NEW YORK-- Memory chip designer Rambus Inc. and STMicroelectronics, one of Europe's largest chipmakers, announced a licensing agreement Monday and said they have resolved all litigation between them.» Read More
BRUSSELS, May 23- The European Union is pledging 5 billion euros to boost research on semiconductors and other electronics items used in everything from smartphones to cars, in a bid to boost the sector which is lagging U.S. and Asian rivals.
SAN FRANCISCO, May 16- Applied Materials, a maker of equipment used to manufacture chips, said on Thursday that demand for smartphone chips will help increase its revenues slightly in the current quarter and offset slowing demand from manufacturers hurt by slumping PC sales.
The Israel- based company, which has submitted a bid with two partners to build a semiconductor plant in India, also said on Thursday it had been advised a decision would be made by the government in the next few weeks.
*Brian Krzanich has been with Intel since 1982. May 2- Intel Corp said on Thursday its board had elected Chief Operating Officer Brian Krzanich as the chipmaker's next chief executive, disappointing investors who were looking for more aggressive change.
TOKYO, April 30- Japan's Fujitsu Ltd is in late-stage talks to sell its microcontroller chip business to Spansion Inc-- a deal that will broaden the U.S. semiconductor company product line-up so it can better cater to automotive clients, two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters on Tuesday.
SAN FRANCISCO, April 24- Leading mobile chipmaker Qualcomm forecast earnings below expectations on Wednesday as competition in smartphones intensifies and shifts toward Asia, and its stock fell sharply.
CNBC's Deirdre Wang Morris looks at SK Hynix in the daily 'Stock in 60' segment as shares rallied over 1 percent after the chip-maker posted strong first quarter profits.
*Q1 operating profit 317 bln won vs 205 bln won f'cast. SEOUL, April 24- South Korea's SK Hynix Inc posted quarterly operating profit that handily beat expectations and forecast a stronger second quarter, as computer memory chip prices rallied and demand for chips used in mobile devices increased.
SEOUL, April 24- South Korea's SK Hynix Inc posted its second straight quarter of profit as computer memory chip prices rallied because of slower supply growth.
Broadcom, which sells wireless chips used in Apple's iPhone as well lower-end devices popular in Asia, posted first-quarter revenue of $2.01 billion, up 9.7 percent from the year-earlier period.
Broadcom, whose chips are used in products ranging from television set-top boxes to Apple's iPhone, posted first-quarter revenue of $2.01 billion, up 9.7 percent from the year-earlier period.
SAN FRANCISCO/ PARIS, April 23- European chipmaker STMicroelectronics said signs of market recovery and new products, such as motion sensor chips for video games consoles, should drive a pick up in sales in the second half of this year.
BRUSSELS, April 22- Infineon Technologies, Philips and several other chipmakers could face fines after European competition regulators said they may have colluded to fix prices for chips used in mobile SIM cards, passports and bank cards.
BRUSSELS, April 22- German chipmaker Infineon Technologies and several of its peers could be penalised after EU regulators said the companies may have taken part in a cartel to keep prices high. Infineon confirmed that it had received the statement of objections.
SAN FRANCISCO, April 17- SanDisk raised its forecast for revenue this year and said it expects higher prices for its NAND memory chips, which are used in smartphones and tablets.
Patrick Wang, Managing Director & Semiconductor Analyst at Evercore Partners, says that as much as Intel talks about getting into smartphones and tablets, PCs are what really move the needle for the company.
March 21- Micron Technology posted a quarterly net loss on Thursday but the chipmaker said the outlook for memory chip prices is improving.
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NEW YORK, Feb 20- A federal judge declared a mistrial on Wednesday in a criminal case against two former top executives at Vitesse Semiconductor Corp who were accused of inflating company earnings and backdating stock options.