August 04, 2008
Tensilica and Customizable Processors
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Cadence Reports Q2 Revenue of $329 Million Cadence Design Systems, Inc. reported second quarter 2008 revenue of $329 million, compared to revenue of $391 million reported for the same period in 2007. On a GAAP basis, Cadence recognized net income of $5 million, or $0.02 per share on a diluted basis, in the second quarter of 2008, compared to net income of $60 million, or $0.20 per share on a diluted basis, in the same period in 2007.
Although we achieved our Q2 numbers, it was more difficult than we planned. Customers are demanding still more flexibility in when, what and how they purchase software and hardware," said Mike Fister, chief executive officer. "As a result we've made the decision to lower our outlook and transition to an approximately ninety-percent ratable license mix.
processors are distributed as simulation and timing models and synthesizable (RTL cores. Synthesizable IBM CoreConnect peripherals are also available to licensees of the PowerPC cores.
Synopsys is Selected by National Semiconductor as Their Key EDA Partner Synopsys announced that National Semiconductor Corp has selected Synopsys as their key EDA partner for use in product development. The expanded relationship provides National access to Synopsys' Analog/Mixed-Signal and custom IC design tools and the opportunity to collaborate in next generation solutions. As part of the agreement, National has chosen products across Synopsys' product portfolio
LogicVision Reports Second Quarter Financial Results LogicVision, Inc. announced its financial results for the second quarter of 2008, ended June 30, 2008. Revenues in the second quarter of 2008 were $3.0 million, compared with $3.0 million in the first quarter of 2008. Net loss in the second quarter of 2008 was $1.0 million, or $0.10 per share, compared with a net loss of $1.3 million, or $0.13 per share, reported in the first quarter of 2008.
Other EDA News
Advanced RF and Mixed-Signal Solutions from Mercury Computer Systems Deliver Unsurpassed Tuning Speeds and Best-in-Class Signal Integrity
Mentor Graphics Delivers Simulation for Automotive and Aerospace Electrical Systems Designers in CHS 2008.1 Release
Altos Variety LX Adopted by STMicroelectronics for Ultra-Fast Corner and Statistical Characterization at 40nm
Aldec(R) Announces HES 2008.07 with SCI-ME 2.0 Co-Emulation Debugging and Dynamic Debugging for ASIC Design Emulation
Esterel Technologies Achieves ISO 9001:2000 Certification for Design and Sale of Mission and Safety-Critical Software Tools and Services
Discretix to Demo CPRM Content Protection At Wireless Japan 2008 On TI OMAP™3 Platform And M-Shield™ Security
ARM Mali-200 GPU World’s First To Achieve Khronos OpenGL ES 2.0 Conformance At 1080p HDTV Resolution
DOLPHIN Integration launches the 32-bit challenger: FlipAPS-32, a processor tiny enough for embedding controls
Mentor Graphics Donates Unified Coverage Database (UCDB) to the Accellera Unified Coverage Interoperability Standard (UCIS) Technical Subcommittee
Magma and Zyvex Instruments Enter OEM Partnership to Provide Faster, More Accurate Failure Analysis for Sub-100-nm ICs
Other IP & SoC News
Renesas Technology Introduces Dual-type Power MOSFET for More Efficient DC/DC Converters for Laptop PCs and Communication Devices
Silicon Laboratories Completes Acquisition of Integration Associates, Diversified Mixed-Signal Company
Pixelplus Announces Stock Listing Transfer From The Nasdaq Global Market to The Nasdaq Capital Market
Mindspeed(R) and ARM Deliver Dual-Core Comcerto(R) 100 Processors With Leading Performance/Low Power
D2 Technologies and AMCC Deliver VoIP-Enabled Solution for Enterprise-Class Wireless Access Points and Residential Gateways
Linear Technology's Board of Directors Authorizes the Company to Purchase up to 20 Million Shares of Its Outstanding Common Stock in the Open Market Over the Next Two Years
Peregrine Semiconductor and Rubicon Technology Advance on 8" Sapphire Wafers for UltraCMOS(TM) RFICs
Hifn and AMCC Partner to Deliver Reference Design Platforms for New Networking and Storage Applications
TI announces growing software and development tool ecosystem for its three new OMAP35x devices that provide laptop-like performance and HD multimedia content
Lights, Camera, Altera: Panasonic Selects Cyclone III FPGAs for New High-Definition Camera-Recorders
Renesas Technology Introduces Specialized SoC Device Optimized for In-Vehicle Image-Recognition Processing Applications
MIPS Technologies' Silicon-Proven GPS RF Tuner IP Reduces Risk for Developers of Next-Generation Devices With GPS
Power Analog Microelectronics Delivers a Versatile High Power LED Driver for Up to 30 Watts with Integrated MOSFET
STMicroelectronics Improves System Clock Distribution with Low-Power ICs Supporting Per-Channel Enable Controls
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