0
Wireless

Nvidia buys Arm for USD 40 billion

Monday 14 September 2020 | 09:03 CET | News
Nvidia announced a definitive agreement to buy Arm from SoftBank for USD 40 billion, minus Arm's IoT Services Group. Nvidia founder and CEO Jensen Huang said the deal will unite Nvidia's AI computing with Arm's CPU expertise to create an AI superpower and advance computing from the cloud, smartphones, PCs, self-driving cars, robotics, 5G and IoT. It will also expand Nvidia's developer reach from 2 million to over 15 million software programmers. 

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: ARM / Nvidia / Softbank
Countries: United Kingdom / World
::: add a comment
This article is part of dossier

5G

,

IoT


Add comment

Please login or register to leave a comment.

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Related

Nvidia files for EU clearance of Arm takeover

Published 09 Sep 2021 10:18 CET | World
Nvidia has filed with the European Commission for competition clearance of its proposed acquisition of Arm. According to a notice ...

Nvidia says regulatory approval for Arm takeover taking longer than expected

Published 19 Aug 2021 09:57 CET | World
Nvidia said talks with regulators on the company's proposed acquisition of Arm are taking longer than expected. While the company ...

UK could block Arm, Nvidia deal on national security grounds - report

Published 04 Aug 2021 10:45 CET | United Kingdom
The UK government is considering blocking the takeover of chip designer ARM by US chip company Nvidia on national security ...

Nvidia officially launches Cambridge-1 supercomputer in UK

Published 08 Jul 2021 12:51 CET | United Kingdom
Nvidia has officially launched the UK's most powerful supercomputer. The new Cambridge-1 supercomputer will be used for ...

Nvidia investing at least USD 100 million in new UK supercomputer

Published 18 Jun 2021 11:27 CET | United Kingdom
Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang said the company will invest at least USD 100 million on a new supercomputer in the UK, reports Reuters....

Nvidia revenues reach record levels in Q1, rising 84% to USD 5.6 billion

Published 27 May 2021 09:33 CET | World
Nvidia said revenues reached record levels in the first quarter to 2 May and boosted by all-time-high revenues from the company's ...

Microsoft, Met Office to develop new UK supercomputer

Published 22 Apr 2021 15:37 CET | United Kingdom
Microsoft has signed a multi-million pounds contract with the Met Office to build a supercomputing capability for weather and ...

UK govt intervenes in Arm, Nvidia deal on national security concerns

Published 19 Apr 2021 16:46 CET | United Kingdom
The UK government has issued a public interest intervention notice (PIIN) in relation to the proposed sale of UK-based chip ...

Nvidia to supply Drive Orin chips to Volvo Cars, develop new Atlan AI chip

Published 13 Apr 2021 10:03 CET | World
Nvidia has announced an agreement to expand its collaboration with Volvo Cars to allow increased autonomous driving functions in ...

Arm unveils v9 architecture with enhanced security, AI support for next generation of processors

Published 31 Mar 2021 09:02 CET | World
Arm introduced the new Arm v9 architecture for the next generation of chips with advanced security and artificial intelligence. ...

Nvidia resistant to binding job targets at ARM

Published 01 Mar 2021 17:12 CET | United Kingdom
US microchip maker Nvidia is resisting signing a binding jobs guarantee for UK chip designer ARM, reports The Telegraph. Nvidia ...

Qualcomm files objections to Arm, Nvidia deal with regulators - report

Published 15 Feb 2021 14:51 CET | World
Qualcomm has told regulators worldwide that it has strong concerns about the proposed acquisition of UK-based chip designer Arm ...

Arm reports record shipments of 6.7 billion Arm-based chips in Q4 2020

Published 12 Feb 2021 12:03 CET | World
UK chip designer Arm has reported record shipments of 6.7 billion Arm-based chips by its silicon partners in Q4 2020 (Arm's FY20 ...

UK, EU set to open in-depth investigations into Nvidia, Arm deal - report

Published 04 Feb 2021 16:40 CET | Europe
UK and EU competition regulators are set to launch in-depth investigations into the proposed takeover of UK chip designer Arm by ...

CMA seeks comments on takeover of ARM by Nvidia

Published 06 Jan 2021 15:04 CET | United Kingdom
The UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has started its investigation into the proposed takeover of UK chipmaker ARM by US ...

FTC asks Nvidia for detailed documents relating to Arm acquisition

Published 23 Dec 2020 10:55 CET | United States
US regulators are investigating the proposed acquisition of UK technology company Arm by chipmaker Nvidia on competition grounds, ...

Nvidia revenues up 57% in better-than-expected Q3

Published 19 Nov 2020 09:20 CET | World
Nvidia reported revenues of USD 4.73 billion for its fiscal third quarter to October, up 57 percent from a year earlier and ...

Chinese firms concerned by ARM, Nvidia deal; Imagination CEO to target ARM customers

Published 26 Oct 2020 12:15 CET | World
Several leading Chinese technologies companies, including Huawei, are understood to have expressed concerns to Chinese regulators ...

SoftBank buys stake in learning platform Kahoot! for USD 215 million

Published 13 Oct 2020 15:53 CET | World
Global game-based online learning platform Kahoot! has raised USD 215 million from the sale of 43 million new shares to a ...

Proact achieves Elite partner status with Nvidia

Published 13 Oct 2020 12:47 CET | Sweden
Independent data centre and cloud services provider Proact said it recently obtained Elite partner status within virtualisation ...

ARM racing to meet legally-binding commitments to boost UK workforce

Published 12 Oct 2020 15:52 CET | United Kingdom
Cambridge, UK-based microchip maker ARM is racing to meet hiring commitments it made when it was acquired by SoftBank in 2016, ...

MPs seek assurances from Business Secretary over ARM, Nvidia deal

Published 09 Oct 2020 10:52 CET | United Kingdom
The chairman of UK Parliament's Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) Committee, Darren Jones MP, has written to Alok ...

Nvidia investing GBP 40 million in new UK supercomputer

Published 06 Oct 2020 10:52 CET | United Kingdom
US chipmaker Nvidia is investing around GBP 40 million (USD 51.7 million) to build the UK's most powerful supercomputer. Based at ...

Arm founder wants UK govt to block Nvidia deal; encourage merger with Graphcore

Published 21 Sep 2020 11:08 CET | United Kingdom
The co-founder of UK microchip company Arm, Hermann Hauser, has called on the UK government to block its proposed sale to US ...

SoftBank Group prices secondary offering of shares

Published 14 Sep 2020 12:23 CET | Japan
SoftBank has priced its secondary offering of 927.5 million shares in Japanese telecom operator Softbank. The price will range ...

Labour wants UK jobs guarantee in event of Nvidia acquiring Arm

Published 11 Sep 2020 11:06 CET | United Kingdom
The UK Labour party has called on the government to take steps to stop microchip company Arm from being moved out of the UK in ...

Arm attracts takeover interest from Nvidia - report

Published 23 Jul 2020 08:54 CET | World
Arm has attracted takeover interest from Nvidia, people with knowledge of the matter told Bloomberg. This follows reports that ...

Softbank considering possible sale of Arm - report

Published 14 Jul 2020 09:44 CET | World
SoftBank Group is looking into different possibilities for Arm, the UK-based chip design company, including a possible sale, the ...

US govt in talks with Intel, TSMC to develop chip 'self-reliance'

Published 11 May 2020 09:41 CET | United States
Officials from the US government are in talks with Intel and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (TSMC) to build chip factories in ...

Arm to work on autonomous car systems with GM, Toyota, NXP and Nvidia

Published 09 Oct 2019 10:42 CET | World
Arm has announced a new consortium aimed at developing autonomous car systems and accelerating the delivery of self-driving ...

ARM co-founder, CTO Muller to retire

Published 18 Sep 2019 09:53 CET | World
Mike Muller, the co-founder of the chip designer Arm, has announced his retirement, 29 years after starting the UK-based ...





Calendar   /   Industry Events

18 Oct Apple Event
19 Oct A1 Telekom Austria Q3 2021
19 Oct Tele2 Q3 2021
19 Oct Netflix Q3 2021
19 Oct Iridium Q3 2021
19 Oct Arm DevSummit
19 Oct Pixel Fall Launch
19 Oct Arm DevSummit
20 Oct Crown Castle Q3
20 Oct Verizon Q3 2021
20 Oct Elisa Q3 results
20 Oct Bango strategy day
20 Oct Samsung Unpacked Part 2
21 Oct AT&T Q3 2021
21 Oct Orange Belgium Q3 2021
21 Oct Telenor Q3 2021
21 Oct Intel Q3
21 Oct Telia Q3 results
21 Oct Snap Q3
22 Oct Doro Q3 results
22 Oct Ericsson Q3 2021
::: More Calendar Items