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China link helps MIPS go mobile
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1/4/2011   11 comments
Delivering on its promise to enter the mobile market, MIPS will show off at CES two smartphones. One deploys a MIPS-Based CPU designed by a Beijing-based Ingenic Semiconductor, while the other is using a MIPS core from Actions Semiconductor for media processing.
1,000 processors on a Xilinx FPGA
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1/4/2011   15 comments
Scientists at the University of Glasgow have created a 1,000-core computer processor based on a Xilinx field programmable gate array.
Samsung trials DDR4 DRAM module
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1/4/2011   Post a comment
Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. has announced the completion of a DDR4 DRAM module using 30-nm class process technology, that is somewhere between 30- and 39-nm.
Intel-GE healthcare JV launches
News & Analysis  
1/3/2011   14 comments
A previously announced healthcare joint venture between Intel and General Electric is officially up and running as Intel-GE Care Innovations LLC.
ITC backs Rambus with 34-company probe
News & Analysis  
1/3/2011   8 comments
The International Trade Commission has announced that it will launch an investigation into various chips and memory controllers and products that contain them, including PC motherboards, modems, routers and computers, following a complaint filed by Rambus Inc.
November's 'actual' global chip sales slip below par
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1/3/2011   4 comments
The "actual" global market for chips in November, as estimated by the World Semiconductor Trade Statistics organization, was $24.64 billion, up 13.9 percent from the same month a year before and up 1.0 percent from October 2010 sales of $24.40 billion.
November averaged chip sales sag slightly
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1/3/2011   3 comments
The three-month average of global sales of semiconductors for November was $25.97 billion, down from a revised $26.20 billion in the month before and up 14.4 percent from the same month a year before, according to the European Semiconductor Industry Association (ESIA).
Freescale aims quad-core at consumer apps
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1/3/2011   2 comments
Freescale Semiconductor announced its new i.MX6 series of chips, including what it says are the first quad-core processors for high-end consumer electronic devices.
Mistral's ARM Cortex-A8-based open-source development board offers low-cost alternative to TI's AM35x EVM
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1/1/2011   Post a comment
CraneBoard provides a cost-effective, alternative development option to Texas Instruments’ AM35x Sitara ARM Cortex-A8 microprocessors (MPUs) evaluation module (EVM).
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