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Sale of chip giant a tragedy for this country

Sep 15, 2020 - The Daily Telegraph (London)

How should we feel now that Arm has been bought - subject to regulatory approval - by the American company Nvidia? The obvious reaction is gloom. Here is a British-based technology giant, one of the few truly global players in this country, whose chip designs run countless billions of devices we all use every day. And now it has gone.

Of course, such despair should be tempered. Arm had already been sold - four years ago, for $32bn (£24bn), to the Japanese investment behemoth SoftBank. But...