Huaxintong Semiconductor to build ARM-based server silicon
Published in Processors


Could challenge Intel

A joint venture between Qualcomm and China's Guizhou Province is to build ARM-based server silicon by licensing the ARMv-8-A architecture and generally being a pain in the bottom line for Intel.

Microsoft plans to bring x86 emulation to ARM
Published in News
Tuesday, 22 November 2016 12:22

Microsoft plans to bring x86 emulation to ARM


It will be in Windows 10 in 2017

Microsoft will be rolling out x86 emulation for ARM processors in the Redstone 3 upgrade of Windows 10 late next year.

ARM shows off its Mali-G51 GPU
Published in Graphics
Monday, 31 October 2016 13:47

ARM shows off its Mali-G51 GPU


Second-gen GPU offers 60 percent performance gains

Japanese fabless chip outfit ARM has been showing off its Mali-G51, a second-generation GPU built on the Bifrost architecture.

ARM installs IoT chip security
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 26 October 2016 13:18

ARM installs IoT chip security


Trustzone baked onto the chip

Fabless chipmaker ARM has announced that it will introduce tiny processors which have Trustzone baked in to run the next generation of IoT devices.

Xiaomi's own chip is a bit lack luster
Published in Processors
Monday, 17 October 2016 14:06

Xiaomi's own chip is a bit lack luster


Meri not so joyful

There have been hints that Xiaomi was about to create its own chip, but now there appears to be evidence in the form of another leak about the Xiaomi Mi Note phablet

Linus explains why he prefers x86
Published in Processors
Monday, 10 October 2016 11:20

Linus explains why he prefers x86


Weak arm policy

It’s Mr Sweary Linus Torvalds has been explaining why he is not a big fan of ARM chips.

Google abandons robot arm work
Published in News
Friday, 07 October 2016 12:10

Google abandons robot arm work


Even Mr Robot can be fired at Google

The search engine Google did some sterling work researching robotic arms for manufacturing, but abandoned the project because it had no consumer use.

ARM supercomputer delayed
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 07 September 2016 14:02

ARM supercomputer delayed


Not ready for 2020

Fujitsu's ARM-powered supercomputer, the Post-K, is not going to be ready for 2020 as planned.

Intel to re-enter foundry business
Published in News
Wednesday, 17 August 2016 15:31

Intel to re-enter foundry business

Deja vu

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.

Rumor is that ARM will target Intel
Published in News
Friday, 29 July 2016 13:12

Rumor is that ARM will target Intel

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.