TOKYO/ FRANKFURT, Nov 20- German chipmaker Infineon Technologies has shown interest in investing in Japanese chip firm Renesas Electronics, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, sending shares of Renesas soaring but leaving Infineon nearly unmoved. Some analysts and bankers said the leaks say more about Renesas' desire not to be left out of a global...» Read More
Novellus is seeing strong call activity — even though its shares are trading lower as takeover rumors are circulating on the trading floors. More than 7,000 calls traded against 575 puts this morning, dwarfing the average December call volume of 810 contracts per day. Volume was also heavy in the NVLS shares themselves.
CES will be something of a preview of what’s to come for the consumer electronics industry this year. Less will have to be more, as revenue and investment shrink while buyers and profits become scarce.
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Toshiba, the world's No. 2 maker of NAND flash memory, will halt chip production at two plants for nine days due to weak demand, in its first output break in seven years, broadcaster NHK reported on Friday.
SanDisk shares are moving nearly 15 percent higher Wednesday, as talk of a renewed buyout bid by Toshiba hits the trading desks. Here's my take on it...
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Texas Instruments reported a profit that fell and missed forecasts by a penny, and the semiconductor maker gave a forecast for the fourth quarter that was lower than analysts' projections.
Technology earnings are front and center. With a wide range of tech titans reporting over the next several days, what should you be watching?
Advanced Micro Devices reduced its third-quarter loss sixfold from a year ago, as the computer chip maker saw strong sales of its latest products.
Advanced Micro Devices, continuing to struggle to compete against its far bigger rival Intel, has scheduled a "significant," corporate announcement for Tuesday at 5 a.m. PDT.
Geert-Jan Nikken at Rabobank sees plenty of upside for stocks from semiconductors and multimedia companies.
Graphics chip maker Nvidia posted a second-quarter loss on Tuesday as a slump in global desktop PC sales hurt its business.
Applied Materials, the No. 1 computer-chip equipment maker, posted a lower quarterly profit as revenue slid 28 percent amid a slump in its industry.
Intel, the world's biggest computer chipmaker, is comfortable with its forecast for revenue in the current third quarter, its chief financial officer said on Tuesday.
Newly-formed memory chip maker Numonyx announced a big expansion on Wednesday to its tie-up with South Korea's Hynix Semiconductor, as the former makes a new push into the NAND memory sector.
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Hynix Semiconductor, the world's No. 2 memory chipmaker, reported its third straight quarterly net loss on Thursday as weak chip prices and a plant closure maimed its bottom line.
Contract chip maker Chartered Semiconductor Manufacturing swung to a quarterly profit after a tax credit, but forecast a third-quarter net loss on higher costs, sending its stock down as much as 6.5 percent.
Texas Instruments said Monday its first-quarter profit fell 4 percent, missing Wall Street estimates, as sales of cell phone chips continued to fall.