Peter Clarke, EE Times
(01/14/2010 7:04 AM EST)
LONDON — Processor intellectual property licensor ARM Holdings plc (Cambridge, England) is extracting a higher royalty rate for cores from its Cortex processor range than for older ARM processor cores, according to Tim Score, chief financial officer.
Score, speaking on a teleconference for financial analysts organized by Royal Bank of Scotland late in 2009, said that in the past ARM had typically charged 1 percent of the chip price for the use of an ARM processor core. Score said the royalty rate had moved up to 1.1 percent to 1.2 percent on cores from the Cortex range.
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