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EDAC’s Export Work Changes Global IP Industry

August 8, 2013 - By John Blyler

EDAC Export Committee Chair – Larry Disenhof – discusses Chinese National charges, patent theft, unrestricted technology and the fate of the global IP market. Continue reading

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EDAC To Educate on Critical Software Export Regulations

August 2, 2013 - By John Blyler

After a long hiatus, EDAC will highlight upcoming worldwide export regulations and their impact on individual engineers and EDA-IP companies. Continue reading

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Is IP Theft the Leading Cause of Tech Decline in the US?

July 26, 2013 - By John Blyler

Recent theft of IP by a Chinese army unit highlights the Asian practice of “information mercantilism” and the devastation wrought on the US, says FT article. Continue reading

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Semicon West in Review: IP, MEMS, and SOI

July 25, 2013 - By John Blyler

Major but lesser-covered topics at Semicon West 2013 are the focus of this short video chat between Sean and John. Continue reading

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DAC 2013 Walkabout – Samsung Game Sphere

July 19, 2013 - By John Blyler

Fruit ninjas attack at the Samsung game sphere. Captain O’Kane loses to an engineer of tomorrow while his first officer ponders the fate of 32nm planar chips. Continue reading

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Imec Talks Boundaries, Innovation, and IP at Semicon West

July 18, 2013 - By John Blyler

Crossing interdisciplinary boundaries, 3D-stacked-die collaboration, open innovation, and IP challenges were the topics of an Imec interview at Semicon West. Continue reading

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Snapshots from Semicon West 2013

July 12, 2013 - By John Blyler

Leaders from global R&D centers, professional organizations, and leading semiconductor companies share their thoughts on the direction of critical issues. Continue reading

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The IP of IP for AR

June 28, 2013 - By John Blyler

Intellectual property (IP) for image-processor (IP) cores and related technology are enjoying huge growth, thanks to the popular augmented-reality market. Continue reading

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What Is Hardware–Software Integration?

June 20, 2013 - By John Blyler

The left-hand side of the systems-engineering Vee-diagram is where hardware and software subsystems really come together. But in what context? Continue reading

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IEEE-IMS was Busy and Productive for RF and MW Developers

June 12, 2013 - By John Blyler

Highlights from the major IEEE RF and Microwave show include the purported death of GaAs, non-CMOS stacked die, women engineers, and microapps. Continue reading

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