High - k push brings high anxiety as 32 nm looms
Leading-edge foundries are just beginning to ramp their 45-nanometer processes, but vendors are already looking to the next challenge--perhaps their biggest to date: the race to develop and ship high-k dielectrics and metal gates for the 32-nm node. Details... more »
Call to divide, conquer unlicensed bands
To avoid a fight over bandwidth on unlicensed frequencies, the industry needs to carve up spectrum bands based on what applications best fit in them, believes Stephen Wood, president of the WiMedia Alliance. Details... more »
Everybody loves Cadence; can EDA leader sustain the romance?
Cadence Design Systems Inc. has risen to the top of the EDA market by expanding its product lines and helping customers achieve their productivity improvement but the company now faces the challenge of maintaining its steady revenue growth pace and profitability in an increasingly difficult economic environment. Details... more »