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UK invokes national security to investigate Nvidia’s ARM deal

The UK government will look into the national security implications of US group Nvidia’s purchase of British chip designer ARM Holdings, it has said, raising a question mark ...

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UK competition watchdog to probe Nvidia’s Arm takeover

The UK’s competition regulator said on Wednesday it would start an investigation into Nvidia Corp’s $40 billion agreement to buy UK-based chip designer Arm Holdings.

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Amazon’s cloud unit taps own chips for new supercomputing offering

Amazon.com Inc’s cloud unit on Tuesday offered a new supercomputing service based on its self-designed chips, a further indication of how chips based on Arm Ltd’s techn...

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China state media outlet calls Nvidia’s Arm purchase ‘disturbing’

An op-ed in China’s state-backed Global Times news outlet has said US chipmaker Nvidia’s proposed acquisition of Arm Ltd from Japan’s SoftBank Group Corp was R...

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M&A: Tech leads crisis-driven boom with $350 billion deal rush

Global M&A volumes are exceeding $2 trillion for 2020, with technology making up almost a fifth of the total after mammoth deals such as SoftBank’s $40 billion purchase o...

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Nvidia’s deal for Arm sparks quick backlash in chip industry

Nvidia’s $40 billion agreement to acquire Arm Ltd from SoftBank Group is likely to meet strong resistance from Nvidia’s chip industry rivals, analysts say, with murmurs...

Platform News: Japan's SoftBank

SoftBank renews talks on taking the group private

SoftBank Group executives are considering carrying the Japanese tech group private as the company seeks a fresh plan after disposing of many large assets, the Financial Times has r...

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WSJ reporting that SoftBank nears a $40 billion deal to sell Arm Holdings to Nvidia

SoftBank Group is near to selling British chip designer Arm Holdings to Nvidia Corp for more than $40 billion, a deal that would create a giant in the processor industry, the Wall ...

Platform News: Japan's SoftBank

SoftBank seen booking 75% first-quarter profit drop as it returns to profitability

SoftBank Group is seen booking a 75 percent first-quarter profit plunge, albeit making a return to profitability, since the COVID-19 outbreak continued to weigh on the platform and...

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Arm to transfer two software businesses to SoftBank and focus on chips

British-based Arm Ltd plans to transfer two software businesses to its Japan-based parent, SoftBank Group Corp, in a strategic shift to focus on growing its core chip businesses, t...

Platform News: Japan's SoftBank

SoftBank’s Arm says China joint venture replaces Chief Executive

SoftBank Group Corp-owned chip technology firm Arm Ltd said on Wednesday the chief executive officer of its China joint venture, Allen Wu, has stepped down and been replaced.

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Softbank Group’s Arm releases chip tech for high-end Android devices

Arm Ltd, the semiconductor firm owned by Japan’s Softbank Group Corp released new technology aimed at helping Android devices catch up to Apple Inc’s iPhones for certai...

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Brief examination of SoftBank’s key assets

SoftBank Group Corp plans to raise up to 4.5 trillion yen (approximately $41 billion) by selling or monetising assets to buy back 2 trillion yen of its shares and reduce overall de...