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Brian Fuller2
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posted in February 1999

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Update: Startup to bring configurability to processor cores
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2/17/1999   Post a comment
Tensilica Inc., which announced this Monday (2/15) a 32-bit configurable processor architecture and tool kit for specialized applications, has leveraged concepts from RISC and VLIW. Xtensa, a 32-bit, low-power instruction set targeting mobile applications, achieves up to 250-MHz performance in quarter-micron CMOS.
Apple, five others form 1394 patent pool
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2/17/1999   Post a comment
Apple Computer Inc. and five other companies will form a patent pool to license intellectual property required to push the IEEE 1394 interconnect standard forward.
Fujitsu sees more delays in Direct Rambus
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2/16/1999   Post a comment
Tester and packaging problems are squeezing the availability of new Direct Rambus DRAMs, and the issue could delay a robust ramp for the devices until next year, a high-ranking Fujitsu Ltd. memory executive said Monday (2/15).
MIPS veterans eye configurable CPU
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2/12/1999   Post a comment
A startup with some impressive alumni from companies including MIPS and Synopsys will announce on Monday (2/15) what is a configurable processor architecture and tools kit for specialized applications.
AMD stock tumbles on confirmation of price war
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2/5/1999   Post a comment
Shares of Advanced Micro Devices Inc. continued falling today, a day after the company said it would lose money in its fiscal first quarter because of price wars in its key microprocessor business.

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