Its officially over, Nvidia gets a 20-year license and SoftBank $1.25B
Back in September 2021, we have addressed that Nvidia's acquisition of Arm is very uncertain. Even back in September 2020, when the deal was officially announced, I raised serious concerns that the deal was good for Nvidia and bad for everyone else.
SoftBank to prepare IPO
Despite denying it, Nvidia is preparing to give up on the $40 billion acquisition it had planned for British semiconductor company ARM.
It just can’t keep them
While the Tame Apple Press claims that Jobs’ Mob is about to replace Intel as the world’s top chip maker, the fruity cargo cult can’t keep experienced personnel.
Regulators weigh in
It is now officially less likely that Nvidia will be allowed to get its paws on ARM.
Qualcomm’s Windows exclusivity about to end
Windows on ARM chips could be a space set to get more competitive.
Now only possible in Windows 11
Software King of the World Microsoft has confirmed that x64 emulation will no longer be offered in future Windows 10 Insider Preview builds (or release builds).
Worst I have ever seen
Arm CEO Simon Segars told the assembled throngs at the Web Summit in Lisbon that the chip-supply crisis was the worst he'd ever seen.
You have all been on Santa's naughty list
ARM boss Simon Segars warned that Christmas shoppers who have not already bought all their devices may not get them in time.