But the rest of SoftBank’s logic is bizzare
Japan’s SoftBank surprise buy out of British chip designer ARM was all about getting its foot in the door into the internet of things.
Only a flesh wound
Bad news for Nvidia as supercomputer maker Cray said that that Intel’s Knights Landing giving Nvidia a run for its money.
Share price falls faster than Apple’s
While many people reacted with horror to the news that ARM had been sold to the Japanese Softbank, the naysayers were mostly on ARM’s side. But it seems that Softbank is having trouble selling the idea to its own shareholders.
It’s not good news
The decision to sell ARM to SoftBank for £24.3 billion has been deprecated by its founder, Hermann Hauser, but praised by the new British prime minister, Theresa May.
£24 billion, I really think so
British chip designer ARM has just agreed to be bought by the Japanese giant SoftBank for £24 billion.
More attractive ARMs
Today we said how ARM server maker Cavium had acquired Qlogic and it has announced its first ARM based servers with Gigabyte. But it It looks like Cavium will get some serious competition as Qualcomm plans to release its own 10nm server chips.
Intel is walking away like Craig David
The dark satanic rumour mill is suggesting that Intel is about to kill off its Atom’s for server programme.
Artemis on board
ARM's colaboration with TSMC has finally born some fruit with the tapeout of a 10nm test chip to show off the company's readiness for the new manufacturing process.
Apical worth $350 million
British chip maker ARM has acquired Apical which is an imaging and embedded computer Vision Company in a $350 million cash deal.