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In RISC-V World, Who Has Arm’s Legs?

In RISC-V World, Who Has Arm’s Legs?

The lack of a strong ecosystem to support RISC-V cores could open the door to a new RISC-V IP player with the chops to exploit the playbook Arm wrote in its early days.

SandBox Moving AI Tools Beyond IC Design — to Manufacturing

A startup devises software tools that promise to help fabs accelerate process engineering.
Bolaji Ojo stranded at the airport in Lagos at 3:00AM on Monday.

I Became the News, No Thanks to Lufthansa

When airlines break a pledge, passengers suffer. It is worse when the airline chooses to be nonchalant.
Distribution M&A

Distribution M&A: East Goes West, at Last

WT Microelectronics wants to pay $3.8 billion for Canada’s Future Electronics, breathing new life into a dormant M&A market.
When an AV Has the Wheel, Who's Driving?

When an AV Has the Wheel, Who’s Driving?

Mercedes-Benz, Cruise, German traffic authorities and legal experts were all there. We asked: Whom do we hold accountable when highly automated vehicles make mistakes?
RISC-V Taking Flight on ‘Airbus’ Model

RISC-V Taking Flight on ‘Airbus’ Model

Since the formation of a new RISC-V venture was announced early August, no news has come forth. We asked NXP’s CTO Lars Reger for an update

The Semiconductor Downturn Has ‘Bottomed’

With sales showing signs of growing again, chipmakers get the opportunity to assess how actions taken during recent shortages will shape their immediate future
Neuroscientists vs. Data Scientists

Numenta Steps into AI-Neuroscience Rift

AI developers using Nvidia GPUs rely on big data sets and brute-force computing. Believing this AI trajectory is unsustainable, neuroscientists are offering a recipe that puts “AI power hog” on a diet.
William Widen and Phil Koopman

Can Laws Reverse Public Mistrust of AV?

It’s past time to clarify the liability issues of highly automated vehicles.
When My IoT Device Must Send Data to Cloud, Who Do I Call?

IoT Device Data into Cloud: Who Ya Gonna Call? Cloudbusters!

Connectivity options for Low-Power Wide Area Network (LPWAN) are many. Are embedded IoT designers ready to choose?
Is ARM’s IPO this year’s best AI play?

Is Arm’s IPO This Year’s Best AI Play?

Arm launched the roadshow for its blockbuster IPO this week. It’s time to question analysts who say Arm can ride on Nvidia’s coattails.
Bryan Reimer, research scientist in the MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics.

Bryan Reimer: ‘Cruise Should Stop, Reboot’

What needs to happen next for the Autonomous Vehicle (AV) industry and the public to establish confidence in robotaxis
Is Arm's IPO Destined to Disappoint?

Is Arm’s IPO Destined to Disappoint?

Whether the upcoming Arm IPO can kickstart a revival for the fortunes of Arm and parent SoftBank or the industry more broadly, remains uncertain. That question will be answered when Arm’s shares go on sale on Nasdaq, expected on Thursday, September 14.
Untangling China, Decoding the West’s Response

Untangling China, Decoding the West’s Response

China’s allure is fading for many technology executives, but breaking away is also a scary option. As is merely visiting China. Geopolitical concerns have muddled the field for high-tech enterprises and governments on both sides.
Cloud Connected by Default

As Devices Get Cloud Connected by Default, What Must MCUs Do?

The Internet of Things is a multi-dimensional puzzle. We ask Daniel Cooley, Silicon Labs’ CTO, how the company is keeping up.
optical interconnects silicon photonics

As Optical Networks Expand, Marvell Is In It For the Long Haul

An upgraded optical DSP would extend the reach and capacity of data center and telecom carrier networks, allowing service providers to scale for large AI and other data-intensive workloads.
Aftermath of Artificial Stupidity

I Left My Intelligence in San Francisco

When humans make mistakes, they explain, understand, and correct them. “Thinking” machines, surrounded by tech apologists and lobbyists, are getting a free pass for their course-correction deficit.
When Vision Transformers Outpeform ResNets

Transformers in Auto: Who Does it, Who Needs it?

Gartner recently declared that generative AI has reached a “Peak of Inflated Expectations.” Let’s explore the substance behind the hype.
Mike Feibus

Podcast: Fallouts from Aborted Nvidia-Arm Deal Persist

Nvidia opened Arm licensees’ eyes to the dangers they faced and now they are scrambling for alternatives to the Arm architecture. Are these moves too late?
Over stuffed baggage

Handling the Baggage of Edge AI

Edge AI’s growth hinges on reconciling two diametrically opposed domains: Machine Learning and Embedded
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