Insights from BCC Research

Silicon Semiconductor Cartel Contracts, As Nantero Expands Carbon Footprint

Posted by Chris Spivey on Apr 5, 2018 10:56:51 AM



We talked about the possibility of your next smartphone being a carbon-based life form here and in great depth here

The sheiks of the semiconductors cartel have held a monopoly on the silicon patents, trade secrets, manufacturing know-how, distribution channels and business alliance confidence due to an increasingly gigantic barrier to entry for any potential new players. When Nantero first put its feet into these turbid waters, the cartel numbered 12 major manufacturers. Now there are only four.

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Topics: Information Technology

Enjoy 4K UHD Technology Minus the Cables with Next-Gen TV

Posted by Clayton Luz on Apr 5, 2018 10:00:00 AM

4K ultra-high definition

You like watching 4K ultra-high definition (UHD) content on your 4K UHD television. All those crisp pictures and clear sounds puts you in the middle of the action. But you don’t like that snake pit of cables on your wall or floor which can take you out of the action, not to mention those cable-provider fees.

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Topics: Information Technology

Studies Find Non-Opioid Meds as Effective for Pain Relief as Opioids

Posted by Clayton Luz on Mar 29, 2018 10:00:00 AM

NonOpioid PainTreatment Drugs

In 2016, 116 people died every day from opioid-related drug overdoses, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Services. Opioid-involved deaths are continuing to increase in the United States. More than three out of five drug overdose deaths involve an opioid.

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Topics: Life Sciences, Healthcare

Plastics Show Promise in Future Markets for Optical Cables

Posted by Jeff Schmerker on Mar 27, 2018 10:00:00 AM

Fiber Optic Cables.jpg

The banking, finance, and insurance industries have undergone huge transformations in recent years, and optical fibers have played a major role in it.

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Topics: Photonics