2019-07-25 - Dylan McGrath

De Geus, Still Hitting the Right Notes

Thirty-three years after helping found what is now the largest EDA vendor, Aart de Geus still loves the constant evolution…

2019-06-14 - Loring Wirbel

Engineers Join the Gig Economy

Consider advanced logic design: high-tech specialization was supposed to provide some immunity to being considered a short-term employment prospect

2019-06-10 - Nitin Dahad

Qualcomm is the Newest Investor in SiFive

RISC-V is heading for mobile. Qualcomm participated in SiFive's $65.4m funding round. We talked CEO Naveed Sherwani recently about the…

2019-05-27 - Junko Yoshida

Mentor Boosts AI Chips with AI

Mentor is all about Artificial Intelligence as the EDA industry heads into its annual Design Automation Conference.

2019-05-15 - Dylan McGrath

EDA Vendors Benefit from Diversification as Market Turns

Tool firms' diversification efforts starting to pay dividends as market enters downturn

2019-04-05 - Dylan McGrath

Cadence Expand into System Analysis Market

Cadence is moving beyond EDA into the systems analysis market, initially with an electromagnetic field solver but with plans to…

2018-07-17 - Nitin Dahad, EE Times

U.K.-based Software Firm Lands $14M Series B

Investors seeing value in Undo's record-and-replay technology for software debugging

2018-04-16 - Rick Merritt

Cadence CEO: “EDA’s a Systems Game”

Lip-Bu Tan talks AI, Moore's Law and venture capitalists

2017-11-28 - Yorbe Zhang, EE Times China

8 Hurdles For China’s Semiconductor Industry

During ICCAD, EE Times China interviewed senior executives from EDA, IP, design services and foundry companies and discussed the development…

2017-10-23 - Dylan McGrath, EE Times

With 450mm on Ice, 300mm Shoulders Heavier Load

With the semiconductor industry's plans to transition to 450mm wafers on deep freeze, chipmakers are doubling down on 300mm fabs.