Tag: ARM

Computing, Data Management

Azure on Arm is here at last

September 26, 2022

Via: Info World

Azure now has two Arms: the familiar Azure Resource Manager infrastructure description language and tools, and now a family of Azure VMs running on Ampere Arm-based processors. This new hardware option is a big change for Microsoft’s cloud, as it […]

Computing, Hardware

Microsoft and Qualcomm reportedly have an exclusivity contract for Windows on ARM that’s expiring soon

November 23, 2021


A new report arises from XDA-Developers that Microsoft and Qualcomm had an exclusivity deal to only officially only support Windows on ARM on Qualcomm-powered devices. Given the collaboration that the two companies invested to make Windows on ARM possible, the […]

Computing, Hardware

ARM’s next-generation GPU to provide 30% better performance than Mali-G710

October 27, 2021


During a developer summit, ARM’s senior technical director of the company’s machine learning business talked about the flagship GPU that should launch in 2022. The name of the GPU wasn’t confirmed but we were promised a big improvement over the […]


Why Nvidia’s $54 Billion Deal to Buy ARM Raises Serious Competition Concerns

September 28, 2021

Via: Natalie Dunn

Nvidia has recently sought antitrust clearance from the European Union for its takeover of British chipmaker ARM, a deal worth $54 billion, according to a document filed with the European Commission. However, European regulators are expected to voice similar concerns […]

Computing, Hardware

ARM announces its next-gen ARMv9 architecture: focus on security, AI and vector processing

March 31, 2021


The ARMv8 architecture was announced in 2011, a full decade ago. It was a massive change as it moved from 32-bit to 64-bit. Over the last 5 years there have been more than 100 billion ARMv8 devices. The company is […]

Computing, Hardware

ARM PCs will be a threat to Intel and AMD, CEO believes after Apple’s M1 success

January 13, 2021

Via: Techradar

Apple’s custom-designed ARM-based M1 chip has certainly made a big impact since it was launched inside MacBooks (and the new Mac mini), and ARM is keen to ride this wave of success, with the CEO making very optimistic noises about […]

Computing, Data Management

Arm to downsize global datacentre footprint through AWS cloud collaboration

December 10, 2020

Via: Computer Weekly

Arm has set out plans to cut its global datacentre footprint in size by 45% and reduce its use of on-premise compute resources by 80% by offloading some of its core compute tasks to the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud. […]

Computing, Operating Systems, Software & Applications

Microsoft to Contribute to Java on Windows and Mac ARM

September 22, 2020

Via: InfoQ

Microsoft, Azul, and other community members are collaborating to port OpenJDK to MacOS and Windows on the AArch64 chipset. This work coincides with the upcoming availability of ARM-based Macs and aims to have a supported OpenJDK build in approximate alignment […]

Computing, Data Management

Microsoft flexes Bicep to strengthen ARM

September 8, 2020

Via: Info World

In the cloud-native world, infrastructure is code, often written using declarative languages such as YAML. Instead of building virtual machines and networking by clicking in Web forms, you put together a template that can be accessed by a script to […]

Computing, Hardware, Mobile, Smartphones

Smartphone chips could get significantly pricier as Arm ups licensing fees

July 16, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

If you were following the news surrounding Apple recently, you probably heard about the company’s plans to switch to Arm-based Mac computers. It’s a big deal because Arm chips are almost exclusively used for mobile devices right now and the […]

Computing, Hardware

Intel’s 3D-stacked Lakefield chips are here to take on ARM in laptops, tablets, and foldables

June 10, 2020

Via: The Verge

Intel’s 3D-stacked Lakefield processors are finally getting an official debut after months of previews, promising to bring a smaller, more versatile chipset option to hardware manufacturers for new ultraportable, foldable, and dual-screen devices in what might be Intel’s best answer […]

Computing, Hardware

ARM’s new edge AI chips promise IoT devices that won’t need the cloud

February 10, 2020

Via: The Verge

Edge AI is one of the biggest trends in chip technology. These are chips that run AI processing on the edge — or, in other words, on a device without a cloud connection. Apple recently bought a company that specializes […]

Computing, Hardware

Apple makes key hire with ARM’s lead CPU architect as it looks to an ARM-based future for Macs

June 27, 2019

Via: TechSpot

Rumors of Apple using ARM-based chips for its Mac products have been around for years. The company already deploys its ARM-based T series of chips as a co-processor on various Mac laptops and desktops to handle features like the Touchbar, […]

Computing, Hardware

Intel, AMD, and ARM each see our computing future differently

May 29, 2019

Via: The Verge

This has been a good week to be a processor geek. In quick succession, we’ve seen ARM announce its 2020 CPU and GPU designs, Intel reveal its 10th Gen Core chips, and AMD refresh its Ryzen line. Along with Nvidia […]

Computing, Hardware

Like in PCs, Microsoft and ARM look to topple Intel in servers

March 9, 2017

Via: Info World

Intel’s TV marketing campaign says the company is driving 98 percent of the cloud. That statistic will come under attack with some chip and OS announcements on Wednesday. The most significant announcement: Microsoft’s Windows Server OS now running on ARM […]

Cybersecurity, Security

ARM builds up security in the tiniest IoT chips

October 26, 2016

Via: Info World

IoT is making devices smaller, smarter, and — we hope — safer. It’s not easy to make all those things happen at once, but chips that can help are starting to emerge. On Tuesday at ARM TechCon in Silicon Valley, […]

Mobile, Smartphones

Intel to start building 10nm ARM-based mobile and IoT chipsets

August 17, 2016

Via: Phone Arena

Mark the date, everyone. August 16, 2016 is when Intel finally admitted it had lost the race in the mobile chipset market and announced a deal which would allow the company to build ARM-based chipsets for mobile and Internet of […]

Gadgets, Mobile

ARM unveils processor for wearables and the Internet of Things

February 23, 2016

Via: Venture Beat

Smart watches and smart light bulbs are bound to get even smarter with this announcement. ARM is launching its smallest and lowest-power ARMv8-A processor today as it further targets next-generation wearables and Internet of Things applications. ARM already has an […]


ARM looking to boost IoT security with acquisition

June 2, 2015

Via: itCurated

One of the biggest road blocks for future IoT (Internet of things) growth is security, but ARM is looking to help address that by acquiring Israeli company Sansa Security. A deal between ARM and Sansa Security could close within the […]