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  • AMD Posts Sixth Straight Quarterly Loss Thursday, 17 Apr 2008 | 4:24 PM ET
    AMD

    Advanced Micro Devices posted its sixth consecutive quarterly net loss as it bleeds market share to far larger rival Intel.

  • Intel Earnings Push Semiconductors, Telecoms Higher Wednesday, 16 Apr 2008 | 12:22 PM ET
    Exterior view of Intel headquarters in Santa Clara, California.

    Shares of major semiconductor companies and telecom equipment firms rose Wednesday morning as solid a first-quarter report and outlook from chip maker Intel lifted both sectors.

  • Intel Meets Profit Forecast, Gives Upbeat Outlook Tuesday, 15 Apr 2008 | 5:00 PM ET
    Intel's headquarters in Santa Clara, California.

    Intel reported lower earnings that matched analysts' estimates, but the company's shares took off in late trading as it gave guidance that was higher than expected.

  • AMD to Slash 10% of Staff as Sales Outlook Declines Monday, 7 Apr 2008 | 5:34 PM ET

    Advanced Micro Devices said it will cut 10 percent of its work force after first-quarter sales fell more than it had expected.

  • Intel Chief Says Slowdown Hasn't Hurt Demand Saturday, 5 Apr 2008 | 11:40 AM ET
    Intel Core 2 Duo Processor

    Intel, the world's largest chip maker, said it isn't seeing a significant drop in demand amid the U.S. slowdown because it exports most of its chips. In fact, the slowdown has even helped Intel as the weak dollar boosts exports.

  • Micron Posts Wider Loss Amid Industry Price Slump Wednesday, 2 Apr 2008 | 8:45 PM ET
    Micron

    Micron Technology, the largest U.S. maker of computer memory chips, on Wednesday posted a wider quarterly loss as revenue fell and costs rose amid a persistent slump in memory chip prices.

  • Texas Instruments Lowers Outlook; Shares Drop Monday, 10 Mar 2008 | 4:54 PM ET
    Texas Instruments

    Chip maker Texas Instruments lowered its outlook for quarterly earnings and revenue in the first quarter on weaker than expected chip demand and its shares fell as much as 5.5 percent.

  • Chipmakers NatSemi, Marvell Post Higher Sales Thursday, 6 Mar 2008 | 4:32 PM ET
    National Semiconductor

    Analog chipmaker National Semiconductor reported quarterly results in line with lowered expectations, while fellow chipmaker Marvell Technology reversed its quarterly loss from last year.

  • AMD Debuts New Integrated Graphics Chipsets Tuesday, 4 Mar 2008 | 12:37 PM ET

    Advanced Micro Devices announced a new collection of chips that will add better graphics capabilities to the motherboards that connect the different parts of a personal computer.

  • Intel Cuts Margin Forecast, Citing Memory Chips Monday, 3 Mar 2008 | 6:41 PM ET
    Intel Core 2 Duo Processor

    Intel lowered its gross margin forecast for the current quarter on Monday, citing weaker pricing on certain types of memory chips and the company's shares fell 2 percent in extended trading.

  • Micron, Nanya Tech Ink Tech, JV Agreement: Report Thursday, 21 Feb 2008 | 12:53 AM ET

    Micron Technology, the largest U.S. maker of memory chips, and smaller rival Nanya Technology have signed an agreement on technology licensing and a possible chip joint venture, sources from both companies said.

  • Nvidia Shares Tumble, Hurt by Growth Concerns Thursday, 14 Feb 2008 | 12:43 PM ET

    Shares of Nvidia suffered their worst one-day loss in more than three years Thursday, a day after the graphics chipmaker reported the first weakening of gross margin in 13 quarters and concerns mounted over competitive risks from rivals ATI and Intel.

  • Applied Materials Profit Falls But Tops Forecasts Tuesday, 12 Feb 2008 | 4:26 PM ET

    Applied Materials posted a lower quarterly profit as revenue declined 8 percent amid a slump in the semiconductor equipment manufacturing industry, but the company's performance beat expectations.

  • Intel, AMD Don't See Demand Falling Off Cliff Friday, 18 Jan 2008 | 1:51 PM ET
    Intel Core 2 Duo Processor

    At Intel and Advanced Micro Devices, which together own the market for computer microprocessors, their chief executives had one message for investors this week: "What, me worry?"

  • Intel Shares Plummet as Profit, Sales Come Up Short Wednesday, 16 Jan 2008 | 11:14 AM ET
    Exterior view of Intel headquarters in Santa Clara, California.

    Intel shares took a nosedive Wednesday after the chip maker posted fourth-quarter results and a first-quarter outlook behind Wall Street targets.

  • Exterior view of Intel headquarters in Santa Clara, California.

    Intel posted fourth-quarter results and a first-quarter outlook behind Wall Street targets, sending its shares down about 15 percent.

  • Intel to Unveil Souped-Up Wireless Tuesday, 15 Jan 2008 | 5:31 PM ET

    WiMAX, loosely described as “WiFi on steroids,” is finally ready for its close up.

  • Intel Earnings Preview: Cautious Market Leader Tuesday, 15 Jan 2008 | 12:14 PM ET
    Intel Core 2 Duo Processor

    Analysts polled by Thomson Financial expect Intel to report profits of 40 cents a share on sales of $10.84 billion after markets close Thursday.

  • Intel Probed by NY Attorney General Thursday, 10 Jan 2008 | 12:07 PM ET

    Semiconductor giant Intel is being investigated by Andrew Cuomo, New York attorney general, his office said Thursday. The AG is probing whether Intel violated state and/or federal antitrust laws in its market-share battle with key rival Advanced Micro Devices.

  • Intel CEO Sees No Global Recession In The Cards Monday, 7 Jan 2008 | 4:22 PM ET

    At the Consumer Electronic Show in Las Vegas, Intel Chief Executive Paul Otellini spoke with Jim Goldman about the future of the semiconductor giant and the industry as a whole. The CEO waxed optimistic. "You have to remember, 75 percent of Intel's sales are non-U.S. ...And there seem to be no signs of a global 'R-word' out there," the CEO declared.