Update: MIPS Technologies Acquires Chipidea (August 27, 2007)
April 29, 2003 - In January 2003, Tower and Chipidea signed a license and design agreement for design and licensing of various IP Blocks of Chipidea to Tower and Tower customers. Very recently, Chipidea has finished several designs for Tower Semiconductor. They are CI1068Taa-- 500MHz programmable clock-multiplying PLL; CI1116Taa-- 250MHz programmable clock-multiplying PLL; CIo214Tab--USB2.0 Transceiver Macrocell.
Detail information can be found in www.chipidea.com