Semiconductor IP Security Issues

Semiconductor IP Security Issues
by Daniel Payne on 05-26-2019 at 4:46 pm

Every morning I read the headlines from SemiWiki, CNN, LinkedIn and my Twitter feed, and it seems like every week that I read about another security breach that makes me wonder if anything online is secure. Companies try to harden their web sites, IT infrastructure and even their electronic products from being exploited or tampered… Read More


Three Reasons Why You Should NOT Miss 56thDAC

Three Reasons Why You Should NOT Miss 56thDAC
by Daniel Nenni on 05-10-2019 at 7:00 am

Reason number ONE:The next five DACs will be in San Francisco and this will probably be the last one held in Las Vegas so you absolutely do NOT want to miss it. One of my most memorable DACs was in Las Vegas in 1985. My wife came with me for our second honeymoon and, by definition, it was just that, a honeymoon. This year we will probably spend… Read More


DAC56 Keynotes and SKYtalks – The Big Picture

DAC56 Keynotes and SKYtalks – The Big Picture
by Daniel Payne on 04-11-2019 at 12:00 pm

Many of us have engineering degrees and are well paid to maintain a deep but narrow focus into a specific domain, but what about the big picture, like industry trends and emerging challenges? Well, DAC56 has just the thing to deliver us a front row seat to the big picture, and it’s contained in both the Keynotes and SKYtalks.… Read More


Attend Parts of DAC For Free, Really

Attend Parts of DAC For Free, Really
by Daniel Payne on 03-22-2019 at 5:00 am

The Design Automation Conference (DAC) is the must-see, annual event for semiconductor professionals that design chips, use EDA software, and buy semiconductor IP. Like all conferences there’s an entrance fee, but for the 11th year now you can get a free pass, courtesy of three sponsors: Avatar Integrated Systems, ClioSoftRead More