The Week In Review: Design


M&A ARM reached further into the HPC space with its acquisition of Allinea Software, a provider of debug and performance analysis tools for HPC systems. Currently, 80% of the world's top 25 supercomputers use Allinea's tools, and ARM will continue supporting multiple processor architectures. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. PLDA Group is spinning out its QuickPlay C/C++ tool for ... » read more

The Week In Review: IoT


Deals Verizon Communications agreed to acquire Sensity Systems of Sunnyvale, Calif., a supplier of energy-efficient light-emitting diode lighting equipment to serve as the foundation for its Internet of Things platform for smart cities; financial terms weren’t disclosed. The transaction is expected to close in the fourth quarter. Mike Lanman, Verizon’s senior vice president of Enterprise P... » read more

The Week In Review: Design/IoT


Tools Rambus' Cryptography Research Division uncorked a new security platform for protecting and sharing 4K UHD and high dynamic range programming. It allows consumers to store, copy and share digital content across multiple devices, while also protecting the content from theft. Included are a secure core, a software player, and trusted key provisioning. Deals Arrow and Cadence announc... » read more