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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.


ARM targets $200 smartphones with new Cortex A12 processor

ARM is targeting high-performance smartphones and tablets priced between US$200 and $350 with a new low-power Cortex-A12 processor the company announced Monday.


Stampede supercomputer delivers 10 petaflops of peak performance

Dell working on ARM supercomputer prototypes

Not fazed by a takeover battle looming on the sidelines, members of Dell's research division are putting together the pieces for prototype ARM supercomputers that could be deployed in the future.

Nvidia CEO disappointed with Windows RT, prays to Outlook god

Add Nvidia CEO Jen Hsun Huang to the list of people disappointed with the debut of Windows RT.

Nvidia unveils new Tegra chips for smartphones, tablets

Nvidia wants to bump up graphics and application performance on tablets and smartphones with two new Tegra mobile processors it announced Tuesday.


ARM appoints Segars as CEO after Warren East retires

Simon Segars will become ARM CEO when Warren East retires July 1, the company said Tuesday.

HP's ARM servers to get Texas Instruments chips

Hewlett-Packard's effort to build ARM servers will get a boost from Texas Instruments, which will provide chips based on the latest ARM processor design.

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CEO says ARM will learn from its mistakes with Windows RT

Microsoft's new version of Windows written for ARM processors may not be an unqualified success, but ARM's CEO Warren East said the software maker will learn from its mistakes with Windows RT and come back with a better product.