Blog Review: July 6

Synopsys' Mike Gianfagna looks at how the data center paradigm has shifted in the last ten years with an exponential increase in the amount of data demanding new approaches to storage that rely on distributed networks. Cadence's Frank Schirrmeister explains multidisciplinary design analysis and optimization, or MDAO, and how it is being combined with machine learning models to enhance classi... » read more

Startup Funding: May 2021

Big investment poured into AI hardware companies this month, with a focus on edge applications. Companies are experimenting with different architectures, including analog-focused devices and those that are capable of withstanding the harsh conditions of space. IP and EDA startups in China also drew funding as the country tries to create a full chip design ecosystem. Plus, PCB assembly, photonic... » read more