Posts tagged 'ARM'

An Apple a day…

… puts a rocket under your share price.

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Danske Bank breaks up with Moody’s over mortgages

Last week, from Bloomberg:

Danske Bank A/S’s mortgage lending unit Realkredit Danmark told Moody’s Investors Service to discontinue its ratings of the company as it creates a separate capital unit for its adjustable-rate mortgages. The Copenhagen-based lender will issue covered mortgage bonds through a new capital center to finance new and existing adjustable-rate loans, it said in statement. Fixed- and variable-rate loans with a rate cap will continue to be funded via an existing capital center, the lender said.

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Apple to give Arm the elbow?

ARM Holdings was underperforming the market on Tuesday afternoon, as rumours of a tie-up between Apple and Intel did the rounds.

The story can be sourced to Citigroup analyst Glen Yueng, who reckons a foundry relationship might be formed between Apple and Intel. Read more

Intel unveils first chip for tablets

Intel is launching its first chip designed for tablet computers in an attempt to wrest control of the fast-growing market from UK-based Arm, whose chip architecture is now behind the majority of smartphones and tablets, reports the FT. The world’s biggest chipmaker will on Tuesday announce the availability of “Oak Trail”, the first product released by its newly-formed “netbooks and tablets” group, at a conference in Beijing. Intel expects more than 35 devices to be using Oak Trail starting from May, including ones from Fujitsu and Lenovo.

ARM(ed) and dangerous

Chip designer ARM Holdings is under pressure on Thursday morning.

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(H)ARMless bid rumours

It seems somebody doesn’t believe Apple, Intel, Samsung or some other big company is going to launch a cash offer for the UK chip designer.

That somebody is actually several Arm executives and a handful of non-executive directors who have just declared the sale of around  725,000 shares. (Note that these disposals follow a flurry of selling at the start of August). Read more

Snap news

Breaking pre-market news on Tuesday,

– BP reveals $17bn loss; $32.2bn pre-tax charge — statement and statementRead more