Sunnyvale, Calif.--May 18, 1998--UMC Group (Hsinchu, Taiwan) reported record sales of $1.2 billion (using the 1997 average exchange rate of 29.45), for fiscal year 1997. That represents a 46 percent increase from the Group's previous year's sales of $886 million (using the 1996 average exchange rate of 27.4).
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David Patterson, known for his pioneering research that led to RAID, clusters and more, is part of a team at UC Berkeley that recently made its RISC-V processor architecture an open source hardware offering. We talk with Patterson and one of his colleagues behind the effort about the opportunities they see, what new kinds of designs they hope to enable and what it means for today’s commercial processor giants such as Intel, ARM and Imagination Technologies.