Analysis: Bad for everyone else
Nvidia will take over ARM, at least it has announced its intention and the market and the stock skyrocketed, demonstrating that this looks like it is an excellent move for Nvidia. Still, a semiconductor company taking over what used to be an independent API provider doesn't resonate well.
Provided it's quarantined
Semiconductor analyst Malcolm Penn told Fudzilla today that if Nvidia plays its cards right with the ARM acquisition, people would be thinking in 10 years' time what a bargain the $40 billion buy was.
Hauser wants Boris to interfere
One of ARM's co-founders has started a campaign to get the UK government to interfere in the deal to flog the outfit to Nvidia.
Formal announcement expected today
SoftBank is set to sell the UK's Arm to US outfit Nvidia for more than $40 billion.
It is just for storage so still a bit snoozy
ARM has announced its first 64 bit, Linux-capable Cortex-R processor, which it has earmarked for computational storage solutions.
Worth more dead than alive
ARM co-founder Hermann Hauser has warned that it is in Nvidia’s interest to destroy the company he co-founded.
An Nvidia sale will stuff everything up
Co-founder and ex-president of ARM Holdings, Tudor Brown says that SoftBank's projected sale of the chip company to Nvidia is the result of a bungled business strategy that saw the fund throw too much money at ARM and prioritize the wrong business areas.
Datacenter power/performance leadership
We have reported that a hot new chip startup founded by ex-Apple and ex-Google engineer rock stars, got funded in the first round of financing with $53 million. Now, Nuvia is ready to share some preliminary performance and power numbers. Both power and performance are beating every mobile and server CPU core that exists on the market.