ARM Holdings (ARMH +11.1%) inks a multi-year deal with Microsoft (MSFT +0.7%) to license ARM's...

|About: ARM Holdings, plc (ARMH)|By:, SA News Editor

ARM Holdings (ARMH +11.1%) inks a multi-year deal with Microsoft (MSFT +0.7%) to license ARM's architecture. Details are scarce, but analysts say the deal could result in Intel-heavy (INTC) Microsoft opening up Windows 7 to ARM, or that it may indicate Microsoft sees ARM-based devices in its future.