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  • ARM's 64-bit ambitions spell more trouble for Intel and AMD

    Windows on ARMARMv8 will extend the company's ecosystem of energy-efficient, secure chips to the enterprise by 2014 - In a move that should add a few more drops of perspiration to furrowed brows at Intel and AMD, ARM today unveiled details of its ARMv8 architecture, which will extend its ecosystem into the 64-bit world of enterprise computing, perhaps gaining footing in Windows environments.

  • NVIDIA's Jen-Hsun Huang: Windows on ARM should hit tablets first, battling Intel is a bad idea, would love his chips in iPad

    Windows on ARMNVIDIA's founder and president Jen-Hsun Huang has never been one to dodge a question, and that made for an excellent closing interview here at AsiaD. Outside of (re)confirming what lies ahead for Tegra, he also spoke quite openly about his feeling towards Windows on ARM in response to a question from Joanna Stern. Here's the bulk of his reply:

  • Windows 8 ARM tablets: what can we expect?

    Windows on ARMMicrosoft recently handed out 5000 Samsung tablets running Windows 8 to developers at its Build conference, in a bid to encourage app development. These apps will be able to take advantage of the low-power, long battery life ARM tablets, which have Intel Core i5 CPUs in.

  • Windows 8 on Intel will be tough to beat

    Windows on ARMIntel will be as strong as ever despite the emergence of an alternative platform for Windows 8. That's my forecast after bouncing between Northern and Southern California this week and attending two major tech conferences--the Intel Developer Forum in San Francisco and the BUILD conference in Anaheim.

  • Windows 8 on ARM: more than just tablets, more to come on legacy apps and Office

    Windows on ARMOne of the first things Windows 8 chief Steven Sinofsky said in the Build keynote this week was that all the demos were “equally at home on ARM and on x86.” However, besides that statement and our brief look at the Developer Preview running on an Nvidia quad-core Kal-El reference tablet, Microsoft remained relatively tight-lipped on the new architecture support – especially on when it will release the ARM version of Win 8 to developers and how it plans to address the fact that future ARM PCs won’t run x86 desktop apps.

  • Single Core Atom Z670 CPU Is Faster than Dual-Core ARM Chip Says Intel

    Windows on ARMIntel is trying as hard as it can to promote its Atom processors for tablet use, and recently the Santa Clara chip giant unveiled a series of benchmark that compare its single-core Z670 CPU with a dual-core ARM-based SoC, the Intel chip proving to be faster than its counterpart in all tests run.

  • 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 on ARM tablets: reference designs from Qualcomm, TI and Nvidia shown

    Windows on ARMWhile the x86 version of the Windows 8 Developer Preview was released last night and attendees were given Intel Core i5-powered tablets, there’s been very few public demos of the new OS on ARM devices here at Build. And while we’d love to say that’s changing today, it seems all the Win 8 ARM devices are being guarded quite closely. Reference design tablets running the Developer Preview from Nvidia, TI, and Qualcomm are now on display at the show, but sadly, most of them are behind glass with just the Start screen showing.

  • 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.

  • Sinofsky outlines Windows 8 vision

    Windows on ARMExclusive: Windows chief talks ARM vs Intel and Metro vs desktop - What we've seen at the Microsoft Build conference this week has been Windows 8 running on familiar, if stylish x86 PCs, with the occasional glimpse of prototype ARM hardware from Qualcomm and Nvidia.

  • 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.

  • Intel, ARM set for next stage of laptop battle

    Windows on ARMIntel and challenger ARM are set for a PC showdown this week as competition heats up to redefine the laptop and reverse the sagging fortunes of the PC market. Intel this week at its Intel Developer Forum developer show will provide further details on the rollout of ultrabooks, which have been described as thin and light PCs with tablet-like features. The chip maker is also expected to talk up Microsoft's upcoming Windows 8 OS at the show, which will be held in San Francisco Tuesday through Thursday.

  • Stocks that will benefit from Windows 8

    Windows on ARMMicrosoft's next big catalyst is Windows 8, and from the early looks of things, it blows away its past predecessors.There was a demonstration done recently where the boot time was the fastest in Microsoft's history. On a regular laptop, it was even faster an Apple MacBook, which is known for its fast start times. Historically, this has been a major complaint of Windows users. From the looks of those videos, end users will not be complaining anymore.

  • Microsoft embraces ARM at BUILD

    Windows on ARMIntel may be celebrating all things x86 at its annual developer forum in San Francisco, but that didn't stop Microsoft from talking up ARM in all of its RISC-based glory at the BUILD conference in Anaheim. Although the two industry heavyweights continue to profess their love for each other, it is quite clear that a definite chill has permeated the once cozy WinTel relationship.

  • AMD: Windows 8 on ARM app compatibility is relative

    Windows on ARMThe matter of whether existing Windows applications will run on Windows 8 on ARM – putting them on tablets – has been kicked back and forth a lot this year. Intel this spring pointed out that Windows applications running on x86 for PCs won't run on Windows 8 on ARM.

  • Intel: We'll win our fair share vs. ARM even with Windows 8

    Windows on ARMSummary: Intel splits Windows 8 into two parts—the legacy PC version that plays to Wintel—and the one venturing into mobile devices. - Intel CFO Stacy Smith said Wednesday that the company doesn't fear Windows 8 on the ARM architecture and that it will win its fair share of the tablet business.

  • Microsoft Windows 8: Here's What We Know So Far

    Windows on ARMDetails about Windows 8, Microsoft's newest operating system expected in 2012, have been leaking out thanks largely to Microsoft previews and a stream of blog posts on the company's Building Windows 8 blog.

  • 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.

  • Intel Ponders Netbook Strategy With Tablet Rise

    Windows on ARMAfter initial success, Intel's netbook strategy is at a crossroads as demand for tablets and low-cost laptops with larger screens rises, a company executive said this week. - Buyers don't want the cheapest PCs anymore, but desire snappy performance and better features on their computing devices, said Greg Welch, segment director for mobile client platforms at Intel. Netbooks' early success was partly due to low prices, but now performance is high on the list of buyers' priorities.


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