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re: Cadence's CEO joins Cosmic's board
eewiz   1/10/2011 6:49:26 PM
Interesting. It seems a wild prediction I made last month will soon materialize :) . This seems like a first step by cadence towards the acquisition of cosmic. (see above link "Cosmic to develop IP for Globalfoundries")

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re: Cadence's CEO joins Cosmic's board
Sheetal.Pandey   1/10/2011 10:02:14 PM
Cadence is EDA and cosmic is in design, not sure if they want to acquire Cosmic. I guess its more to do with financial stability of cosmic.Let us see whats the vision of Cadence CEO on being one of the board of directors.

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old account Frank Eory   1/10/2011 10:20:57 PM
Same reason Synopsys acquired ChipIdea. EDA without IP is no longer a very growth-oriented business model.

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elctrnx_lyf   1/12/2011 3:02:34 PM
With the IP comapny in their wings Cadence will actually be able to gain something. It may be easier to provide some IP's along with their EDA tools is what I see as a basic gain at this moment.

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