Expect commercially available ARM-based servers to arrive soon, as at least five computer makers announced ARM servers this week.
In a first, embedded systems company Semihalf has demonstrated a beta version of the FreeBSD operating system running on a 96-core server based on the 64-bit ARM-based processor, according to a report on Computerworld.
Chip maker ARM and Beijing-based smart device platform technology provider Thundersoft have opened what they're calling "an Internet of Things one-stop shop" for startups and original equipment manufacturers in the form of the ARM Innovation Ecosystem Accelerator.
To keep up with competitors and cash in on the IoT trend, chip maker ARM unveiled this week a new hardware subsystem for its Cortex-M processors to speed up develop of chips for Internet of Things devices. ARM is also reportedly in talks to buy Sansa Security, a chip security for mobile and IoT devices, for between $75 million and $85 million.
In a bid to compete with ARM's TrustZone and similar products, U.K.-based Imagination has introduced a new security platform called OmniShield designed to provide security for mobile, Internet of Things and other connected devices.
Chip maker ARM is trying to improve the battery life of IoT devices that use Bluetooth to communicate data, with the acquisitions of Wicentric and Sunrise Micro Devices.
Chip maker ARM has agreed to buy Offspark, a provider of secure Internet of Things communications, for an undisclosed consideration, WirelessWeek reports.
Chip design house ARM announces the signing of its 50th licensing deal for its 64-bit ARMv8-A design.
While Intel, Marvell, MediaTek, Qualcomm and Nvidia announced their first 64-bit mobile processors at the 2014 Mobile World Congress, Android smartphones running 64-bit chips are unlikely to hit the market before the second half of the year, judges ABI Research.
The Rise of the Machines is ahead of schedule. It's time for CIOs and other enterprise leaders to heed the call and seize the M2M opportunity as soon as possible. Firms that ignore the potential of M2M may face termination by their competition