Adapteva Launches Crowd-Source Funding for Its Floating Point Accelerator

(HPCWIRE): Chipmaker Adapteva is attempting to bypass the conventional venture capital funding route and collect money via a micro-investor platform known as Kickstarter. In the process, the company will open up its software and hardware design for its manycore Epiphany architecture, and deliver a parallel computing kit to anyone who can ante up $99. FULL ARTICLE