The Power Of Speech

With the widespread use of voice-activated virtual assistants, such as Apple’s Siri, Amazon’s Alexa, Microsoft’s Cortana, and the Google Assistant, voice has become an everyday way to interact with electronics. We’re talking to our devices more than ever, using speech to initiate searches, issue commands, and even make purchases. There are a number of reasons why using your voice to ... » read more

The Week In Review: Design

Synopsys inked a deal to acquire Coverity, a San Francisco-based security startup that builds tools to test source code for defects and security risks, for $375 million. The purchase price is $350 million plus another $25 million in debt. The deal is expected to close in Synopsys’ fiscal Q2. The company announced its financial results for fiscal Q1 ended Jan. 31, as well. Revenue was $479.0 m... » read more