EDA Shows Continued Growth

EDA and IP revenue jumped 3.8% in Q2 to $1.65 billion, up from $1.59 billion in the same period in 2013, spurred by the need for new tools to design, create and verify SoCs using 16/14nm finFETs. Sequentially, the numbers reported by the EDA Consortium were down slightly from Q1, but the four-quarter moving average—considered a more reliable number because tools sales are long-term investm... » read more