Macom samples its third generation 16-nanometer FinFET Server-on-a-Chip
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Most powerful ARM


MACOM Connectivity Solutions announced the sampling of its third generation 16-nanometer FinFET Server-on-a-Chip(SoC), X-Gene 3.

Apple teams up with ARM to kill Intel
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Thursday, 02 February 2017 11:38

Apple teams up with ARM to kill Intel


Tame Apple Press gets ahead of itself

If you believe the Tame Apple Press this week, the Fruity tax-dodging cargo-cult Apple is building an ARM chip which the tame Apple Press claims will kick Intel out of the market.

Intel expects a calm flat 2017
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Friday, 27 January 2017 10:03

Intel expects a calm flat 2017


Trying to be Zen about it

Mega x86 chip outfit Intel is predicting a pretty flat 2017 after announcing mixed results for the last quarter of 2016.

ARM buys HPC software maker
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Monday, 19 December 2016 11:34

ARM buys HPC software maker


New markets ahead


The Japanese-owned British fabless chipmaker ARM has written a cheque for an undisclosed sum for the HPC software maker Allinea.

2017 will be the year of ARM Windows
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Friday, 16 December 2016 11:52

2017 will be the year of ARM Windows


Mother of Snapdragons might bite Intel

Next year will see the arrival of ARM based Windows machines and while the beasts have not been that popular in the past, it is expected that this time it will be different.

Windows 10 demo was on Snapdragon 821
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Tuesday, 13 December 2016 09:58

Windows 10 demo was on Snapdragon 821


Qualcomm president confirms multiple chipset support
 

Just five days ago, Microsoft announced that Windows 10 has full support for Qualcomm Snapdragon SoCs and everyone jumped to the conclusion expecting that only the Snapdragon 835 and the future SoCs are supported. It turns out that the device on stage was based on Snapdragon 821 confirming that Windows 10 runs on the current generation too.

Analysis: Intel in udder confusion
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Wednesday, 07 December 2016 23:30

Analysis: Intel in udder confusion


Servers you right, Chipzilla

Qualcomm’s introduction of a top notch 48 core 10nm server chip means that Intel’s milkmaid can no longer serve up expensive milk from its cash cow Xeons and the lot.

Qualcomm sampling world’s first 10nm 48 core server SoC
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Meet the Centriq 2400

There is a company with a hot server SoC based on ARM architecture developed from the ground up that has just announced commercial sampling of the world’s first 10nm 48 Core SoC and guess what that company is called? Qualcomm. So, Qualcomm beats Intel at its own game and managed to announce and sample the world’s first mobile and now server 10nm SoC.

Huaxintong Semiconductor to build ARM-based server silicon
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Could challenge Intel

A joint venture between Qualcomm and China's Guizhou Province is to build ARM-based server silicon by licensing the ARMv-8-A architecture and generally being a pain in the bottom line for Intel.

Microsoft plans to bring x86 emulation to ARM
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Tuesday, 22 November 2016 12:22

Microsoft plans to bring x86 emulation to ARM


It will be in Windows 10 in 2017

Microsoft will be rolling out x86 emulation for ARM processors in the Redstone 3 upgrade of Windows 10 late next year.