The net loss on a generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) basis for the third quarter and for the first nine months of fiscal 2013 were $71.6 million and $116.5 million, or $(1.08) and $(1.81) per share, respectively. This included an accrual of $51.9 million for the Veloce acquisition in the quarter. This compares with a GAAP net loss of $7.1 million, or $(0.12) per share, and net loss of $15.1 million, or $(0.24) per share, for the third quarter and first nine months of fiscal 2012, respectively.
Non-GAAP loss for the third quarter and the first nine months of fiscal 2013 was $6.9 million or $(0.10) per share and $28.9 million or $(0.45) per share, respectively, compared to non-GAAP loss of $1.1 million or $(0.02) per share and non-GAAP net income of $0.6 million or $0.01 per diluted share for the third quarter and first nine months of fiscal 2012, respectively.
"In the third quarter we believe we made giant strides in our product development efforts by taping out our 40nm ARM 64-Bit X-Gene server on a chip. We also taped out a test chip for our upcoming 28nm product in January. While we await final benchmarks from the actual silicon, the results from highly correlated simulations indicate that the 40nm chip performance may far exceed our original expectations. In fact, we believe the networking performance of the chip suggests that we may be able to further penetrate into Enterprise class solutions. I am also very pleased with the improvements in our base business, reflected in continued quarter over quarter revenue growth," said Dr. Paramesh Gopi, President and Chief Executive Officer.
Bob Gargus, Chief Financial Officer commented, "While we are very excited with the milestones in our ARM 64-bit product strategy, we also had a very solid quarter Company-wide and beat expectations. We feel we are making great progress towards our goal of attaining break even on a non-GAAP basis for the March quarter."