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Facebook backs project to develop ARM servers

The project could have an impact on datacentres

An organisation founded in 2010 to define the future of Linux on low power mobile chips from ARM has won support from social networking giant Facebook.

How ARM’s TrustZone aims to make smartphones more secure

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This week, ARM announced that it is rolling out a joint venture with Gemalto and Giesecke & Devrient (G&D) dedicated to securing the software on connected devices. Telecoms.com caught up with Rob Brown, secure solutions segment marketing at ARM, to find out more.

ARM-led joint venture steps up security in devices

ARM, Gemalto and G&D are working together on user authentication technology and services

Semiconductor firm ARM has teamed up with smart card maker Gemalto and payment security firm Giesecke & Devrient to launch a joint venture dedicated to securing the software on connected devices.

Intel heralds arrival to smartphone market at CES

Intel aims to disrupt the smartphone market

Intel has used consumer gadget show CES as a platform to declare its arrival to the smartphone market, announcing a multi-year deal with handset maker Motorola Mobility and unveiling a Lenovo handset based on its new Atom processor platform. However, disrupting the current state of the market could prove to be a struggle for the firm, suggests one analyst.

Android 4 closes on x86 architecture

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A swathe of devices such as tablets and netbooks based on the x86 architecture are set to run Android 4 (Ice cream sandwich) from 2012, after developers successfully ported the operating system to the processor architecture.

Nokia signs up ST-Ericsson for Windows Phones

Nokia's latest Windows Phone handset, the Lumia 800

Handset player Nokia has signed a deal with ST-Ericsson in a move that will see the chipset vendor’s NovaThor mobile application platform used in future Windows Phone devices.

It came from the stars

Earlier this week, scientists and military personnel gathered in a Latvian meadow somewhere near the Estonian border and gazed in awe at a ten metre wide crater thought to have been caused by a meteor strike.

ARM embraces Ubuntu for mobile gadgets

Linux has long held a position of importance of the mobile operating system market, with the Open Handset Alliance (OHA) stirring up recent interest through the launch of the Android platform. But now Ubuntu, one of the more popular and well regarded flavours of the Linux desktop market is about to make waves in the [...]

ARM flexes web muscles with Flash move

Mobile chip vendor ARM is busy this week, announcing plans on Monday to incorporate Adobe’s Flash and Air software platforms into devices powered by ARM processors. The chip shop said the technology collaboration with the software firm would optimise and enable Adobe’s Flash Player 10 and Air for ARM powered devices, ranging from mobile phones [...]

Intel forced to apologise over iPhone gaffe

The head of Intel’s ultra mobile products has been forced to apologise after one of his subordinates slammed the iPhone’s performance and laid into rival chip shop ARM. At Intel’s Developer Forum, which took place in Taiwan last week, Shane Wall, vice president of the chip giant’s mobility group, was reported to have said that [...]

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