In a deal that pits the company head to head with ARM, Imagination Technologies has decided to buy the business of MIPS Technologies including the CPU architectures and cores. The price tag is $60m cash.
ARM is among the companies aiming to avoid a patent portfolio falling into the wrong hands after the break up of MIPS Technologies.
Altera has launched the first first SDK to take OpenCL software and target it to FPGAs rather than general-purpose processors or graphics processors.
ARM has named the first pair of processor cores that employ its 64bit architecture and revealed that an architectural clean-up is likely to result in the smaller of the pair requiring less silicon real estate than the existing 32bit Cortex-A9.
Second generation Certus tool seeks to deliver RTL-level visibility on FPGA boards via a huge boost in signals you can instrument for debug.
AMD adopts ARM64 to promote heterogeneous processing and encourage users to break with Intel and x86 in the enterprise market.
You can now get a complete system-level flow, but bundling 'free' ESL with RTL tools slows the methodology shift, says the leading design analyst. Meanwhile, Cadence moves into the number two vendor slot, but the battle rages on.
The Mentor chief discusses ESL-based low power, emulation, 32nm to 20nm and using tools in the cloud.
Reviewing some of the sector's main trends with Susan Peterson, group director for VIP at the market leader.
How and why Huawei's Hisilicon and DSP specialist CEVA tapped Cadence to implement ARM protocols.
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