• NVIDIA's ARM acquisition hits another roadblock thanks to EU probe

    1 month ago - By Windows Central

    The troubled saga continues.
    What you need to know
    NVIDIA's ARM acquisition has been in the works since late 2020.
    Numerous regulatory hurdles have cropped up since then, stalling the acquisition's progress.
    Now that the obstacle of European summer vacation has been overcome, an EU regulatory probe is the next complication NVIDIA will have to manage.
    NVIDIA's ARM acquisition cannot seem to catch a break, based on the long series of setbacks and delays that have beleaguered it since it came into being in late 2020. Regulators from many countries and regions, ranging from China and the U.S...
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  • EU investigates Nvidia's purchase of chip designer Arm

    EU investigates Nvidia's purchase of chip designer Arm

    1 month ago - By Phys.org

    European Union regulators opened an investigation Wednesday into graphics chipmaker Nvidia's $40 billion purchase of chip designer Arm over concerns it would limit competition, adding to global scrutiny of the deal.
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  • EU opens formal investigation into Nvidia's Arm acquisition

    EU opens formal investigation into Nvidia's Arm acquisition

    1 month ago - By The Verge

    Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge
    The European Commission has opened a formal competition investigation into Nvidia's acquisition of chip designer Arm. The deal, which would see Nvidia purchase the UK-based company from SoftBank for $40 billion, was announced in September 2020 .
    In a press release , the EU's Executive Vice President Margrethe Vestager said that Nvidia buying Arm could make it harder for other manufacturers to access Arm's technology, hurting much of the semiconductor industry. At the heart of concerns is Arm's neutrality. Arm licenses its chip designs to a broad...
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