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October 5, 2014

Software firewall demo provides shield against malware

A demo at ARM TechCon showed one way malware could be foiled on systems that run software of uncertain provenance.
October 2, 2014

Applied Micro moves away from MIPS, PowerPC in 64bit embedded push

Applied Micro is to use the ARM v8 CPU architecture it developed for data centers to keep hold of embedded-systems customers who have decided to move away from its existing MIPS and PowerPC-based processors.
October 2, 2014

ARM to extend Big.Little for GPUs and heat management

A multiprocessor test chip has led ARM to improve the energy-control strategy for its Big.Little architecture and to simplify the debug architecture for the company's multicore processor IP.
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October 2, 2014

Software encryption manager aims to tighten up on embedded security

HCC Embedded has developed a modular software manager for encryption, designed to provide embedded systems with the foundation for handling security algorithms.
October 2, 2014

ARM puts IoT operating system on roadmap in software drive

ARM is making a free operating system a cornerstone of its push into selling both more cores and server software to help manage them.
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October 1, 2014

The changes demanded by IoT design

Does the internet of things (IoT) require a change in design techniques? A number of people involved in the EDA industry reckon it does.
September 30, 2014

Altera moves to 55nm for non-volatile programmable logic

Altera has moved to a 55nm embedded flash process to continue its Max series of non-volatile FPGAs.
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September 25, 2014

Xmos launches prototyping board, aims first at industrial comms

Xmos has designed a modular prototyping board for its XA devices, which combine the company's own real-time, multithreaded processor core with an ARM Cortex-M3 microcontroller.
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September 24, 2014

ARM unveils superscalar addition to Cortex-M microcontrollers

ARM's latest core, the dual-issue M7 borrows features from the Cortex-R family for safety-critical applications as well as adding the option of cache memory.
September 17, 2014

New flows needed for the ‘insects of the SoC world’

Chris Rowen, CTO of the IP group at Cadence Design Systems, expects the internet of things (IoT) to cause a split in approaches to SoC design, one of a set of predictions about the nascent market.

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