ARM buys two IoT outfits
Published in Wearables


Because you can never have too many

British chip designer ARM has been writing cheques to buy two outfits to give it an edge on the Internet of Things market.

Google and Intel to speed up Android updates
Published in Mobiles


At least on Intel gear

Intel and Google want to slash the wait time for users to get Android updates.

Chipmakers are skipping Cortex-A57, what are the implications?
Published in Processors


Analysis: Stuck with Cortex-A53, next stop Cortex-A72

The 64-bit Cortex-A57 core is ARM’s latest and greatest CPU design, but very few chipmakers are actually building products based on this flagship core. In fact, many are skipping it altogether, so what’s going on here? 

Surface 3 will be armless
Published in Notebooks


Surface 3 is back to Wintel

Microsoft is working on a Surface 3 and is apparently determined that it will not be stuffed up by RT.

AMD sneaks out 64-bit ARM server details
Published in Processors


For shareholder's eyes only

Buried in AMD's shareholders' report, there was a some suprising detail about the outfit's first ARM 64-bit server SoCs.

World’s first Cortex-A72 SoC spotted at MWC 15
Published in Processors


MediaTek MT8173 runs prototype tablet 

We had a chance to see the world’s first Cortex-A72 CPU core in the quad-core MediaTek 8173 SoC.

AMD hopes 15% of servers will be ARM-based
Published in Processors

 

By 2019 says, CFO

AMD definitely plans to win back some market share in the server space with ARM-based chips. 

ARM sheds more light on Mali-T880 GPU
Published in Graphics


Coming next year, 80% faster than Mali-T760

ARM’s next-generation Mali-T880 GPU is coming next year, with the new Cortex-A72 CPU core, and the company is now shedding more light on the design. 

Galaxy 6 Exynos 7420 is 14nm SoC
Published in Mobiles


Beats Intel and Apple 

Fudzilla has found out that the Samsung Galaxy S6 will be one of the first devices to boast a non-Intel chip build around a 14nm process.

New Qualcomm 600-series parts based on Cortex-A72
Published in Processors


UDATED: Rumour debunked

UPDATE (February 7, 1100CET) 

Unfortunately the Weibo rumour turned out to be false, which is why we said it should be taken with a grain of salt.