On 13 September 2020, NVIDIA announced that it will be acquiring Arm for $40 billion. As you might know, Arm is powering lots of devices including most smartphones, and its open-licensing policy and unrivaled performance at low power applications have attracted all kinds of customers worldwide. However, analysts are suggesting that this deal could be the Arm’s downfall thus it might also trigger a boost for Arm’s competitor, RISC-V.