August 15, 2020
Smartphone Application Processors – a segment at the point of ebullition

The past couple of months saw more news about the smartphone AP segment than has been seem in a long while. This includes a dramatic moment for Huawei’s Kirin processor, having its production forcefully halted just when it has achieved number 2 position in global market share. It also includes the race to acquire ARM, the dominant multi-core CPU architecture used by smartphone APs. In this short article, Digiecon takes stock of the recent developments.

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August 14, 2020
Quantum computing – everything you need to know in 5 minutes

Quantum computing is slowly becoming a more viable source of computing. Google’s recent announcement of reaching the quantum supremacy made major headlines yet also shows how far away we really still are. This article will explore what quantum computing actually is, the potential fields that it will benefit and provide insight into how and when it may affect us all.

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August 11, 2020
TikTok WeChat and Trade War – what does this all mean?

On Thursday 6th August, Donald Trump signed 2 executive orders directed at 2 of the largest Chinese apps. TikTok and WeChat. TikTok has over 100 million users in the USA, while WeChat is estimated to have roughly 1.5 million daily US users. These executive orders are attempting to ban these two apps under their current format by Sunday 20th September. This short read looks at why this is occurring as well as the differing methods that these orders could be carried out.

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