The acquisition could be the biggest in semiconductor industry history, but regulatory problems are stacking up.
Despite its life science strengths, the UK is falling behind other countries when it comes to AI-driven health research. Supercomputers can help solve this problem.
Combined with regulatory hurdles in China, the UK's national security investigation could prompt SoftBank to rethink its sale of Arm to NVIDIA.
US chipmakers call for more state aid while Google and Microsoft voice their opposition to Nvidia's Arm takeover bid.
The UK's competition authority has invited comments on the chipmaker's mega deal. Many more obstacles are likely to follow.