It will probably get better
The world’s first RISC-V laptop has just hit the shelves to a collective yawn from reviewers.
Starts a $1 billion fund
Chipzilla has announced a new $1 billion fund on February 7 to build a foundry innovation ecosystem and will collaborate with several RISC-V standard IC design firms.
Chinese might move to RISC-V architecture
Analyst firm Counterpoint Research has said that attempts to restrict technology transfer to China could see the RISC-V architecture become more prominent.
While it has been around for years, much like the rounded rectangle, RISC-V has been waiting for Apple to invent it and it looks like that will happen.
MIPS Technologies, the company that had been synonymous with the MIPS processor architecture, will now be developing processors based on RISC-V architecture.
RISC-V runs Linux
Seeed Studios have teamed up with well-known SBC vendor BeagleBoard to produce an affordable RISC-V system designed to run Linux.
5GHz and 1.1V
Micro Magic has produced a prototype CPU that is several times more efficient than world-leading competitors, while retaining reasonable raw performance.
Will 2020 be the year of RISC-V?
SiFive has unveiled a new computer featuring the company's SiFive FU740 processor based on RISC-V architecture.