Intel launches IoT platform to take the fight to ARM

Intel has launched an IoT platform

IT chip vendor Intel has launched an IoT (Internet of Things) platform, which it said will unify gateway, connectivity and security components thus also simplifying IoT deployments. The silicon giant has also announced integrated hardware and software products based on the Intel IoT Platform.

Opening up LTE for IoT

Operators need to make sure they're on top of IoT

Today, LTE is the fastest growing wireless standard in history with over 300 commercial networks already launched as of mid-2014 and LTE subscriptions predicted to reach 1.6 billion by 2018. With this huge worldwide investment and momentum building, cellular operators are looking at how they can leverage that investment into the rapidly growing IoT space.

ARM CEO Simon Segars talks strategy, smartphones and IoT

ARM CEO Simon Segars holding a Cortex A57 test chip and 2mm squared Freescale microcontroller

Found in nearly all today’s mobile devices, ARM’s technology has been instrumental in the mobile Internet revolution. But this is no Silicon Valley behemoth, rather a UK company situated on the edge of Cambridge. We speak to CEO Simon Segars to get some of the secrets of ARM’s success.

ARM launches platform for IoT acceleration

ARM plans to connect the IoT

ARM, the silicon designer responsible for much of the world’s mobile processors, has launched the ARM mbed IoT Device Platform. It will provide a free operating system to help simplify the creation of IoT products for chip manufacturers and the broader IoT ecosystem.

ARM raises the IoT processor bar with Cortex-M7

ARM is focusing on IoT

Low-power silicon designer ARM has unveiled a 32-bit chip designed specifically with the Internet of Things in mind. The company has already signed up several licensees for the offering including Atmel, Freescale and ST Microelectronics.

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


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. 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


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 [...]