Nvidia’s $40 billion Arm acquisition is about bringing AI down from the cloud

The Verge | Sep 14, 2020 at 6:38 PM
  • Nvidia’s $40 billion acquisition of Arm is a hugely significant deal for the tech world.
  • As chip market analyst Patrick Moorhead put it in his opinion on the deal: “Arm plays in areas that Nvidia does not or isn’t that successful, while Nvidia plays in many places Arm doesn’t or isn’t that successful”.
  • Although edge AI is a big part of the field’s future, data centers aren’t going anywhere either, and the energy costs for running them are mammoth.