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Google Might Ditch Intel and Design Its Own Chips

Even with its burgeoning Nexus program, Google is still primarily seen as a software and services company rather than a hardware designer. And yet, all those web services, from YouTube videos to Street View panoramas to Google Docs, need a solid infrastructure of servers to support them — which has led Google to set up and operate a number of enormous data centers around the globe. Now Bloomberg reports that the engineers at Mountain View may be working on their own custom server processor, built on the same ARM technology as you'll find inside your Android phone.

 

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