Imagination, partners form Prpl open source group for MIPS

Thursday 22 May 2014 | 19:10 CET | News
Semiconductor technology company Imagination and partners including Broadcom, Cavium, Ikanos, MPC and Qualcomm have created the Prpl non-profit, open source foundation to support MIPS CPU semiconductor devices. Pronounced "purple", its initial key targets include enabling next-generation 'datacentre to device' (IoT), truly portable software and virtualised architectures.

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