July 30, 2009

Can ARM Come Between Microsoft and Intel?

Article Source PC Magazine

When someone asks who the giants of the semiconductor industry are, the names of Intel's founders, Gordon Moore and Robert Noyce, float to the top of my mind. And of course, there is the colorful and controversial William Shockly, who founded Shockly Semiconductor Labs, the first major semiconductor lab in Silicon Valley. And then there is Jack Kilby of Texas Instruments, who along with Robert Noyce is credited with inventing the integrated circuit.

But there is another giant in this area that most of the folks in the U.S. haven't heard of, but who in some ways has had an even bigger impact on the current tech market...