According to the latest news from British media evening standard, the acquisition competition of British technology giant arm is heating up, and NVIDIA has entered the exclusive negotiation period. The deal is likely to be completed by the end of the summer and could put the value of companies that provide technology to Apple at 40 billion pounds, according to sources. Arm, a Cambridge based chip design firm, was first sold in April by Softbank, the Japanese boss of its private equity fund, when Goldman Sachs was hired by the company to look for buyers. In April, Goldman Sachs contacted apple and apple decided not to buy the business. According to the evening news, the bank then tried to form a consortium, including, Qualcomm, Samsung and NVIDIA, all of which will hold shares in arm. < / P > < p > the deal is likely to be taken seriously by the UK government, which insists Softbank will keep arm’s headquarters in the UK in 2016 and increase the number of domestic employees. It is not clear whether these measures will continue to be implemented under NVIDIA. < / P > < p > an agreement could also lead to tension in trade negotiations between the UK and Japan. The UK hopes to reach a trade agreement with Japan quickly before withdrawing completely from the EU next year.