FRANKFURT, Germany— German chip maker Infineon Technologies AG says it has agreed to pay $3 billion in cash for California- based semiconductor firm International Rectifier, which produces power-management components used in everything from cars to satellites.» Read More
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Intel said Wednesday that it has redesigned the electronic switches on its chips so that computers can keep getting cheaper and more powerful.
Applied Materials is paying $4.9 billion in cash to buy Varian because when it comes to making the equipment that makes the chips, Varian does something very technical for clients that Applied Materials no longer does.
Applied Materials has not kept pace with recent strength in the semiconductor space, but yesterday's (Tuesday) activity was bullish on the chip equipment maker.
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Intel chips will be in tablet computers and smartphones later this year, CEO Paul Otellini told CNBC Wednesday.
Japan is beginning to look like an emerging market in the sense that its valuations "are getting very attractive," said Templeton Emerging Markets Executive Chairman Mark Mobius.
Texas Instruments still expects a company manufacturing facility in Japan to be back into full operation by September or earlier despite the massive earthquake and tsunami that struck the country, Rich Templeton, CEO of the company, told CNBC Wednesday.
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Chip maker Xilinx recently gave positive guidance going forward. To learn more, Cramer spoke with its CEO.
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