Global warming of tempers
ARM has accused ARM China CEO Allen Wu of “propagating false information and creating a culture of fear and confusion among ARM China employees”.
Softbank wants to offload it and Apple is not interested
The dark satanic rumour mill suggests that Nvidia is considering buying ARM from Softbank in one of the biggest ever semiconductor deals.
Apple leads PC development so everyone must drop x86 and copy it
Apple’s former head of Mac development, Jean-Louis Gassée, has said that Apple’s decision to switch to ARM processors for Macs will make it inevitable that higher-end Windows PCs will have to do the same.
Able to take on IBM
A Japanese ARM-based supercomputer has taken the top spot in the bi-annual Top500 supercomputer speed ranking.
Will it be as reliable as Apple Maps?
Apple has been telling the world+dog how it no longer needs Intel for its Macs and can safely move users to ARM based mobile chips.
Has Allen Wu been fired?
ARM has clashed publicly with its Chinese operation over the antics of the group's Chinese CEO. ARM UK insists Allen Wu has been fired for failing to disclose conflicts of interest, but he says he is still in charge.
24 cores, 25 percent perf up
ARM Mali GPUs are the number one shipping graphics processor covering gaming, XR, AI, and entertainment. ARM shared with us the updated GPU roadmap and introduced Mali-G78.
Neural processing makes better photors
All of a sudden, everyone became a better photographer, and this is due more to machine learning and neural processing units in modern phones, rather than people mastering the skill.
High-performance PC SoCs too
Qualcomm introduced Prime core clocked rest from the cluster with Snapdragon 865, and Huawei had two higher clock performance cores in Kirin 990. With that in mind, ARM has introduced the Cortex-X custom program. The result is up to 30 percent peak performance compared to previous generation Cortex A77 cores.
20 percent faster 5nm optimized
The next generation of phones mostly expected in early 2021, will come powered by Cortex A78 new core. The new Cortex A78 will improve performance by up to 20 percent in the same power envelope.