HPE to build the world's largest ARM-based supercomputer
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HPE is building what it is calling the world's largest ARM-based supercomputer.

Chunk of ARM sold to the Chinese
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Chinese take control

British-founded chipmaker ARM Holdings,will cede control of its Chinese business to a group of local investors in a $775 million deal.

ARM announces Cortex A76 for 7nm
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Laptop class performance in 2019

Before we even start, we want to make clear that Cortex A76 - the successor of the flagship A75 today - is targeting both phones and laptops with a big focus and four times improvement in ML and AI performance.

ARM shakes fist at X86 notebook hegemony
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And Microsoft seems keen too...

We've waited years and years for ARM to offer a real challenge to Intel on the notebook front, and judging from what the company announced today in Old Taiwan, 2019 could be when Chipzilla discovers it has an Achilles' heel. Intel isn't invulnerable, despite its size, demonstrated, for example,  by the way it totally missed the boat on the smartphone front.

More Intel bugs emerge
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And maybe some ARM bugs too

German online magazine c't is reporting that as many eight new bugs in Intel microprocessors have been spotted.

64-bit Windows on ARM announcement expected soon
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Removes one of its biggest drawbacks

Microsoft is expected to make an announcement that it has sorted out the problem which prevents Windows on Snapdragon platform from running 64-bit apps.

Big tech signs up for new open source rival to ARM
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RISC-V business

More than 80 tech companies including Google, Qualcomm and Samsung have joined together to develop a new open source chip design that offers a much cheaper way to build chips for new technologies like autonomous vehicles.

Nvidia announces Automotive SoC Orin
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Gives little to none details

Nvidia’s CEO, the man  known for his  two hour plus keynotes that tend to become even longer, has announced the company's next generation automotive chip codenamed Orin. Nvidia gave few details about the chip but did mention it is expected to perform similarly to Pegasus.

Windows Redstone 4 expected in April
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Starts "Windows 10 on Snapdragon" era

HP has already announced its Envy X2 Snapdragon 835 based "always connected" notebook and managed to sell a few thousand in a matter of hours.

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 .