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Qualcomm buys CPU startup Nuvia to beef up PC, smartphone performance

Qualcomm said Wednesday it intends to purchase startup Nuvia for $1.4 billion, potentially as a means to beef up its CPU efforts and challenge Apple more straight in the Arm computing space.Nuvia was set through an ex-Apple chip builder, Gerard Williams III, who was reportedly pushed into designing server chips because of a non-compete clause he had signed with his former employer. Nuvia’s assignment is, in its own words, to”reimagine silicon design to create a new class of processor that delivers the step-function performance and energy efficiency improvements needed to power the next era of computing.” Nuvia hasn’t declared a product, though it had been suspected to be developing its Arm CPU for data centers.To read this article in full, please see here
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