• Now you can design your own IBM PowerPC

    IBM has released the Power Architecture instruction set to the Linux Foundation, making it freely available to anyone who wants it. It’s a no-cost, royalty-free license to the ISA much like the one for RISC-V and other...

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  • Alibaba crafts world’s ‘fastest’ ‘open-source’ RISC-V processor

    Chinese tech giant Alibaba claims to have designed the fastest RISC-V processor to date, and reckons it will open source at least some of the blueprints for others to use. The chip was unveiled this week at Alibaba’s Cloud...

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  • Wave Computing Released its First Open Source MIPS Code

    Wave Computing aims to accelerate innovation for next-generation system on chip designs. The company acquired the MIPS chip business from Imagination Technologies in June and last month they announced a MIPS Open Initiative to reinvigorate MIPS development...

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  • iCEBreaker FPGA Development Board Specifically Designed for You

    Field-programmable gate arrays (FPGAs) are a very different to a regular microcontroller board. With a microcontroller you have control over is the software, the code that runs on the chip, but with an FPGA you start with...

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  • RISC-V, THE ERA OF OPEN SOURCE CPU HAS BEGUN

      Open architectures for processors too? It looks like it can be done, and probably in the near future.   The project of an “open hardware” CPU, entertained only in the academic work until now, is now...

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  • Shakti RISC-V based Processor: the First Open Source Indian Chip

    Shakti is an open-source initiative by IIT Madras aimed at developing industrial-grade processors based on RISC-V. This open source RISC-V processor is developed by students in India with assistance from Intel and its 22nm FinFET Technology. These...

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  • Antmicro and Thales will work together around the RISC-V open ISA

    Antmicro, a software-driven high tech company developing leading industrial cyber-physical and edge AI systems, and a Platinum Founding Member of the RISC-V Foundation, has publically announced its partnership with Thales around the disruptive RISC-V open processor architecture....

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  • HiFive Unleashed Expansion Board: Ready to Build Your Linux Development Workstation

    Microsemi and its board manufacturing partner Pactron have gone to Crowd Supply to launch an FPGA add-on board for SiFive’s RISC-V based HiFive Unleashed SBC. The open-spec HiFive Unleashed Expansion Board adds PCIe root port capability to SiFive’s Linux-driven SBC, letting developers add...

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  • GreenWaves Technologies unveils Gap8, the Low Power RISC-V IoT Processor Optimized for AI

    Fabless startup Greenwaves Technologies has announced the availability of its GAP8 IoT application processor to handle low-power AI processing in sensor devices. The new processor targets industrial and consumer products integrating artificial intelligence, and advanced classification such...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • HiFive Unleashed, the world’s first RISC-V-based Linux development board

    SiFive is one of the most active companies with RISC-V architecture, and the new HiFive Unleashed provides further confirmation of it! This SBC is built around the new RISC-V based, quad-core, 1.5GHz U540 SoC. It’s the first...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Western Digital Gives A Billion Unit Boost To Open Source RISC-V CPU

    Western Digital is known for its storage products. What many do not realize is that the company ships over 1 billion processor cores within its products each year and is moving toward 2 billion per year. At...

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  • UltraSoc engaged from Microsemi for RISC-V based products development

    UltraSoC joined the RISC-V Foundation in 2016, with a mission to provide the RISC-V community with secure, independent on-chip development and debug capabilities; in 2017 it offered its RISC-V processor trace specification for adoption by the RISC-V...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Linux-Ready RISC-V 64-Bit Multicore CPU: SiFive U54-MC Coreplex IP

    SiFive announced the availability of the 64-bit, quad-core U54-MC Coreplex – the first Linux-ready application processor built around the open source RISC-V architecture. Fabricated with a TSMC’s 28nm HPC process, the real-time capable U54-MC Coreplex is the...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • SiFive announced the Arduino Cinque, the new RISC-V based development board

    The Arduino Cinque is the second RISC-V based development board put out by SiFive, the first being the HiFive1, which held a successful crowdfunding campaign late 2016 and is compatible with the Arduino platform. “By partnering with a...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • SiFive Coreplex IP designs have become the leader for RISC-V cores

    The RISC-V open-source architecture, created by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, in 2010, is open to all who want to use it. The RISC-V design can be modified for PCs, servers, smartphones, wearables, and other devices....

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  • lowRISC project wants to build an open SoC based on RISC-V

    lowRISC is an amazing project born from some of the co-founders of the Rapsberry Pi plus other partners. The hope of the project is to design a completely open chip and development board and go to production in the next...

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