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Imagination-MIPS, Dassault Experiences, and TSMC Videos
IP giant Imagination is acquiring MIPS while Dassault Systemes eyes semiconductors. At the TSMC OIP, Sean and I drop in on Imaginations, True Circuits, and ARM.
Here are a few highlights from a very busy couple of weeks:
> Imagination To Acquire MIPS – Purchase price for Imagination is $60 million; Portfolio of patents to be sold separately to Bridge Crossing for $350 million.
> Systems Simulation Moves from Goods and Services to Experiences – This is the first of two stories about Dassault Systemes’s move into the experience-based economy and the world of semiconductor development.
> TSMC OIP 2012 Walkabout Videos with Sean O’Kane:
Interview with David Harold from Imagination Technologies
Interview with Stephen Maneatis from True Circuits
Interview with John Heinlein from ARM