The Week In Review: Manufacturing

Is Moore’s Law alive or dead? That’s still a topic for debate. In any case, chipmakers continue to move to advanced nodes, but the transitions are taking longer. Even mighty Intel is struggling, based on what the company said about its 14nm finFET process during an investors meeting this week. In fact, Intel continues to struggle with its yields. “14nm yield is maturing; 14nm is still not... » read more

Week In Review: Manufacturing, Design, Test

Prosecutors have charged the CEO of chipmaker Entropic Communications with assaulting a model who appeared on the reality television show "Beverly Hills Nannies," according to the L.A. Times. Molecular Imprints Inc. (MII) has signed an agreement to sell its semiconductor imprint lithography equipment business to Canon. The agreement also allows for the creation of a new company that will ke... » read more