Is Apple going to consolidate or innovate in end-user computing?
Many people see Apple as an innovative company. The Techzine editorial team sees it differently; we think Apple was an innovative company. After the introduction of the iPad, we haven’t seen much innovation anymore. This week the company made several announcements that were different from the pas... Read more
Apple announces switch from Intel chips to proprietary Arm chips
Apple announced during the online edition of its developer event WWDC that the company is switching from Intel chips to its own designed Arm chips. The company plans to move entirely from Intel to Arm within two years.
The company has not revealed any technical details about the new chips, nor ... Read more
AWS launches new EC2 instances based on Graviton2 processors
AWS introduced two EC2 instances using Graviton2 processors based on its own Arm technology. These proprietary processors of the public cloud giant should eventually deliver more computing power than other types of processors.
The newly released EC2 C6g and R6g instances are the second type of i... Read more
‘Apple announces switch from Intel to ARM chips for Mac this month’
Apple will announce at the WWDC 2020 conference that it will use its own ARM-based chips for future macOS systems, according to Bloomberg. . WWDC is held on June 22. There has been speculation for years when Apple shuts down the use of the Intel chips.
Next year, Apple would like to supply the f... Read more
‘Apple is working on Macs with ARM processors and USB4’
Apple is working on a new line of Macs with ARM processors, sources report to Macrumors. The new line is expected to appear in 2021, according to analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. Though he also holds the last quarter of 2020 as a possible release moment for the new series.
The ARM processors could be a maj... Read more
Mining malware switches from Arm-IoT to Intel servers
A mining malware previously only seen on Arm-controlled Internet or Things (IoT) devices has made the switch to Intel systems. That's what security investigator Larry Cashdollar of Akamai discovered.
Cashdollar states that one of its honeypot systems has recently discovered an IoT malware that seems... Read more
Huawei wants to invest 436 million U.S. dollars in development Arm-based server chips
Huawei says in the next five years 436 million U.S. dollars (about 391 million euros) to want to invest in the development of Arm-based server chips. The goal is to build more products than the recently launched Arm-based Kunpeng 920 chip.
The Kunpeng 920 is a 64-core chip with a clock speed of 2.6 ... Read more
VMware will provide disruption with IoT and edge computing
During VMworld in Barcelona, VMware fired a warning shot
in the field of IoT and edge computing. It has briefly shown what it is working
on and what we can expect from VMworld in the coming editions. The company will
focus on edge computing and Internet of Things solutions. We dare to say that
this... Read more
Supercomputing infrastructure Nvidia gets support for Arm-based chips
Chip manufacturer Nvidia has announced that its Artificial Intelligence (AI) and high-performance computing infrastructure will soon support Arm-based CPUs. The support should be there before the end of the year.
Nvidia's CUDA-X AI and HPC libraries, GPU-accelerated AI frameworks and software devel... Read more
Docker and Arm enter into strategic collaboration
Docker and Arm have entered into a strategic partnership. The collaboration must facilitate a seamless development on arm architecture and a smooth delivery of applications in the cloud, edge and Internet of Things. In addition, it must combine the simplicity and portability of Docker's container pl... Read more