NVIDIA to Take Stake in VIA?

NVIDIA There are several news stories floating around that NVIDIA could could be taking a take in VIA Technologies. The numbers mentioned are up to 300 million new shares, with a price of $0.27 – $0.35 USD per share, which is a substantial investment.

VIA confirmed that they have a shareholder meeting scheduled for June 19, 2009, at which time the potential buyers would be announced, while NVIDIA held off.

Back in January, NVIDIA’s CEO commented that NVIDIA would be supporting VIA’s Nano CPUs in a future revision of it’s Ion platform.