UK assesses national security risk of Nvidia’s deal to buy British chip designer ARM from Softbank

UK assesses national security risk of Nvidia’s deal to buy British chip designer ARM from Softbank

UK assesses national security risk of Nvidia’s deal to buy British chip designer ARM from Softbank


The UK government will look into the national security implications of US group Nvidia’s purchase of British chip designer ARM Holdings, it said on Monday, raising a question mark over the US$40 billion deal.Digital minister Oliver Dowden said he had issued a so-called intervention notice over the sale of ARM by Japan’s SoftBank to Nvidia.“As a next step and to help me gather the relevant information, the UK’s independent competition authority will now prepare a report on the implications of…

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