EDA is a bad shape no question about it. Cadence lost $15M in Q3.
EDA Companies are selective in matching their need. There are fundamental
issues in EDA. The new design start has to increase to hire more people.
VC funds are not availble for EDA unless 20X faster Spice simulator.
Electronics is requred in eanch and every vericals. RFID is required for
any mobile devices. M2M is required for modern factory. C2C communication
is required to avoid accidents. Bio-Technology has 75 percent silicon content.
All these laidoff EDA folks will move to these opportunities.