Synopsys Introduces the ARC Secure IP Subsystem

Submitted by Gabe Moretti on Tue, 09/19/2017 - 16:15

Gabe Moretti

During the last three years Synopsys has expanded its operation into the security market and it is growing its portfolio of security products aggressively. The latest announced product is the ARC Secure IP Subsystem that addresses security threats in embedded SIM as well as other high value embedded applications.

Last Week Today, September 18, 2017

Submitted by Gabe Moretti on Sun, 09/17/2017 - 19:53

Gabe Moretti

Synopsys Initiates $100 Million Accelerated Share Repurchase Agreement

Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS) today announced that it has entered into an accelerated share repurchase agreement (ASR) with HSBC, to repurchase an aggregate of $100 million of Synopsys stock. The agreement is in addition to Synopsys' $300 million in stock repurchases thus far in fiscal year 2017.

Evaluating the EDA Industry Using Porter’s Five Forces

Submitted by Gabe Moretti on Mon, 09/11/2017 - 15:08

I recently studied a method invented by Michael Porter, PhD, to evaluate the attractiveness of an industry and decided to apply the method to measure the “attractiveness” of the EDA industry.

Michael Porter is the Bishop William Lawrence University Professor at Harvard Business School and the director of the school’s Institute for Strategy and Competitiveness, which was founded in 2001 to further his work and research.