Feeds

ARM, Lucent and Pavlov's Dog

High saliva count deal

  • alert
  • submit to reddit

High performance access to file storage

ARM Holdings' relationship with its investors has much in common with Pavlov and his Dog. The Cambridge-based fabless chip company is the master of the well-timed contract announcement. And it gets investors salivating every time. Yesterday, the company unveiled the first licensing deal for the ARM10 -- with Lucent, no less. No financial details, of course -- but the City still marked up shares 35p to 717.5p. This morning shares have already jumped another 17.5p to 735p. ARM hopes to announce an ARM10 win with a second major company in coming weeks. Note the foretaste, the expectation, the salivation. And watch those shares rise. ARM is now capitalised at £1.3 billion, against £265 million when it floated 14 months ago. This is Internet stock rating territory - the chip design house is valued at more than 100 times pre-tax profits. es rise. Lucent will embed the ARM10 processor core into its portfolio of system on a chip products. These are what ARM calls power communications applications and include -- take a deep breath here -- "cordless and digital cellularphones, personal digital assistants, high-speed computer input/output,enterprise data networks, wireless system infrastructure and broadband wide-area network infrastructure". ARM says it will ship ARM10 evaluation boards in Q4. ®

Top three mobile application threats

More from The Register

next story
Dropbox defends fantastically badly timed Condoleezza Rice appointment
'Nothing is going to change with Dr. Rice's appointment,' file sharer promises
Audio fans, prepare yourself for the Second Coming ... of Blu-ray
High Fidelity Pure Audio – is this what your ears have been waiting for?
Record labels sue Pandora over vintage song royalties
Companies want payout on recordings made before 1972
MtGox chief Karpelès refuses to come to US for g-men's grilling
Bitcoin baron says he needs another lawyer for FinCEN chat
Number crunching suggests Yahoo! US is worth less than nothing
China and Japan holdings worth more than entire company
Zucker punched: Google gobbles Facebook-wooed Titan Aerospace
Up, up and away in my beautiful balloon flying broadband-bot
Apple DOMINATES the Valley, rakes in more profit than Google, HP, Intel, Cisco COMBINED
Cook & Co. also pay more taxes than those four worthies PLUS eBay and Oracle
prev story

Whitepapers

SANS - Survey on application security programs
In this whitepaper learn about the state of application security programs and practices of 488 surveyed respondents, and discover how mature and effective these programs are.
Combat fraud and increase customer satisfaction
Based on their experience using HP ArcSight Enterprise Security Manager for IT security operations, Finansbank moved to HP ArcSight ESM for fraud management.
The benefits of software based PBX
Why you should break free from your proprietary PBX and how to leverage your existing server hardware.
Top three mobile application threats
Learn about three of the top mobile application security threats facing businesses today and recommendations on how to mitigate the risk.
3 Big data security analytics techniques
Applying these Big Data security analytics techniques can help you make your business safer by detecting attacks early, before significant damage is done.