Nvidia, Arm, and Intel Collaborate on AI Standard

Three of the biggest names in the semiconductor industry are collaborating on a new standard for AI interchange format.

Arm Sues Qualcomm Over Its Nuvia Purchase

Qualcomm has run afoul of Arm Holdings, with the latter suing the former over the licenses it acquired with its Nuvia purchase.

Microsoft Brings Azure Virtual Machines to Arm Processors

Microsoft Azure Virtual Machines are making their way to Arm processors, bringing significant performance improvements over x86.

Arm Cutting Up to 15% of Its Workforce

In the wake of its failed Nvidia deal, Arm is cutting up to 15% of its workforce, or roughly 1,000 jobs.

FTC Sues to Block Nvidia’s Arm Purchase

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has filed a lawsuit to block Nvidia’s attempt to purchase Arm.

AWS Offering EC2 M1 Mac Instances

Just a year after introducing Mac EC2 instances, AWS is upping the ante by introducing M1 Mac instances.

Qualcomm’s Exclusive Deal to Produce Windows ARM Devices Ending

The market for ARM-based Windows PCs is about to become far more diversified, with an exclusive deal between Microsoft and Qualcomm ending. Microsoft has been working to bring Windows to ARM devices, thanks in large part to Apple’s own move…

Apple Will Dominate Arm-Based Laptops in 2021, With 80% of Market

New research indicates Apple will dominate the Arm-based laptop market in 2021, capturing roughly 80% of the market.

AMD Ready to Manufacture Arm Chips

AMD is ready to manufacture Arm chips, despite it being a competing platform.

Google Working on Its Own M1 Rival for Chromebook

Google is reportedly following Apple’s lead, working on its own chip to power future Chromebooks.

Cloudflare Pivots Way From Intel in Next-Gen Servers

Cloudflare is the latest company to ditch Intel, announcing it will not be using the company’s processors in its next generation servers.

Elon Musk Joins Chorus of Voices Opposed to Nvidia/Arm Deal

Elon Musk has voiced concern over Nvidia’s upcoming Arm acquisition, joining a growing list of concerned parties.

Alibaba Future-Proofing Cloud OS, Will Support Multiple Architectures

Alibaba is working to make its Apsara cloud OS compatible with a variety of architectures in an effort to future-proof it.

Windows 10X Not Coming in 2021, Maybe Never

Microsoft will not ship Windows 10X in 2021, and may never release the operating system (OS), according to new a report.

IBM Acquiring Turbonomic to Build Hybrid Cloud AIOps

IBM is continuing its breakneck pace of acquiring companies, with Turbonomic the latest acquisition.

Parallels Desktop 16.5 Runs Arm Windows 10 on M1 Mac 30% Faster

Parallels has released the latest version of Parallels Desktop, boasting up to 30% faster performance running Arm Windows 10 on M1 Macs.

Qualcomm Finalizes Acquisition of NUVIA

Qualcomm has completed its acquisition of NUVIA, in a bid to challenge Apple’s custom silicon.

Qualcomm Taps Sophos to Protect 5G Snapdragon PCs

Qualcomm is turning to Sophos to help protect 5G-enabled Snapdragon PCs, with its Intercept X endpoint protection.

Mystery Malware Found On M1 and Intel Macs

A new malware discovered on some 30,000 Macs — both Intel and Apple’s M1 variety — has researchers stumped.

Homebrew Is Now Available for M1 Macs

Good news for developers: Homebrew 3.0 has been released with support for M1 Macs.