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NVIDIA and SoftBank Group Corp. (SBG or SoftBank) announced the termination of the transaction whereby NVIDIA would acquire Arm Limited (“Arm”) from SBG. The parties agreed to terminate the Agreement because of significant regulatory challenges preventing the consummation of the transaction, despite good faith efforts by the parties.
On this episode of Embedded Insiders, Brandon and Rich ponder the possible reasons NVIDIA’s acquisition of Arm is on the brink of collapse.
The Morello program, a five-year research initiative, involving a consortium led by Arm, was the result of a collaboration that aims to design a new, inherently more secure, Arm-based computing platform for the future.
Since we’ve turned the page on a new year, it’s time to make some predictions.
Champions of the open-standard ISA expect it to start displacing competitive offerings en masse over the next few years. While that remains to be seen, the introduction of custom RISC-V instruction extensions, the formation industry-specific working groups, and advances in tools are redefining the technology’s true winners.
Arm is now offering an edX course, ArmEducationX, for those interested in getting started with embedded systems. Arm says the curriculum will prepare aspiring engineers for the “Fifth Wave of Computing,” a marketing term that encompasses AI, IoT, and 5G concepts.
Arm has announced an unnamed GPU architecture will be released next year that delivers a 4.7x performance increase in FP32 workload performance.