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Counterfeiting: Why Blockchain Is a Solution for the Semiconductor Industry

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asandrini
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Re: Transparency
asandrini   6/26/2017 7:12:29 AM
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"The upstream sets the new business rule..." Indeed. But a big OEM or EMS could also request its distributors to use the new protocol to be able to resell more easily its overstock.

Discloser: Precogs is not in the blockchain field or anti-counterfeiting business...

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Re: Transparency
OlivierChapel   6/26/2017 6:03:02 AM
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For the industry alignment, it's not that many companies (I mean large ones). On this front,  having semicon leaders at your company board or shareholders may reinforce your endeavor...or this is the only way to make it happen? The upstream sets the new busienss rule...

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Re: Google Qubit
asandrini   6/24/2017 1:03:46 AM
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Thanks for your message. If we choose one of the main Blockchains (Bitcoin or Ethereum), it won't change anything. The computers securing the Blockchain will also benefit from this new technology.

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Google Qubit
TR   6/23/2017 10:01:37 PM
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It sounded like nirvana until I read this article today:

Google says it will make a quantum computing breakthrough by the end of 2017 that could lead to machines capable of answering mind-boggling scientific problems

  • Google is testing a quantum processor twice as powerful as its previous best
  • It aims to more than double this computing power again by the end of this year 
  • If successful it will have created a chip more powerful than any conventional PC
  • This could lead to quantum supercomputers capable of solving problems far beyond the reach of current technology





When these show up the hackers will have a new arsenal.

 

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Re: Transparency
asandrini   6/23/2017 9:58:26 AM
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Thanks for your comment Olivier.

From a technical point of view, everything is ready.

However, as any new protocol wide adoption, it requests a few highly-respected manufacturers to launch it together, and ask their distributors and customers to adopt it. Plus, it cannot be denied that it will provide more liquidity and transparency to the market. Are the manufacturers willing to get rid of counterfeiting at that price?

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Transparency
OlivierChapel   6/22/2017 9:07:25 AM
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Great article! 100% Transaction Transparency, Authenticity and Reliability along the whole downstream semiconductor industry value chain. Is it available?



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