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Google is designing its own Arm-based processors for 2023 Chromebooks – report

Charlie Clark Silver badge

Re: What's the betting...

Why bother when they control the whole OS? If they want to, they can add a TPM unit to stop of OSes being installed but "baking in" telemetry would be an invitation to class action lawsuits.

But seeing as most people are already more than happy to give them the data, why make additional work for themselves?

The main reason for wanting to control design is time to market, with things like AI but also custom encryption or other acceleration such as codecs being key differentiators.

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