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ARM makes aggressive moves to compete in IoT chip space

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.

Imagination strong-arms ARM's TrustZone with new OmniShield multizone security platform

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.

ARM acquires Bluetooth tech firms to improve battery life of IoT 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.

Spotlight: ARM agrees to buy Offspark to strengthen IoT security bona fides

Chip maker ARM has agreed to buy Offspark, a provider of secure Internet of Things communications, for an undisclosed consideration, WirelessWeek reports.

Momentum growing for its 64-bit processors, says ARM

Chip design house ARM announces the signing of its 50th licensing deal for its 64-bit ARMv8-A design.

64-bit chip not coming soon to an Android smartphone near you

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.

Rise of the Machines

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

iPad with 64-bit A7 chip will hurt corporate PC market, says analyst

An iPad equipped with Apple's new 64-bit A7 processor could further hurt the PC market by making inroads into businesses.

Microsoft and Nvidia are hard at work on the Surface 2

A second-gen Surface RT tablet is in the works, and Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang says his company is working with Microsoft on it—presumably in supplying its ARM-based Tegra microprocessor to power the device. 

AMD announces first ARM server chip, slated to arrive in 2014

Advanced Micro Devices on Tuesday announced its new "Seattle" processor, which is a new server-based chip based on the ARM architecture.