Open Kernel Labs bought by defense giant
News & Analysis 9/28/2012 Post a comment
Aerospace and defense conglomerate General Dynamics has acquired Open Kernel Labs, a 2006 startup that has successfully developed "virtualization software" for mobile phones and broadband devices. The value of the cash transaction has not been disclosed.
X-Fab pledges more money for making MEMS
News & Analysis 9/28/2012 2 comments
X-Fab Silicon Foundries has said it plans to invest $50 million in its microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) operations, which it will operate under the name X-Fab MEMS Foundry.
Samsung, ST sign foundry deal
News & Analysis 9/28/2012 22 comments
STMicroelectronics has selected Samsung's foundry business unit for the production of ICs using a 32/28-nm high-K metal gate manufacturing process.
ON Semi names CFO
News & Analysis 9/27/2012 Post a comment
Firm promotes 13-year company veteran Bernard Gutmann to replace CFO Donald Colvin, who is retiring.
Technology Trends: DDR4 first look
Design How-To 9/27/2012 1 comment
The new DRAM standard leverages a pseudo-open-drain design and techniques like an on-die Vref to position itself for faster performance and lower power consumption in the same size package.
Yes, it is art!
Engineering Pop Culture! 9/26/2012 5 comments
These ceramic versions of tin cans were created by a mathematician called Ned who specializes in chaos theory.
HP, Hynix delay memristor debut
News & Analysis 9/26/2012 10 comments
A two-terminal, nonvolatile memory version of a memristor, in development by Hewlett-Packard since 2008, won't be ready for commercialization at the end of 2013.
DAB 5.0 Software Development Kit
Product News 9/26/2012 Post a comment
Frontier Silicon's DAB 5.0 software development kit introduces a closer level of integration between smartphones/tablets and radio/audio devices for a simple and intuitive user experience.
EDA/IP Weekly Roundup – September 26th
Blog 9/26/2012 Post a comment
Dongbu HiTek, EMA, Symtavision, Synopsys, Globalfoundries, element14, Cadence, Analog Devices, ProPlus, ChipEstimate, Aldec, CEDA, X-Fab and more made the lineup today. See here for their news…
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