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IBM partners with ARM to unify IoT platforms

IBM has launched the first in a series of cloud-based, industry-specific services for the Internet of Things (IoT), with an offering for the electronics industry, reports BCN.

Imagination takes on ARM and x86 with free MIPS CPU access

UK processor designer Imagination Technologies is offering a free and open access complete MIPS CPU to universities. While this initiative is positioned as a boost to computing and electronic engineering studies, it could also serve to boost the adoption of MIPS architecture as it battles giant rival microarchitectures ARM and Intel’s x86.

ARM, IBM partner to help IoT startups

ARM and IBM have jointly announced an Internet of Things starter kit that will enable developers to rapidly prototype mbed-based IoT applications using IBM’s platform-as-a-service offering Bluemix and a development board from Freescale, powered by an ARM Cortex-M4 processor, reports Business Cloud News. The companies are aiming the kit at startups, which hasn’t traditionally been IBM’s nor ARM’s target demographic.

ARM launches fastest mobile CPU core yet

UK low power chip designer ARM has announced the launch of its latest flagship CPU design – the Cortex-A72 – which promises almost double the performance and the energy efficiency of the previous high-end CPU design, the Cortex-A57.

ARM, UCL launch IoT training kit

UK chip vendor ARM and the University College London (UCL) have launched an educational kit designed to develop students’ IoT technical skills and to encourage more graduates to embark upon science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) related professions.

Intel launches IoT platform to take the fight to ARM

IT chip vendor Intel has launched an IoT (Internet of Things) platform, which it said will unify gateway, connectivity and security components thus also simplifying IoT deployments. The silicon giant has also announced integrated hardware and software products based on the Intel IoT Platform.

ARM launches platform for IoT acceleration

ARM, the silicon designer responsible for much of the world’s mobile processors, has launched the ARM mbed IoT Device Platform. It will provide a free operating system to help simplify the creation of IoT products for chip manufacturers and the broader IoT ecosystem.

ARM raises the IoT processor bar with Cortex-M7

Low-power silicon designer ARM has unveiled a 32-bit chip designed specifically with the Internet of Things in mind. The company has already signed up several licensees for the offering including Atmel, Freescale and ST Microelectronics.

ARM-led joint venture steps up security in devices

Semiconductor firm ARM has teamed up with smart card maker Gemalto and payment security firm Giesecke & Devrient to launch a joint venture dedicated to securing the software on connected devices.

Intel heralds arrival to smartphone market at CES

Intel has used consumer gadget show CES as a platform to declare its arrival to the smartphone market, announcing a multi-year deal with handset maker Motorola Mobility and unveiling a Lenovo handset based on its new Atom processor platform. However, disrupting the current state of the market could prove to be a struggle for the firm, suggests one analyst.

Android 4 closes on x86 architecture

A swathe of devices such as tablets and netbooks based on the x86 architecture are set to run Android 4 (Ice cream sandwich) from 2012, after developers successfully ported the operating system to the processor architecture.

Nokia signs up ST-Ericsson for Windows Phones

Handset player Nokia has signed a deal with ST-Ericsson in a move that will see the chipset vendor’s NovaThor mobile application platform used in future Windows Phone devices.

ARM embraces Ubuntu for mobile gadgets

Linux has long held a position of importance of the mobile operating system market, with the Open Handset Alliance (OHA) stirring up recent interest through the launch of the Android platform. But now Ubuntu, one of the more popular and well regarded flavours of the Linux desktop market is about to make waves in the […]


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