Microsoft committed to ARM platform, new stuff on the way
Redmond says that, despite recent blows, it remains committed to the ARM chip platform, the tech that underlies Windows RT tablets and Windows Phone devices.
It's been a bad week for Windows RT. But Microsoft told CNET that it's still committed -- to ARM.
That's not deterring Microsoft. "Windows remains committed to the ARM platform," a Microsoft spokesman told CNET.
And more ARM devices are on the way. "We are looking forward to new ARM-based Windows devices that will launch later this year," the spokesman added.
This followson Thursday. Huang said Nvidia is "working really hard" on the second-generation Surface.
Back in March, Michael Angiulo, corporate vice president, speaking with CNET, expounded on Microsoft's reasons for committing to RT. "It was a ton of work for us and we didn't do the work and endure the disruption for any reason other than the fact that there's a strategy there that just gets stronger over time."
Whether that reasoning still applies today isn't clear.