Moor Insights & Strategy Two-Week Update Ending November 19, 2021

I hope you all had a great couple of weeks!  Last week, I attended NVIDIA GTC (with Paul) and a processor vendor analyst council.  Anshel attended AWE USA 2021.  Melody attended VentureBeat’s GamesBeat Summit Next. This week our team was busy participating at several events.  I attended SAP TechEd, Lenovo ISG Advisory Council, Qualcomm Investor Day (with Will and Anshel), and IBM Quantum Summit (with Paul).  Anshel attended MediaTek …

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HP Inc. Expands Forest Conservation Partnership With World Wildlife Fund

As a tech analyst, I like to cover a wide range of topics, from hard news (new products, services, financials), to the softer content, such as business strategy, company culture and corporate social responsibility programs. It should be no surprise that those tech companies that shine in the latter areas also tend to be the most successful after the markets close on earnings day.    Industry stalwart HP …

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Amazon Expands Social Safety Net For Hourly Parents And Military Spouses

Against the backdrop of a large social spending bill languishing in Congress, and many still reeling from the economic effects of the global Covid-19 pandemic, some tentatively good news for the American worker finally arrived this week from Amazon. The online retail giant, which employs upwards of 1.51 million permanent and temporary workers, announced today …

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RESEARCH PAPER: Planet: Next Generation Satellite Imaging Using Artificial Intelligence And Agile Aerospace

In 1959, a United States satellite photographed the first image of a small patch of Earth from space. It took almost an hour for the satellite to transmit a blurry photo of Pacific Ocean clouds to a ground station in Hawaii. Today, Planet, the satellite imagery and geospatial company, routinely images 300 million square kilometers …

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Keeping An “AI” On Fintech: AI-Based Use Cases Poised To Take Financial Services To The Next Level

Over the past few years, the business world has increasingly turned towards intelligent solutions to help cope with the changing digital landscape. Artificial intelligence (AI) enables devices and things to perceive, reason and act intuitively—mimicking the human brain, without being hindered by human subjectivity, ego and routine interruptions. The technology has the potential to greatly …

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Color Collab Review With Foundry IV, CEO, Tobias Sherman And ‘Ink Master’ Partner, Chris Nunez

Over the last couple of months, I had the opportunity to speak with Foundry IV Founder & CEO Tobias Sherman of his companies first initial steps as a game publisher as the company releases their first mobile game to expedition into the gaming market within the mobile segment that is dedicated to global artists called …

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HP Chromebase All-In-One 21.5 Inch Desktop Turns To Disrupt The Market

As the world continues to adapt to remote schooling and work, HP just announced a device designed to disrupt an area that will create a solution for many consumers and enterprise users. Today, I am sharing my take on the world’s first HP Chromebase all-in-one rotating screen desktop, the first Chromebase AiO to have a …

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Qualcomm And Mixed Reality: The Next Step In The Evolution Of XR?

XR typically refers to the spectrum of spatial technologies that cover the gamut between virtual (VR) reality and augmented reality (AR). The world is largely familiar with the concept of VR, the complete immersion in a digital space. It helps that VR is already available on consumer platforms such as Oculus Quest and PlayStation VR. …

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Google Tensor SoC And Pixel 6 Benchmarks Show Google’s Intentions For Building Its Own SoC

We recently covered some of the details around Google’s Tensor SoC at the launch of the Pixel 6 and Tensor SoC that Google had. But now the embargo for reviews has lifted and I’ve had an opportunity to test the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro’s tensor SoC. Many people believe that Google’s Tensor SoC …

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Poly Studio P21 Is The New All-In-One Secondary Monitor That You Didn’t Know You Needed

In June of this year, Poly announced a new audio and video solutions all-in-one device that combines an enterprise-grade display, camera, microphone, and speaker in an all-in-one device that connects over USB so that you can use it with any video app from your laptop. This is sure to aid enterprise and consumer workers who …

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Google Stresses Hybrid, Security, All-In Customers At Cloud Next ‘21

Two weeks ago was busy for us tech analysts, tech events from Google, Apple and Dell. First on the docket was Google Cloud Next—Google’s annual conference for its enterprise customers and developers, held virtually for the second year in a row. There were many announcements to sift through, but this year’s big headlines revolved around …

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HP Launches New Lineup Of Consumer Devices With A Focus On Camera Quality

Two weeks ago, HP announced its new line of consumer PCs and Monitors for the fall. This year, HP’s lineup of devices considers how often we use video calls and how much it has become a part of our digital lives post Covid-19. I cover many new and innovative technologies that span the digital transformation …

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Samsung Announces Bespoke Edition For The Galaxy Z Flip3 And Watch4 At The Galaxy Unpacked Event Part 2

Last week, along with the announcement of the new Apple M1 Pro and M1 Max-based MacBooks and Google’s Pixel 6 devices with its Tensor chip, Samsung held its Unpacked Part 2 event where it announced new designs of the Galaxy Z Flip3 and some of its accessories. In my coverage of the Galaxy Event Part 1 back …

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Zoho One: Unification On Every Level And Why It Matters

I am a big fan of Zoho, not just because it relocated the corporate headquarters to my hometown of Austin, Texas but frankly because I happen to believe that a full stack software-as-a-service (SaaS) enterprise play is the way of the future. Back in March of last year, I published an article introducing Zoho as “the most successful SaaS company you …

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Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger- ‘Developers, You’re The Center Of Value Creation’

I had the chance to talk with Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger and newly-minted CTO Greg Lavender before the company’s IntelON developer conference. We’ve seen Gelsinger’s cards related to design, manufacturing, strategy, and it’s now time to see what’s new for developers. I wanted to better understand Intel’s developer value proposition better, why developers should choose Intel, and …

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Micron, Kobayashi Maru And The Future Of The Data Center

Over the years, we have all witnessed the vendor slide that predicts the explosion of data. Regardless of number and timeframe, the takeaway is always the same – an unmanageable amount of data sometime in the future. For technology providers, it appears to be a Kobayashi Maru no-win scenario. Customers want more data, faster, more securely, using …

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New VMware CTO Kit Colbert Steers The Company Towards SaaS

There is a new Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at VMware. Kit Colbert is thirty days into the role after eighteen years at VMware, where he started as an intern. Kit is responsible for ensuring VMware’s long-term technology leadership through research and innovation programs. His responsibility includes advancing research and development efforts, overseeing the VMware Engineering Services team, the …

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Oracle NetSuite In A Sweet Spot For Growing Businesses: The Scoop From SuiteWorld 2021

NetSuite has been on a roll since it was acquired in 2016 by Oracle and last week I got to catch up on all the latest NetSuite news at its annual customer and partner event, SuiteWorld.  Stepping back, NetSuite has grown its customer base from 11,000 customers in 2016 to over 27,000 customers today. The …

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Movandi Makes MmWaves At Mobile World Congress Los Angeles 2021

Movandi, founded in 2016 by former Broadcom executives, aims to solve the propagation challenges associated with the deployment of 5G in the higher mmWave spectrum bands. And if you have been paying attention, it’s a big issue as only when high and mid-bands are pervasive will the true vision of 5G be possible. Movandi focuses …

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BoxWorks 2021: Advancing Security, Mobile, And Integrated Offerings

In many instances where I discuss digital transformation, the company Box comes into the conversation as a key player with the Box Content Cloud. A few weeks ago, Box held its annual BoxWorks conference, where it announced new and what I consider exciting collaboration and security capabilities. These new capabilities and integrations add on to the Box …

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