//Apple and Samsung line up to invest in Arm

Apple and Samsung line up to invest in Arm

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Arm, the SoftBank-owned chip design company, is already lining up major investors. Apple, Samsung, Nvidia, and Intel all plan on buying stakes in Arm when it goes public in September, according to a report from Nikkei Asia.

The British chip designer plays an integral role in the technology industry. It specializes in licensing chip designs to companies, allowing the world’s tech giants to manufacture semiconductors in their own factories and apply customizations. Some of Arm’s biggest customers are the companies that plan on investing in it: Apple, Samsung, Nvidia, and Intel have all used Arm architecture in their chips.

As reported by Nikkei Asia, Arm will sell each company stakes worth “a few percent each” to help stabilize its stock…

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