LONDON It was on Nov. 27 1998 that EE Times reported Intel Corp. was working to have a home-grown version of the StrongARM processor ready by the second half of 1999
"Intel has never before designed a StrongARM processor. And there is some concern that the team may have trouble duplicating the impressive results of the original StrongARM team, which has since disbanded," we quoted Jim Turley saying. At the time Turley was an analyst at Microprocessor Report.
Intel did subsequently make an ARM-based processor line, named it XScale but subsequently sold it along with its communications and application processor units for $600 million to Marvell Technology Group Ltd., a storage, communications and chip developer. And the original StrongARM design team leader, Dan Dobberpuhl is now leading a design team, thought to be working with an ARM architectural license, at Apple (see Apple with P.A. is possible ARM architecture licensee)
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