Walks away from $570 million joint investment
A joint venture between US smartphone chipmaker Qualcomm Inc and China’s Guizhou province will shut down by the end of the month.
Wants to move to ARM
The dark satanic rumour mill has manufactured a hell on earth yarn which claims that Apple is going to move its Macs off Intel chips and run something based on ARM.
2019 will be the year of the Linux laptop
A team of open sorcerers are trying to get Linux on Qualcomm-powered laptops from HP, Asus, and Lenovo.
SinoVoIP enables Arm Server in the home
SinoVoIP is releasing a version of its Banana Pi boards which enables you to build a 24-core ARM server.
Pings if you pong
UK chip maker ARM is working on a new generation of smart chips that embed artificial intelligence inside devices, one of which is being taught to smell.
Amazon is to deploy an ARM-based Graviton processor. The e-commerce giant says this will lead to cost savings of up 45 per cent for "scale-out" services.
Industry contacts shared
The mobile industry is definitely outpacing the manufacturing progress of both GPUs and CPUs and this is not going to change anytime soon. Apple lead the industry with millions of 7nm A12 SoCs, Huawei and Qualcomm are joining in, while the PC industry will get them slightly later with much smaller volumes and with the help of small AMD.
Microsoft teams up with Google
Microsoft and Google engineers appear to be collaborating to support a version of Chrome running on Windows on ARM.
5G, big data and processing
Simon Seagers, ARM’s CEO talked about the 5th wave of computing and that is obviously the one that is coming after the last big leap that brought us closer to mobile and cloud mix.
35 million ARM vs 1.6 million "other“ wafers
There is one big change that is happening in the manufacturing equipment industry and ARM used its ARMTechCon to educate us about the big change. Drew Henry, SVP of infrastructure at ARM, pointed out in its presentation that ARM silicon wafer production ends up in 35 million wafers.