Advanced Computing in the Age of AI | Monday, January 24, 2022

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Are the Wheels Falling Off on the Nvidia-Arm Deal?

Nvidia’s 14-month-long, $40 billion proposal to acquire chip IP vendor Arm has hit another potential regulatory roadblock after being hit with two earlier challenges in Europe since October. This ...Full Article

With Approvals in from the EC and the UK, AMD’s $35B Acquisition of Xilinx Now up to China

AMD’s planned acquisition of FPGA maker Xilinx is now in the hands of Chinese regulators after needed antitrust approvals for the $35 billion deal were received from the European ...Full Article

Acacia, Cisco Trade Claims in Merger Fight

A dispute over Chinese regulatory approval of its acquisition of Acacia Communications Inc. prompted Cisco Systems to seek a court order compelling the optical component maker to move ahead ...Full Article

Nvidia’s Huang Vows to Protect Arm’s IP Model

Arm Dev Summit -- The CEOs of Nvidia and Arm made the case this week for regulatory approval of a proposed mega-merger, arguing the combined chip maker would preserve ...Full Article
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