Pete Singer has left Semiconductor International and is being replaced by his right hand lady. Laura Peters.
That's some good news for the EDA world. Laura is the Reed expert on DFM. Even writes a column on yield management. Pete was less interested in the EDA side but Laura gets the back end pretty well.
There's no news if this was part of the downsizing at Reed publications, but there has been no replacement named for Laura's role as lead tech editor.
It is noteworthy that in an industry dominated by men, most of the press left to cover semis, from design to manufacturing, are women.