Special Reports

Side-Channel Attacks Make Devices Vulnerable

By: Brian Bailey

The number and type of attack vectors are increasing as more of the world becomes conne...
Aftermarket Autonomous Vehicle Race Heats Up

By: Ann Steffora Mutschler

Chipmakers, and design software providers are in a good position to leverage upcoming m...
Sorting Out Next-Gen Memory

By: Mark LaPedus

A long list of new memory types is hitting the market, but which ones will be successfu...

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Top Stories

Securing The IoT

Last week’s Internet outages highlighted the dangers of unsecured IoT devices and the...

Gaps In The Verification Flow

Experts at the table, Part Two: Panelists look towards new coverage models, safety and ...

GaN Power Semi Biz Heats Up

Technology makes inroads in power supply market, with electric vehicles and fast-chargi...

Will There Be Enough Silicon Wafers?

Market pressures shrink number of providers of basic building blocks for chips.

OLEDs Shine In Phones, TVs, Lights

Organic light-emitting diode technology is finding its way into more products.

What Happened To Inverse Lithogra...

Technology resurges as industry pushes to 7nm and 5nm.

2.5D Surprises And Alternatives

First of two parts: Cost and supply chain issues remain as advanced packaging begins to...

Closing The Power Integrity Gap

Advanced nodes are making voltage drop much worse.

10nm FinFET Market Heats Up

Updated. Samsung rolls out 10nm finFET technology.

Power Limits Of EDA

Tools aid with power reduction, but they can only tackle small savings in a locality. T...

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Latest News

Blog Review: Oct. 26

Friday's DDoS attack; design constraints at 10nm; changing mem...

The Week In Review: Manufacturing

TSMC vs. IBM/GF/Samsung at 7nm; Samsung rolls 10nm; Lam and KL...

The Week In Review: IoT

DARPA boosts IoT security; Dell expands IoT program; IoT marke...

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Startup Corner

MapD Makes GPUs First-Class Citizens

A San Francisco-based startup has come up with a novel solutio...

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Manufacturing Bits: Oct. 25

GaN-on-GaN power semis; GaN biochips; silicon HBT.

Power/Performance Bits: Oct. 25

Energy-harvesting floor; ultralow power transistors; perovskit...

System Bits: Oct. 25

Quantum 3D wiring; special-purpose computer; inexact computing.

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Knowledge Centers / Entities, people and technologies explored


Softbank To Buy ARM For $32.34B

Move would transform Japanese telecommunications giant into ke...

ASML To Buy Hermes

ASML has entered into an agreement to acquire e-beam wafer ins...

Synopsys Buys Gold Standard Simul...

Second deal within a week in TCAD arena.

Synopsys Buys Simpleware

Move extends reach in TCAD simulation.

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