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From calculators to tablets, Intel focuses on the mobile era

Look for a road map for Intel's shift to the mobile era to be outlined at next week's Intel Developer Forum.

Imagination to battle ARM with MIPS server chips

Imagination is the U.K. company that designs the iPhone's and iPad's graphics chips.

Intel to ship new Atom server processors next week

Intel is expected to announce availability next week of a low-power Atom server chip code-named Avoton, which is likely to appear soon in systems such as Hewlett-Packard's Moonshot.

ARM acquires Sensinode, a vendor of software for 'Internet of Things'

ARM has acquired Sensinode in Finland in its bid to provide technology and processors for the "Internet of things," consisting of a variety of low-power and inexpensive devices including sensors communicating with the Internet and one another.

Oracle and ARM to tweak Java

Oracle and ARM are working together to make the Java programming language more suitable for ARM processors, in order to encourage its use for embedded systems and enterprise software.

Analyst questions tests that put Intel's 'Clover Trail' over ARM

Does Intel's "Clover Trail" Atom chip outperform the incumbent ARM processor? One analyst has rerun the benchmarks, and concluded that ARM's processor comes out on top.

AMD slates first ARM server chip, 'Seattle,' for 2014

AMD's "Seattle" chip, the first from the chipmaker to be built around an ARM cores, will sample early in 2014.

Analyst: Intel's smartphone chip offers significant power savings vs. ARM

Tests by ABI Research cast doubt on the common assumption that ARM chips offer better power savings than X86 chips designed by Intel, and may mean more smartphones will be built using Intel's Atom family.

Intel's Atom is on a collision course with Coreā€”and everybody loses

Here's the question that's keeping Intel up at night: If the latest "Bay Trail" Atom chips are really that good, why does anyone need a "Haswell" PC at all?

ARM claims mobile processor superiority over Intel's Silvermont

The seesaw mobile processor battle between ARM and Intel continued at Computex, with ARM claiming it offered better performance per watt for mobile devices than Intel's upcoming chips.