Special Reports

An Inside Look At The GlobalFoundries-IBM Deal

By: Ed Sperling


Who gets what, why it's so important, and what questions remain unanswered.
Re-Engineering The FinFET

By: Mark LaPedus


Shapes, sizes, pitches, materials and manufacturing processes all are being revamped in...
Rethinking Big Data

By: Ernest Worthman


Being able to mine data accurately with billions upon billions of sensors will require ...
Keeping Up With The Productivity Challenge

By: Brian Bailey


How has the migration to multi-core architectures affected the EDA industry and what do...

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Top Stories

Plug and play compatibility is back on the table, but will it work? It depends who you ...
Custom designs are needed for power, but economies of scale are required to control costs.
Behavioral modeling remains in limbo as confusion about making levels of abstraction in...
When is enough verification good enough to tape out?
Experts at the table, part 1: Combining virtual prototypes with emulation and FPGAs is ...
Experts at the table, part 3: The fuzzy relationship between EUV and design rules; bend...
Without fundamental photoresist research Moore's Law scaling faces another threat below...
The frontrunner is sill a silicon-based finFET, but there are lots of other options on ...
It's not clear yet whether high defect rates are an obstacle or relatively normal for a...


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The Week In Review: Manufacturing

Smartphone withdrawal; Apple’s foundry biz; Intel's CapEx; Applied’s outl...

The Week In Review: Design/IoT

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Blog Review: Nov. 19

Robot baseball; dog GPS trackers; sensor deprivation; RRAM for MCUs; formal's...

Power/Performance Bits: Nov. 18

University of Texas at Austin researchers report they have achieved a milesto...


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International News

Bluetooth Adoption To Grow With IoT

Uses beyond just phones should make the low-power standard ubiquitous.

SoCs For Safer Cars

Renesas introduces a platform and ecosystem for the next generation of automo...

Who Really Invented The Blue LED?

According to the Nobel Prize committee, it was three Japanese scientists, but...

NAND Flash Roadmaps Are Ready

Reports by analyst firms show growing investment in 3D, despite slow start th...


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