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Faraday Introduces UrLib+™ Add-on Library on UMC 40LP Process

May 17, 2017, anysilicon

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Faraday Technology Corporation (TWSE: 3035), a leading ASIC design service and IP provider, today introduced its new UrLib+™ add-on library for the third-party library on UMC 40LP process technology. UrLib+ is a library package, featuring extra sets of cells for optimized PPA (Power/Performance/Area), yield controllability, clock tree noise reduction, robust

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Semiconductor Technology Node History and Roadmap

May 16, 2017, anysilicon

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65nm, 28nm, 10nm, 7nm… If you follow Intel’s processors or Xilinx’s FPGAs, you have probably heard about the term semiconductor process node. Semiconductor foundries are investing billions of dollars to make the newest technology node available to the market.
 
Traditionally, the technology (process) node indicated to the transistor’s gate

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Dolphin Integration offers a webinar on optimizing SoC power consumption in sleep mode

May 16, 2017, anysilicon

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Allowing battery-powered devices to run, without battery recharge, for years rather than months, partakes in enhancing significantly end-user satisfaction and is a key point to enabling the emergence of IoT applications. Numerous applications, such as M2M, BLE, Zigbee…, have an activity rate (duty cycle) such that the power consumption in

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Sondrel Agrees to Acquire IMG Works Division of Imagination Technologies

May 15, 2017, anysilicon

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Sondrel announced today that it has signed an agreement to acquire the IMGworks division of Imagination Technologies. The IMGworks engineering team will join with Sondrel’s existing engineering consultancy to create a combined IC design capability comprising more than 250 highly skilled employees. IMGworks provides SoC design and software integration services,

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Top 10 Worldwide Semiconductor Sales Leaders – Q1 2017

May 09, 2017, anysilicon

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IC Insights will release its May Update to the 2017 McClean Report later this month.  This Update includes a discussion of the 1Q17 semiconductor industry market results, an update of the capital spending forecast by company, a review of the IC market by electronic system type, and a look at

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Scalability in ICs: What made Digital Dominate?

May 08, 2017, anysilicon

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Semiconductor Industry revenue went to sparkling 350 Billion USD by 2014 (Mostly contributed by Intel). If you see the numbers 80 percent of the total share is from the digital market. Ever thought of why digitization have to be done though the signals we deal in our daily life (say

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