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Softbank buying chip maker ARM in $31 billion deal

Softbank, the Japanese multinational telecommunications corporation, has agreed to acquire British chip design company ARM Holdings for £23.4 billion (about $31 billion), according to multiple publications. Assuming the deal goes through, it will mark the largest ever purchase of a…

Samsung investing $14 billion to build massive semiconductor plant

Samsung has broke ground on a massive chip manufacturing facility dubbed by the locals as Samsung Semiconductor Valley. The company is investing $14.26 billion into the project, the most money ever spent on a single semiconductor production line, according to…