ModelSim added to Actel FPGA design News & Analysis 7/2/2001 Post a comment Mentor Graphics' Model Technology subsidiary and Actel have made an OEM agreement to provide Actel customers with access to the ModelSim language-neutral simulation tool.
AMCC makes NPU splash News & Analysis 7/2/2001 Post a comment After inventing the network processing unit market in 1997, MMC Networks appeared to be swept under by a wave of second-generation NPUs from Intel, Motorola and others. But under new parent AMCC, the company is showing that it won't be pushed aside so easily.
In conjunction with unveiling of EE Times’ Silicon 60 list, journalist & Silicon 60 researcher Peter Clarke hosts a conversation on startups in the electronics industry. One of Silicon Valley's great contributions to the world has been the demonstration of how the application of entrepreneurship and venture capital to electronics and semiconductor hardware can create wealth with developments in semiconductors, displays, design automation, MEMS and across the breadth of hardware developments. But in recent years concerns have been raised that traditional venture capital has turned its back on hardware-related startups in favor of software and Internet applications and services. Panelists from incubators join Peter Clarke in debate.