MILPITAS, Calif. _ Nanometrics Inc. on Tuesday reported a loss of $1.8 million in its fourth quarter. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 6 cents per share. Nanometrics shares have dropped 7 percent since the beginning of the year.» Read More
TAIPEI/ HONG KONG, Oct 30- Chinese state-backed technology conglomerate Tsinghua Unigroup Ltd is buying a 25 percent stake in Powertech Technology Inc for $600 million, becoming the largest shareholder in the Taiwanese chip packaging and testing company. "We believe Powertech, with its ability in the assembly and testing industry, will be an important member...
Oct 21- Semiconductor equipment maker Lam Research said it agreed to buy rival KLA-Tencor Corp in a cash and stock deal valued at about $10.6 billion. KLA-Tencor stockholders will be entitled to elect to receive $32 in cash and 0.5 of a share of Lam Research's common stock, in all-cash, all-stock, or mixed consideration, the company said in a statement.
Chip equipment maker Aixtron, car parts supplier Leoni, construction machinery maker Wacker Neuson and fashion house Hugo Boss lowered expectations, all blaming developments in emerging markets and particularly in China. "We can't exclude that other bigger companies will lower their outlook because of China," said Heino Ruland a equity strategist at...
Intel delivered an earnings beat that initially sent stock higher on Tuesday after the bell. Shares were later in the red.
After years of shrinking, the market for personal computers seems to be strengthening.
When Intel reports earnings after the bell Tuesday, investors will have a better sense of where the PC market is headed.
ASML Holding reported forecast-beating results on the back of stronger-than-expected demand from memory chip makers, sending its shares to a new high.
A bet on Intel is a bet on the PC, and investors who wagered correctly on the company enjoyed big gains in 2014.
The chipmaker unveiled a new line of laptops that run on the Chrome operating system.
David Rubenstein, Senior Analyst at Advanced Research Japan, discusses what a merger between AMAT and Tokyo Electron would mean for their rivals.
Two consortiums, including IBM and STMicroelectronics, have proposed building semiconductor wafer plants in India costing a total of $8 billion.
Cramer thinks the best way to unlock shareholder value is for this chip maker to break apart.
Arthur Zafiropoulo, Chairman and CEO, Ultratech talks about the company's second time expanding in Singapore and its goal to double revenue capacity in the city-state.
What's the trade on Qualcomm's strong numbers? The Fast Money traders, weighs in.