ARM Holdings

Arm shows SoftBank does tech PE the right way

Private equity firms get a bad rap — and not without reason. In the prototypical example, a bunch of men in suits (and these folks always seem to be men for some reason) swoop in from Manhattan with

Arm announces its new premium CPU and GPU designs

Arm, the company that designs the basic chip architecture for most of the world’s smartphones, today announced the launch of its next suite of designs for premium phones. It’ll be a while

At this point, SoftBank Group is really just its Vision Fund

Last week, SoftBank Group Corp. — Masayoshi Son’s holding company for his rapidly expanding collection of businesses — reported its fiscal year financials. There were some major headlines that c

Arm expands its push into the cloud and edge with the Neoverse N1 and E1

For the longest time, Arm was basically synonymous with chip designs for smartphones and very low-end devices. But more recently, the company launched solutions for laptops, cars, high-powered IoT de

SoftBank’s debt obsession

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Arm wants to power your next laptop

Arm, the company that designs the chips that power virtually every smartphone and IoT device, published its roadmap for the next two years today. That’s the first time Arm has done so and the re

Arm acquires data management service Treasure Data to bolster its IoT platform

Arm, the semiconductor firm you probably still remember as ARM, today announced that it has acquired Treasure Data, a data management platform for large enterprise customers. The companies didn’

Arm chips with Nvidia AI could change the Internet of Things

Nvidia and Arm today announced a partnership that’s aimed at making it easier for chip makers to incorporate deep learning capabilities into next-generation consumer gadgets, mobile devices and

Apple’s new Intel driven MacBook Pros have a secondary ARM processor that runs Touch ID and security

When will Apple ship a MacBook with an ARM processor? This is a question that has been top of mind for observers of the company ever since it started designing and building its own chips from the grou

The loss of an ARM

Japanese telecoms firm SoftBank recently acquired British microchip manufacturer ARM Holdings. ARM’s shareholders approved the $32 billion deal at the end of August, and the company was delisted fro

Softbank has completed its £24B cash acquisition of ARM Holdings

One of the biggest tech deals this year — and the biggest ever in the UK — has now closed. Today, Softbank announced that it has completed its acquisition of ARM Holdings, the semiconducto

HP rolls out a new corporate venture unit

There's a new corporate venture arm in town. Roughly six months after Hewlett-Packard finalized its division into two companies -- Hewlett Packard Enterprise, which focuses on servers, storage, net

ARM Acquires Internet Of Things Startup Sensinode To Move Beyond Tablets And Phones

As more reports of ARM-based Windows and Apple devices continue to fill the airwaves -- the latest being <a target="_blank" href="

ARM CEO Warren East Is Stepping Down And Getting Replaced By President Simon Segars

Warren East, the executive who has seen UK semiconductor juggernaut <a target="_blank" href="">ARM Holdings</a> through some of its most explosive growth, fuelled by deals with compa

Microchip Giant ARM Reports Q2 Earnings: Sales £136M, Net Profit £39.4M, EPS Of £3.58; ‘Record Order Backlog’

ARM Holdings -- supplier of microchips for Apple's iPhone and iPad products, Samsung's Galaxy line and soon technology for Microsoft's Windows 8 devices -- continues to report strong results while rid

Rumor: Apple Thinking About Buying ARM. iPhone Rivals To Sleep With The Fishes?

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