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A pair of Intel rivals are joining forces, though not to take on the chip giant and topple the leader. The technology partnership between Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) and ARM is all about integrating the latter's TrustZone Security Technology found in mobile devices like smartphones and tablets, into the former's x86-based product offerings. It's a small step in a new direction that could end up big for both companies. What it basically boils down is AMD licensing ARM's Coretex-A5 processor design, which it will use in its own Accelerated Processing Units (APUs). AMD is only focused on the security aspect right now, having no interest in abandoning x86 chip design, but who knows where this could... Read more...