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Arm Holdings timeline: from Cambridge barn to global chip leader

1985 — Acorn develops the BBC Micro computer, used in almost every school in the UK in the 1980s. 1985 — Olivetti takes 25 per cent stake in Acorn, which had come close to bankruptcy, following a downturn in the UK home computer market the previous year. 1990 — Arm is founded as a spin-off […]

Intel’s fastest 22-core Broadwell chip comes to new servers

Every time Intel announces new Xeon chips, server makers waste no time in announcing new products to take advantage. Lenovo, Hewlett Packard Enterprise and Dell have announced faster servers with Intel’s new Xeon E5-2600 v4 chips based on the Broadwell architecture. The chips have up to 22 cores and are significantly faster than the Haswell-based Xeon […]