New Bitcode Format Could Be the First Step Toward CPU-Neutral Platforms
ARM, x86, or Apple? That question may make a lot more sense in a few months.
In amongst all the many things that Apple rolled out at its latest Worldwide Developers’ Conference (WWDC) in San Francisco was an almost-offhand mention of something called Bitcode. The company didn’t provide a lot of detail and, in fact, seemed to curtail some of its planned discussions just days before the event, but, from outward appearances, Bitcode lays the groundwork for a future filled with CPU-neutral Apple devices.
In other words, Apple may be getting ready to swap out ARM for x86, or vice versa. Read More
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