When is IP theft OK?
Blog 2/27/2013 23 comments
That the Chinese are hacking North American networks should surprise no one, especially in the electronics industry. We're all doing it.
SoC verification is growing up fast
Blog 2/26/2013 Post a comment
Human beings progress through a predictable process of maturity with well understood characteristics for each age. What is striking to me is that all technologies seem to follow the same pattern…
Blog 2/22/2013 2 comments
The FPGA prototyping and emulation market seems to be like Whack-a-Mole. As soon as one company is purchased, another one appears - this time Reflex CES...
Do people matter anymore?
Blog 2/21/2013 16 comments
In a recent post in The Atlantic, a capital- and derivatives-markets lawyer concludes that people are becoming less valuable to companies.
Ultrabooks to the rescue?
Blog 2/20/2013 5 comments
IHS iSuppli expects sales of Ultrabooks and other ultra-thin notebook PCs to save the day for notebook sales after a tough start to 2013.
LSI transforming itself again
Blog 2/20/2013 1 comment
The best companies are always ahead of the curve and survive the changes. LSI is making another change by switching its processor supplier…
EDA/IP weekly roundup – February 20th 2013
Blog 2/20/2013 Post a comment
Agilent, ARM, Breker, CEA-Leti, Ceva, EMA, GlobalFoundries, Mentor, NanGate, NXP, Sagantec, Sensory and ST made the lineup today. See here for their news…
The birth of a new hashing standard: SHA-3
Blog 2/19/2013 Post a comment
A cryptographic hash function converts an arbitrary-length message into a fixed-length digest, and it is a fundamental step in the efficient implementation of electronic messages. One one function gets cracked a new one must be found...
Book: Practical Applications in Digital Signal Processing
Blog 2/16/2013 1 comment
A good working knowledge of applied DSP algorithms usually comes from word of mouth, design mentoring, and design experience that are a product of years of long hours, a lot of sweat, tears, successes, failures, hand-wringing, and a fair amount of banging one’s head against the wall…
EDA/IP weekly roundup – February 13th 2013
Blog 2/13/2013 Post a comment
Asset, Cadence, Calypto, Cosmic Circuits, Forte, Fujitsu, Imperas, Incentia, OneSpin, Panasonic, Real Intent, Synopsys, Tanner and UMC made the lineup today. See here for their news…
Test gets no respect
Blog 2/13/2013 3 comments
Rodney Dangerfield was known to say "I don't get no respect." Sometimes, that’s how it feels to be a test engineer.
A unique EDA company: Verific
Blog 2/12/2013 4 comments
While there may be several business models within the EDA industry, there is perhaps no EDA company as unique as Verific, and the possibilities of developing into a very interesting business model…