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Imagination, supplier of Apple chip tech, to buy MIPS

Imagination, a leading supplier of graphics chips for smartphones and tablets, will buy MIPS Technologies.

By November 6, 2012


$100 tablet now shipping with Android 4.0

One of the first Android 4.0 tablets has arrived. It's retailing in China for only $100 and packs a 1GHZ MIPS chip and plenty of connectors.

By December 6, 2011


Intel rolls while Rambus and MIPS reel

Intel processor shipments surge, while Rambus and MIPS--which don't have their own chip fabrication facilities--restructure.

By August 15, 2008


Embedded Android code goes open source

The company behind MIPS has released the source code for porting the Android operating system to that processor architecture.

By August 5, 2009


SGI's Unix variant fading into history

Silicon Graphics to stop selling computers using MIPS chips and Irix operating system at end of 2006.

By September 8, 2006


Linux powers unusual multicore machine

Start-up uses 16-core MIPS processor originally designed for networking gear to take a crack at Linux server market.

By August 11, 2006


Nasdaq upgrades HP-based trading system

Its NonStop machine will switch out 500 MIPS s86000 processors with newer MIPS s88000s.

By March 21, 2005


Chip designer lays off 60 workers

In an effort to reach profitability, MIPS Technologies will cut its work force and abandon its business for custom developing processors.

By May 15, 2003


IBM to broaden PowerPC licensing

If successful, the licensing business could help establish the processor more firmly in the marketplace, boosting it against competitors such as the ARM and MIPS chips.

By February 14, 2003