There is a lot of the table for discussion today as Patrick and Ryan dive into Intel's Core i7-8086K reactions, news that Qualcomm is, in fact, staying in the data center market, confirmation that Intel will have discrete GPU solutions available in 2020, indications that Intel could be worried about more market share loss to AMD's EPYC processors than originally expected, the new Oak Ridge supercomputer powered by IBM and NVIDIA, experiences with the ASUS NovaGo Always On, Always Connected PC, and notes from E3!

Patrick Moorhead and Ryan Shrout are live at NVIDIA GTC 2018 and talk through the numerous announcements made. This includes the Quadro GV100 and the $399,000 system based on 16 of them called DGX-2. NVIDIA CEO Jensen Huang also talked through improvements in training for robotics and self-driving cars with DRIVE Constellation, deep learning and AI performance increases, but nothing in the cards for gamers quite yet.

    Patrick Moorhead and Ryan Shrout discuss the implications of various launches and announcements from Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. This includes the Samsung Galaxy S9/S9+, Sony's Xperia XZ2 with 4K HDR capture using the Snapdragon 845 SoC, and a future ASUS smartphone using Qualcomm RF front-end technology. We also touch on the Snapdragon 845 VR reference headset update, the Huawei Matebook X Pro, updates to the Qualcomm Always Connected PC platform, and AMD's embedded Ryzen and EPYC processor release.

      Patrick Moorhead and Ryan Shrout discuss the early review of the Apple HomePod and where it can still improve. They also talk through the most recent Qualcomm announcements in the areas of 5G, LTE, and Snapdragon, and how these changes impact its status with Broadcom and the mobile market. Finally, they summarize AMD's Ryzen with Vega graphics desktop release and Microsoft's decision to lower the price to entry for Surface Book 2 and Surface Laptop.

        Patrick Moorhead and Ryan Shrout sit down with Tom Caulfield, SVP of GlobalFoundries and GM of Fab 8 in Malta, NY, to talk fab technology. We debate the long term value that 14nm might provide, the difference between GF's implementation of 7nm and the competition, and how EUV technology will help drive advances going forward.

          Patrick Moorhead and Ryan Shrout decide to dive into a discussion around Broadcom's bid to purchase Qualcomm and the potential impact that could have on both companies as well as the industry at large. The future and potential for Qualcomm is explored, including its expansion into server, Windows PCs, 5G, RF, and more. Why should you be worried about the potential hostile takeover?

            Patrick Moorhead and Ryan Shrout sit down to talk about some important movement in the technology markets, starting with the availability of the Apple HomePod. The impact that AMD's new leads at the Radeon group are debated, how cryptocurrency mining continues to hammer the PC market, Intel's decision to not push Kaby Lake-G for gaming, and Qualcomm's new announcements around 5G and RF in China are all discussed. 

              Patrick Moorhead and Ryan Shrout talk through the announcements at CES from AMD, Intel, and NVIDIA, and determine what impact they will have on the technology landscape in 2018. AMD has a lot to live up to after a very successful 2017, Intel is using Radeon graphics technology for its latest processor, and NVIDIA cements its position in automated vehicles.