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July 26, 2016

Cadence adds floating point to Fusion

Cadence Design Systems has added floating-point to its latest core intended for embedded signal processing.
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July 18, 2016

The IoT dream behind SoftBank’s ARM purchase

SoftBank cites IoT as its main reason for buying ARM, but could it change the relationship between customers and the processor designer?
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July 12, 2016

EEMBC looks into heterogeneous compute

EEMBC has turned its attention to heterogeneous computing with plans to create a new set of benchmarks.
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June 20, 2016

Let’s lose the fins

DTCO work by GlobalFoundries and Qualcomm reported at VLSI Symposia shows the need to minimize fin counts in future finFET processes.
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June 12, 2016

What’s the shortest time in the universe?

“It’s the time between putting out an open-source ARM core and getting a letter from an ARM lawyer,” says UC Berkeley professor Krste Asanovic. So, some design teams are turning to IP that started out as open source to provide more scope for experimentation.
June 8, 2016

Minimize memory moves for greener data centers

Deep pipelines and dynamic memory sharing may provide the key to the development of faster and more efficient server-farm blades as the focus in hardware design moves to augmenting conventional processors with specialized accelerators.
June 6, 2016

NXP readies single package solution for 77GHz radar

NXP discusses second silicon flavor for automotive radar, after earlier launch of postage-stamp devices.
June 1, 2016

Computex 2016: Microsoft makes play to be the VR OS

Microsoft has launched an OEM version of the Windows Holographic platform it has developed for its own AR headset, the HoloLens.
May 30, 2016

ARM aims for top-end phones with core pairing

ARM is combining a new high-end 64bit Cortex-A core with a reworked Mali graphics processor to support high-throughput applications such as virtual reality and machine learning.
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May 25, 2016

ECC crypto code and core aim for home automation

Oberon Microsystems has ported a set of low-overhead cryptographic codes suitable for Apple's HomeKit to the Cortus APS3RP 32bit processor core.
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