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Microsoft video shows Windows on ARM running full... - - Microsoft, in conjunction with Qualcomm, announced its intentions last December to bring full Windows 10 and x86 apps to mobile devices running on ARM processors, a...

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  • Wintel Alliance Slowly Crumbling, ARM To Eventually Rule The Desktop?

    Windows on ARMThe writing has been on the wall for a while now, that the close relationship between Microsoft and Intel (and by extension AMD) is crumbling into dust. In fact, they have never really been the best of friends. It has been clear since Microsoft unveiled that Windows 8 would run natively on ARM processors that things would never be quite the same again. Apart from some niche server variants of Windows, which could run on Itanium and other processors, all the previous desktop versions, including Windows 7, have run on x86 (and x64 for the last 6 years or so) processors.

  • Windows 8 Puts Qualcomm Into Direct Competition With Intel

    Windows on ARMWindows Phone 7 began a very close relationship between popular ARM-processor company, Qualcomm, and Microsoft. For now the only processor that is available in Phone 7 is a Qualcomm processor, showing you just how close this partnership is.

  • Windows 8 striking back at Apple's dominance in the post-PC landscape

    Windows on ARMMicrosoft's cavalry is on the offensive, with Windows 8 and Ultrabooks on track to challenge Steve Jobs' post-PC legacy. - Microsoft might have won the war with Apple for PC market-share years ago, but there's no question that Apple's dominance in this so-called post-PC era, when the centre of computing shifts from the PC/notebook to the tablet, smartphone and cloud has led many to claim the Wintel era is coming to a close.

  • Nokia Tablet Plans Raises Questions on Windows 8 Launch Date

    Windows on ARMThe Head of Nokia France was quoted in a French newspaper yesterday saying that Nokia is planning to launch a Windows 8 tablet in June 2012. Since the x86 version of Windows 8 is supposed to be launched in mid-2012 (around the same time as the Nokia tablet), it raises a couple of questions:

  • Why Microsoft-ARM Beats Intel-Google

    Windows on ARMWintel is dead. On simultaneous stages Tuesday, Microsoft showed Windows running on Qualcomm's ARM-based processors and Intel embraced Google's Android OS. Old patterns have been broken; new alliances are forming. And of the four companies involved, it's Intel who should continue to be scared.

  • Windows 8 Running on ARM: 10 Reasons This Partnership Matters

    Windows on ARMWith the BUILD Conference in full swing, much of the talk surrounding the tech industry right now has to do with Microsoft. And as of late, quite a bit of the attention has surrounded Microsoft's partnership with ARM. Under the terms of the deal, Windows 8 will work with ARM processors, paving the way for mobile-device makers to use Windows in a new way.

  • Android and ARM elbow in on Wintel alliance

    Windows on ARMFor many years, the market for personal computing equipment was dominated by the Wintel "duopoly." But no more. In practice, Wintel wasn't so much two companies scheming together as it was a marriage of convenience pairing two dominant technologies: Microsoft's Windows operating system and Intel's x86 processor family.

  • ARM Shares Jump After Windows 8 Presentation

    Windows on ARMShares of ARM jumped by more than four per cent yesterday after Microsoft showcased a slew of tablets, both ARM-based and Intel-based, running the company's next generation operating system, Windows 8, at its BUILD developer conference.

  • Wintel is now Apptel

    Windows on ARMIntel, long a market dominator in CPUs, is in a huge fight with the shape-shifter that is the ARM processor. Not long ago, Microsoft did deals with Intel that shaped the marketplace, and there was little stopping the alliance.

  • Intel Capital launches $300M ultrabook fund

    Windows on ARMSAN JOSE, Calif. – Intel Capital launched a $300 million Ultrabook Fund to bankroll startups working on technologies in line with its new concept for next-generation notebooks. The CPU giant is under pressure from a coming generation of ARM-based mobile systems in the works that will use Microsoft Windows 8.

  • ARM Could Breath New Life Into Laptops

    Windows on ARMMost laptops today use x86 processors from Intel and Advanced Micro Devices. But chips with ARM processors are smaller and more power-efficient than X86 microprocessors, which should help laptop makers build tablet-like laptops with touchscreens, analysts said. At the same time, however, ARM will face challenges trying to crack into a market where users prize performance.

  • With Windows 8, x86 CPUs Will Lose Ground to ARM

    Windows on ARMWindows 8 is expected to catalyze a shift on the microprocessor (MPU) market, negatively impacting the adoption of traditional x86 CPUs, but nourishing strong growth for ARM processors. IHS iSuppli forecasts that Intel’s x86 architecture, which includes both 32-bit and 64-bit central procession units, will take a hit, uptake-wise, following the launch of Windows 7’s successor, with the market share of ARM chips exploding in the next four years.

  • Fast Forward: AMD and ARM - Get a Room!

    Windows on ARM

    "The enemy of my enemy is my friend." That reasoning has led to many strange alliances among nations, but it also makes for some interesting business partnerships. For example, at AMD's recent Fusion developers' conference, AMD and ARM were practically flaunting their PDAs - public displays of affection, not personal digital assistants.

  • ARM Processors to Ship in Nearly One-Quarter of Notebook PCs in 2015

    Windows on ARM

    After more than 30 years of domination by a single microarchitecture - Intel Corp.'s X86 - the PC microprocessor (MPU) market finally is set for some real competition, with shipments of ARM processors set to soar in the coming years and projected to appear in nearly one out of every four notebook PCs made in 2015.

  • Windows 8 to Push ARM onto 40% of Netbooks in 2015, Says ARM’s CEO

    Windows on ARM

    Windows 8 is going to prove nothing but bliss for ARM update, believes ARM Chief Executive Officer Tudor Brown. According to Brown, in excess of 40% of netbooks are expected to be powered by ARM architectures in 2015, a milestone that will only be reached with the help of Windows 8, ARM’s CEO revealed for DigiTimes.

  • ARM Says Microsoft Software Opens Door to Televisions, Cars

    Windows on ARMMay 30 (Bloomberg) -- ARM Holdings Plc, whose chip designs are used in Apple Inc.’s iPad, said Microsoft Corp.’s adoption of its technology will help Windows software expand into cars and televisions.


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