ARM’s new ultra-compact processor core could be exactly the sort of cheap tech that the internet of things is waiting for.
Aiming for modems and storage device
ARM has released the new Cortex-R8 processor design which it says can provide low latency and high performance for modem and storage device chips.
Chip-designer ARM appears to have shrugged off a slump in smartphone sales that damaged everyone, even Apple and is reporting profits up 17 per cent on last year.
Don't get your hopes up
Google is set to announce that it is working with Qualcomm to design servers based on ARM processors, in a move which could give the British chip designer some street cred in the data centre market.
Claims it is superflexible
Cypress introduced a new series from its PSoC 4 programmable system-on-chip architecture claiming it is the most flexible single-chip SoC.
Apple’s “shock” announcement that its business is not growing anymore is having a major effect on all the companies it propped up and their rivals.
A kickstarter campaign has started for an Atom based IoT board to allow people to come up with x86 projects.
Working with the government to build ARM server chips
Qualcomm is setting up a server chipset design and sales unit with a provincial government in China.
4K streaming from your phone
ARM has announced a new mobile graphics chip, the Mali-DP650 which it said was designed to handle 4K content a device's screen and on an external display.
First A57 chip after a year's delay
Miracles apparently can happen after AMD just announced its long delayed Cortex A57 based Opteron A1100 SoC. It took longer than many expected but the Opteron A1100 aka Seattle is finally out.