Apple acquires PA Semi; Press proves lack of understanding.

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  1. Rob Evans

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    The comments ARM made as part of their second quarter results sheds new light on why Apple bought PA Semi

    Extracts from http://biz.yahoo.com/prnews/080730/ukw004.html?.v=101

    "Q2 also included four significant licenses with major OEMs: a leading handset OEM who bought a long-term architecture license to ARM's current and future technology for use in mobile computing ..."

    There cannot be many "leading handset OEMs" that also have the semi expertise in low power processors required to do their own versions of ARM chips.
     
  2. Ike Turner

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    Well there's Qualcomm too, no?
     
  3. Rob Evans

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    I didn't realise Qualcomm made handsets.
     
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