Special Reports

What Will 7nm And 5nm Look Like?

By: Mark LaPedus

Delays at 10nm raise questions about what's next.
Reliability After Planar Silicon

By: Katherine Derbyshire

Second of two parts: Why silicon is nearing its end and what comes next.
Cloud 2.0

By: Ed Sperling

Changes are under development to radically improve efficiency in the data center, with ...

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Top Stories

Executive Insight: Grant Pierce

Sonics' CEO talks about consolidation, what will change with the IoT, and how to be eff...

Bigger, Brighter TVs

Quantum dots breathe new life into traditional LCD TV market.

Fab Issues At 7nm And 5nm

New technologies after finFETs and how the industry is likely to get there if it can re...

Rethinking Manufacturing Models

Increased complexity in process technology and litho delays are forcing equipment compa...

Inside Samsung’s Foundry Biz

Two top executives look at finFETs, FD-SOI, and when mass production will begin for 10nm.

Challenges At Advanced Nodes

Experts at the table, part 1: How many process technologies do we need, and why new one...

The Future Of Moore’s Law

Experts at the table, part 2: The original intent of Moore's Law; new variables for the...

How Much Security Is Enough?

Experts at the table, part 2: Safety and security may be relative terms in connected ca...

Power Breaks Everything

Methodology, techniques and expectations need to be redefined at every process node.

Moore’s Law Reset?

Analysis: GlobalFoundries adds 22nm FD-SOI technology, extending benefits of planar des...

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Latest News

The Week In Review: Manufacturing

Trumpf expands EUV efforts; more Semicon; application processo...

The Week In Review: Design/IoT

ARM and Rambus report Q2 numbers; Synopsys completes security ...

Blog Review: July 22

A summer of HLS; verification technology adoption trends; Syno...

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Startup Corner

SITRI: Startup Funding And Support

Shanghai Industrial Technology Research Institute provides sla...

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System Bits: July 28

Massless particles; smartphone device for medical diagnostics;...

Power/Performance Bits: July 28

Synthesizing graphene on silicon; for phosphorene, use sticky ...

Manufacturing Bits: July 28

Molecular chips; ionic circuits; photonics R&D consortium.

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Knowledge Centers / Entities, people and technologies explored

International News

Tsinghua Makes $23B Bid For Micron

In what would be the largest takeover of a U.S. company by a C...

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...

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