On August 19, us time, NVIDIA CEO Huang Renxun was asked about the rumor about the acquisition of arm at the company’s financial report meeting. He said that NVIDIA is a long-term partner of arm, but has not put forward the acquisition plan. According to Huang Renxun, NVIDIA uses arm in a large number of applications, including autopilot, robot and Nintendo game console switch. “We have just promoted NVIDIA’s CUDA (parallel computing platform) to support arm architecture and let arm join in accelerated computing, so we work closely with arm team. The special feature of arm architecture is that it is energy-efficient, which means that there is room for very high computing level in the future. ” According to overseas media reports, NVIDIA’s acquisition of arm has entered the final negotiation stage and is expected to complete the transaction before the end of this summer. The acquisition price could be as high as GBP40 billion (US $52 billion), which is about $20 billion premium to Softbank’s $32 billion acquisition price in 2016. < / P > < p > arm is a chip designer acquired by sun Zhengyi, head of Softbank, in 2016. It is headquartered in the United Kingdom. It does not produce chips. Its business model is IP (intellectual property) licensing. It collects one-time technology licensing fee and royalty commission through intellectual property licensing. In 2002, arm entered the Chinese market, which contributed 1 / 5 of arm’s global revenue. < / P > < p > in the rumors of NVIDIA’s acquisition of arm, not everyone is optimistic about the deal. Recently, Dr. Hermann Hauser, the co-founder of arm, clearly opposed NVIDIA’s acquisition of arm in an interview with BBC. < / P > < p > Hermann Hauser said allowing NVIDIA to buy arm would be a disaster because it would undermine arm’s neutrality and ability to meet the needs of many different companies and suppliers. On August 19, U.S. time, NVIDIA announced its second quarter report as of July 26, with revenue up 50% year-on-year to a record high of $3.87 billion, and adjusted net profit of $1.37 billion, up 79% year-on-year, both higher than market expectations. Among them, the data center business surpassed the game for the first time and became the largest business segment of NVIDIA.