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The final day of the Qualcomm Snapdragon Technology Summit is wrapping up, which means that the chip company is saving the best for last. Well, that is if you've been following the whole Windows on ARM initiative that Microsoft and Qualcomm have been pushing for the past two years. Qualcomm just unveiled the latest product in a series that started off with the Snapdragon 835 and was then succeeded by the Snapdragon 850. Meet the new Snapdragon 8cx Compute Platform. This represents a new naming convention for Qualcomm, and should help to differentiate its PC computing efforts from its other solutions in the smartphone market where the company has a much stronger foothold.... Read more...
Google Chrome is the most popular web browser on the planet, much to Microsoft's ire. With respect to its Windows 10 operating system, Microsoft would prefer that you use its own homegrown web browser, but most users flock to Google Chrome in overwhelming numbers. Microsoft is apparently now resigned to this reality and is reportedly working together with Google to bring an ARM-compliant version of Chrome to Windows 10 on ARM. According to 9to5Google, Google is getting help from none other than Microsoft to develop a native ARM version of Chrome. A number of commits were discovered from Microsoft engineers that are actively working on developing the ARM-compliant version of Chrome.... Read more...