Russians to replace Intel, AMD chips with their own

Russian Industry and Trade Ministry is taking the ultimate step to protect the internal information by replacing Intel and AMD made micro processors with the ones designed and made in Russia. Following the rumors of National Security Agency working closely with Intel and AMD, Russians are getting skeptical about the privacy of their information. T-Platforms is heading project dubbed Baikal to design and develop a customer microprocessor built around the ARM Cortex A57 processor design. Government is funding the Baikal project worth dozens of millions of dollars.  LINK

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