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.
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
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.
Intel has been talking about its plans for low-power, highly integrated system-on-a-chip designs aimed at the server market for years now, it even released Avoton which was not bad but did not really go far. Now it looks like the second generation is getting close to release.
Not doing as well as expected
Buried in the AMD results was a note which seemed to hint that AMD's plan to flog ARM based server chips was not going very well.
Insistance that it invented everything could cost billions
Fruity cargo cult Apple hoped to save a bundle by creating its own version of the ARM chip for its over-priced shiny toys the iPhone and the iPad. But it might have ended up costing it more than a billion.
Chip PC thin client
The Chip PC was crowdfunded through a Kickstarter campaign that raised more than $2 million, many times the $50,000 goal that the computer's developers wanted.
Embedded chips software downsized
Chipzilla has been handing out p45s and pink slips to some of its more experienced software staff at Wind River.