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Spreadtrum Announces the World’s First Commercial 40nm Low Power TD-HSPA /TD-SCDMA Multi-mode Communication Baseband Processor

BEIJING, Jan. 18, 2011 — Spreadtrum Communications, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPRD; “Spreadtrum” or the “Company”), a leading fabless semiconductor provider in China with advanced technology in both 2G and 3G wireless communications standards, today announced the world’s first 40nm low power … Continue reading

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Feeling the heat, MediaTek seeks a comeback

Taiwanese fabless chip vendor MediaTek defied gravity during last year’s recession, growing by more than 20 percent in a year when the wider semiconductor industry declined by roughly 10 percent. But 2010 has been a different story: The wireless chip … Continue reading

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Inside Broadcom’s bid for Beceem

SAN JOSE, Calif. – Beceem Communications has a solid team and solid financials, but not exactly the right product to get Broadcom Corp. into mainstream LTE markets quickly. But given Broadcom belief the 4G technology won’t be widespread in handsets … Continue reading

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MyHDL 之父加入電子設計自動化公司 MDA

從還是學生時曾摸過 ports/cad 底下的一些 CAD tool 如 gEDA 後,因為後來研究所與工作方向的關係就沒有再繼續玩了,不過相關的一些消息與資訊有空還是會追蹤更新一下。有在寫 Verilog 的人或許有聽過 MyHDL 這個 From Python to Silicon 的計畫,使用 MyHDL 你可以使用 Python 來作為像 Verilog 一樣的硬體描述與驗證語言,甚至還可以自動地幫你將硬體實現導向的 Python 程式碼自動轉為 Verilog,然後由此實作出硬體,酷吧! 創造出 MyHDL 的 Jan Decaluwe 最近才成為一家比利時 EDA 新創公司的 co-founder,他主要負責 consultancy business model 部分的業務。

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