Cost an arm and a leg
A major investor in technology in the UK has lashed out against the sale of ARM to Softbank last year.
Working on a follow up
Qualcomm’s Anand Chandrasekher, senior vice president and general manager of Qualcomm Datacenter Technologies (QDT) has announced that the company is working on a follow up server processor.
Up to 18 hours on an LTE 4G connected battery
Cristiano Amon gave us more details about the Snapdragon on Windows 10 and confirmed that there is an extreme battery life gain.
Hired more than 1,000 new staff with more to come
ARM has hired more than 1,000 new staff members worldwide since it was taken over by Softbank last year, with a large proportion of these in the UK.
Brilliant and Terrifying
Columbia University researchers have found a “brilliant and terrifying” hack of ARM chips using something they call CLKSCREW.
ARMs up its Tianhe-1A CPU-GPU hybrid
The National University of Defense Technology (NUDT) has, boosted the Tianhe-1A CPU-GPU hybrid that was deployed in 2010 with some nice new ARM processors and possibly some Matrix2000 DSP accelerators.
Software king of the world, Microsoft, clearly has no clue about the ARM64 support coming in the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update SDK.
Designstart programme has its uses
IAR Systems has teamed up with ARM and signed up for its DesignStart programme which could see the development of more custom SoCs
Updated: Microsoft and Qualcomm chastened by four decades of product cycles
For nearly forty years, Intel has enjoyed a PC market dominated by its x86 intellectual property and has enjoyed near unanimous enforcement as it chooses. When competitors like Microsoft and Snapdragon begin to show plans of bringing x86 support to ARM-based silicon, however, Chipzilla shows no signs of letting down its posturing as it evaluates the broader notebook and entry-level desktop markets.
Two companies added to AI plans
After getting its paws on ARM, Softbank is still growing and has written a cheque for two firms that build walking robots from Google's parent company, Alphabet.