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Xcerra Corporation to be Acquired by Unic Capital Management

April 11, 2017, anysilicon

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Xcerra Corporation (NASDAQ:XCRA) and Sino IC Capital Co. Ltd. today announced that Xcerra and an affiliate of Sino IC Capital , Unic Capital Management Co., Ltd., have entered into a definitive agreement under which Unic Capital Management Co., Ltd., will acquire all outstanding shares of Xcerra for $10.25 per share

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Solido Launches Machine Learning Characterization Suite

April 06, 2017, anysilicon

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San Jose, CA – April 6, 2017 – Solido Design Automation, a leading provider of variation-aware design and characterization software, today announced the immediate release of its Machine Learning (ML) Characterization Suite. This new product uses machine learning to significantly reduce standard cell, memory, and I/O characterization time, helping semiconductor

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Hierarchical Sequences in UVM

April 06, 2017, anysilicon

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Rising design complexity is leading to near exponential increase in verification efforts. The industry has embraced verification reuse by adopting UVM, deploying VIPs and plugging block level env components at sub system or SoC level. According to a verification study conducted by Wilson research in 2012 (commissioned by Mentor) the engineers spend ~60%

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ASIC Verification: Build or Simulate?

April 03, 2017, anysilicon

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Companies are using FPGAs for the variety of benefits they offer, including:
 

Rapid-prototyping
Running large sets of test data
Software development

 
The advantages of using FPGAs for verification include:
 

Smaller, less complex designs can be verified solely by building them in an FPGA
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IC Insights has raised its worldwide Semiconductor market growth forecast for 2017 to 11%

March 30, 2017, anysilicon

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IC Insights has raised its worldwide IC market growth forecast for 2017 to 11%—more than twice its original 5% outlook—based on data shown in the March Update to the 20th anniversary 2017 edition of The McClean Report. The revision was necessary due to a substantial upgrade to the 2017 growth

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Test Yourself: How well do you know TSMC?

March 28, 2017, anysilicon

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AnySilicon is proud and exited to launch our first quiz series.
 
 

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