SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 22- Shares of Intel Corp fell nearly 5 percent on Friday after Wall Street came away from its investor meeting craving more evidence that the chipmaker can forge a strong mobile presence to drive up revenue and margins.» Read More
*Exports in July at $4.84 bln vs yr-ago $4.73 bln. Analysts said the recovery in exports in the Philippines, one of Asia's fastest growing economies, looks set to continue in coming months as major economies appear to be on the mend.
*Seagate likely to have bid for Virident- analysts. Sept 9- Western Digital Corp said it would buy Virident Systems Inc for $685 million as the hard drive maker and Seagate Technology Plc battle for a piece of the fast-growing market for solid-state drives used in servers.
Sept 9- SunEdison Inc cut the full-year revenue outlook for its semiconductor business amid weak demand and said it plans to spin off the unit in a $250 million initial public offering to focus on the high-margin solar power business.
Sept 9- SunEdison Inc filed to spin off its semiconductor unit, SunEdison Semiconductor, through an initial public offering of up to $250 million, as the company looks to focus on its high-margin solar power business.
Sept 9- SunEdison Inc filed with regulators to spin off its semiconductor business, SunEdison Semiconductor, through an initial public offering of up to $250 million. The solar company had said last month it would sell a minority stake in its newly formed semiconductor unit through a public offering scheduled for early 2014..
SEOUL, Sept 8- SK Hynix Inc said on Sunday it had partially resumed operations at its fire-affected plant in China, which produces half of its computer memory chips, on Saturday and plans to restore full operations as soon as it can.
*Wuxi plant makes nearly 15 pct of global DRAM chips. SEOUL, Sept 6- SK Hynix Inc's fire-hit China plant, which produces half of its computer memory chips, is likely to resume operations within 2-3 weeks or even earlier, said a source familiar with the situation, citing a preliminary estimate of the damage.
SEOUL, Sept 6- SK Hynix Inc's fire-hit China plant, which produces half of its computer memory chips, is likely to resume operations within 2-3 weeks or even earlier, said a source familiar with the situation, citing a preliminary estimate of the damage.
Aug 22- SunEdison Inc said it would spin off its semiconductor business in an initial public offering and use the proceeds to fund its solar business. SunEdison said it plans to sell a minority stake in the newly formed SunEdison Semiconductor to the public in the offering, scheduled for early 2014..
Aug 15- Chip gear maker Applied Materials said it expects foundry customers to hold back spending in the current quarter as they switch to making smaller chips.
Applied Materials named Gary Dickerson as its new CEO. The chip-equipment maker's latest results fell short of expectations amid a drop in demand.
Aug 15- Applied Materials, which makes equipment used to manufacture chips, forecast quarterly results below market estimates after third-quarter results missed analysts' expectation as demand fell from the company's foundry customers.
Aug 15- Applied Materials reported lower quarterly revenue because of a fall in demand for its equipment used in manufacturing chips. Net income fell to $168 million, or 14 cents per share, in the third quarter, from $218 million, or 17 cents per share, a year earlier.
*Offer of $23 per share represents a 55 pct premium. Aug 15- Chipmaker Maxim Integrated Products Inc said it would buy Volterra Semiconductor Corp for about $605 million to strengthen its business that makes low-energy chips. Maxim's chips are used in Samsung Electronics Co Ltd's high-end Galaxy smartphones such as S4 and Note 2..
Aug 7- SunEdison Inc said its semiconductor materials business will remain weak, after reporting a loss in its solar energy business that doubled in the second quarter from the first.
SAN FRANCISCO, July 24- Shares of Qualcomm Inc rose more than 3 percent after the leading mobile chipmaker posted third-quarter results that met expectations and eased concerns about slower growth of smartphone sales.
Texas Instruments reported second-quarter earnings that beat Wall Street forecasts, sending the shares higher in after-hours trading.
July 22- Taiwanese chipmaker Himax Technologies Inc said Google Inc will take a 6.3 percent stake in one of its units with an option to increase the stake to about 15 percent. Himax said the investment in Himax Display Inc will help it fund the production of silicon chips and modules used in devices such as Google Glass.
WASHINGTON, July 17- The United States blamed. China on Wednesday for a breakdown in trade talks aimed at. China is one of 20 World Trade Organization members, along with the United States and the 28- nation European Union, that have been negotiating for months to expand the 1996 Information Technology Agreement to eliminate tariffs on additional goods.
*China diversifies chipmakers' client base from Apple, Samsung. SEOUL, July 4- Asian chipmakers are set to cash in on a major realignment in the volatile industry which is tilting the power balance their way at the expense of gadget makers such as Apple Inc, after years of cautious investment kept supply in check.