Tag: ARM

Apple Apparently Working On ARM-Based Hybrid Touchscreen Devices Codenamed ‘Star’

Apple could release an ARM-based Mac hybrid as soon as 2020. This device is apparently just one of a new family of devices Apple is developing under the codename Star.

Apple May 28, 2018

HP Envy X2: HP's First Windows 10 ARM Laptop Goes Up For Preorder With $999.99 Price Tag

Buyers who waited for an ARM-based laptop can now preorder the HP Envy X2. it comes with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor with a premium price tag.

Computers February 24, 2018

Google Compiles List Of Chromebooks Vulnerable To Meltdown: Here's What You Need To Know

Google provided a list of Chromebooks that likely are vulnerable to the Meltdown bug. The list indicated that many Chromebook models run on ARM chips and therefore immune, as the exploit mostly exists on devices powered by Intel processors.

Google January 12, 2018

Asus, HP Windows 10 ARM Laptops Powered By Snapdragon 835 Promise Over 20 Hours Of Battery Life

The first Windows 10 ARM laptops are about to roll out. With a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 running things, the Asus NovaGo and HP Envy x2 boast more than 20 hours of battery life on a single charge.

Computers December 6, 2017

Intel Doesn't Like The Upcoming Snapdragon 835-Powered Windows 10 Machines, Indirectly Warns Qualcomm

Intel has sharply but indirectly called out companies who might be infringing on its patents over x86 architecture. Reports say Intel’s subtle reprimand could be in reference to Microsoft and Qualcomm’s new Windows 10 ARM PCs.

Computers June 9, 2017

Asus, Lenovo, And HP Join Qualcomm And Microsoft For ARM-Powered Windows 10 PCs With Snapdragon 835

Microsoft took to Computex 2017 to announce its partners for ARM-powered Windows 10 PCs with Qualcomm's Snapdragon 835 under the hood. HP, Asus, and Lenovo are all on board, committing to offer Always Connected PCs with LTE.

Computers May 31, 2017

Apple Reportedly Working On ARM-Based Mac Processors To Handle Low-Power Functions

Apple is reportedly creating a secondary chip for Macs that’ll handle low-power tasks while in sleep mode, which will reduce battery consumption. The new chip could ship with a new MacBook Pro upgrade slated for launch later this year.

Apple February 2, 2017

Microsoft Takes Another Shot At ARM: Cellular PCs With Qualcomm On Board And A Better Approach Than Windows RT

Microsoft wants to deliver 'cellular PCs' starting next year, bringing Windows 10 on ARM. The Qualcom Snapdragon 835 will be the first processor supported, emulating traditional desktop apps on laptops, tablets and phones.

Microsoft December 8, 2016

Rowhammer Exploit Puts All Android Phones At Risk, Researchers Demonstrate

The severity of the Rowhammer threat is underscored by the fact that it targets hardware components. The only available protection to date is to disable the option to install from unknown sources in an Android device's Settings.

Security October 24, 2016

Qualcomm Planning To Buy NXP Semiconductors For $30 Billion: How The Acquisition Will Impact The Chip Sector

Qualcomm is planning to buy Netherlands-based chipmaker NXP Semiconductors, and may have to spend as much as $30 billion to close the deal. But it will open up new lines of business for the chip manufacturer.

Business Tech September 30, 2016

Intel To Make ARM-Based Smartphone Chips To Up Its Mobile Game And Rival Samsung, TSMC And GlobalFoundries

Intel recently signed a deal with ARM, allowing it to step up its presence in manufacturing mobile chips. A number of respectable customers are already on board, and others might follow soon enough.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 17, 2016

SoftBank To Buy Chip Maker ARM For $31B: Internet And Telecommunications Group Makes Big Move Into Mobile

SoftBank will purchase United Kingdom-based chip manufacturer ARM for about $31 billion. The acquisition is the biggest one ever for the Japanese internet and telecommunications company, which paid $20 billion for a controlling stake in Sprint in 2013.

Business Tech July 18, 2016

ARM Unwraps Cortex-A73 And Mali-G71 VR-Centric Chips: Here's What To Expect

ARM has unveiled the Cortex-A73 processor and the Mali-G71 graphics processor, which aim to support mobile virtual reality platforms. The technology will be incorporated into smartphones beginning next year.

Computers May 30, 2016

ARM Unveils 64-Bit Cortex-A35 To Boost Power And Efficiency In Low-Cost Smartphones

ARM has launched its 64-bit chip Cortex-A35 designed to boost power and efficiency in low-cost smartphones. ARM tags the Cortex-A35 as the most efficient 64-bit capable mobile processor.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech November 11, 2015

AMD Shares Soar As Rumors Swirl Microsoft, Intel Want To Take Over

AMD stock prices are up after rumors that the company is currently negotiating with Microsoft for a buyout. Intel has also been reported to have shown interest in acquiring the competing brand.

Deals September 14, 2015

IBM Teams Up With ARM To Develop Deeper Internet Of Things Integration

For those having Skynet-fueled nightmares, read no further! IBM and ARM are joining forces to create the world’s best cloud service for Internet of Things.

Deals September 8, 2015

Xiaomi Reportedly Looking To Develop In-House ARM Chips To Take On US Market In 2016

Xiaomi, the biggest smartphone vendor in China, is taking the route taken by Samsung and Huawei and will reportedly make its own smartphone chips.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 8, 2015

Samsung Mobile GPU Production Delayed By Five Years: Report

For the next five years, Samsung plans on licensing ARM’s GPUs instead of using its own GPU.

Business June 18, 2015

NASA Spending A Billion Dollars To Give Moon Its Own Moon: Here's How And Why

The Asteroid Redirect Mission aims to bring a boulder from an asteroid into orbit around the moon. Here is a rundown of how the mission will unfold.

Space March 26, 2015

NASA To Claim Rock From An Asteroid

NASA is planning to bring back some rock back to Earth on its Asteroid Redirect Mission (ARM). The mission will also explore asteroid mining and planetary defense techniques.

Space March 26, 2015

IBM, ARM Unveil Internet Of Things Starter Kit

IBM and ARM want to secure their places in the upcoming Internet of Things revolution by supplying businesses with IoT starter kits.

FUTURE TECH February 25, 2015

ARM Acquires Dutch IoT Security Firm Offspark

ARM acquires Offspark, a Dutch company that specializes in security software for the IoT. The move is to help developers that use the ARM mbed platform to design and build IoT products with superb communication security and software cryptography.

Business February 9, 2015

ARM's New Mobile Chips Are Greener And Meaner: Say Hello To Souped-Up Smartphones And Tablets

ARM has introduced the Cortex-A72 processor and the Mali-T880 graphics chip, both of which will be coming to smartphones by 2016.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 4, 2015

NASA's Plans For Mars Get Boost With 2016 Budget Proposal

NASA's budget proposal for fiscal year 2016 will give a boost to near-term Mars exploration. The latest budget proposal of $18.5 billion is $500 million more than the 2015 budget.

Space February 4, 2015

Life After Nokia: ARMed and Reloading

Successive rounds of post-acquisition restructuring resulted in 12,000 job cuts at Nokia in one summer. The cuts ran deep and the wounds aren't all healed, but high-tech firms like ARM's IoT division are helping Oulu and the rest of Finland reach a new era of prosperity.

Business December 8, 2014

Imagination Technologies Targets Creator CI20 at IoT, Raspberry Pi

Imagination Technologies has released a new development board called the CI20, aimed toward similar applications as the Raspberry Pi. It offers Ethernet connectivity, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth compatibility and has 4 GB of onboard storage.

Gadgets December 4, 2014

Life After Nokia: Finland Oulu's Second Miracle Takes Shape

Microsoft's acquisition of Nokia dealt a solid blow to Finland's technology industry, but the country to the east of the Baltic Sea is poised for another economic boom. Tech Times speaks with the CEO of BusinessOulu to find out how the Nokia buyout affected Oulu and what the city's future looks like. This is part one of a two-part series on Finland's tech industry rebound.

Business November 18, 2014

Internet of Things gets an OS all its own, thanks to ARM

ARM has announced a new operating system called mbed OS, made specifically for devices that are part of the Internet of Things. This is the first software that aims to tie together all IoT devices.

Apps/Software October 1, 2014

ARM Cortex M7 chip promises to give IoT a shot in the arm

ARM has a powerful, new chip made for everyday smart objects. Here’s to giving the Internet of Things a boost.

FUTURE TECH September 24, 2014

ARM will open world-class CPU Design Center in Taiwan

ARM is looking to hire at least 100 engineers in Taiwan to man the first ever ARM design center in Asia. The new facility will focus on the creation of ARM M-Cortex series of SoCs.

Business June 3, 2014

AMD announces partnership with ARM: Project SkyBridge and K12 chips in the works

AMD has acquired an architectural license from ARM Holdings. The U.S.-based company is looking to strengthen its presence and intends to launch K12 chips in the near future.

Deals May 7, 2014

ARM Core-A17 processor offers big power for little money

ARM wants to bring big.LITTLE architecture to mid-range smartphones with the Core-A17 processor. The new chip features a 60 percent boost in performance and can be used to make octa-core processors, if manufacturers so wish.

Gadgets February 12, 2014

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