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Hardware Semiconductors and Semiconductor Equipment

  • 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...

  • SEOUL, May 12- Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Friday it has formed a new division within its semiconductor business for contract chip manufacturing as the firm seeks to attract more customers. It will continue to be overseen by Kim Ki- nam, Samsung's president overseeing all chip businesses. Research firm IHS estimates Samsung's foundry revenue...

  • SEOUL, May 12- Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Friday it has formed a new division within its semiconductor business for contract chip manufacturing in a move to strengthen its competitiveness.

  • He has launched similar "Section 232" reviews of the U.S. steel and aluminum sectors, where a flood of imports especially from China has depressed prices, threatening the industries long-term health. "China has a $150 billion program to take that much further between now and 2025. Ross predecessor at Commerce, Penny Pritzker, warned last November about looming...

  • FRANKFURT/ PARIS, May 11- STMicroelectronics expects 2017 revenue to grow by between 12.5 and 15.5 percent from last year to around $8 billion, Chief Financial Officer Carlo Ferro said on Thursday. Europe's second-biggest chipmaker has been benefiting from growing demand for sensors for smartphones, cars, and the devices related to the burgeoning so-called "...

  • TAIPEI, May 11- Taiwan stocks rose on Thursday led by gains in shares of semiconductor and plastics makers, with the index hitting a key 10,000 points level touched intraday earlier this week. As of 0250 GMT, the main TAIEX index was up 0.39. The Taiwan dollar strengthened T $0.050 to stand at.

  • TOKYO, May 9- Toshiba Corp has told its memory chip partner Western Digital Corp not to interfere with the sale of the Japanese company's prized chip unit. In a May 3 letter sent by Toshiba's lawyers, Toshiba disputed Western Digital's argument that the Japanese firm had breached their joint contract by transferring their joint venture's rights to the chip unit.

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    Jim Cramer points out a play on credit cards that’s been red-hot and could continue higher.

  • Jim Cramer

    Jim Cramer points out a play on credit cards that’s been red-hot and could continue higher.

  • Intel CEO Brian Krzanich says this is the best time in history to buy a PC

    Jim Cramer spoke with Intel CEO Brian Krzanich about Intel's evolving business.

  • Brian Krzanich

    Jim Cramer spoke with Intel CEO Brian Krzanich about Intel's evolving business.

  • TAIPEI, May 3- Taiwan stocks rose on Wednesday, tracking other regional bourses higher, with Apple Inc suppliers including TSMC shrugging off a surprise dip in sales for the iPhone maker. As of 0135 GMT, the main TAIEX index rose 0.2 percent to 9,960.55, on track towards the 10,000- point milestone, which would be its highest intraday level in two years.

  • BRUSSELS, May 2- EU regulators will decide by June 9 whether to clear smartphone chipmaker Qualcomm's $38 billion takeover of NXP Semiconductors NV, with rivals voicing concerns about continued access to key NXP technology after the deal. Qualcomm, which supplies chips to Android phone makers and Apple Inc, would become the leading supplier to the...

  • AMD, Advanced Microdevices

    Goldman Sachs reiterates its sell rating on Advanced Micro Devices, saying it is still "priced for perfection."

  • BRUSSELS, May 2- EU antitrust regulators will decide by June 9 whether to clear smartphone chipmaker Qualcomm's $38 billion bid for NXP Semiconductors NV, which would make it the leading supplier to the fast-growing automotive chips market. Qualcomm, which provides chips to Android smartphone makers and Apple Inc, sought EU approval for the deal on April 28, a...

  • MSCI's emerging market index rose 0.7 percent to its strongest since June 2016 reflecting gains in heavyweights South Korea and Taiwan, where a number of blue chip tech stocks such as Samsung Electronics and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co soared. President Donald Trump opened the door to meeting North Korea's Kim Jong Un. "You've seen some...

  • NEW DELHI, May 2- Factories across much of Asia got off to a solid start in the second quarter, buoyed by strong global demand, particularly for hi-tech gadgets which are leading a sizzling rally in electronics. Globally, continued strength in Asia and expectations for upbeat PMI readings from Europe later on Tuesday could help offset a recent soft patch in the U.S....

  • TAIPEI, May 2- Taiwan stocks rose on Tuesday, with Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co leading heavyweights higher as sentiment was boosted by rising optimism over the prospects of the technology industry and easing concerns over North Korea. The company is planning a "capital-intensive" investment in the United States, Chairman Terry Gou said on Friday.

  • May 1- Chipmaker Advanced Micro Devices Inc reported lower-than-expected quarterly revenue in its business that supplies server chips, sending its shares down 8.3 percent in after-market trading on Monday. Revenue in AMD's business, which manufactures chips for the server industry and also gaming consoles, rose 5 percent to $391 million.

  • May 1- Chipmaker Advanced Micro Devices Inc reported a smaller quarterly loss on Monday, fueled by demand for its latest Ryzen processors and its graphics chips. The company's net loss narrowed to $73 million, or 8 cents per share, in the first quarter ended April 1, from $109 million, or 14 cents per share, a year earlier. Revenue rose 18.3 percent to $984 million.