Tag Archives: demand

SSD Supply Constraints

  The NAND manufacturer Phison has warned that SSD prices are likely to rise in the near future, thanks to the newly-launched, storage-focused cryptocurrency, Chia. The good news is that the impact isn’t expected to be huge — at least not yet. Phison reported Q1 2021 profits of $60.6 million, …

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PC Sales Soared in Q1

  The demand-induced silicon shortage may have made sourcing a GPU or AMD CPU at MSRP a miserable ordeal, but it’s had one upside: PC sales are booming. IDC reports that global shipments of “traditional” PCs — desktops, laptops, and workstations — skyrocketed 55.2 percent year on year, to a …

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Chip Demand Outstrips

  Last year, a lot of semiconductor companies promised they’d be exiting the current supply crunch by the end of Q1 2021. In January, we started hearing companies say they thought the shortages could last until the end of Q2. Now, analysts are predicting they could actually persist for the …

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AMD Ryzen 5000 CPUs

  Yesterday, we covered news from Mercury Research showing that Intel had regained market share from AMD in both desktop and mobile. The news, however, wasn’t all bad for AMD. According to Dean McCarron, president of Mercury Research, AMD shipped nearly a million Ryzen 5000 CPUs in Q4 of 2020. …

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LinkedIn Marketing Labs

30-second overview. LinkedIn introduces on-demand video courses to teach advertisers how to use LinkedIn ad tools Courses cover the basics including an introduction to LinkedIn Ads, how to use LinkedIn ad targeting, and reporting and analytics for LinkedIn ads. Advertisers differ on their opinions of LinkedIn ads’ effectiveness, saying success …

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Unqork’s $207M Series C

This week, Unqork, a startup that helps other companies build business apps with a no-code platform, raised a $207 million Series C. The new capital valued the firm at around $2 billion. Even given how much attention 2020 has brought to no-code startups and their low-code relatives, the investment stood …

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What is demand generation marketing?

  The role of demand generation marketing is evolving along with technology, enabling B2B marketers to get better at filling the pipeline with actual opportunities versus just a bunch of leads. In one TED Talk, Malcolm Gladwell shares a story about choice, happiness and Howard Moskowitz. He talks about Howard’s role …

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