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Putting the ‘Silicon’ Back in Silicon Valley

Sep 13, 2013 |

In a recent opinion piece, Angel Orrantia points to a steadily decreasing fab industry and calls on Silicon Valley to refocus its efforts on the transformation of this sector forthwith.

STARnet Alliance Seeks Revolution in Chip Design

Jan 23, 2013 |

<img style=”float: left;” src=”http://media2.hpcwire.com/hpcwire/STARnet_logo_120x.jpg” alt=”” width=”94″ height=”116″ />The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) and the Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC) have launched a new consortium to advance the pace of semiconductor innovation in the US as the technology approaches the limits of miniaturization. The main thrust of the project is the creation of the Semiconductor Technology Advanced Research Network, aka STARnet.