Arm launches new chip designs for faster smartphone performance during Computex
Just ahead of CEO Rene Haas’ keynote at Computex in Taipei today, Arm launched two new products designed to increase smartphone performance. The first is the Arm Cortex-X4, its fourth-generation Cor
Ampere launches a new cloud native processor family with its first custom-designed cores
Over the course of the last few years, thanks to its Altra and Altra Max processors, Ampere made a name for itself as one of the premier suppliers of Arm-based chips to large cloud services providers.
The rise and changing role of chief product officers
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The ice-breaking IPO we’ve waited for might not come from the US after all
The American tech IPO market is in need of a champion to brave the unknown, and if ARM's offering performs well, it could encourage other companies to go public, too.
We’d give an arm and a leg for an ARM IPO filing
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Are Arm and Ant Group’s derailed exits back on track?
Once an exit gets off the rails, and under current market conditions, it is just not easy to get back on track.
Microsoft launches Arm-based Azure VMs powered by Ampere chips
Following a preview in April, Microsoft this morning announced the general availability of virtual machines (VMs) on Azure featuring the Ampere Altra, a processor based on the Arm architecture. The fi
Microsoft brings support for Arm-based AI chips to Windows
Today at Build 2022, Microsoft unveiled Project Volterra, a device powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon platform that’s designed to let developers explore “AI scenarios” via Qualco
Nvidia calls off its efforts to acquire Arm
Nvidia’s deal to acquire Arm is off, the two companies and Arm owner SoftBank announced Tuesday. With this, there is also a major leadership change at Arm. The company’s current CEO, Simon
Daily Crunch: Google dumps FloC plan, proposes new Topics API for ad targeting
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If the $40B Nvidia-Arm deal is dead, what does it mean to big tech M&A?
News reports surfaced over the past 24 hours that the $40 billion Nvidia-Arm deal, which ranks among the most expensive tech deals ever, is in peril. Nvidia is reportedly ready to walk away due to reg
Report suggests NVIDIA is preparing to walk away from its ARM acquisition
NVIDIA has reportedly made little to no progress in gaining regulatory approval for its $40 billion purchase of ARM and is privately preparing to abandon the deal, according to Bloomberg's sources.
At SoftBank, a reported battle over pay with COO Marcelo Claure adds to other bad news
Not for the first time, SoftBank is having a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad week. Indeed, even while the Japanese conglomerate is known for its extremes — be it bold bets, internal squabb
FTC sues to block NVIDIA’s purchase of ARM
NVIDIA's plan to acquire ARM just hit a major stumbling block: The FTC has sued to block the merger over concerns the $40 billion deal would "stifle" competition for multiple technologies.
UK opens in-depth probe of Nvidia-ARM deal, citing national security and competition concerns
Chipmaker Nvidia’s planned $40 billion purchase of U.K.-based chip designer ARM will face an in-depth probe by the U.K.’s competition regulator after the government ordered the Competition
Nvidia-ARM takeover raises serious antitrust concerns, finds UK’s CMA
The U.K.’s competition watchdog has raised serious concerns about Nvidia’s proposed takeover of chip designer, ARM. Its assessment was published today by the government, which will now nee
Arm launches its latest chip design for HPC, data centers and the edge
Arm today announced the launch of two new platforms, Arm Neoverse V1 and Neoverse N2, as well as a new mesh interconnect for them. As you can tell from the name, V1 is a completely new product and may
MacBook Air M1 review: The right Apple Silicon Mac for most
Reviewing hardware is an act of minutia. Occasionally something new or potentially earth-shattering comes along, but on the whole, it’s about chipping away. Documenting small, gradual changes design
Apple announces the M1, the first chip in its Apple Silicon family
As expected, Apple today announced its first Arm-based laptops, the MacBook Air, Mac mini and Macbook Pro, and, with that, it also announced its family of Arm-based Apple Silicon chips. When it first
Equity Monday: The TikTok mess, two funding rounds and Nvidia will buy ARM
Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This is Equity Monday, our weekly kickoff that tracks the latest big