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Sonics and ARM craft agreement
4/30/2013   Post a comment
ARM has taken a license to the Sonics interconnect patent portfolio and they will work together on power management...
Book excerpt: Signal Integrity Issues and Printed Circuit Board Design
4/29/2013   Post a comment
The primary subject of this book is Signal Integrity and the book starts at the very beginning with introductory text about components and physics...
What were they thinking: Drink your dinner leftovers
4/26/2013   10 comments
What to do with the dinner leftovers? Well, with this patent you may be able to turn them into a healthy drink...
Semico looks into the medical world
4/25/2013   2 comments
Semico has a new research report that looks into the healthcare industry...
Corporations continue to get away with theft
4/24/2013   3 comments
What is the correct punishment for a shoplifter? Why does the same not apply to corporations. Google pays a 24 cent fine...
EDA/IP weekly roundup – April 24th 2013
4/24/2013   Post a comment
ARM, Aspen Labs, CEVA, Corelis, Digi-Key, EDAC, IC Manage and Mouser made the lineup today. See here for their news…
Mentor claims SW teams will not buy modified HW tools
4/23/2013   1 comment
When software and hardware people come together there are always interesting differences. Mentor believes that SW folk will not buy modified HW tools…
What were they thinking: An engine that consumes its own exhaust
4/19/2013   4 comments
You could say this patent is a blast from the past, but would it work today?
Content in the home
4/18/2013   Post a comment
It seems as if I have been wanting, and waiting for good solutions to home media for many years now and the suppliers are still failing to deliver. Some progress has been made…
EDA/IP weekly roundup – April 17th 2013
4/17/2013   Post a comment
Accellera, Altera, ARM, Atrenta, Flexras, Forte, Gold Standard, Hardent, Jasper, Semico, Space Codesign, Symtavision, Synopsys and TSMC made the lineup today. See here for their news…
DAC – here we come – time to SKY
4/16/2013   Post a comment
There are several changes being made to the DAC program this year and I spoke with Yervant Zorian about them. Today we learn about the SKY talks…
What were they thinking: stimulus coverage
4/12/2013   3 comments
Constrained random stimulus generation is wasteful and misguided and when coupled with poorly devised coverage metrics gives a false sense of security. This patent makes the situation worse…
Jasper’s Kranen talks EDA pricing and value
4/11/2013   Post a comment
In this final part of the interview with Jasper’s CEO Kathryn Kranen, she talks about their unique way of doing business and how Jasper creates value for their customers at a fair price…
EDA/IP weekly roundup – April 10th2013
4/10/2013   Post a comment
Altera, ARM, Cadence, Chenming Hu, Cypress Semi, IC Insights, Imperas, Kathryn Kranen, Mentor, Si2 and TSMC made the lineup today. See here for their news…
IP Nightmares
Engineering Investigations  
4/9/2013   6 comments
While we accept the necessity of IP, everyone seems to have plenty of grips as well. What are your biggest complaints about IP developers or users?
What were they thinking: no transparency
Engineering Investigations  
4/5/2013   3 comments
I am getting on my soapbox today to complain about the way tickets are sold for large concerts. This may not be true where you are but this is the way it is done in Portland…
Ajoy Bose – transitions and the creation of Atrenta
4/4/2013   1 comment
How do you go from working for Bell Labs to starting up a number of EDA companies? Atrenta’s Ajoy Bose tells of his transitions from the largest to the smallest of companies and what he learned along the way…
EDA/IP weekly roundup – April 3rd 2013
4/3/2013   Post a comment
Accellera, ARM, Asset, Digital Core, EDAC, FishTail, Gartner, GlobalFoundries, ProPlus, Silicon Labs, TSMC and Xilinx made the lineup today. See here for their news…

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