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While I would never rule out Apple deciding to purge Intel out of the Mac and switch to an ARM solution, this isn't going to happen anytime soon.
Intel held on to its chip industry leadership in 2014, but it faces a challenge from Samsung and, in the long run, perhaps from Qualcomm, as smartphones and tablets compete against traditional PCs.
Amid the ITC development this week, Nvidia's chief administrative officer David Shannon acknowledged all of this reflects "typical legal ping pong."
The companies are now not only squabbling over GPU and chip patents, but which firm offers the fastest processors.
The investment arm of Intel has announced 16 companies that the computing giant will take a stake in, at an average of $3.9 million each.
A new Chromebook 2 configuration features a Bay Trail Celeron processor instead of Samsung's Exynos chip, while Dell's Chromebook 11 gets a Core i3 Haswell CPU option.
Intel is buying its way into the mobile market with subsidies to vendors, but that investment — on track to lose $4 billion in 2014 — is needed if it's going to threaten the ARM ecosystem.
On this Microsoft Patch Tuesday, the ARM-based Surface 2 is getting a number of firmware updates. But Intel-based Surface Pro 3 users have more weeks to wait for more Wi-Fi fixes.
The new lineup is being marketed as both a workstation and a gaming notebook, complete with a quad-core Intel Core i7 processor and Nvidia GeForce GTX 860M graphics.
ARM's CEO has defended the company's stance in light of Nvidia's push to ban the sale of devices allegedly infringing upon intellectual property.
Intel has released the latest generation of its Xeon E5 processor family, with a range of features aimed at boosting performance, cutting power draw and making it easier to use in virtualised environments.
UPDATED: Besides damages, Nvidia wants the ITC to ban select Samsung Galaxy devices running on Qualcomm chips.
The flagship desktop from Dell's gaming arm features a new "triad" shape and the latest Intel Haswell-E Extreme Edition processors.
Unlike the company's beefier 14-inch sibling, the new notebook weighs in at just 4.5 pounds and is an inch thick, while featuring an Intel Core processor and an Nvidia GeForce GTX 860M graphics card.
If the Thread Group gets its way, the Internet of Things will have its protocol for mesh networking at its heart.
Rejecting existing, open source groups looking to establish a common approach for the Internet of Things, Samsung, Intel, Broadcom, Dell have formed the Open Interconnect Consortium to establish a common open source approach for the Internet of Things.
Nvidia believes that on their own ARM processors lack the muscle to run HPC workloads, that its Tesla GPUs how the key to giving ARM more power, but that overall the industry will continue to rely on x86 processors and alternative architectures like POWER.
ARM and its partners continue to push their low-power chips into new markets with the launch of ARM-based systems aimed at high performance computing.
The companies are working with hardware partners to deliver 23.6-inch displays for under $400 and Intel Core-based all-in-one 4K PCs for $999 by the holiday shopping season.
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