ARM Grabs Duolog for SoC Tools
News & Analysis 5/29/2014 1 comment
ARM is negotiating to acquire Duolog, a small EDA tools company with which it is developing trace and debug tools for multicore SoCs.
Fairchild Confirms Fabless MEMS Entry
News & Analysis 5/13/2014 2 comments
Fairchild Semiconductor has confirmed it will enter the inertial MEMS market with mass production in 2014 as it formally announced the acquisition of Xsens Technologies.
Serial Links Rev Up to 56 Gbit/s
News & Analysis 5/13/2014 3 comments
The first public proposals for extending serial links to 56 Gbit/s are expected at the next OIF meeting, laying a foundation for future nets.
Teledyne Dalsa's CEO Retires
News & Analysis 5/7/2014 1 comment
Teledyne Dalsa, a pure-play foundry for the manufacture of MEMS, high voltage CMOS, and advanced CCDs, announces retirement of CEO Brian Doody after 29 years with the company.
CPU Vet Still Scaling CMOS
Blog 5/6/2014 1 comment
Challenges conquering 14/16 and even 10nm processes nodes haven't dampened enthusiasm for veteran microprocessor designer Jim Keller.
AMD Takes Swing at Custom ARM
News & Analysis 5/5/2014 12 comments
AMD described a two-step route to interchangeable custom ARM and x86 64-bit SoCs to come in 2016, seeking a unique spot in a crowded field.