Freesale, Rambus Extend Technology Licensing Deal

Austin-based Freescale Semiconductor and memory technology developer Rambus said Monday afternoon that the two are in an expanded, strategic relationship. The two said the deal will extend Freescale's access to Rambus technology for memory controllers and serial links, plus resistive memory for embedded applications. Financial details of the licensing deal were not announced. The two said the expanded agreement takes its existing licenses out until 2018.