Bay Trail will power high-end tablets while Merrifield will be the brain of smartphones.
The new Exynos 5 Octa will go up against new chips from Nvidia and Qualcomm.
The chip promises to enable great mobile games as well as cool photography applications.
RackSpace, HP, Canonical, and other OpenStack members are combining forces to build what they say will be the first-ever ARM processor-based cloud. The goal is to build an extremely efficient, powerful, but inexpensive cloud with low power consumption.
Samsung already has a plenty powerful mobile CPU with its Hummingbird processor — the brains behind its Android-powered Galaxy S line of phones — but today the company has announced it has even bigger plans for next year: A low-powered dual-core processor, dubbed Orion, with powerful 3D and video capabilities.
As Intel is busy moving into the software business with its $7.68 billion purchase of McAfee, Advanced Micro Devices is taking the wraps off its newest processor designs, Bulldozer and Bobcat, which it hopes will give a one-two punch at Intel’s core business.