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Hardware Semiconductors and Semiconductor Equipment

  • TAIPEI, May 25- Taiwan stocks rose for a fourth session on Thursday as investor sentiment was bolstered by gains in overseas markets, led by tech heavyweights such as TSMC and Hon Hai Precision Industry. Sinopac Financial Holdings, a mid-sized financial holding firm, fell 0.2 percent. The Taiwan dollar firmed T $0.096 to T $30.087 per U.S. dollar.

  • TAIPEI, May 23- Taiwan stocks inched up on Tuesday, led by heavyweights including Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd, though gains were capped by worries after British police said they were treating an explosion in Manchester as a possible terrorist attack. The Taiwan dollar firmed T $0.025 to T $30.027 per U.S. dollar. At least 10 people are believed to...

  • A man visits Qualcomm's booth at the Global Mobile Internet Conference 2017 in Beijing, China April 28, 2017.

    JPMorgan recommends Qualcomm because the NXP acquisition may add more than 50 percent to the company's earnings per share.

  • "We are going to be bullish on finding companies that fit our strategy," Peter Koo, a senior vice president for Samsung's mobile division, said during an investor event in Hong Kong. The world's top maker of memory chips, smartphones and televisions has grown more aggressive in acquiring companies in recent years, breaking from its past preference to rely on its own...

  • Cramer Remix: What the success of these fast food stocks isn’t showing

    Jim Cramer noted that a few burger chains’ success isn’t a full picture on the stay-at-home economy.

  • Phononic CEO shares the key to his company's market penetration strategy

    Jim Cramer spoke with Phononic CEO Tony Atti to see how his distruptive semiconductor company plays it cool.

  • Jim Cramer on Mad Money.

    Jim Cramer noted that a few burger chains’ success isn’t a full picture on the stay-at-home economy.

  • Jim Cramer spoke with Phononic CEO Tony Atti to see how his distruptive semiconductor company plays it cool.

  • *Broadcom working with Silver Lake, Bain with SK Hynix- sources. TOKYO, May 19- Suitors including private equity firms KKR& Co LP, Bain Capital and U.S. chip maker Broadcom Ltd are lining up for Toshiba Corp's semiconductor business, sources familiar with matter said ahead of a deadline for second-round offers on Friday. Broadcom, which has teamed up with private...

  • SEOUL, May 19- South Korea's SK Hynix Inc said on Friday it will submit a final bid for Toshiba Corp's memory chip business as part of a consortium. The company did not say what other companies were in the consortium. People familiar with the matter told Reuters earlier on Friday SK Hynix will be part of a consortium led by U.S. buyout firm Bain Capital LP, which seeks to...

  • TOKYO, May 19- Two Japanese government-backed investors have formally informed Toshiba Corp of their intention to take part in bids for its prized flash memory chip business, sources familiar with the matter said. State-backed fund Innovation Network Corp of Japan and the Development Bank of Japan told the conglomerate of their intention on Friday, said the...

  • TOKYO, May 19- U.S. buyout firm Bain Capital LP plans to bid around 1.5 trillion yen for a majority stake in Toshiba Corp's chip business, people with knowledge of the matter said. The bid will be made in partnership with South Korea's SK Hynix Inc but the chip maker will not take a leading role due to anti-trust concerns, the people said, declining to be identified as...

  • An Advanced Micro Devices AMD-A10-4600M Series APU computer chip.

    An Intel spokesperson tells CNBC the "recent rumors that Intel has licensed AMD’s graphics technology are untrue."

  • *Sale would gain it around $2.7 bln at current prices. TOKYO, May 18- A Japanese state-backed fund plans to sell nearly a fifth of shares in chip maker Renesas Electronics Corp- worth $2.7 billion at current prices- bolstering its coffers amid expectations it is planning to invest in Toshiba's chip unit. Although the fund, the Innovation Network Corp of Japan, has...

  • May 17- Chipmaker Qualcomm Inc has escalated its patent battle with Apple Inc, suing Foxconn and three other Taiwanese manufacturers that supply iPhone and iPad components for not paying royalties. Apple filed a lawsuit against Qualcomm in January, accusing it of overcharging for chips and refusing to pay some $1 billion in rebates- a move that came days after...

  • Western Digital, Toshiba and memory chips

    Amir Anvarzadeh, BGC Securities, weighs in on Western Digital's decision to take legal action against Toshiba for the sale of its chip unit.

  • TAIPEI, May 16- Taiwan stocks fell on Tuesday, dragged down by big cap Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. 10,000 mark and was down 0.3 percent at 10,002.27 as of 0305 GMT, after closing 0.5 percent higher in the previous session. The Taiwan dollar firmed T $0.063 to T $30.095 per.

  • TOKYO— Western Digital is seeking arbitration in a dispute with its joint venture partner Toshiba Corp. over the sale of the Japanese electronics giant's computer-chip business. Toshiba wants to sell the lucrative chips unit to shore up its finances, but Western Digital is demanding Toshiba first obtain its consent. Western Digital said in a statement that...

  • TOKYO, May 15- Western Digital Corp has sought international arbitration to stop partner Toshiba Corp from selling its chips arm without its consent, potentially derailing a much-needed capital injection for the Japanese conglomerate. California- based Western Digital is a long-standing joint venture partner in Toshiba's main semiconductor plant in...

  • TOKYO, May 15- Western Digital Corp has sought international arbitration to stop partner Toshiba Corp from selling its chips arm without its consent, potentially derailing a much-needed capital injection for the Japanese conglomerate. California- based Western Digital is a long-standing joint venture partner and runs Toshiba's main semiconductor plant...