Blog Review: Dec. 3

Mentor's Robin Bornoff zeroes in on some of the biggest and most frustrating causes of energy loss—the ones that have nothing to do with the intended task. In electronics, it's a question of how much power is consumed pushing around electrons and photons. Cadence's Richard Goering follows a panel discussion about whether we're really making progress in low-power design, where the challeng... » read more

The Week In Review: Design

Deals Cadence won a deal with Airoha Technology, which will use Cadence’s RTL compiler and test tools to reduce power and test patterns in Bluetooth radio chips. Airoha is a fabless design house based in Taiwan. IP Cadence’s PHY and controller IP for PCI Express 3.0 have passed PCI-SIG certification tests. Numbers NXP reported its Q2 results. Revenue was $1.349 billion, up 14% comp... » read more