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Synopsys acquires Springsoft – thesis dead
8/3/2012   Post a comment
My emerging middle class thesis within EDA appears to be dead. Will Synopsys get indigestion...
Is Synopsys helping chip making return to its roots?
8/3/2012   8 comments
The news that Synopsys wants to bring together the R&D teams and EDA software products from its recent and proposed acquisitions of Magma, Ciranova and SpringSoft puts me in mind of an intriguing and market-changing perspective.
From small contributions come big successes
8/2/2012   1 comment
STMicroelectronics' modest contributions to the search for the Higgs boson and, with it, the origins of our universe illustrates how technology companies can expand human knowledge while delivering useful products.
Harris Poll—Have automakers have gone too far?
8/2/2012   7 comments
According to a just-released Harris Poll, 76% of car owners polled believe that in-car connectivity technologies are too distracting and dangerous.
The adventures of a Sherlock Homes "wannabe"
8/2/2012   4 comments
In which one of our readers turns into an amateur sleuth, tracks down the doer of a dastardly deed, and ensures that the scales of justice are balanced.
White LEDs printed on paper
8/2/2012   10 comments
Swedish researcher shows how it is possible to grow and print white LEDs directly on paper.
How social media tools can change the EDA space for the better
8/1/2012   3 comments
How important is social media within EDA? One opinion is that you cannot do business without it and those that try and leaving a lot on the table…
EDA/IP Weekly Roundup – August 1st
8/1/2012   Post a comment
Xilinx, Oski, Synopsys, Ciranova, Newark element14 and Calypto made the lineup today. See here for their news…
Book review: Empower your inner manager
8/1/2012   Post a comment
A new management book written by one of our own entrepreneurs will help you plot a course for self-improvement…
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