The Week In Review: IoT


Mergers & Acquisitions Qualcomm reported that the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 expired on Monday, April 3, clearing the chip design company‚Äôs proposed $47 billion acquisition of NXP Semiconductors, at least in the eyes of U.S. antitrust regulators. Qualcomm expects to close the transaction, which will create an Internet of Things powerhouse, b... » read more

The Week In Review: Design/IoT


Tools Synopsys unveiled its comprehensive standard cell library characterization and QA solution, SiliconSmart ADV, highlighting a simple multi-core licensing scheme for easy adaptation to constantly changing characterization workload requirements. Cadence updated its Sigrity portfolio focusing on multi-gigabit interfaces, including automated support for IBIS-AMI model creation, channel m... » read more