Snapdragon 820 Successor drops its custom core
Published in Processors


Exclusive: It will use ARM Cortex

Fudzilla has confirmed that the Kryo core might be the last custom developed CPU core from Qualcomm, at least for now.

ARM getting attention from server makers
Published in Processors
Friday, 18 December 2015 12:03

ARM getting attention from server makers


Five sign up

More than five computer makers have announced that they are going to use servers with ARM processors.

ARM and Nokia want TCP/IP rewrite
Published in News
Monday, 14 December 2015 11:24

ARM and Nokia want TCP/IP rewrite


Needs to be faster

Nokia and ARM want to spruce up the TCP/IP stack to make it better suited to networks that need to operate at high speed and/or low latency.

More Chinese chipmakers go for ARM
Published in Processors
Thursday, 26 November 2015 13:14

More Chinese chipmakers go for ARM


All thanks to government cash

ZTE has received a pile of cash from the Chinese government to speed up the development of its own application processors based around ARM designs.

Sony denies working on its own chips
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 24 November 2015 11:04

Sony denies working on its own chips


And we are not selling our mobile division either

Sony has been at the centre of a few rumours lately and it appears that Sony Corporation President and CEO Kazuo Hirai has had to go on record with a fairly big list of denials.

Morgan Stanley tests ARM on its datacentres
Published in Processors
Monday, 16 November 2015 16:08

Morgan Stanley tests ARM on its datacentres


AppliedMicro flavour


Finance outfit Morgan Stanley has been testing AppliedMicro ARM processors for its data centres and come back with shedloads of real world experience.

Silicon Labs supports ARM mBed
Published in Processors
Thursday, 12 November 2015 11:25

Silicon Labs supports ARM mBed


Can handle all of the Gecko family


Silicon Labs has announced broad support for ARM mbed OS within the energy-friendly EFM32 Gecko MCU based around ARM Cortex-M processors.

Intel might lose Apple contract
Published in Processors
Thursday, 12 November 2015 10:47

Intel might lose Apple contract


Fanboy thinks x86 is doomed

Intel is about to lose its lucrative contract to supply Apple gear as Jobs’ Mob thinks its own ARM based chips can do better

ARM announces new Cortex-A35
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 11 November 2015 12:49

ARM announces new Cortex-A35


Claims that it is the most efficient

British chipdesigner ARM has announced details of its new Cortex-A35 64-bit processor and it has a swathe of new features.

Jim Keller was not a big fan of K12
Published in Processors
Thursday, 05 November 2015 10:50

Jim Keller was not a big fan of K12


Exclusive: Zen drive more important

Legendary, now ex AMD chief engineer Jim Keller was not a fan of the ARM-based K12 and sidelined it in favour of Zen development.