Thursday, November 27, 2014
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
LG Electronics Streamlines Structure, Names New Presidents of Home and Mobile Segments
Microsoft Accidentally Anounced Acquisition Of Acompli
Microsoft Offers Massive Music Deals For The Holidays
ETRI Develops 10Gbps Internet Speeds Technology
New Asus Strix 7.1 Surround Gaming Headset Released
Twitter Tracks Apps Installed On Your Device, Introduces Offers
Ubisoft Apologizes For Assassin's Creed Unity Issues, Offers Free Game
Europe Wants Right-to-be Forgotten to Go Globally
Active Discussions
Hi All!
cdrw trouble
CDR for car Sat Nav
DVD/DL for Optiarc 7191S at 8X
Copied dvd's say blank in computer only
Made video, won't play back easily
New Features In Firefox 33
updated tests for dvd and cd burners
 Home > News > General Computing > Rambus ...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Tuesday, June 07, 2011
Rambus Completes Cryptography Research Acquisition, Signs Patent License Agreement With Freescale


Rambus has signed a patent license agreement with Freescale Semiconductor and closed its acquisition of Cryptography Research, Inc. (CRI)

The license agreement with Freescale covers the use of Rambus patents for memory controllers and serial links in a broad range of logic integrated circuit (IC) products offered by Freescale. In addition, the two companies have settled all claims between them including resolution of past use of Rambus? patented innovations. The term of the patent license agreement is five years. Other terms of the agreement are confidential.

Rambus also today announced the closing of its acquisition of Cryptography Research, a semiconductor security R&D and licensing company. The acquisition expands the breadth of Rambus? technologies available for licensing with patented solutions for content protection, network security, anti-counterfeiting and financial services. Nearly all of CRI?s employees have joined Rambus following the close of the acquisition and will continue operations at CRI?s San Francisco, CA office. Rambus announced the definitive agreement to acquire CRI on May 12, 2011.

Key technologies developed by CRI include differential power analysis (DPA) countermeasures. DPA attacks involve monitoring the fluctuating electrical power consumption of a target device and then using advanced statistical methods to derive cryptographic keys and other secrets. With CRI?s DPA countermeasures, electronic systems and security devices, such as smart cards, are protected from DPA attacks.

In addition, CRI offers anti-piracy and anti-counterfeiting solutions including CryptoFirewall technology. The CryptoFirewall core is a separate, on-chip, hardware-based security block that protects cryptographic keys and computations from attack. CryptoFirewall solutions can be used across a broad spectrum of applications including Pay TV security and counterfeit protection of products such as printer consumables.

The acquisition of CRI is for $167.5 million in cash, approximately 6.4 million newly issued shares of Rambus stock, and $50 million payable to CRI employees in cash or stock over three years.


Previous
Next
RIM Updates Playbook, Adds Facebook App        All News        Sony And Toshiba Consider Merging Their Small LCD Panel Business
Skype Down Again     General Computing News      Apple Introduces iCloud

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Rambus Signs License Agreement with Qualcomm
Rambus and Nanya Sign Patent License Agreement
MWC: Freescale Unveils Ultra-small MCU For Internet of Things Applications
Rambus CMOS Sensor Fits In Cameras Without Lens
Rambus Signs Agreement with Samsung
Rambus Settles Patent Disputes With Micron
Rambus Signs Agreement with STMicroelectronics
Rambus and SK Hynix Sign Patent License Agreement
Rambus Pleased With Court Ruling In SK Hynix Case
Freescale Introduces The World's Smallest ARM Microcontroller
Rambus Demonstrates the Imerz IPTV Multi-Media Platform, Binary Pixel Technology at MWC
Rambus and LSI Sign Patent License Agreement

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2014 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .