Report suggests Google regarded into buying for a CPU startup now owned by Qualcomm

Google can have strengthened its Tensor chips

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Google these days switched to creating its personal in-house Tensor chips for the telephone lineup, starting with the Google Pixel 6 and persevering with the progress with the Google Pixel 7. In distinction to Apple’s rather extra personalized silicon, Google’s chips rely upon extra commonplace parts, and are composed of Arm blueprints and Exynos modems. whereas the agency makes some spectacular strides inside the TPU division, it seems to be favor it additionally needed to buy in some extra specialised CPU knowledge—however failed.


In a report from the knowledge that talks about Apple’s try at gaining extra CPU expertise (through 9to5Google), a current Qualcomm buy takes the stage. The chip producer purchased Nuvia, a startup created by ex-Google and Apple engineers. It seems to be simply like the Snapdragon maker wasn’t the one one interested inside the agency’s designs and expertise. Google, Microsoft, and Intel are additionally cited as having been in talks about buying for inside the startup.

For Google, Nuvia can have been significantly consideration-grabbing. whereas Apple already has a agency maintain on chip manufacturing as a consequence of of its A and M collection that current a pair of of primarily the best designs inside the enterprise, Google nonetheless seems to be favor it’s very a lot initially of its Tensor chip journey. the agency’s chips are good for Pixel telephones and the Google Pixel capsule, however they’re going to’t compete with desktop class CPUs that Apple, Intel, and Qualcomm current for laptops and fully different, larger type components.

That’s the place Nuvia can have are accessible in. the agency is principally centered on extremely effective however environment nice desktop CPUs. It seems to be like Qualcomm is planning to launch a 12-core extreme efficiency product straight from the newly purchased agency quickly, which is purported to rival Apple’s M1 chip. In a distinctive world, Google can have launched its now discontinued Pixelbook lineup with a chip like this and shot straight to the larger of the Chromebook meals chain, making Chrome OS an rather extra viable different to house windows and macOS. A stronger and extra environment nice chip may assist any Google product, although, and its telephones may make strides inside the longevity division with know-how like this.


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