Sources: ARM [PDF], Bloomberg, Reuters
quote: But ARM -- which does not directly manufacture or sell chips, but rather designs general cores that it licenses to chipmakers like Qualcomm Inc., Apple, Inc., and NVIDIA Corp.
quote: ARM’s Partners reported that they had shipped 2.9 b illion ARM-based chips, a record number despite slo wer growth ofchips for premium smartphones. This takes our cumulative shipments since 1993 to more than 50 billion chips, with ove r10 billion reported as shipped in 2013 alone.
quote: With Intel's ARM license, they could almost save money by cutting R&D and just producing chips for ARM's designs. As for AMD... at least they have GPUs.
quote: You understand Intel earns in revenue in 1 quarter more than ARM has in its entire existence, right? That Intel's gross margins are exponentially higher than ARM??Maybe the market is saying, "You F'cked up your pricing." 10 Billion chips and they earned barely 100M?