The RISC-V workshop in California at the end of November 2017 provided the opportunity for Western Digital to commit its own work on processors for internal use to the open-source architecture and for the ecosystem of off-the-shelf cores and tools to expand.
A year on from the last Computex and the launch of the Cortex-A73 and Mali-G71, ARM has launched a new trio of processors aimed not just at smartphones this time but servers and driver-assistance systems.
Manufacturing giant says we need a new category of WPUs - wearables processing units - to create a mass market and that ARM needs to go smaller than the MO.
Cadence Design Systems has signed up for a licence to ARM cores that will let the EDA supplier optimize support for 32bit and 64bit Cortex processors in its tools.
ARM CPU chief proposes 'unit of compute' as building block for energy-efficient computation systems
AMD adopts ARM64 to promote heterogeneous processing and encourage users to break with Intel and x86 in the enterprise market.
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