Tag: ARM

Intel, Google, Microsoft, and others launch Confidential Computing Consortium for data security

Major tech companies including Alibaba, Arm, Baidu, IBM, Intel, Google Cloud, Microsoft, and Red Hat today announced intent to form the Confidential Computing Consortium to improve security for data in use. Established by the Linux Foundation, the organization plans to bring together hardware vendors, developers, open source experts, and others to promote the use of […]

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Arm launches Flexible Access business model for agile chip design

Arm is launching its Flexible Access business model that allows chip designers to experiment with different chip designs before they have to pay for the final selection. Rather than pay upfront for chip design tools, customers can use the new model to experiment, evaluate, and undertake full projects with a wide range of Arm intellectual […]

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Glass fiber keyboards, OLED screens, and Apple chips may redefine MacBooks

It mightn’t be obvious from unit sales, which appeared to be plateauing before Apple stopped reporting them each quarter, but the company’s most popular Macs — its laptops — are facing an existential crisis. MacBooks have routinely sold at premium prices compared with rival notebooks, such that customers could in some cases buy two new Windows […]

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MLPerf introduces machine learning inference benchmark suite

A major consortium of AI community stakeholders today introduced MLPerf Inference v0.5, the group’s first suite for measurement of AI system power efficiency and performance. Inference benchmarks are essential to understanding just how much time and power is required to deploy a neural network for common tasks like computer vision that predicts the contents of […]

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Nvidia will support Arm hardware for high-performance computing

At the International Supercomputing Conference (ISC) in Frankfurt, Germany this week, Santa Clara-based chipmaker Nvidia announced that it will support processors architected by British semiconductor design company Arm. Nvidia anticipates that the partnership will pave the way for supercomputers capable of “exascale” performance — in other words, capable of completing at least a quintillion floating […]

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Arm reveals new CPU, GPU, and machine learning processor for 5G world

Arm introduced new versions of its designs for heavy-duty central processing units (CPUs), graphics chips, and machine learning chips. The company made the announcement at the Computex tech trade show in Taiwan. The Cambridge, England-based company announced the Arm Cortex-A77 CPU, the Arm Mali-G77 graphics processing unit (GPU), and the Arm Machine Learning processor. Those new […]

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