Nvidia Said to Near Deal to Buy Chip Firm Arm for More Than $40 Billion

Nvidia is close to a deal to buy British chip designer Arm Holdings from SoftBank Group for more than $40 billion (roughly Rs. 2,93,817 crores) in a deal which would create a giant in the chip industry, according to two people familiar with the matter. A cash and stock deal for Arm could be announced … Read more Nvidia Said to Near Deal to Buy Chip Firm Arm for More Than $40 Billion

TikTok Saga Continues With Microsoft Talks. Now What?

The latest twist in the TikTok saga is an especially strange turn in a tale filled with strange turns. Suddenly, Microsoft — known primarily for work software like Windows and Office — is in talks to buy the popular Chinese-owned video app, which has raised national-security concerns for US officials. The US government is effectively … Read more TikTok Saga Continues With Microsoft Talks. Now What?

Nvidia Said to Be in Advanced Talks to Buy SoftBank’s Chip Company Arm

Nvidia is in advanced talks to acquire Arm, the chip designer that SoftBank Group bought for $32 billion four years ago, according to people familiar with the matter. The two parties aim to reach a deal in the next few weeks, the people said, asking not to be identified because the information is private. Nvidia … Read more Nvidia Said to Be in Advanced Talks to Buy SoftBank’s Chip Company Arm

SoftBank’s ARM Says China Joint Venture Replaces CEO

SoftBank Group-owned chip technology firm ARM said on Wednesday the chief executive officer of its China joint venture, Allen Wu, has stepped down and been replaced. ARM said ARM China’s board of directors has appointed Ken Phua and Phil Tang as ARM China’s interim co-CEOs to replace Wu, who headed the joint venture as chairman … Read more SoftBank’s ARM Says China Joint Venture Replaces CEO

ARM Releases Cortex-X1 Microarchitecture for High-End Android Devices

ARM, the semiconductor firm owned by Softbank, on Tuesday released new technology aimed at helping Android devices catch up to Apple’s iPhone models for certain computing tasks such as video games. ARM’s technology powers the processors in both iPhones and Android devices. But Apple extensively customises what are called computing “cores” on its chips, while … Read more ARM Releases Cortex-X1 Microarchitecture for High-End Android Devices

Chip Technology Firm ARM to Ease Fees for Startups, Join Incubator

ARM, the British firm whose chip technologies power most smart phones, said on Wednesday it was easing fees for startup companies and providing free offerings to an incubator for early-stage chip firms. ARM, owned by Japan’s Softbank, licenses its intellectual property to companies like Qualcomm, Apple, and Samsung, which in turn use the technology in … Read more Chip Technology Firm ARM to Ease Fees for Startups, Join Incubator