Analysis: Strong opposition in the UK, EU, and especially China
It has been 54 weeks since Nvidia announced its ambitions to acquire ARM for approximately $40 billion. We intentionally use the term ambition as things are still far from looking good more than a year later. More and more voices in the industry and regulatory bodies are against it.
EC needs at least six months to decide
North Americans always wonder how much vacation Europeans take, and it looks like this behavior will affect Nvidia's attempt to acquire ARM for $40 billion. It is starting to look like this acquisition will take much longer than Jensen promised, and the European Commission regulatory body has to be very concerned about the potential Nvidia antitrust position. The matter has been addressed before.
Sorry Dave, I can’t do that.
The European Commission has launched a pilot project intended to test draft ethical rules for developing and applying AI technologies to ensure they can be implemented in practice.
Shake up likely before 5G
The European Union is reviewing a bill pertaining to wireless spectrum licences in preparation for the rollout of 5G across the bloc.
Uninterrupted 5G coverage by 2025
European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker made some bold statement about the future of 5G in his State of the Union 2016 speech.
Shares fall as EU makes anti-trust noises
Mobile chipmaker Qualcomm is having an Annus horribilis this year with the world and its dog wanting to sue for it playing its monopoly games.
Better than snakes
But sets conditions
While humanity wants to be remembered