Week In Review: Design, Low Power

The United States Army Research Laboratory is acquiring two new supercomputers, nicknamed Jean and Jay after computing pioneers Jean Jennings Bartik and Kathleen “Kay” McNulty Mauchly, according to an article in NextGov. The two systems are Liqid Computing platforms containing 48 core Intel XEON (Cascade Lake Advanced Performance) processors integrated with the largest solid state file syst... » 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