canada

We will be speaking at the Centre Mont-Royal in Montreal, Québec, Canada.

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IPBC Korea, Seoul, Korea

We will be going back to Seoul on April 28 2017.

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IPBC Global, Ottawa, Canada

In 2017, IPBC Global celebrates its 10th anniversary and will be doing so in Ottawa from June 18 to 20.

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