processors

Nvidia’s Acquisition of Arm Has a Long Way to Go

Nvidia’s Acquisition of Arm Has a Long Way to Go

When Nvidia announced back in September that it had reached a deal to buy Arm Limited for $US40 ($51) billion, a regulatory investigation was just a matter of time. And lo, the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has begun soliciting third-parties to weigh in on how the deal might…

Apparently Microsoft Wants to Design Its Own ARM Chips

Apparently Microsoft Wants to Design Its Own ARM Chips

Seems like Microsoft isn’t going to sit back and let Apple take all the glory with its new M1 processor. According to The Verge (via Bloomberg News), Microsoft is reportedly designing its own ARM processor for its Azure cloud servers and possibly even a future Surface device.

Snapdragon 888: A Rundown of Qualcomm’s Next Big Mobile Chip

Snapdragon 888: A Rundown of Qualcomm’s Next Big Mobile Chip

In what has become a yearly tradition in early December, Qualcomm has announced its next flagship mobile chip designed for use in high-end phones and tablets. This is the chip that will be found in the biggest phones from Android makers, and plenty of tablets too. So here’s a rundown…