While Shockley Semiconductor may have been the first company of Silicon Valley, it was Fairchild Semiconductor—founded by eight former Shockley engineers—who proliferated thousands of tech companies.
February 28, 2022 by Tyler Charboneau
A bill currently going through Congress which would see semiconductor firms handed an extra $3 billion in funding could do more harm than good if its language isn’t modified, some defense firms have said.
November 07, 2020 by Luke James
This article explores how RISC-V, combined with open-source collaboration and standards, is enabling innovation and purpose-built technologies among software engineers, system architects, CTOs, and board designers. It also touches on the possible impact that RISC-V and open source trends could have on the future of data-centric application experiences.
March 20, 2019 by Ted Marena, Western Digital
What is an ecosystem and what is not? How does the term ecosystem apply to RISC-V and it's open-source architecture? Markus Levy nad Robert Oshana weigh in on RISC-V as an ecosystem, where that ecosystem is today, and discusses new developments in RISC-V.
December 20, 2018 by Markus Levy, NXP Semiconductors
Cadence Design Systems and Imec have recently introduced the world’s first 3nm tapeout. The companies have achieved a reduction in size of transistor (FinFET) nodes which will allow even more transistors to be packed onto a chip.
March 14, 2018 by Chantelle Dubois