Tag: RISC-V

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Google expands support for RISC-V on Android

Google expands support for RISC-V on Android

Google says it's making decent progress with RISC-V compatibility on Android. The company has designated a set of extensions that will allow a RISC-V CPU to run the operating system. Currently it supports only a simple Android Open Source Project (AOSP) application, but it may be a first step towar... Read more

date6 months ago
VMware wants to speed up confidential computing adoption

VMware wants to speed up confidential computing adoption

Confidential computing needs more support, VMware believes. With the open-source Certifier Framework for Confidential Computing, it hopes to overcome the obstacles the technology is facing. Samsung, AMD and the RISC-V Keystone community are already there as partners. One of the most vulnerable e... Read more

date10 months ago
Linux Foundation working on RISC-V Software Ecosystem (RISE)

Linux Foundation working on RISC-V Software Ecosystem (RISE)

The Linux Foundation is working on RISE, a software ecosystem for RISC-V software. The goal entails expediting the availability of software for powerful and energy-efficient RISC-V cores. This enables the running of advanced operating systems across various market segments. A stellar group of found... Read more

date11 months ago
Intel quietly discontinues RISC-V program

Intel quietly discontinues RISC-V program

Intel recently quietly discontinued its Intel Pathfinder for RISC-V program. This writes The Register. The program launched last year was supposed to promote the use of open-source RISC-V chip designs. According to the tech website, the program website of the chip giant's Pathfinder for RISC-V s... Read more

date1 year ago
Alibaba launches RISC-V chip development platform

Alibaba launches RISC-V chip development platform

The platform aims to help developers build System-on-Chips (SoCs) to support edge applications. Chinese tech giant Alibaba released a development platform to help engineers build high-performance and silicon-based SoCs on the RISC-V open architecture, according to The Register. Alibaba said the ... Read more

date2 years ago
Alibaba is making a cloud OS for multiple chip architectures

Alibaba is making a cloud OS for multiple chip architectures

Alibaba Cloud, the fourth largest global cloud service, announced that its Apsara operating system compatible with multiple chip processors like ARM, RISC-V, and x86. The shift from chip servers to cloud technologies Intel and ARM largely control the global chip market – Intel's x86 dominat... Read more

date3 years ago
AI chip startup Tenstorrent will use SiFive’s RISC-V cores

AI chip startup Tenstorrent will use SiFive’s RISC-V cores

Tenstorrent, a start-up led by several former high-level AMD employees, has entered into a partnership with SiFive. The start-up wants to incorporate the design of the company's Intelligence X280 processor into its own chips for AI applications. SiFive's X280 cores are based on the RISC-V archit... Read more

date3 years ago