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RISC-V gaining ground
Published in News
Tuesday, 25 February 2020 11:09

RISC-V gaining ground


There really is demand out there

The CEO of the RISC-V Foundation told the assembled throngs at this year's HiPEAC conference that there is a growing demand for the Open Source chip.

RISC-V Foundation escapes to Switzerland
Published in News
Thursday, 28 November 2019 10:31

RISC-V Foundation escapes to Switzerland


Avoiding authoritarian US trade embargos

The RISC-V Foundation, which sets standards for the open-sourced CPU architecture and controls who can use the RISC-V trademark on products, says it is escaping the shackles of the Trump regime and escaping to Switzerland. It is not clear if a motorcycle is involved.

RISC-V processor gets carbon nanotube bells and whistles
Published in PC Hardware


Not as exciting as you might hope

Boffins have used carbon nanotubes to make a general purpose, RISC-V-compliant processor that handles 32-bit instructions and does 16-bit memory addressing.

ARM goes on offensive against RISC-V
Published in PC Hardware
Thursday, 12 July 2018 12:43

ARM goes on offensive against RISC-V


RISCY strategy 

Chipmaker ARM is going on the offensive against the RISC-V open-source processor instruction set architecture with a new propaganda  education site.

RISC-V gets weaponised
Published in PC Hardware
Monday, 08 May 2017 13:14

RISC-V gets weaponised


SiFive building silicon


The RISC-V open-source architecture, created by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, has been around since 2010.