Chip giant Intel said at its Developer Forum in San Francisco that it will license ARM technology and offer smartphone makers the chance to make microprocessors using its 10 nanometer fabrication technique.
Chipzilla tortoise everything we know
People are still wondering why Japanese giant SoftBank paid over the odds for plucky British chip designer ARM earlier this month.
But the rest of SoftBank’s logic is bizzare
Japan’s SoftBank surprise buy out of British chip designer ARM was all about getting its foot in the door into the internet of things.
Only a flesh wound
Bad news for Nvidia as supercomputer maker Cray said that that Intel’s Knights Landing giving Nvidia a run for its money.
Share price falls faster than Apple’s
While many people reacted with horror to the news that ARM had been sold to the Japanese Softbank, the naysayers were mostly on ARM’s side. But it seems that Softbank is having trouble selling the idea to its own shareholders.
It’s not good news
The decision to sell ARM to SoftBank for £24.3 billion has been deprecated by its founder, Hermann Hauser, but praised by the new British prime minister, Theresa May.
£24 billion, I really think so
British chip designer ARM has just agreed to be bought by the Japanese giant SoftBank for £24 billion.
More attractive ARMs
Today we said how ARM server maker Cavium had acquired Qlogic and it has announced its first ARM based servers with Gigabyte. But it It looks like Cavium will get some serious competition as Qualcomm plans to release its own 10nm server chips.
Intel is walking away like Craig David
The dark satanic rumour mill is suggesting that Intel is about to kill off its Atom’s for server programme.