Boris Johnson joins the final push to get Arm to list in London
The Financial Times reported on Monday that UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has backed a final drive to persuade SoftBank Group Corp-backed chip designer Arm to list in London, citing people familiar with the subject.
Johnson has written to SoftBank executives in a last-ditch effort according to... Read more
Qualcomm announces first Nuvia processors to compete with Apple M1
Qualcomm plans to bring the first Nuvia technology-based ARM processors to market by the end of next year.
Qualcomm CEO Christian Amon shared the news during the presentation of the first quarter of 2022. Qualcomm acquired processor startup Nuvia in early 2021 to develop ARM-based high-performa... Read more
Arm unveils new Cortex-M85 chip
Arm has introduced a new processor for IoT purposes. The addition expands the company's "Total Solutions for IoT" portfolio.
Arm today introduced a new processor, the Cortex-M85, that can carry out certain computations four times faster than previous-generation silicon. Arm makes semiconductor b... Read more
SoftBank intends to keep its controlling stake in Arm after IPO
According to sources familiar with the matter, SoftBank Group Corp. plans to hold a majority share in Arm Ltd. following the scheduled initial public offering of the semiconductor company, selling a lower amount than initially intended.
After a deal to sell Arm to Nvidia fell through earlier thi... Read more
SK Hynix CEO: ‘I want to buy Arm’
SK Hynix is considering the acquisition of Arm. "We are reviewing the possibility of forming a consortium to jointly acquire it."
"I want to buy Arm, entirely or not", said CEO Park Jung-ho during an annual shareholder meeting. "It doesn't have to be a majority of shares to be able to control th... Read more
SoftBank aims for 54 billion euros with Arm IPO
SoftBank's IPO plans are definitive: Arm will be listed on the stock exchange. The Japanese tech giant has taken the first steps and values Arm at over €54 billion ($60 billion).
Bloomberg reports that SoftBank hired financial specialists from Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan Chase & Co and the Miz... Read more
Arm lays off 12 to 15 percent of staff after Nvidia deal falls through
Softbank is reorganizing subsidiary Arm and plans to take the chip technology specialist public. The move will lead to job losses of 12 to 15 percent.
According to The Telegraph, Softbank wants to take Arm public. To make it happen, Softbank has to reorganize. CEO Rene Haas announced that employ... Read more
VUSec finds new Spectre-v2 vulnerability in Intel and Arm CPUs
Security researchers at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VUSec) found a vulnerability in most Intel CPUs. The team managed to leak kernel memory in modern Intel CPUs as unprivileged users.
Intel and Arm have been taking hardware measures to counter Spectre attacks since 2018. Spectre-v2, the se... Read more
AMD, Intel, and others collaborate on chiplet technology standard
Giant chipmaker companies announce that they are coming together to make a chiplet technology standard.
Some of the major chipmaking companies of today, such as Advanced Micro Devices Inc., Intel Corp, Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., Arm LTS., ASE Inc., TSMC Ltd, and Qualcomm Inc., are collaborati... Read more
Intel wants to buy Arm with a consortium
Intel wants to collaborate with other manufacturers to acquire chip technology specialist Arm. According to Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger, an Arm IPO is welcome as well.
Recently, Nvidia was necessitated to stop its planned acquisition of Arm. Now, Arm's backup plan is coming to light. Softbank, Arm's... Read more