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  • 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.

  • On the Line: Skyworks CEO David Aldrich Friday, 8 Feb 2008 | 6:55 PM ET

    Skyworks makes the chips that let your cell phone do everything from send text messages to surf the web. The CEO tells Cramer how he's keeping up with such a high-growth market.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.

  • Toshiba to Invest $6.6 Billion in New Chip Plant Wednesday, 6 Feb 2008 | 11:59 PM ET

    Japanese electronics conglomerate Toshiba will spend more than $6.6 billion to build a new NAND flash memory factory in northern Japan, the Asahi Shimbun reported on Thursday.

  • Hynix Posts Sharp Loss on Plunging DRAM Prices Thursday, 31 Jan 2008 | 7:43 PM ET

    Hynix Semiconductor, the world's No. 2 memory chipmaker, posted on Friday a steep net loss, its first in 4-½ years, as memory chip prices went into a tailspin, and the outlook for the sector remains bleak in the near term.

  • Texas Instruments Profit Signals Strong Chip Market Wednesday, 23 Jan 2008 | 10:29 AM ET
    Texas Instruments

    Cell phone chip maker Texas Instruments posted a quarterly profit and outlook that signaled solid demand for its chips despite a weak U.S. economy, sending its shares up more than 3 percent.

  • 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?"

  • AMD Posts Narrower-Than-Expected Loss Thursday, 17 Jan 2008 | 4:57 PM ET

    Still bleeding from a costly acquisition, Advanced Micro Devices accounted in the fourth quarter, for overspending $1.6 billion on a graphics chip-maker -- but it posted a narrower loss than analysts feared on surging sales of microprocessors.

  • 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.

  • Texas Instruments Raises Fourth-Quarter Outlook Tuesday, 11 Dec 2007 | 1:01 AM ET
    Texas Instruments

    Mobile phone chip maker Texas Instruments raised the midpoint of its fourth-quarter revenue and earnings target range on Monday as strength in global demand appeared to offset U.S. economic concerns.