Microsoft exec talks 64-bit on Snapdragon
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 06 December 2017 02:47

Microsoft exec talks 64-bit on Snapdragon


Exclusive: 64-bit SDK coming

We had a chance to ask Erin Chappelle,  General Manager of the Windows and Device group of Microsoft, and lead player of Windows 10 on Snapdragon about the lack of 64-bit emulation support at launch.

Softbank-ARM deal under attack
Published in News
Monday, 27 November 2017 22:39

Softbank-ARM deal under attack


Cost an arm and a leg

A major investor in technology in the UK has lashed out against the sale of ARM to Softbank last year.

Qualcomm next server chip is Firetrail
Published in Processors
Friday, 10 November 2017 17:14

Qualcomm next server chip is Firetrail


Working on a follow up

Qualcomm’s Anand Chandrasekher, senior vice president and general manager of Qualcomm Datacenter Technologies (QDT) has announced that the company is working on a follow up server processor.

Snapdragon on Windows runs Netflix for 29 hours
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 18 October 2017 06:47

Snapdragon on Windows runs Netflix for 29 hours


Up to 18 hours on an LTE 4G connected battery

Cristiano Amon gave us more details about the Snapdragon on Windows 10 and confirmed that there is an extreme battery life gain.

ARM hiring more staff after Softbank takeover
Published in Processors


Hired more than 1,000 new staff with more to come

ARM has hired more than 1,000 new staff members worldwide since it was taken over by Softbank last year, with a large proportion of these in the UK.

Scary new bug hits ARM
Published in News
Monday, 25 September 2017 10:57

Scary new bug hits ARM


Brilliant and Terrifying


Columbia University researchers have found a “brilliant and terrifying” hack of ARM chips using something they call CLKSCREW.

China upgrades its supercomputers
Published in Processors
Thursday, 21 September 2017 10:47

China upgrades its supercomputers


ARMs up its Tianhe-1A CPU-GPU hybrid 

The National University of Defense Technology (NUDT) has, boosted the Tianhe-1A CPU-GPU hybrid that was deployed in 2010 with some nice new ARM processors and possibly some Matrix2000 DSP accelerators.

Microsoft has nothing to report on ARM64  plans
Published in Processors
Friday, 15 September 2017 12:35

Microsoft has nothing to report on ARM64 plans


Executive shrugs

Software king of the world, Microsoft, clearly has no clue about the ARM64 support coming in the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update SDK.

IAR Systems has partnered with ARM
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 21 June 2017 12:26

IAR Systems has partnered with ARM


Designstart programme has its uses

IAR Systems has teamed up with ARM and signed up for its DesignStart programme which could see the development of more custom SoCs

Intel issues stern warning against x86 on ARM
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Updated: Microsoft and Qualcomm chastened by four decades of product cycles

For nearly forty years, Intel has enjoyed a PC market dominated by its x86 intellectual property and has enjoyed near unanimous enforcement as it chooses. When competitors like Microsoft and Snapdragon begin to show plans of bringing x86 support to ARM-based silicon, however, Chipzilla shows no signs of letting down its posturing as it evaluates the broader notebook and entry-level desktop markets.