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2010-05-04 01:59:00

AMSTERDAM, May 4, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - MIPS(R) Cores Provide Reliability and Real-time Response Needed for Automotive Applications MIPS Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: MIPS), a leading provider of industry-standard processor architectures and cores for digital consumer, home networking, wireless, communications and business applications, announced today that Mobileye, the global pioneer and leader in vision-based collision prevention systems, licensed its multi-threaded...

2010-04-26 15:01:00

SAN JOSE, Calif. and NETANYA, Israel, April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Plurality Ltd. announced today at the Embedded Systems Conference in San Jose, California, the world's first scalable 256 multicore processor for wireless infrastructure, the HyperCore(TM) family of low power, small footprint, ManyCore processor IP for wireless markets. HyperCore represents a new category of acceleration co-processor based on a revolutionary architecture that simplifies code compilation and a unique hardware...

2010-04-22 14:42:00

SILICON VALLEY, Calif. and NETANYA, Israel, April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Plurality Ltd. today announced the opening of Plurality USA. Plurality's US subsidiary will be headed by Jeffrey Miller, Vice President of Marketing and Business Development, and Jack Koplik, Vice President of Sales. Mr. Miller came from MIPS Technologies prior to Joining Plurality USA, where he was director of sales for MIPS' RISC processor intellectual property products. He brings a breadth of leadership experience...

2010-04-21 10:00:00

DALLAS, April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: At the 2010 Multicore Expo, Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) will be highlighting design challenges and technology trends in multicore. TI visionary, Gene Frantz, will deliver a keynote on the limitless possibilities for integrating billions of transistors on an integrated circuit, and TI has four experts scheduled to speak in panels on topics...

2010-04-14 08:02:00

EL DORADO HILLS, Calif., April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Multicore Expo (www.multicore-expo.com), the premier forum devoted to the multicore technologies that are transforming the embedded computing industry, announced today that key figures from Huawei Technologies, Freescale Semiconductor, Texas Instruments, and Wind River will deliver headliner presentations that provide insight into pivotal aspects of multicore technology. In addition, the Multicore Expo, co-located with the Embedded Systems...

2010-04-05 10:36:16

Researchers at North Carolina State University have developed a new approach to software development that will allow common computer programs to run up to 20 percent faster and possibly incorporate new security measures. The researchers have found a way to run different parts of some programs "“ including, for the first time, such widely used programs as word processors and Web browsers "“ at the same time, which makes the programs operate more efficiently. In order to understand...

2010-03-11 09:25:02

Computers should not play dice. That, to paraphrase Einstein, is the feeling of a University of Washington computer scientist with a simple manifesto: If you enter the same computer command, you should get back the same result. Unfortunately, that is far from the case with many of today's machines. Beneath their smooth exteriors, modern computers behave in wildly unpredictable ways, said Luis Ceze, a UW assistant professor of computer science and engineering. "With older, single-processor...

2010-02-15 02:00:00

BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mobile World Congress - CEVA Inc, (Nasdaq: CEVA; LSE: CVA), a leading licensor of silicon intellectual property (SIP) platform solutions and DSP cores, today unveiled CEVA-MM3000(TM), a fully programmable, HD video and imaging platform specifically designed for the connected generation of portable multimedia and home entertainment devices. CEVA will demonstrate the CEVA-MM3000 platform at Mobile World Congress, February 15-18 in...

2009-12-17 08:23:00

TOKYO, December 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Plurality Ltd. announced today it has secured a second round of investment totaling US$12M from Japanese investors, bringing the company's total committed funding to-date to US$20M. The funding will be used for the planned expansion of operation in Asia and North America, the introduction of Plurality's HyperCore(TM) multimedia acceleration IP, and a 256-core acceleration processor chip. Testing of Plurality's 64-core test chip will be completed in...

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2009-12-04 06:30:00

Chip making giant Intel has revealed a prototype chip that contains 48 individual processing cores in a piece of silicon the size of a postage stamp. It is called a Single-chip Cloud Computer (SCC) and has 1.3 billion transistors, which are the tiny on-off switches that support chip technology. Theoretically, each processing core could run a separate operating system, whereas currently top-end chips for desktop computers usually contain four separate processors. Intel and rival AMD are...