Nvidia

Nvidia

Nvidia is a Santa Clara, California-based company founded in 1993 by Jensen Huang, Chris Malachowsky, Curtis Priem and Chris Malachowsky.

Nvidia (Nvidia Corporation) is a Santa Clara, California-based company. Nvidia was founded in 1993 by Jensen Huang, Chris Malachowsky, Curtis Priem and Chris Malachowsky. Nvidia has nearly 12000 people worldwide and 5000 in Silicon Valley.

Nvidia manufactures GPUs (Graphic Processing Units) for gaming and professional markets, along with laptops and drivers. The company's main product line, "GeForce" as well as its products in the gaming industry (along with handheld Shield Portable, AndroidTV, and Tablet) are its main products. GeForce is the world's largest gaming platform and NVIDIA DRIVE™ is Nvidia's scalable AI car platform. Nvidia also designs a "GameWorks" software for photorealistic gaming.

Nvidia also designs SOCs (Systems on a Chip) for the automotive and computing markets.

Timeline

October 5, 2020

Nvidia announces RTX A6000 and A40

September 16, 2020

Nvidia launches RTX 3080 Founders Edition

Nvidia has today brought to market the first gaming-oriented GPU to feature the company's Ampere architecture: The RTX 3080 Founders Edition is available to order now for £649 ($699 in the US), with custom variants from Nvidia's partners expected to go on sale tomorrow.

September 13, 2020

Nvidia reportedly to acquire ARM Holdings from SoftBank for $40 billion

Sale comes four years after Masayoshi Son bought the chip designer.

September 7, 2020

Multiple people with direct knowledge of the matter said a cash-and-stock takeover of Arm by Nvidia may be announced as soon as Monday, and that SoftBank will become the largest shareholder in the US chip company.

May 22, 2020

Nvidia announces that its researchers have trained an AI to create working Pac-Man games without teaching it about the game's rules or giving it access to an underlying game engine.

March 5, 2020

Nvidia announces that it has acquired SwiftStack.

June 18, 2019

An agreement is announced by Nvidia and Volvo.

March 11, 2019

Nvidia outbids Intel to buy Israel's Mellanox Technologies.

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Funding rounds

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Nvidia funding round, January 2009
January 1, 2009
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People

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Avi Parshan

Investor

Chris Malachowsky

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Ditmar Haist

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Egor Gurjev

Partner

Gaylaird Christopher

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Manuel Mirabal

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Oscar Trelles

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Stephen Chapman

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Tanner Stell

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Thomas Jung

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Todd Morgan

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News

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Matthew Lambert
October 9, 2020
feedproxy.google.com
Matt goes all personal, summing up what went well and what didn't go so well.
Jasper Jolly
October 8, 2020
the Guardian
Parliamentary committee also raised concerns with the business secretary, Alok Sharma, about potential changes to Arm's business model. Photograph: Reuters
Jennifer Allen
October 6, 2020
feedproxy.google.com
Cambridge-1 is its name
Matthew Lambert
October 5, 2020
feedproxy.google.com
Quadro is seemingly no more.
Matthew Lambert
October 5, 2020
feedproxy.google.com
"Availability" now set for October 29th.
Matthew Lambert
October 1, 2020
feedproxy.google.com
MSI's flagship RTX 3080 - should you buy it? Maybe. Can you? Probably not.
Jennifer Allen
September 29, 2020
feedproxy.google.com
Manufacturers are working on it too
Jennifer Allen
September 28, 2020
feedproxy.google.com
It's better but perhaps not to the amount you'd expect
Jennifer Allen
September 22, 2020
feedproxy.google.com
With some key details missed out
Jennifer Allen
September 22, 2020
feedproxy.google.com
An extensive FAQ attempts to explain all
By Rory Cellan-Jones
September 18, 2020
BBC News
Two tech giants caught up in the trade war between the US and China.
Jennifer Allen
September 16, 2020
feedproxy.google.com
A logical next move
Matthew Lambert
September 16, 2020
feedproxy.google.com
Partner cards, RTX 3090, and RTX 3070 stil to come.
Rob Davies
September 15, 2020
the Guardian
Nvidia has given verbal guarantees that Arm staff will take part in a $1.5bn share payout if the deal goes ahead. Photograph: Ritchie B Tongo/EPA
The Associated Press
September 15, 2020
CTVNews
Asian stock markets were mostly higher Tuesday after Wall Street rose on a flurry of corporate deals and China's economic activity improved.
Ron Amadeo
September 14, 2020
Ars Technica
But can Nvidia play nice with Apple, Linux, and other ARM partners?
Jennifer Allen
September 14, 2020
feedproxy.google.com
Roll on October
September 14, 2020
BBC News
The chief executive of Nvidia explains why he is buying UK chip designer ARM in a $40bn deal.
Jennifer Allen
September 14, 2020
feedproxy.google.com
It's been rumoured for a while
By Leo Kelion
September 14, 2020
BBC News
The Cambridge-based company's technology helps power most smartphones among many other gadgets.
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