Special Reports

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...
Plugging Holes In Machine Learning

By: Ed Sperling

Part 2: Short- and long-term solutions to make sure machines behave as expected.
Joint R&D Has Its Ups And Downs

By: Jeff Dorsch

R&D collaboration between academia and industry has benefits for both parties, yet ther...

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Top Stories

Grappling With Manufacturing Data

Questions persist about how to deal with an explosion in data, and who has access to it...

Mask Maker Worries Grow

Part two: Problems continue to grow at each new process node, and so do the costs.

Deploying Multi-Beam Mask Writers

What Intel’s proposed acquisition of IMS means for photomasks and multi-beam mask wri...

Stacked Die Changes

Experts at the table, part 3: How mature are high-speed interconnects and what hurdles ...

Executive Insight: Sundari Mitra

NetSpeed’s CEO talks about machine learning, AI, and memory-centric design.

7nm Market Heats Up

GlobalFoundries rolls out 7nm finFET technology.

The Zen Of Processor Design

AMD's CTO talks about how to achieve more performance per watt and how chip architectur...

Good Filters, Poor Resists

Multiple filtration approaches can reduce contaminants, but that isn't the only problem...

Cars, Security, and HW/SW Co-Design

Experts at the table, part three: Hardware and software engineers are discovering the a...

Speeding Up Mask Production

D2S rolls out faster hardware for mask production and other apps.

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Latest News

The Week In Review: Manufacturing

Fan-out R&D; display inspection; SSDs; M&A mania.

The Week In Review: IoT

The Industrial Internet Consortium releases a security framewo...

The Week In Review: Design

ARM's safety-focused processor; evaluating memory IP; lint pro...

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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: Sept. 20

Crystal database; fractography; sputtering standard.

System Bits: Sept. 20

Levitating nanoparticles; datacenter-on-chip; tight squeeze fo...

Power/Performance Bits: Sept. 20

Energy-harvesting fabric; large-scale artificial photosynthesis.

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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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