Special Reports

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...
Analog’s Day Of Reckoning

By: Brian Bailey

Is the industry about to run out of analog designers, or will automation finally happen...

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Top Stories

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 ...

Wrong Verification Revolution Off...

The industry says the focus of new verification efforts is misguided and that only the ...

Asynchronous’ Impact On Tools

In the proper context, asynchronous logic in SoC design today can provide benefits. But...

IP Integration Challenges Increase

Experts at the table, part 2: Why some companies are moving to finFETs while others are...

Full Coverage Or Full Monty

Experts at the table, part 3: Panelists discuss new types of coverage required for each...

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Latest News

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...

Blog Review: July 1

30 years of EDA; growing longevity of mature nodes; choosing D...

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Startup Corner

SITRI: Startup Funding And Support

Shanghai Industrial Technology Research Institute provides sla...

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Research

Power/Performance Bits: June 30

Tiny, solar-powered sensors; harvesting energy from rolling ti...

Manufacturing Bits: June 30

3D printed supercars; air quality sensors; smart shirts.

System Bits: June 30

Implanted chip for drug delivery; cuttlefish key to next-gen d...

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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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