ARM: Can 'crown jewel' of UK tech be protected? The government is looking at ways to protect investment in the chip designer after its sale to Nvidia. Nvidia purchase of chip designer Arm sets off debate in UKPossible headquarters move for tech 'crown jewel' risks massive job losses UK government under pressure to intervene in Arm sale to NvidiaLabour, unions and co-founder express concern about deal for Britain’s biggest tech company Breakingviews - Arm M&A calls for Boris Johnson veto(Reuters Breakingviews) - Boris Johnson’s digital credentials are as yet untested. The possible sale of UK-based chip designer Arm to U.S. giant Nvidia provides a test. The prime minister has the power to stop a deal.