Not just Intel and TI but also Lenovo and Huawei have cause to welcome end to 25% import tax. And could it even help reinvigorate Chinese start ups?
Are we torn between evolution and revolution? Mentor Graphics' Joe Sawicki discusses how pattern matching already in fabs could move up and radically alter the design flow.
GlobalFoundries is to acquire IBM's fabs in a deal that sees the server maker pay the foundry $1.5bn over five years and agree to exclusivity to 10nm.
Foundry licenses atomistic TCAD simulator to better understand key aspects of advanced process nodes.
Panel discusses Moore's law scaling beyond the 14nm node to 5nm, where economic, device, interconnect, materials, lithography and design issues abound
Building the internet of Things will demand collaboration and a healthy ecosystem
STMicroelectronics has found an alternative production partner for the FD-SOI process that the European chipmaker is presenting as an easier option for SoC designers.
But some research and process collaboration is set to continue in the background as Samsung, GlobalFoundries and IBM chart their own priorities.
TSMC stays the course with new co-CEOs as Morris Chang retains executive leadership for now while finFET, 3D and other new technologies settle in.
The arrival of the finFET brings with it simulation and physical restrictions that might lead teams to resort to layout automation to get the job done.
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