Qualcomm announced yesterday that it invested $65.4 million in SiFive, a leading provider of IP and silicon solutions for commercial RISC-V processors. In addition to Qualcomm, Intel and Samsung also invested some money in SiFive.
Some analysts say Qualcomm is interested in the flexibility and openness of RISC-V. It is reported that according to SiFive’s current design capabilities, it takes only one to three months to develop a new RISC-V IP while ARM chips often take one year or more.
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