2020-12-09 - Sally Ward-Foxton

IBM Ecosystem Promises Game-Changing AI Performance

IBM research ecosystem promises full-stack innovation for game-changing AI chips, but its goals are lofty...

2020-11-17 - Nitin Dahad

Synopsys Acquires Moortec to Expand Silicon Lifecycle Management Platform

Synopsys acquisition of Moortec addresses silicon lifecycle management trend...

2020-11-16 - Don Scansen

Why is Apple M1 Processor Passing on the Chiplets?

In light of Apple’s M1 processor announcement recent;y, let me ponder why Apple passed on the chiplets, and where I…

2020-10-14 - George Leopold

Silicon Wafer Shipments Head for Recovery and Record High

Bullish forecasts for the silicon wafer shipments as the EDA industry thrives...

- Ansys

Ansys Expands Its Semiconductor Footprint and Stages Virtual User Conference

The rapid growth of the interest in Ansys’s semiconductor tools has prompted the company to stage a gathering of its…

2020-07-20 - Anton Shilov

How SMIC Can Keep Up With Advanced Process Technologies – Part 2

SMIC has begun producing 14nm chips, and has joined the FinFET club. The company is on the verge of a…

2020-07-17 - George Leopold

EDA Industry Maintains Healthy Growth

The EDA sector continues to expand as system-level efforts gain momentum...

2020-07-04 - Digi-Key Electronics

Digi-Key Announces Global Partnership with EAO for DPS Tool

Digi-Key announced that it has expanded its tool offerings by signing a global partnership with EAO...

2020-06-09 - George Leopold

DARPA Seeks to Embed Security Into Chip Designs

As semiconductors become the choke point in global tech wars, the U.S. looks to advance security to the IC design…

2020-06-03 - George Leopold

A Marriage of IC Security with System-Level Synthesis

A new U.S. design initiative would help silicon architects achieve system-level synthesis while incorporating security into the design process...