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Putting Limits On What AI Systems Can Do

By: Ed Sperling

Developing these systems is just part of the challenge. Making sure they only do what t...
Foundry Wars Begin

By: Mark LaPedus

Intel's re-entry has kicked the competition into high gear, with massive spending on eq...
Many Chiplet Challenges Ahead

By: Brian Bailey

Assembling systems from physical IP is gaining mindshare, but there are technical, busi...

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Top Stories

Chip Monitoring And Test Collaborate

What's driving tighter interaction between processes, and what's next.

Testing Analog Circuits Becoming More Difficult

Mixed signal content at advanced nodes and in packages is prompting alternative approac...

Chasing Test Escapes In IC Manufacturing

Data analytics can greatly improve reliability, but cost tradeoffs are complicated.

Standards, Open Source, and Tools

EDA has been more successful creating open languages and standards rather than promotin...

Developers Turn To Analog For Neural Nets

Replacing digital with analog circuits and photonics can improve performance and power,...

IC Security Threat Grows As More Devices Are Connected

Awareness increases, but so does the complexity of systems and the potential attack sur...

Battle Brewing Over Automotive Display Protocols

Different options and standards will take years to sort out.

Steep Spike For Chip Complexity And Unknowns

Increased interactions and customization drive up risk of re-spins or failures.

Startup Funding: April 2021

5G, ReRAM, and AI processors shine in April; 22 startups raise over $2.3B.

Security Concerns Rise For Connected Autos

Value of automotive data increases, widening the attack surface.

Roadblocks For ML in EDA

Successful utilization of machine learning within EDA cannot happen without confidence ...

New Methodologies Create New Opportunities

Does RISC-V processor verification provide common ground to develop a new verification ...

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Latest News

Week In Review: Manufacturing, Test

IBM’s 2nm chip; Intel’s 3D-IC expansion; 5nm masks; wafers.

Week In Review: Design, Low Power

Synopsys closes Ethernet IP acquisition; Infineon adds wide-ba...

Week In Review: Auto, Security, P...

Foxconn chip venture; six levels of AVs; automotive cybersecur...

Blog Review: May 5

Persistent programming; sophisticated ransomware; networking s...

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Research

Manufacturing Bits: May 10

Synaptic transistors; hyperdimensional computing; new AI theor...

Power/Performance Bits: May 10

Probabilistic bit; 2D COF for low-k dielectrics; cellular sens...

Manufacturing Bits: May 4

Measuring Moon dust; space manufacturing; China’s space stat...

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Startup Corner

Startup Funding: April 2021

5G, ReRAM, and AI processors shine in April; 22 startups raise...

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Videos

Next-Gen Design Challenges


Network Interface Card Evolution


Customized Micro-Benchmarks For HW/SW Performance


Changing The Rules In Chip Scaling

Knowledge Centers / Entities, people and technologies explored