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  • European stocks bounce back as tech stocks rally Monday, 30 Mar 2015 | 6:23 AM ET

    Shares in European technology stocks such as Infineon, STMicroelectronics and ASML were all up between 2-3 percent on Monday. U.S. tech stocks had climbed on Friday after news of Intel's talks to buy fellow chipmaker Altera in a deal likely to top $10 billion. Intel shares jumped 6.4 percent while Altera shares surged 28.4 percent.

  • *FTSE 100 up 0.6 pct. ARM rose 2.4 percent, the top FTSE 100 riser, recovering after dropping 10 percent in two days last week. The broader FTSE 100 also recovered from a weekly fall, up 55.98 points, or 0.6 percent, at 6,911.00 by 0813 GMT, after dropping 2.4 percent last week.

  • Rallying techs help European stocks bounce back Monday, 30 Mar 2015 | 4:15 AM ET

    *Lafarge drops as two Holcim shareholders reject revised deal. U.S. tech stocks climbed on Friday after news that Intel Corp is in talks to buy fellow chipmaker Altera Corp in a deal likely to top $10 billion. Intel shares jumped 6.4 percent while Altera shares surged 28.4 percent.

  • European stocks bounce back, helped by techs Monday, 30 Mar 2015 | 3:08 AM ET

    PARIS, March 30- European stocks rose early on Monday, bouncing back from last week's losses with tech shares rallying after news of merger talks in the sector spurred a late-session rally on Wall Street on Friday. Infineon, STMicroelectronics, ARM and ASML were up 1.6 percent to 2.3 percent. U.S. tech shares climbed on Friday after news that Intel Corp is in talks to...

  • *Asia shares subdued as Wall St ekes out slight bounce. SYDNEY, March 30- Asian markets got off to a. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was off 0.2 percent.

  • March 27- Intel Corp is in talks to buy fellow chipmaker Altera Corp in a deal likely to top $10 billion, according to a source familiar with the matter, making it Intel's biggest purchase ever and the latest merger in the quickly consolidating semiconductor sector. The acquisition of Altera, which makes programmable chips widely used in cellphone towers, the...

  • Dow Chemical and Carnival are big market movers Friday, 27 Mar 2015 | 5:24 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:. The Dow Chemical Co., up $1.32 to $47.76. Carnival Corp., up $2.70 to $47.12.

  • NEW YORK, March 27- Wall Street on Friday closed higher for the first time in a week, lifted by rising tech stocks, while oil prices slumped 5 percent on receding fears about Middle East fighting disrupting supplies. The major U.S. stock indexes snapped a four-day losing streak after the Wall Street Journal reported chipmaker Intel Corp is in talks to buy rival...

  • March 27- Intel Corp is in talks to buy fellow chipmaker Altera Corp in a deal likely to top $10 billion, making it Intel's biggest purchase and the latest merger in the quickly consolidating semiconductor sector, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday. An acquisition of Altera, which makes programmable chips widely used in cellphone towers, the military and...

  • SAN FRANCISCO— Altera's stock soared to its highest price in nearly four years Friday on a report the chipmaker is in talks to be sold to industry leader Intel. Intel Corp.' s shares rose $1.92, or more than 6 percent, to close at $32. Altera makes chips used in phone networks and cars, two areas that Intel has been angling to get into as demand for personal computer chips...

  • US STOCKS-Wall St ends 4-day skid on late tech rally Friday, 27 Mar 2015 | 4:28 PM ET

    *Intel in talks to buy Altera- WSJ. The Wall Street Journal reported chipmaker Intel Corp is in talks to buy rival Altera Corp, citing people familiar with the matter, sending the PHLX semiconductor index up 2.8 percent. Intel shares jumped 6.4 percent to $32 as the biggest boost to the Dow, S&P 500 and Nasdaq 100 indexes.

  • UPDATE 1-Intel in talks to buy Altera -WSJ report Friday, 27 Mar 2015 | 4:13 PM ET

    March 27- Intel Corp is in talks to buy fellow chipmaker Altera Corp in a deal that would likely top $10 billion, marking the latest merger in the semiconductor business, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday. An acquisition of Altera, which makes programmable chips widely used in cellphone towers, the military and other industrial applications,...

  • Intel in talks to buy Altera - WSJ Friday, 27 Mar 2015 | 3:50 PM ET

    March 27- Chipmaker Intel Corp is in talks to buy Altera Corp, the Wall Street Journal said, citing people familiar with the matter. Terms of the potential deal and its timing were not known, the Journal said. Shares of Altera, valued at $10.4 billion at Thursday's close, were up 24.5 percent at $43.16 per share on the Nasdaq on Friday.

  • Nasdaq stocks posting largest percentage increases Friday, 27 Mar 2015 | 1:16 PM ET

    Altera Corp. rose 28.4 percent to $44.39. RBC Bearings Inc. rose 21.2 percent to $75.58. Conatus Pharmaceuticals Inc. rose 14.6 percent to $7.75.

  • Jan 21- Programmable chip maker Xilinx Inc forecast weaker-than-expected current-quarter revenue and reported third-quarter revenue that missed the average analyst estimate, hurt by weak sales to broadcast and communications customers. Xilinx, which dominates the programmable chip market along with Altera Corp, said it expected current-quarter...

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    IHS Technology tore apart a 2013 Tesla Model S to find out all the components that make the vehicle—the head unit alone holds nearly 5,300 parts.

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    As the silicon chip nears its theoretical limit of productivity, semiconductor companies are in an R&D arms race to drive chip innovation.

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    The CNBC RQ 50 identifies companies that don't just spend big on R&D, but spend right, creating return on innovation for shareholders.

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  • Politics fade as earnings take over Friday, 18 Jul 2014 | 6:30 PM ET
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    Even as traders monitor the world's hot spots, corporate earnings news could be a positive for stocks in the week ahead.