A hint of MS Surface’s team looking at designing its own silicon

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“Then Microsoft Chief Product Officer Panos Panay stepped in to tell Bloomberg, “Microsoft plans to continue its expansion into chips, but is unlikely to focus on general-purpose chips like those from Intel, AMD and Qualcomm.

 

“However, Panos interestingly added, “Where we think we need to invest in silicon, we are absolutely going to. If there’s a need, we’re going to fill it.

 

“Translation: If Qualcomm can’t match Apple’s M1 Silicon prowess on ARM based Surface and partner devices, Microsoft will have to follow Apple’s path

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