Special Reports

Issues And Options At 5nm

By: Mark LaPedus

Lithographers look at the possibilities and challenges three nodes ahead and whether th...
Rethinking The Cloud

By: Ed Sperling

As the volume of data increases exponentially, companies are changing their approach to...
What Ford Is Driving

By: Ed Sperling

Quality, security and the future of automobile electronics: A candid conversation with ...

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Top Stories

Architecturally Optimizing Memory...

Optimizing from an architectural perspective is the best bet due to impacts on system p...

Designs Getting Squeezed

Longer manufacturing time plus constrained capacity means designs now have to be finish...

What Is Functional Accuracy?

There is no simple answer, but IC design success still depends on it.

Is SystemC Broken?

It is said that everything in EDA takes 10 years to become adopted. SystemC is more tha...

Design By Architect Or Committee?

Design and verification are built upon standards, but who are the right people to creat...

Ecosystem Changes

Experts at the table, part 1: How relationships companies have shifted and what happens...

3 Key IoT Benchmarks

Analysis: The IoT will continue to grow, but the rate of growth in some markets could b...

Searching For 3D Metrology

Techniques are evolving using multiple existing tools, with more technologies in resear...

5 Reasons EUV Will Or Won’t...

Opinions about EUV abound following each new announcement — good or bad—but what is...

3D Effects At 20nm And Beyond

Topography as a result of attenuated phase shift masks at 20nm and below requires takin...

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Latest News

The Week In Review: Manufacturing

Intel exits Sematech; foundry wars; multi-beam arrives; 3D NAN...

The Week In Review: Design/IoT

Mentor adds tool for IC, package, PCB co-design; Synopsys debu...

Blog Review: March 25

Sci-fi to reality; is a black box better?; three takes on link...

Manufacturing Bits: March 24

Mouse brains to multi-beam; multi-scan probe; X-ray record.

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Startup Corner

Semitrex: Efficient Power Conversion

Startup adds granularity for plug-in devices.

Biz Talk: Funding Strategies

How to start an EDA company, where to find funding, and new ex...

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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...

Executive Insight: Frankwell Lin

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

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 ...

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