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11/6/2012 02:41 PM EST
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rick merritt
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re: ARM, Imagination divvy up MIPS
rick merritt   11/6/2012 5:17:29 PM
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Clearly the market values the MIPS patents more than the products. I am guessing on-going patent royalties from Broadcom, Cavium and all other licensees will go to ARM/Bridge group, not Imagination. I wonder if Imagination will continue its own fledgling CPU architecture and MIPS or kill one of the two.

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markhahn0   11/6/2012 5:09:09 PM
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a bit ignominious, given the historic importance of MIPS as an architecture. not to mention the irony of MIPS being at the core of China's "domestic" supercomputing chips...

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krisi   11/6/2012 4:12:14 PM
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If ARM and others pay $450M this is the real acquisition, the $60M that Imagination paid was to get engineering force

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