Fabless semiconductor companies

SiFive Appoints Patrick Little as President and Chief Executive Officer

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 2:00pm

SiFive, Inc., the leading provider of commercial RISC-V-based platforms and custom silicon solutions, today announced the appointment of Patrick Little as President and CEO, effective immediately.

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  • SiFive, Inc., the leading provider of commercial RISC-V-based platforms and custom silicon solutions, today announced the appointment of Patrick Little as President and CEO, effective immediately.
  • Mr. Little succeeds Dr. Naveed Sherwani, who has stepped down as President and CEO and will remain Chairman of the board of directors of SiFive as part of a growth plan to accelerate the adoption of SiFive technology for next-generation computing solutions.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200917005302/en/
    Patrick Little, President and Chief Executive Officer of SiFive (Photo: Business Wire)
    I am honored to lead the brilliant, hard-working team of innovators and engineers at SiFive who are responsible for creating some of the most impactful architectures in our industry, said Patrick Little, President and CEO of SiFive.
  • Mr. Little joins SiFive from Qualcomm where he led their successful expansion into the automotive industry as Senior Vice President and General Manager.

QuickLogic to Present at CHIPS Alliance Workshop

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 2:05pm

With companies like Google and Antmicro, as well as several universities, making significant contributions to them, these tools are only going to keep getting better.

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  • With companies like Google and Antmicro, as well as several universities, making significant contributions to them, these tools are only going to keep getting better.
  • To see the full CHIPS Alliance Workshop schedule and to register for the event, please visit: https://events.linuxfoundation.org/chips-alliance-workshop/program/sched... .
  • QuickLogic Corporation (NASDAQ: QUIK) is a fabless semiconductor company that develops low power, multi-core semiconductor platforms and Intellectual Property (IP) for Artificial Intelligence (AI), voice and sensor processing.
  • QuickLogic and logo are registered trademarks of QuickLogic.

Lattice Extends Industry-leading Security and System Control to Automotive Applications

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - 9:00pm

Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: LSCC), the low power programmable leader, today announced new versions of its MachXO3LF FPGAs for flexible deployment of robust automotive control applications and MachXO3D FPGAs for system security that support extended temperature operating ranges for automotive and other ruggedized applications.

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  • Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: LSCC), the low power programmable leader, today announced new versions of its MachXO3LF FPGAs for flexible deployment of robust automotive control applications and MachXO3D FPGAs for system security that support extended temperature operating ranges for automotive and other ruggedized applications.
  • MachXO3D FPGAs augment the popular system control capabilities of the Lattice MachXO FPGA architecture with industry-leading security features, including hardware Root-of-Trust (RoT), platform firmware resilience (PFR), and secure dual-boot support.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200916005203/en/
    The Lattice MachXO3D FPGA for secure control in automotive applications establishes a hardware Root-of-Trust to confirm that the device, and other devices that boot after the FPGA, are running authorized firmware.
  • Coupled with our solutions stacks for firmware security and smart vision, Lattice Sentry and Lattice mVision, these devices enable the rapid development of next-generation systems.

Strategy Analytics: Menlo Micro Low-loss RF Switch Has Broad Potential

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - 2:17pm

In the new Strategy Analytics Insight report Has Menlo Micro Developed the Perfect RF Switch ?

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  • In the new Strategy Analytics Insight report Has Menlo Micro Developed the Perfect RF Switch ?
  • the author provides an analysis of the companys technology and potential markets, noting the advantages over mechanical switches and incumbent semiconductor switches.
  • Metal contact MEMS switches provide several advantages in radio frequency (RF) applications, for example low losses and high power handling capabilities.
  • Strategy Analytics, Inc. is a global leader in supporting companies across their planning lifecycle through a range of customized market research solutions.

AMD President and CEO Dr. Lisa Su to Keynote at CES 2021

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - 2:00pm

ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --The Consumer Technology Association (CTA) today announced that AMD President and CEO Dr. Lisa Su will keynote during CES 2021 , the world's most influential technology event.

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  • ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --The Consumer Technology Association (CTA) today announced that AMD President and CEO Dr. Lisa Su will keynote during CES 2021 , the world's most influential technology event.
  • As we push the envelope on performance, we expand what is possible in personal computing, gaming and online services and experiences," said Dr. Lisa Su, President and CEO of AMD.
  • Dr. Su has held the position of AMD president and chief executive officer since October 2014, and serves on the AMD Board of Directors.
  • Following a keynote at CES 2019, this will be the second time Dr. Su will present a CES keynote.

Lattice to Deliver Keynote Address at Prestigious FPGA-Conference Europe

Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - 9:00pm

Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: LSCC), the low power programmable leader, today announced its Chief Strategy and Marketing Officer Esam Elashmawi will give a keynote address at the prestigious FPGA-Conference at 1:30 PM (CET) on September 29th 2020.

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  • Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: LSCC), the low power programmable leader, today announced its Chief Strategy and Marketing Officer Esam Elashmawi will give a keynote address at the prestigious FPGA-Conference at 1:30 PM (CET) on September 29th 2020.
  • Highlights will include the companys CrossLink-NX FPGA for embedded vision, featuring class-leading low power performance and a fast and versatile MIPI D-PHY interface, and easy-to-use Lattice Radiant design software.
  • Topic: Speed-dating Lattice Latest Evaluation Boards, Demonstrators, Demo/Reference Designs
    The FPGA-Conference is an annual event drawing speakers and attendees from around the world.
  • Lattice Semiconductor Corporation, Lattice Semiconductor (& design) and specific product designations are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Lattice Semiconductor Corporation or its subsidiaries in the United States and/or other countries.

QuickLogic Joins OpenHW Group Further Extends Commitment to Open Source Ecosystem

Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - 2:05pm

By joining the OpenHW Group, QuickLogic brings to the ecosystem its deep expertise of FPGA technology and its multiple applications to low power MCU SoC integration.

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  • By joining the OpenHW Group, QuickLogic brings to the ecosystem its deep expertise of FPGA technology and its multiple applications to low power MCU SoC integration.
  • As part of its contribution, QuickLogic's CTO, Dr. Tim Saxe will co-chair the Hardware Task Group within the OpenHW Group ecosystem.
  • The OpenHW Groupco-hosts the Open Source Developer Forum(OSDForum), a workshop which includestalks from leading industry and academic experts.The next event, which will be hosted virtually on September 15, 2020, isfocused on IoT, Edge and Machine Learning development leveraging open source softwareandhardwarebuilding blocks,andcomplements QuickLogic's own QuickLogic Open Reconfigurable Computing (QORC) initiative.
  • "QuickLogic is the first Programmable Logic company to fully embrace and actively contribute to open source FPGA tools," said Brian Faith, QuickLogic's president and CEO.

Wi-Fi NOW: Special event highlights India's road to 6 GHz Wi-Fi - a paradigm shift in wireless connectivity

Monday, September 14, 2020 - 3:04pm

The event will feature regulators from India and the UK as well as Wi-Fi technology leaders as well as experts from all over the world.

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  • The event will feature regulators from India and the UK as well as Wi-Fi technology leaders as well as experts from all over the world.
  • We believe that 6 GHz Wi-Fi will have a massive transformational impact in all countries where it is adopted.
  • 6 GHz Wi-Fi is simply a paradigm shift and leap forward in connectivity for consumers, businesses, affordable Internet access, and more.
  • International technology leaders Broadcom, Cisco, Facebook, Intel, and Qualcomm are also scheduled to speak at the event.

SiFive To Introduce New RISC-V Processor Architecture and RISC-V PC at Linley Fall Virtual Processor Conference

Monday, September 14, 2020 - 2:00pm

SiFive, Inc., the leading provider of commercial RISC-V processor IP and silicon solutions, today announced that Dr. Yunsup Lee, CTO of SiFive, and Dr. Krste Asanovic, Chief Architect of SiFive, will present at the technology industrys premier processor conference, the Linley Fall Virtual Processor Conference.

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  • SiFive, Inc., the leading provider of commercial RISC-V processor IP and silicon solutions, today announced that Dr. Yunsup Lee, CTO of SiFive, and Dr. Krste Asanovic, Chief Architect of SiFive, will present at the technology industrys premier processor conference, the Linley Fall Virtual Processor Conference.
  • This year's Linley Fall Processor Conference will feature our biggest program yet and will introduce a host of new technology disclosures and product announcements of innovative processor architectures and IP technologies," said Linley Gwennap, principal analyst and conference chairperson.
  • Designed for scalability, SiFive Core IP can be tailored to workload requirements through the highly-configurable parameters of the architecture.
  • Registration for The Linley Group Fall Virtual Processor Conference is free and open now for qualified registrants.

AMD COVID-19 HPC Fund Adds 18 Institutions and Five Petaflops of Supercomputer Processing Power to Assist Researchers Fighting COVID-19 Pandemic

Monday, September 14, 2020 - 2:00pm

The AMDCOVID-19 HPC fund was established to provide research institutions with computing resources to accelerate medical research on COVID-19 and other diseases.

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  • The AMDCOVID-19 HPC fund was established to provide research institutions with computing resources to accelerate medical research on COVID-19 and other diseases.
  • AMD continues to work with well-known HPC and AI solutions firm Penguin Computing, a division of SMART Global Holdings, Inc .
  • AMD employees around the world are focused on building great products that push the boundaries of what is possible.
  • For more information about how AMD is enabling today and inspiring tomorrow, visit the AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) website , blog , Facebook and Twitter pages.