Special Reports

What Ford Is Driving

By: Ed Sperling

Quality, security and the future of automobile electronics: A candid conversation with ...
More Lithography Options?

By: Mark LaPedus

Lithographers could soon have some new, and potentially disruptive, options on the tabl...
How To Deal With Electromigration

By: Katherine Derbyshire

Challenges persist, but there are enough options available that it won't limit device s...

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Top Stories

Full Steam Ahead For IoT

Despite concerns about security, connectivity and power, the semiconductor industry is ...

Where The IoT Money Will Be

Lots of ideas, but little real substance yet. What will it take to monetize the IoE dow...

Physically Unclonable Functions

Using PUFs to secure and protect ICs.

One-on-One: Steven Woo

Rambus' distinguished inventor pinpoints some of the challenges and progress for the In...

Partition Lines Growing Fuzzy

What used to be a straightforward progression from board to chipset to chip is no longe...

Incremental Design Methodologies

Making changes in designs and still hitting narrow market windows with complex chips re...

IP Market Booms At Advanced Nodes

Market conditions and business pressures are creating new opportunities for IP subsyste...

Custom Versus Platform Design

From automotive to consumer markets, strategies are all over the map when it comes to f...

First Time Success And Cost Control

Experts at the table, part 1: Panelists discuss the impact that IoT will have on tools ...

Processor Use Models Evolving

Understanding demands that application-specific processors put on SoCs can determine su...

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Latest News

Blog Review: March 4

Gate-level simulation required?; parameterized interfaces & te...

System Bits: March 3

Ultracold atoms; superconductive aluminum metal atom clusters;...

Manufacturing Bits: March 3

Nanoimprint consortium; mystery of silicene continues; X-ray s...

Power/Performance Bits: March 3

Black phosphorus photodetectors; silicon nanofiber electrodes;...

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Startup Corner

Flex Logix: FPGA Cores

Startup targets programmability for MCUs, communications proce...

Maglen: Multi-Beam E-Beam Inspection

Fab equipment startup targets modular 2D multi-column array.

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Bus. & Marketing Strategies

SEO: Search Engine Optimization

An underutilized marketing tool that can play a crucial role i...

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Knowledge Centers / Entities, people and technologies explored

International News

NXP To Buy Freescale For $16.7B

Overlap minimal between companies, strengthening position in a...

ARM Buys Dutch IoT Security Company

Purchase fills in missing puzzle piece for embedded microcontr...

EDA Up, Japan Continues To Slide

Strong growth in PCB driven by automotive market; China, Asia ...

Worldwide Semiconductor Market Booms

Record year driven in part by iPhone 6; new players vie for pi...

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