“Suddenly, ARM Holdings is on the radar screen of the personal computer world, the market long dominated by Intel Corp.,” Benjamin Pimentel reports for MarketWatch.
“Processors based on the ARM Holdings architecture are expected to make up more than 13% of the PC chip market by 2015, IDC said Thursday,” Pimentel reports. “It was the first time IDC made a forecast on PC chips based on processor design… The IDC projection is based mainly on chips designed specifically for PCs, and does not include tablets, said analyst Shane Rau.”
Pimentel reports, “Rau said the projection was based mainly on recent the announcement that the next version of Microsoft Corp. Windows operating system will support ARM’s technology. Recently, ARM and Nvidia Corp. announced a plan to develop chips for desktops and servers in a clear challenge to Intel.”
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