Graphics and AI specialist nVidia has been confirmed as the buyer of Arm from Softbank Vision Fund in a transaction worth up to $40bn, with the fund retaining a 10 per cent share in Arm if the deal completes.
Arm is among a group of automotive OEMs and component suppliers who have set up a consortium to try to coordinate the development of autonomous-vehicle electronics.
DVCon USA is coming soon. Mentor's 2019 involvement includes a keynote from parent Siemens and a tutorial on managing your formal verification processes.
For nVidia chief scientist and Stanford professor Bill Dally, now is a great time to be involved in hardware design, thanks to the rise of AI.
DAC 2018 will see Synopsys focusing on close links with foundry partners, as well as exploring ways to exploit the potential of machine learning, in both SoC architectures and SoC design flows.
Mentor's west coast user conference will take place in Santa Clara on May 15. Attendance is free-of-charge.
June's DAC will see the culmination of a contest involving more than 100 teams vying to demonstrate the best use of machine learning on embedded hardware in a flying drone.
Synopsys' line-up at next week's ARM TechCon includes joint presentations with Huawei and Nvidia.
An ESD Alliance panel on incoming Californian energy regulations originally scheduled for later this month has been postponed.
Companies presenting at User2User Santa Clara on April 26 include AMD, Microsoft, nVidia, Oracle, Qualcomm, and Samsung.
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