Special Reports

Big Data, Big Holes

By: Ernest Worthman

Big Data is off and running. Making it secure is another matter.
Litho Challenges Break The Design-Process Wall

By: Katherine Derbyshire

Multipatterning challenges are forcing design teams to work much more closely with manu...
Is EUV Making Progress?

By: Ann Steffora Mutschler

Instead of focusing just on the light source, researchers are now pushing for breakthro...

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Top Stories

More Than Just Plastic

The move to a contactless transaction society is just around the corner. But do we real...

How Much Security Is Enough?

Experts at the table, part 1: How bad is the security problem, where are the greatest r...

Securing IoE Gateways

Keeping the perimeter safe is just as important as keeping devices safe.

Mobile Security And The IoE

Keeping the IoE mobility secure is no small challenge.

GF Closes On IBM Chip Business Pu...

Updated. GlobalFoundries today announced the completion of its acquisition of IBM’s M...

Executive Insight: Wally Rhines

Mentor Graphics' CEO talks about the growing need for security and what will tip the ba...

The Future Of Moore’s Law

Experts at the table, part 1: Time between nodes is growing longer and the cost of gett...

More Data, Different Approaches

As the amount of data in designs explodes, Big Data tools and techniques are being adde...

EDA’s Clouded Future

EDA and the cloud mix slightly better than oil and water, but could the combination pro...

What Is A System Now?

As designs become part of connected networks, so do the requirements for what's needed ...

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Latest News

EDA Sales Strong Again

Overall increase 7.5% with strength in most sectors; Americas,...

The Week In Review: Design/IoT

Synopsys continues security acquisitions; NXP-Freescale shareh...

The Week In Review: Manufacturing

GF-IBM deal; more RF SOI; China wants finFETs; ISSI accepts Ch...

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Startup Corner

SITRI: Startup Funding And Support

Shanghai Industrial Technology Research Institute provides sla...

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Research

System Bits: July 7

Faster lasers=better memory; echo location; quantum-dot spectr...

Manufacturing Bits: July 7

Silicon photonics prototyping; molecules in 3D; terahertz spec...

Power/Performance Bits: July 7

Direct solar energy storage; more developments in wooden chips...

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Knowledge Centers / Entities, people and technologies explored

International News

Avago Buys Broadcom; NXP Spins Of...

M&A activity heats up across semiconductor industry.

Analysis: Applied-TEL Scrap Merger

Applied Materials and TEL have agreed to terminate their merge...

NXP To Buy Freescale For $16.7B

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

Executive Insight: Frankwell Lin

Andes Technology's president talks about the exploding market ...

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