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Japan’s SoftBank offers ARM a $32 billion buyout

Japan’s SoftBank offers ARM a $32 billion buyout UK-based ARM Holdings has dominated the cell phone industry for decades, with an estimated 50 billion ARM processors built by the year 2014.Now the company has been acquired by Japan’s SoftBank in a deal worth $32 billion (£24.

The iPhone 7’s new A10 Fusion: quad-core, high-efficiency, and a more powerful GPU

The iPhone 7’s new A10 Fusion: quad-core, high-efficiency, and a more powerful GPU What we do know is that the new A10 is a quad-core, 3.3-billion transistor CPU (the A9 CPU contained more than two billion transistors) with an estimated 40% performance advantage over A9 (according to Apple).

Apple built its own custom GPU core starting with the iPhone 6 — and nobody noticed

Apple built its own custom GPU core starting with the iPhone 6 — and nobody noticed Its GPU cores, in contrast, have been broadly assumed to be licensed from Imagination Technologies.According to a new report, however, Apple has been building its own GPU cores for years — it’s just that no one noticed.

Apple built its own custom GPU core starting with the iPhone 6 - and nobody noticed

Apple built its own custom GPU core starting with the iPhone 6 - and nobody noticed Its GPU cores, in contrast, have been broadly assumed to be licensed from Imagination Technologies.According to a new report, however, Apple has been building its own GPU cores for years — it’s just that no one noticed.