A Christmas in the Sierras
Blog 12/28/2012 1 comment
A handful of peers from Silicon Valley were among the 56 souls with whom I spent the Christmas holiday in an old ski lodge in the snow-crusted Sierras.
Oregon courts Azalea project, says report
Blog 12/19/2012 3 comments
Oregon could be seeking to bid against New York as the site for a wafer fab, according The Oregonian newspaper. The publication reports that Business Oregon, the state's economic development agency, is working with a company under the codename Azalea.
Dublin Calling: Intel Labs drives Digital Europe
Blog 12/17/2012 Post a comment
Intel's network of research labs in Europe now embraces more than 4,000 R&D professionals and has more than quadrupled in size since its formation in January 2009. The question that remains is: where is the return on investment for Intel and the benefit for Europe?
Meeting Zuckerberg and Mr. EUV
Blog 12/13/2012 3 comments
I learned a little something in brief encounters this week with Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg and the man I think of as Mr. EUV—two very unique men in black.
ProDesign is back
Blog 12/12/2012 Post a comment
There are times when the EDA industry seems like the game of Whack-a-Mole. A company gets bought, the founders leave and start another company...
London Calling: Whither ST?
Blog 12/12/2012 6 comments
STMicroelectronics' plan to exit from its joint venture with Ericsson makes sense, but its 2013 timetable suggests selling ST-Ericsson will not be easy.
IEDM goes deep on 3-D circuits
Blog 12/10/2012 5 comments
The development and implementation of 3-D circuit technology will again be thoroughly explored at this year's International Electron Devices Meeting.