Cambridge open source hardware spinout LowRisc has been backed by Alphabet's Google, which has sent two representatives to its board of directors.

LowRisc, a UK-based open source computing hardware designer spun out of University of Cambridge, has attracted an undisclosed amount of capital from Google, the internet subsidiary of diversified conglomerate Alphabet. Founded in 2014 from Cambridge’s Computer Lab, LowRisc operates as a nonprofit community interest company to encourage collaborative development of open source silicon designs for…

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