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1 Sept: Alif Semiconductor introduces groundbreaking, highly scalable families of power efficient Cellular IoT and AI-enabled fusion processors and microcontrollers
Alif's new product families, based on Arm's proven technology, will unleash the potential of AI and enable developers to create innovative solutions that fuel the continued growth of the IoT.
27 Jul: Cloudflare Sets Out to Create New Blueprint for a Zero-Emissions Internet
Cloudflare continues to iterate on the optimal efficiency of its network, and has achieved more than 50 percent improvement in requests per watt by deploying Arm Neoverse-based processors in its edge servers. The company is furthering its efficiencies with renewable energy-powered edge computing and services for its customers to build and scale sustainability.
20 Jul: Qualcomm Expands the Wearables Segment with New Platform Investments and Qualcomm Wearables Ecosystem Accelerator Program
Through the Qualcomm Wearables Ecosystem Accelerator Program, Arm will work closely with the wider ecosystem to drive collaboration and change across the industry.
19 Jul: Ansys Expands Its Cloud Footprint to Support AWS Arm-based Graviton2 Processors
Ansys delivers its semiconductor simulation solution, Ansys Power Library (APL), to the Arm Neoverse architecture to support development on AWS Graviton2 processors. This collaboration lays the foundation for deploying more of Ansys' comprehensive semiconductor simulation portfolio on current and future Arm architectures.
7 Jul: Eurotech achieves IoT security certification
Eurotech's ReliaGATE 10-14 and Everyware Software Framework have been PSA Certified, ensuring standards-based security compliance for IoT deployments.
28 Jun: Marvell Extends OCTEON Leadership With Industry's First 5nm DPUs Marvell introduced its new OCTEON 10 DPU, based on Arm Neoverse N2, designed to accelerate and process a broad spectrum of security, networking, and storage workloads required by demanding 5G, cloud, carrier and enterprise datacenter applications.
28 Jun: NVIDIA Aerial 5G Platform Extends Support for Arm NVIDIA announced it is extending support for Arm-based CPUs in the NVIDIA Aerial™ A100 AI-on-5G platform, bringing more choice to the 5G ecosystem.
24 Jun: Major tech and automotive industry players join forces for automated driving Major tech and automotive industry players officially partner to develop state-of-the-art technology for autonomous vehicles. The partners and leaders in their domain include Arm, Audi together with CARIAD – the automotive software company of VW group, BASELABS, CoreAVI, DENSO, Five, the German Fraunhofer IESE, NXP, the Swedish Royal Institute of Technology and TTTech Auto. 
21 Jun:
Dialog Semiconductor Achieves Industry’s Highest Ranking for IoTMark-Wi-Fi Benchmark
Dialog Semiconductor announced that its DA16200 SoC, which leverages the Arm Cortex-M4 processor, has scored 815 on the EEMBC IoTMark-Wi-Fi benchmark.
3 Jun: Synopsys Expands Multi-Die Solution Leadership with Industry's Lowest Latency Die-to-Die Controller IP
Synopsys announced its new DesignWare Die-to-Die Controller IP, with low-latency support for AMBA CXS to easily integrate with the Arm Coherent Mesh Network.
3 Jun: launches mobile cloud. Brings gaming to the next billion
Through the cloud deployment of Arm-based server processors delivers an exciting new gameplay experience to users and developers.
2 Jun:
UL Recognizes PSA Certified as a Fast-Track to UL’s Secure IoT Component Qualification
UL announced it will recognize PSA Certified (co-founded by Arm) as a fast-track for achieving UL's Secure IoT Component Qualification to help demonstrate that components incorporate industry best practices for Internet of Things cybersecurity.
2 Jun: Siemens enhances Nucleus ReadyStart for Arm platforms with enhanced debug, security and stability features
Siemens  announced that the newest version of its Nucleus™ ReadyStart™ software for Arm-based devices has been updated to provide enhanced support for the Arm Cortex family of processors.
1 Jun: Silicon Catalyst Launches UK-based Accelerator
Combining Silicon Catalyst's support with Arm Flexible Access for Startups, will help startups get to working prototypes as quickly as possible, accelerating innovation in the UK.
31 May: Dolphin Design joins Arm Approved Design Partner Program
Dolphin Design, a leading provider of semiconductor IP and design platforms, with full turnkey SoC services, announce that they have been selected to join the Arm Approved Design Partner program. 
28 May:
Arm Leverages Synopsys Fusion Compiler to Enable Best PPA for Latest Neoverse Platforms
Synopsys announced that Fusion Compiler has been deployed by Arm to enable optimal power, performance and area (PPA) on next-generation Arm Neoverse V1 and N2 infrastructure cores. 
27 May:
Synopsys and Arm Deliver Comprehensive Solutions to Increase Performance and Accelerate Time-to-Market for High-Performance Computing, Data Center and AI SoCs
Synopsys announced an expanded strategic collaboration with Arm to deliver optimized design, verification, silicon IP, software security, quality solutions and reference flows for Arm-based system-on chips (SoCs), including the Arm Neoverse V1 and N2 platforms.
27 May:
Cadence Collaborates with Arm to Accelerate Hyperscale Computing and 5G Communications SoC Development
Cadence announced an expanded collaboration with Arm to speed hyperscale computing and 5G communications SoC development using Cadence tools and the new Arm Neoverse V1 and Neoverse N2 platforms. 
27 May: IoT Can Finally Go Mainstream - Blynk Business Software Opening to Developers
As the IoT continues to see rapid growth, Arm is focused on empowering IoT developers to innovate and capitalize on the expanding market opportunities in this space.
25 May: Oracle Unlocks Power of Arm-based Processors at One Cent per Core Hour, Expanding Ecosystem, and Speeding App Development
To help customers and developers take advantage of Arm technology, Oracle is providing tools, solutions, and support to fuel Arm-based application development, and availability of its first Arm-based compute offering, OCI Ampere A1 Compute.
25 May: Synopsys Enables First-Pass Silicon Success for Early Adopters of Next-Generation Armv9 Architecture-based SoCs
Synopsys announced multiple SoC tape-outs at early adopters of the next-generation Arm Cortex-X2, Cortex-A710, and Cortex-A510 CPUs based on Armv9, Arm Mali-G710 GPUs and Arm DynamIQ Shared Unit-110 were achieved using Synopsys' portfolio of industry-leading solutions.
25 May: Cadence Collaboration with Arm Enables Customers to Successfully Tape out Next-Generation Arm Mobile Designs
Cadence announced that through a collaboration with Arm, customers have successfully taped out mobile SoCs using Cadence tools and the next-generation Arm mobile solution, which includes the Arm Cortex-X2, Cortex-A710, and Cortex-A510 CPUs, Mali-G710 GPU and the DynamIQ Shared Unit-110. 
24 May: RAD Releases Arm-Powered Thin CPE with Edge Computing
RAD's programmable pCPE is based on a 64-bit dual-core Arm Cortex-A53 processor, delivering superior performance with extremely low power consumption for better cost savings and lower environmental footprint.
13 May: Synopsys Extends Verification Hardware Market Leadership with Breakthrough Emulation Performance
Synopsys announced innovations in emulation delivering more performance to speed hardware and software verification of complex system-on-chips (SoCs) in areas such as high-performance computing (HPC), 5G, GPU, artificial intelligence (AI) and automotive. 
21 Apr: HAProxy Reaches Over 2 Million Requests per Second on a Single Arm-based AWS Graviton2 Instance
HAProxy Technologies announced that HAProxy 2.3 tested on a single Arm Neoverse-based AWS Graviton2 instance scales and achieves 2.04 million requests per second. 
Synopsys Introduces PrimeLib Unified Library Characterization and Validation Solution for Accelerated Access to Advanced Process Nodes
Synopsys introduced PrimeLib, a high-performance, comprehensive characterization and validation solution that produces signoff quality libraries targeted for system-on-chip (SoC) design at advanced process nodes.
Linaro, Arm and Qualcomm Collaborate to Enable Native LLVM for Windows 10 on Arm
Linaro, the open-source collaborative engineering organization developing software for the Arm ecosystem, announced the availability of the Windows 10 on Arm bot support and binary to enable developers to build natively with LLVM. 
20Apr: FIDO Alliance Creates New Onboarding Standard To Secure Internet of Things (IoT)
The FIDO Alliance announced the launch of the FIDO Device Onboard (FDO) protocol, a new, open IoT standard that enables devices to simply and securely onboard to cloud and on-premise management platforms.  The Alliance's IoT Technical Working Group, which Arm co-founded, is where the FDO specification work was carried out.
6 Apr: Algolux Brings Atlas Camera ISP Optimization for Computer Vision to Arm ISP Users
Cloud-enabled Atlas workflow allows vision system designers and SoC providers using the Arm Mali-C71AE and Mali-C52 ISPs to securely scale and deploy automated camera optimization to quickly maximize vision system performance.
5 Apr:
Cadence Unveils Next-Generation Palladium Z2 and Protium X2 Systems to Dramatically Accelerate Pre Silicon Hardware Debug and Software Validation
The Cadence Palladium Z2 system enables improved performance and capacity for best-in-class emulation and verification throughput on Arm-based servers. 
30 Mar:
CircleCI Extends Arm Support to its CI/CD Cloud Offering
CircleCI, the leading continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD) platform, announced a preview of significant additions to their build fleet with the introduction of Arm-based compute.
26 Mar:
Siemens Delivers Next-Generation, Comprehensive Hardware-Assisted Verification System
Siemens Digital Industries Software unveiled its next-generation Veloce hardware-assisted verification system for the rapid verification of highly sophisticated, next-generation Integrated Circuit (IC) designs.
16 Mar: AWS Announces General Availability of Amazon EC2 X2gd Instances Powered by AWS-designed Graviton2 Processors
The next generation Arm-based Graviton2-powered  X2gd instances offer up to 55% better price/performance for memory-intensive workloads compared to current generation x86-based X1 instances.
16 Mar: Silicon Labs' Secure Vault Becomes World's First IoT Security Solution to Achieve PSA Certified Level 3 Status Silicon Labs became the world's first silicon innovator to achieve PSA Certified's highest level of IoT hardware and software security protection. PSA Certified, co-founded by Arm, awarded PSA Certified Level 3 status to Silicon Labs' EFR32MG21, a wireless SoC with Secure Vault.
16 Mar:
Aqua Security Announces Industry-First Container Runtime Security Solution for Arm 64-bit Environments
Aqua Security, a pure-play cloud native security leader, announced its cloud native security platform now protects containers and Virtual Machine (VM) workloads at runtime on Arm-powered devices.
12 Mar:
The TARS Foundation Celebrates its First Anniversary
Celebrating one year of collaboration between the TARS Foundation and industry leaders such as Arm to build and develop the microservices ecosystem.
10 Mar:
Fortinet's Rapidly Growing Open Fabric Ecosystem Helps Customers Achieve Integrated Security
Fortinet announced the Fortinet Security Fabric has reached more than 400 technology integrations in its Open Fabric Ecosystem to further deliver end-to-end security with broad visibility and seamless management across the digital infrastructure.
25 Feb: STMicroelectronics Reveals Extreme Low-Power STM32U5 Microcontrollers with Advanced Performance and Cybersecurity
The new STM32U5 series teams the efficient Arm Cortex-M33 core with ST's innovative proprietary power-saving features and on-chip IP cutting down energy demand while pumping up performance.
3 Feb: Linux Foundation Launches Industry Collaboration with Magma to Accelerate Deployment of Wireless Networks
Arm will join an open source industry collaboration as a founding member to accelerate the path to production use cases at scale, starting with the open-source software platform, Magma.
26 Jan: EvoNexus partners with Arm to Accelerate Launch of New Semiconductor Startups
EvoNexus announced a partnership with Arm to assist early-stage silicon startups to reduce the cost of launching new ventures through no-cost access to Arm Flexible Access for Startups.
19 Jan: Renesas Launches New General-Purpose 64-Bit RZ/G2L Group of MPUs with Latest Arm Cortex-A55 for Improved AI Processing
Renesas announced the expansion of its RZ/G2 general-purpose 64-bit microprocessors, delivering improved AI processing for a wide range of applications. The expanded product lineup includes three new entry-level MPU models built around the latest Arm Cortex-A55 core.
12 Jan: Samsung Sets New Standard for Flagship Mobile Processors With Exynos 2100
Samsung Electronics has announced the Exynos 2100, a new mobile processor with Arm's powerful next-generation compute and graphics platform at its heart.
15 Dec: Nimbix Announces First Multi-cloud HPC Platform With Support For Arm Nimbix, the leading high-performance computing (HPC) cloud platform provider, announced support for the Arm architecture in its JARVICE™ XE Enterprise HPC platform.
10 Dec: AWS and Arm Demonstrate Production-Scale Electronic Design Automation in the Cloud
Arm is migrating electronic design automation workloads to AWS, leveraging a range of Amazon EC2 instance types, including AWS Graviton2-based instances powered by Arm Neoverse cores.
18 Nov: Adopts Arm Technology to Deliver a Purpose-built Heterogeneous Machine Learning Compute Platform for the Embedded Edge, the machine learning company enabling high performance compute at the lowest power, announced the adoption of low-power Arm compute technology to build its purpose-built Machine Learning SoC platform.
4 Nov: Eurotech joins Arm Project Cassini bringing its edge software and hardware components and its decade of expertise in edge deployment
Eurotech, a leading provider of rugged and industrial-grade embedded boards and systems, edge computing platforms and IoT enablement solutions announced it has joined the Arm Project Cassini Initiative.
22 Oct: ventureLAB partners with Arm to broaden Canada’s Hardware Catalyst Initiative
ventureLAB has announced a new partnership with Arm  to expand ventureLAB's Hardware Catalyst Initiative (HCI). This will enable HCI companies a fast-track route to Arm Flexible Access for Startups.
19 Oct: NXP Announces Expansion of its Scalable Machine Learning Portfolio and Capabilities
NXP announced it will expand its popular i.MX applications processors for the Industrial and IoT Edge with the integration of the Arm Ethos-U65 microNPU.
8 Oct: Synopsys DesignWare CXL IP Supports AMBA CXS Protocol Targeting High-Performance Computing SoCs Synopsys announced that its DesignWare® CXL Controller IP now supports the AMBA® CXS protocol, enabling an efficient interface with the latest, highly scalable Arm® Neoverse Coherent Mesh Network.  
30 Sept: Nordic Semiconductor to ship its billionth Arm Cortex-M based wireless SoC in October
Nordic Semiconductor will reach a major new commercial milestone in early October this year, having shipped more than one billion Arm Cortex-M based ultra-low power wireless SoCs in just eight years.
22 Sept: Cambridge Wireless creates a consortium of members to accelerate and successfully scale the transformation of product companies to digital services: Product as a Service (PaaS)
Initial founding members of the PaaS Consortium include Arm, BAT, ghd. CW Cambridge Wireless will be inviting other members to join who can contribute towards the successful transformation of product as a service at scale in a fast moving digital connected world.
09 Sept:
Qeexo AutoML Enables Machine Learning on Arm Cortex-M0 and Cortex-M0+
Qeexo announces that its Qeexo AutoML platform now supports machine learning on Arm Cortex-M0 and Cortex-M0+ processors, which power devices including sensors and microcontrollers from companies such as Arduino, Renesas, STMicroelectronics, and Bosch Sensortec.
09 Sept: UCF Consortium Receives Open Source Contribution from Arm to Speed Access to Persistent Memory Storage
The Unified Communication Framework (UCF) announced an open source contribution of an OpenSHMEM-based I/O research extension to access persistent memory storage, in collaboration with Arm.
27 Aug: AdcareIT Selects Telco Systems and Clavister for Rollout of NFV-Based Secure SD-WAN Services in Kenya New managed services delivered by Clavister's advanced connectivity and cybersecurity VNFs running on Telco Systems' market leading NFVTime uCPE solution based on Arm architecture.
28 Jul: Neocortix Announces Arm 64-bit Support for Folding@home and Rosetta@home COVID-19 Vaccine Research
Neocortix, a mobile distributed computing company, today announced the release of Arm 64-bit support for two leading protein folding research projects – Folding@home and Rosetta@home.
23 Jul: Marvell Unveils the Industry's Most Comprehensive Custom ASIC Offering
Marvell announced a custom ASIC offering that addresses the requirements of next generation 5G carriers, cloud data centers, enterprise and automotive applications. Marvell's custom ASIC solution enables a multitude of customization options and a differentiated approach with best-in-class standard product IP including Arm-based processors.
21 Jul:  AMIQ EDA Announces Solution for Continuous Integration of SystemVerilog Testbenches AMIQ EDA announced a methodology for continuous integration of SystemVerilog testbench code for verification of the most complex semiconductor designs. Verissimo and DVT Eclipse are being used across Arm in continuous integration flows to help better identify problems in coding and assess project status.
17 Jul:  Hafnium, MbedTLS, PSA Crypto join the Trusted Firmware Project
Trusted Firmware today announced that Hafnium, MbedTLS and the PSA Crypto Project transitioned into its project scope, fostering collaboration around the development of a reference Trusted Execution Environment and Secure Processing Environment on the Arm A-Profile and M-Profile architectures respectively.
17 Jul:
Building Next-generation Mobile Renderer with Tencent Games
Arm has worked with Tencent Games on a next-generation mobile renderer which combines Arm's high-performance Mali GPU technology with Tencent Games' development expertise, equipping developers with the tools needed to build the mobile games of the future.
14 Jul:
L2S2 announces strategic partnership with Arm to transform connected healthcare
L2S2 announced that it is working together with Arm to bring a unique and disruptive offering to the healthtech market. L2S2 Managed Medical Device Cloud and Arm Pelion IoT platform enable hospitals and doctors to obtain secure, compliant and actionable data from IoT.
08 Jul:
Juniper Research: Future Digital Awards for Technology & Innovation 2020 Winners Announced
Juniper Research announced its 2020 Future Digital Awards winners for Technology & Innovation, including Arm. Arm Kigen and Pelion Connectivity Management won the IoT Security Innovation of the Year Award.
30 Jun:
Wi-SUN Alliance Announces Further Growth and Strengthens Global Membership
Arm is working with the Wi-SUN Alliance on standards that drive the ubiquitous adoption of Wi-SUN in IoT deployments and broad commercial availability across the value chain.
23 Jun:
Japan’s Fugaku gains title as world’s fastest supercomputer
The supercomputer Fugaku, which is being developed jointly by RIKEN and Fujitsu Limited based on Arm technology, has taken the top spot on the Top500 list. The webpage will open in a new tab., a ranking of the world's fastest supercomputers.
23 Jun:
Bamboo Systems™ Launches Next Generation Server
Bamboo Systems, a provider of transformative Arm-based servers, today announced the availability of its newest systems, the B1000N Series, based on a new system architecture, Bamboo PANDA.
23 Jun:
UCF Consortium Announces OpenSNAPI Project to Develop an Open, Standard Application Programming Interface for Smart Networking Adapters
The OpenSNAPI unified API is helping to expand the applicability of emerging use-cases, such as in-network computing, and ultimately enabling more efficient data processing through broader deployments of SmartNICs.
3 Jun:
Kontron VX6124 - A new Arm®-based VPX Computing Node
Kontron, a leading global provider of IoT/Embedded Computing Technology, has announced VX6124, its new Arm-based High End VPX Computing Node for next generation HPEC applications.
27 May:
DARPA Selects Teams to Increase Security of Semiconductor Supply Chain
Arm researchers join a team to make design-for-security pervasive through the DARPA Automatic Implementation of Secure Silicon (AISS) program.
19 May:
Green Hills Software Adds Support for the Heterogeneous NXP i.MX 8 Application Processors in Airborne Safety- and Security-Critical Systems
Green Hills Software has announced that its INTEGRITY-178 Time-Variant Unified Multi-Processing RTOS now supports heterogeneous multicore operation on NXP Semiconductor's i.MX 8 applications processors across Arm Cortex-A72 and Cortex-A53 cores for airborne safety-critical and security-critical systems.
12 May:
Eta Compute and Edge Impulse accelerate development and deployment of machine learning at the edge
Eta Compute and Edge Impulse announce that they are partnering to accelerate the development and deployment of machine learning using Eta Compute's revolutionary ECM3532, the world's lowest power Neural Sensor Processor, and Edge Impulse, the leading online TinyML platform, which is Arm-based.
29 Apr:
Silicon Catalyst Collaborates with Arm to Accelerate Semiconductor Startups
Silicon Catalyst, the world’s only incubator focused exclusively on accelerating solutions in silicon, announces that Arm has joined as a Strategic Partner and as an In-Kind Partner. The partnership provides startups with no-cost access to a broad range of Arm IP, tools and support, and further strengthens Silicon Catalyst’s leading role in helping new semiconductor companies address the challenges in moving from idea to realization.
23 Apr:
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS arrives
Canonical, the publisher of Ubuntu, announced the general availability of Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, with a particular emphasis on security and performance. The combination of Ubuntu 20.04 LTS with Arm Neoverse-based platforms provides developers with a strong foundation for building high-performing and secure applications ready for this next era of compute.
21 Apr:
SiPearl signs a major licensing agreement with Arm for the development of its first-generation of microprocessors
SiPearl, the company that is designing the high-performance, low-power microprocessor for the European exascale1 supercomputer, has signed a licensing agreement with Arm in which SiPearl will use the next-generation high performance, secure, and scalable Arm Neoverse platform, codenamed "Zeus".
1 Apr:
IAR Systems enables secure applications based on NXP’s LPC55S6x Arm Cortex-M33 MCUs
IAR Systems has announced support in its security tool C-Trust for the Arm Cortex-M33 based LPC55S6x MCUs from NXP Semiconductors, which will assist companies in easing the implementation of security in their applications.
25 Mar:
Renesas Electronics and NXP Semiconductors N.V. join the Trusted Firmware Project
Renesas and NXP have joined the Trusted Firmware Project, which was founded for the Arm ecosystem to collaborate on building secure software and solving the complexity of security at scale.
19 Mar:
Enea today announced a partnership with Ampere Computing to develop an innovative Arm-based universal Customer Premise Equipment (uCPE) platform for telco and edge applications.
2 Mar:
Marvell Announces OCTEON TX2 Family of Multi-Core Infrastructure Processors
Fifth generation OCTEON family supports 4 to 36 Armv8-A cores coupled with a comprehensive set of hardware accelerators for networking, security, and wireless infrastructure applications.
24 Feb:
Revolutionary Mellanox ConnectX-6 Dx SmartNICs and BlueField-2 I/O Processing Units Transform Cloud and Data Center Security
Mellanox Technologies, a leading supplier of high-performance, end-to-end smart interconnect solutions for data center servers and storage systems, today announced the immediate general availability of ConnectX-6 Dx SmartNICs, in addition to the soon-to-be-released BlueField-2 I/O Processing Units (IPUs), with integrated Arm Neoverse-based processors.