AMD ready to make ARM chips
Published in PC Hardware
Friday, 17 September 2021 12:24

AMD ready to make ARM chips


But only if it has to

AMD's CFO Devinder Kumar has commented that AMD stands ready to manufacture ARM chips if needed.

Nvidia tries to get EU approval for ARM deal
Published in News
Thursday, 09 September 2021 11:58

Nvidia tries to get EU approval for ARM deal


ARM wrestling issues

Nvidia asked the EU to give antitrust approval of its $54 billion takeover of British chip designer ARM.

ARM's Chinese CEO is revolting
Published in News
Tuesday, 31 August 2021 12:34

ARM's Chinese CEO is revolting


Appears to be taking ARM IP into new company

ARM's Chinese CEO has seized control of ARM’s Chinese business venture, ARM China and attempted to use IP to launch a new company.

Brussels flexes muscles on Nvidia’s Arm deal
Published in News


UK not the only one worried

Brussels is set to launch a formal competition probe early next month into Nvidia's planned $54 billion takeover of British chip designer ARM, after months of informal discussions between regulators and the US chip company.

Nvidia’s ARM takeover needs a longer antitrust probe
Published in News


British are worried that there is not enough probing.

Nvidia's planned $40 billion takeover of chipmaker Arm should get a longer antitrust probe, British regulators warned after rejecting potential concessions.

UK blocking ARM and Nvidia deal
Published in News
Wednesday, 04 August 2021 12:06

UK blocking ARM and Nvidia deal


National security reasons

The UK is considering blocking a takeover of Arm by Nvidia due to potential risks to national security.

Nvidia fails to submit paperwork to the European Commission
Published in News


EC needs at least six months to decide

North Americans always wonder how much vacation Europeans take, and it looks like this behavior will affect Nvidia's attempt to acquire ARM for $40 billion. It is starting to look like this acquisition will take much longer than Jensen promised, and the European Commission regulatory body has to be very concerned about the potential Nvidia antitrust position. The matter has been addressed before

ARM sees flexible processors as a new thing
Published in Mobiles


Printed for a few cents

UK computer chip designer ARM is showing off a new processor which could be manufactured for cents by printing circuits directly onto paper, cardboard or cloth.

ARM claims that performance per watt is the new Moore’s Law
Published in News


ARM claims what is watt

A new article on the ARM Blueprint blog claims that Moore’s Law is rather old hat and the new black will be the performance per watt.

Windows 11 won't update on Snapdragon 8CX
Published in News
Saturday, 10 July 2021 19:33

Windows 11 won't update on Snapdragon 8CX


Update: now it does Galaxy Book S doesn't automatically gets it

I always like to play with the next generation of Windows and have been an active part of the Windows Insider program for years. Out of curiosity, after Intel-powered devices, I wanted to update Galaxy Book S powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 8CX. I was surprised to see that Microsoft currently doesn't offer this feature, at least not automatically.