Why Intel x86 must die: Our cloud-centric future depends on open source chips
Perhaps the Meltdown and Spectre bugs are the impetus for making long-overdue changes to the core DNA of the semiconductor industry and how chip architectures are designed.
By Jason Perlow for Tech Broiler | January 10, 2018 -- 15:21 GMT (15:21 GMT) | Topic: Cloud
The new year has indeed started out with a bang for the computer industry. Two highly publicized security flaws in the Intel x86 chip architecture have now emerged. They appear to affect other microprocessors made by AMD and designs licensed by ARM.
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