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*Royalty worries weigh on ARM Holdings. *Gjensidige beats forecast, announces special dividend. LONDON, Oct 22- Mixed results on a big day for corporate earnings halted European equity markets near five-year highs on Tuesday, as investors awaited delayed U.S. jobs data.
*ARM Holdings hit by royalty concerns. *Norwegian insurer Gjensidige rallies after earnings beat. LONDON, Oct 22- European shares were flat in early trade following a mixed batch of company reports, with airlines the top fallers after weak results from Germany's Lufthansa.
NEW YORK, Sept 23- Microsoft Corp on Monday unveiled faster, more powerful versions of its Surface tablets in an effort to boost poor sales and mount a stronger challenge Apple Inc's iPad. At an event in New York, Microsoft unveiled the new Surface 2, which runs on a low-power chip designed by ARM Holdings Plc.
NEW YORK, Sept 23- Microsoft Corp on Monday announced updated versions of its Surface tablets in an effort to boost poor sales and challenge Apple Inc's iPad. The software company said the Surface 2, which runs on a low-power chip designed by ARM Holdings Plc, will start at $449 for the 32 GB version.
LONDON, Sept 18- European shares hovered near five-year highs on Wednesday, staying within their weekly range as investors held fire expecting the U.S.
U.S. stocks dipped on Wednesday, as a drop in shares of Apple Inc. threatened to put an end to a six-day run of gains for the S&P 500 and weighed heavily on the Nasdaq. **APPLE INC, $467.00, down 5.5 pct.
European shares closed narrowly higher on Wednesday, having paused after rallying on Tuesday.
U.S. stocks dipped on Wednesday, as a drop in shares of Apple Inc. threatened to put an end to a six-day run of gains for the S&P 500 and weighed heavily on the Nasdaq. **APPLE INC, $469.22, down 5 pct.
*Gemalto hit as iPhones do not include NFC. LONDON, Sept 11- European shares scaled fresh highs on Wednesday with chip designer ARM Holdings leading the gainers on expectations of a boost to earnings after its partner Apple unveiled two new iPhones.
*FTSEurofirst 300 flat at 1,243.20. LONDON, Sept 11- Chip designer ARM topped the list of European gainers early on Wednesday after its partner Apple unveiled two new iPhones while the receding threat of U.S. military action in Syria helped keep European shares near three-month highs.
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 4- Intel Corp has started shipping data-center chips that are based on a major overhaul of its low-power Atom line, in a bid to defend its territory from an incursion by British rival ARM Holdings Plc. Intel's chips dominate the PC industry as well as servers but the company has struggled to adapt its technology for smartphones and tablets.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
When asked whether ARM Holdings would like to become part of, say, Apple, Simon Segars said the chipmaker can provide the best returns executing on its base business.
LONDON, July 24- European shares climbed to an eight-week closing high on Wednesday, led by stocks that generally perform better during an economic recovery, with robust euro zone surveys and some strong company results boosting sentiment.
*China's factory activity slows to 11- month low in July. NEW YORK, July 24- U.S. stock prices edged lower on Wednesday on disappointing results from Caterpillar and AT&T, overshadowing robust earnings from Apple, while the dollar strengthened on data showing a pick-up in domestic manufacturing and new home sales.
*Q2 pretax profit up 30 percent to 86.6 mln stg. LONDON, July 24- British chip designer ARM Holdings beat second-quarter expectations with a 30 percent rise in adjusted pretax profit, helped by demand for its latest processors and graphics technology.
U.K.-based chip designer ARM holdings reported better than expected earnings on Wednesday, but the company's new CEO Simon warned about the rising cost of production.
Intel has already launched a line of its Atom mobile chips that are tweaked to work as low-power server chips.
SEATTLE, July 18- Microsoft Corp on Thursday reported lower-than-expected quarterly earnings as slow personal computer sales ate into its Windows business and the company took an unexpected $900 million charge for its inventory of unsold Surface tablets, sending its shares down 5 percent after hours.
SAN FRANCISCO, June 28- Intel Corp's new CEO said on Friday he would speed up the rollout of chips for smartphones, tablets and wearable devices as consumers move away from personal computers.