Intel scraps Broxton
Published in Processors
Monday, 02 May 2016 12:33

Intel scraps Broxton


Also kills off SoFIA mobile SoCs

Intel has scrapped development of the Broxton Atom processor family. For those who came in late, this was the chip which was supposed to put Intel into high-end smartphones and tablets.

AMD's Chinese server deal could be x86
Published in Processors
Thursday, 28 April 2016 15:43

AMD's Chinese server deal could be x86


Lisa Su, AMD's CEO confirms

Ever since AMD announced a Chinesejoint joint server venture, people have been asking around to get a bit more details. Now AMD's CEO has confirmed the technology involved is both x86 and ARM.

ARM working with TSMC on 7nm process
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 16 March 2016 10:44

ARM working with TSMC on 7nm process


Low power high performance chips

ARM has teamed up with TSMC to develop a 7nm process technology to produce low-power, high-performance chips for next-generation networks and data centres.

Qualcomm works with Red Hat
Published in Processors
Monday, 14 March 2016 12:27

Qualcomm works with Red Hat


Enterprise Linux Server for ARM

Qualcomm wants to port Red Hat’s Enterprise Linux Server for ARM which will allow developers to write applications for Qualcomm's server chips.

ARM’s Cortex-A32 could bring in major changes
Published in Processors


Smaller boards

ARM’s new ultra-compact processor core could be exactly the sort of cheap tech that the internet of things is waiting for.

ARM Cortex-R8 processor design is out
Published in Processors
Thursday, 18 February 2016 13:58

ARM Cortex-R8 processor design is out


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.

ARM shrugs off poor Apple sales
Published in News
Wednesday, 10 February 2016 11:52

ARM shrugs off poor Apple sales


Profits up

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.

Google backing ARM servers
Published in News
Thursday, 04 February 2016 13:30

Google backing ARM servers


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.

Cypress shows off One-Chip ARM Cortex-M0
Published in Processors
Monday, 01 February 2016 11:25

Cypress shows off One-Chip ARM Cortex-M0


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 knock-on effect
Published in News
Thursday, 28 January 2016 12:55

Apple knock-on effect


Partners suffer

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.