Will Open-Source Work For Chips?

Open source is getting a second look by the semiconductor industry, driven by the high cost of design at complex nodes along with fragmentation in end markets, which increasingly means that one size or approach no longer fits all. The open source movement, as we know it today, started in the 1980s with the launch of the GNU project, which was about the time the electronic design automation (... » read more

The Week In Review: Design/IoT

Numbers ARM's financial results reported revenue in Q2 2015 of $357.1 million, up 15% versus Q2 2014. Half-year revenue in 2015 amounted to $705.2 million, up 15% on H1 2014. ARM's license revenues in Q2 2015 increased by 3% year-on-year to $151.0 million, representing 42% of revenue, while its royalty revenues in Q2 2015 were up 30% on Q2 2014 at $175.9 million, representing 49% of revenue.... » read more