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CEO Talk: James McDonald, Cactus Semiconductor

May 31, 2018, anysilicon

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This interview was conducted with James McDonald, President at Cactus Semiconductor.
 

 
Tell me a bit about your background? How did you first get started with Cactus Semiconductor?
 
A majority of my education and experience has come from the technical side, primarily electrical engineering design and development.  There is a

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Andes Technology Corporation and XtremeEDA Corporation Cooperate to Develop Joint Design Wins on Emerging RISC-V Designs

May 28, 2018, anysilicon

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Andes Technology Corporation, the leading Asia-based suppliers of small, low-power, high performance 32-bit embedded CPU cores, and XtremeEDA Corporation, a leading North American provider of front-end design and verification services for the semiconductor industry, today announced they will cooperate to develop joint design wins to benefit both companies. Andes will

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Resurgence in 8051 Microcontroller Applications Drives New IP Cores Sales for CAST

May 28, 2018, anysilicon

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Semiconductor intellectual property provider CAST, Inc. has seen a significant upswing in licenses for the venerable 8051 microcontroller, as today’s designers rediscover that the simplicity, low-power operation, small silicon area, and relatively inexpensive cost of this 8-bit MCU are an excellent match for the demands of many modern products. Specifically,

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HDL Design House and Mentor Workshop at Aviation Electronics Europe 2018

May 24, 2018, anysilicon

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HDL Design House, provider of digital, analog, and back-end design and verification services and products in numerous areas of SoC, will host a joint technical workshop with Mentor, a Siemens business, at the Aviation Electronics Europe conference on June 19th, 2018 at the MOC Event Center in Munich, at 4pm.

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Chipus grows its battery charger IP family

May 24, 2018, anysilicon

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Chipus has been developing battery charger circuits since 2012 and the new IP generation reuses the proven experience of the existing designs with enhanced capabilities.
 
First generation of battery charger family IP was silicon proven in 2013 in SilTerra 0.18um CMOS and it is capable of dealing with 1.5A

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Open-Silicon Achieves ISO 9001:2015 Certification

May 23, 2018, anysilicon

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Open-Silicon, a system-optimized ASIC solution provider, today announced that it has achieved ISO 9001:2015 certification. The internationally-recognized certification includes Open-Silicon’s design, manufacture and sales of ASICs utilizing subcontracted wafer fabrication, assembly and test services. This certification is an enhancement from Open-Silicon’s prior ISO 9001:2008 certification and underscores the company’s ongoing

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