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TECHnalysis Research was founded by technology market research veteran Bob O'Donnell.

Forbes Column
December 10, 2019

Qualcomm’s New 5G Offerings Extend Beyond Smartphones to PCs

For the last three Decembers, chipmaker and technology licensor Qualcomm has forced (well, OK, maybe just invited) hundreds of tech press and a few analysts from all over the world to hear the latest news on their Snapdragon mobile processors, 5G modems and other communications semiconductor innovations in the beautiful setting of Maui, Hawaii. I’ve been fortunate enough to attend all three of these Snapdragon Summit events.


TECHnalysis Research, LLC provides strategic consulting and market research services to the technology industry and professional financial community. Building on a deep understanding of critical technology and business trends in conjunction with hard-hitting, original research, the firm provides unique "out-of-the-box" perspectives that are still grounded in the practical realities of the technology, media and telecom markets.

December 10, 2019

Amazon’s Graviton2 CPU Highlights Arm Presence in Cloud Compute

Long-time semiconductor industry followers may recall that Arm, the chip IP company that completely dominates the smartphone market, has talked about making an impact on the enterprise and cloud computing markets for a very long time. Several years back, in fact, they made bold predictions about taking 20-25% of the server market. Despite a number of efforts in that direction from Arm semiconductor partners, however, that level of impact never occurred. The company didn’t give up on its goals, though, and a few years ago, it unveiled a new brand, dubbed Neoverse...


December 7, 2019

Qualcomm Snapdragon Summit 2019

This week's podcast provides analysis on the annual Qualcomm summit event, including discussion of their new Snapdragon 865 and 765 smartphone chips, their latest Arm-based PC processors, the forthcoming XR2 5G chip for AR and VR headsets, as well as what all of this says about the role of 5G in connected devices in 2020.