Tuesday 19 September 2023
Co-founding Cadence and Synopsis: Q&A with UC Berkeley Prof. Alberto Sangiovanni-Vincentelli (Part 2)
Professor Alberto Sangiovanni-Vincentelli is a legend of the electronic design automation (EDA) industry, but his stories were seldom told. DIGITIMES Asia is privileged to have this...
Thursday 17 August 2023
Synopsys taps Ghazi as new CEO, predicts upbeat fiscal fourth quarter
Synposys posted a record performance in its design automation, which saw its sales reaching US$1 billion for the first time, and outperformed its financial guidance for the third...
Tuesday 15 August 2023
Intel, Synopsys expand partnership
Intel and Synopsys have reached an agreement to expand their IP and electronic design automation (EDA) strategic partnership by developing a portfolio of IP on Intel 3 and Intel 18A...
Friday 21 July 2023
Interview with Synopsys CEO Aart de Geus: AI tools will accelerate realization of SysMoore law
The emergence of ChatGPT in late 2022 and early 2023 has promoted a new wave of AI trends. The semiconductor sector has received some of the most attention amidst this trend. This...
Wednesday 19 July 2023
RAMP-C program on Intel 18A adds 2 strategic defense industrial base customers
According to Intel, Boeing and Northrop Grumman have joined phase two of the Department of Defense's RAMP-C program, which aims to facilitate a leading-edge US foundry ecosystem on...
Monday 3 July 2023
Samsung set to commercialize 2nm chips in 2025, 1.4nm by 2027
Samsung Electronics has disclosed its latest advanced process development roadmap at the just-ended 2023 Samsung Foundry Forum, with plans to mass produce 2nm chips by 2025 and commercialize...
Wednesday 24 May 2023
Vietnam could be the next IC design hub
Boasting favorable government policies, lower overall labor costs, burgeoning local semiconductor actors such as Viettel, Vingroup, and FPT, Vietnam is garnering more than mere attention...
Wednesday 17 May 2023
Synopsys, TSMC team up to help clients accelerate 2nm chips designs
EDA specialist Synopsys has recently announced its collaboration with TSMC to deliver digital and custom design EDA flows on the foundry's most advanced N2 (2nm) process, aiming to...
Wednesday 22 March 2023
Nvidia debuts cuLitho to accelerate sub-2nm chip development
At the ongoing GPU Technology Conference (GTC), Nvidia unveiled its breakthrough in computational lithography. The new Nvidia cuLitho software library introduces accelerated computing...
Tuesday 7 March 2023
ASIC designer Sondrel extends multi-year EDA license with Synopsys
UK-based fabless ASIC designer Sondrel has extended its multi-year, multi-million-dollar license agreement with Synopsys for its state-of-the-art EDA tools so that it will run for...
Monday 13 February 2023
Samsung, SK Hynix eyeing CXL memory solutions for auto applications
Major memory suppliers Samsung Electronics and SK Hynix reportedly are gearing up to develop CXL (compute express link)-based memory solutions, and the integration of CXL technology...
Wednesday 8 February 2023
AI-designed chips reach scale with first 100 commercial tape-outs using Synopsys technology
Synopsys, Inc. reaches scale for AI-driven chip designs as major semiconductor customers register the first 100 commercial tape-outs with the company's Synopsys (Design Space...
Tuesday 27 December 2022
Synopsys looks to Vietnam as a source of IC design talents
Global EDA leader Synopsys is eyeing Vietnam as a potential powerhouse of global IC design industry. In August 2022, Synopsys signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Vietnam's...
Thursday 10 November 2022
IC design service provider PGC upbeat about 2023
Progate Group Corporation (PGC), which is among TSMC's design ecosystem partners, has expressed optimism about its operations in 2023 and will start to trade its shares on the Taipei...
Tuesday 6 September 2022
Chinese foundries brace for further sanctions, but EDA industry remains unprepared
Former US president Donald Trump successfully prevented ASML from shipping its EUV lithography machines to China in 2019, and talks of further extending the ban to DUV machines have...
2023 Supply Chain Summit
Global server shipment forecast and industry analysis, 2022
Global high-end AI server shipments to soar in 2023, says DIGITIMES Research
In light of Huawei's 5G smartphone launch, US could pose even stricter sanctions, said DIGITIMES Research
Global foundry revenues anticipated to rise for 2024 despite lingering chip demand weakness, says DIGITIMES Research