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  • Daniel Nenni

    by Published on 09-19-2014 05:00 AM
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    Larry Ellison resigning as CEO of Oracle caught me by surprise. I definitely did not see that one coming. Talk about the end of an era, as a 30+ year Silicon Valley veteran there have been quite a few industry ...
    by Published on 09-18-2014 07:00 AM
    1. Categories:
    2. General
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    The recent outbreak of Ebola in West Africa underscores the urgent need for globally affordable tools to help fight infectious diseases. Among these, a method to rapidly and accurately identify the infectious pathogen is of particular importance.

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    by Published on 09-16-2014 06:00 PM
    1. Categories:
    2. Semiconductor Manufacturers,
    3. GlobalFoundries,
    4. Intel
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    I have it on pretty good authority that IBM has in fact come to terms with GLOBALFOUNDRIES on the sale of their semiconductor business. For those of you who have been following the story, especially the IBM semiconductor people, it has ...
    by Published on 09-15-2014 05:00 AM
    1. Categories:
    2. Semiconductor Design,
    3. Solido DA
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    Even though the flight to Taiwan is somewhat difficult, I really do enjoy my trips to Hsinchu. In addition to the top two pure-play foundries being there, one of the top SoC companies (MediaTek) and many of the leading semiconductor ...
    by Published on 09-14-2014 08:00 AM
    1. Categories:
    2. Semiconductor Manufacturers,
    3. Intel
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    There were two big announcements last week right in my backyard and I missed them both! Instead, I was in Taiwan investigating yet another big development and all three of these events will intersect next ...
    by Published on 09-11-2014 05:00 AM
    1. Categories:
    2. General
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    With four children entering the job market I have a very simple piece of advice: DO NOT RUN FROM TECHNOLOGY, EMBRACE IT! Smartphones are now a “natural” part of modern life. We work on them, we ...
    by Published on 09-10-2014 08:00 AM
    1. Categories:
    2. Semiconductor Services,
    3. eSilicon
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    eSilicon, in conjunction with King Research, is conducting an unusual survey. A lot of vendor-driven surveys focus on specific pain points that are addressed by that particular vendor’s product/service. ...
    by Published on 09-09-2014 05:00 AM
    1. Categories:
    2. Semiconductor Manufacturers,
    3. Intel
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    At the Citi Global Technology Conference last week Intel (INTC) CEO Brian Krzanich made some comments about the foundry business that I found quite misinformed. It will be interesting to see if this theme is repeated during the foundry presentations at the Intel Developer Forum in San Francisco this week:
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    by Published on 09-08-2014 05:00 AM
    1. Categories:
    2. Semiconductor Manufacturers,
    3. Intel
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    Intel (INTC) CEO Brian Krzanich keynoted the Citi Global Technology Conference last week. This was a precursor to the Intel Developer Forum in San Francisco this week. Normally these types of events are scripted dog and pony shows but sometimes interesting information ...
    by Published on 09-07-2014 07:00 AM
    1. Categories:
    2. Semiconductor Design,
    3. Semiconductor IP,
    4. Carbon Design Systems,
    5. ARM
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    In looking at the SemiWiki analytics, one of the top search terms that brings traffic to our site is ARM, just about anything ARM. In fact, that’s what the next SemiWiki book will be about. Yes, ARM is that interesting. While EDA is also one of our top ...
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