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The company responsible for the chips in your smartphone to sell for more than $32 billion

SoftBank ARM $32 Billion
Whether it’s an iPhone or an Android device, your mobile phone is powered by ARM-based chips, and the company keeps improving their architecture. ARM is to mobile what Intel is to desktop when it comes to chips, and it’s the reason why you don’t see Intel dominating the mobile business. With all that in mind, it shouldn’t be surprising to hear that Japan’s SoftBank is ready to purchase ARM Holdings for more than $32 billion in an all-cash deal.

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Chris Smith

July 18th

Mobile

The cheapest smartphone ever could available before the end of the year

Cheapest Smartphone Ever

The race to the bottom isn't always a bad thing, especially when it saves consumers hundreds of dollars. Covering ARM's Tech Day, AnandTech has shared some interesting data which posits that the first $20 smartphone could be available to purchase within the next few months. A $25 Firefox OS smartphone has already been shown off, and ARM believes that a $20 1x Cortex-A5 2.5G Android smartphone is soon to follow.

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Jacob Siegal

May 6th

Mobile

Intel Used Another Company’s Chips to Show Off Some of Its Wearables

Intel Used Another Company's Chips to Show Off Some of Its Wearables

Last week at CES, Intel showed off some impressive concepts for wearable tech that might someday change the world into a sci-fi dream. The catch? PCMag reports that the ambitious designs weren't entirely Intel tech.

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Mario Aguilar

January 17th

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iPhone A7 Chip Benchmarks: Forget the Specs, It Blows Everything Away

iPhone A7 Chip Benchmarks: Forget the Specs, It Blows Everything Away

We just ran benchmarks on Apple’s new iPhone 5S, revealing that, yup, this is the dopest smartphone silicon ever made. This thing freaking churns, crushing every other smartphone out there on both computational power and graphics. But if you look at common specs like core-count and clock speed for the hardware, you’d never know it.

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Mario Aguilar

September 20th

Apple

Mobile

iPhone A7 Chip Benchmarks: Forget the Specs, It Blows Everything Away

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Mario Aguilar

September 20th

Apple

Mobile

ARM Acquires Internet Of Things Startup Sensinode To Move Beyond Tablets And Phones

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Ingrid Lunden

August 27th

Gadgets

Mobile

This ARM-Based Ubuntu Box Only Costs $100

This ARM-Based Ubuntu Box Only Costs $100

Forget your Raspberry Pi and all of those Android dongles: this quad-core, ARM-based box claims to offer up a PC-like experience for just $100.

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Jamie Condliffe

July 15th

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This ARM-Based Ubuntu Box Only Costs $100

This ARM-Based Ubuntu Box Only Costs $100

Forget your Raspberry Pi and all of those Android dongles: this quad-core, ARM-based box claims to offer up a PC-like experience for just $100.

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Jamie Condliffe

July 15th

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Report: AMD Is Making Its First Ever ARM Chip

Report: AMD Is Making Its First Ever ARM Chip

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that AMD is taking a leap into unknown waters, as it readies its first ever ARM chip.

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Jamie Condliffe

June 18th

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This Fabulously Oddball Galaxy Only Has One Spiral Arm

This Fabulously Oddball Galaxy Only Has One Spiral Arm

Most galaxies, like the Milky Way, have two or more spiral "arms," but NGC 4725 only has one. Don't worry NGC 4725 you may be weird, but we still love you and think you're great looking. Space is a safe space.

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Lily Hay Newman

June 2nd

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