Hermann Hauser, who helped to create Arm in 1990, told CNBC that Graphcore has opposed the deal in a "major submission."
One of the key metrics for AI semiconductor startups is the amount of funding they are able to generate. While funding is no explicit guarantee of success, it does indicate perhaps how much faith the venture capitalists have in the technology. One of the most well-funded ventures in this space is Graphcore, and the company just announced its latest Series E funding round of $222 million, taking it to $710m total across the five rounds.
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