Softbank considering giving ARM some debt
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You aren't a proper company unless you owe someone

Japan’s SoftBank is considering raising around $5 billion of loans though its UK based chipmaker ARM .

Qualcomm signs up Amazon and to Windows 10 on Snapdragon
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Ten new carriers signed too

Qualcomm has managed to get industry heavyweights Amazon and to start selling its Windows 10 on Snapdragon 835 devices. Microsoft will carry the devices in its retail stores too. At the same time, it locked down 10 world carriers to announce the data plans for such devices.

Windows on ARM will not be full fat
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So limited Microsoft has pulled a document saying how much

When Microsoft announced it was making a version of Windows 10 on ARM chips the world celebrated the end of the x86 obsession which has limited PCs for decades.

Ulefone Helio P70 phone at MWC
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Astonishing Bezel less machine pictured

There is absolutely no doubt that customers want phones with smaller bezels and Ulephone is about to announce a phone with very little bezel at all and a small camera notch. This may well be the first phone to launch with Helio P70 SoC.

Windows ARM chips might carve up the PC low end
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Microsoft and Qualcomm might take a huge section of cheap PCs from Intel and AMD

Diviners at Digitimes Research have been consulting the livers of freshly slain bulls and reached the conclusion that Qualcomm and its new chum Microsoft might be set to carve off a big chunk of the low end PC market.

Microsoft exec talks 64-bit on Snapdragon
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.