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  • Alpha and Omega reports 2Q loss Wednesday, 3 Feb 2016 | 4:49 PM ET

    SUNNYVALE, Calif. _ Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Ltd. on Wednesday reported a loss of $1.6 million in its fiscal second quarter. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 12 cents per share. Three analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $79 million.

  • Microchip Tech tops 3Q profit forecasts Wednesday, 3 Feb 2016 | 4:41 PM ET

    CHANDLER, Ariz. _ Microchip Technology Inc. on Wednesday reported fiscal third-quarter earnings of $61.2 million. For the current quarter ending in March, Microchip Tech expects its per-share earnings to range from 65 cents to 69 cents. Microchip Tech shares have decreased 9 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard& Poor's 500 index has...

  • Feb 3- Activist investor Starboard Value LP disclosed a stake of about 7 percent in Marvell Technology Group on Wednesday, saying the U.S. chipmaker's shares were "undervalued". Starboard said on Wednesday it would retain Rick Hill, Oleg Khaykin and Jeff McCreary- executives from the semiconductor industry- as advisers in connection with its investment in the...

  • Starboard discloses 7% stake in Marvell Wednesday, 3 Feb 2016 | 8:40 AM ET
    A Marvell Technology Group Ltd. flag flies outside the company's headquarters building in Santa Clara, California.

    Starboard Value disclosed a 7 percent stake in chipmaker Marvell Technology on Wednesday, saying it believed that the shares were "undervalued."

  • UPDATE 1-Starboard discloses 7 pct stake in Marvell Wednesday, 3 Feb 2016 | 8:29 AM ET

    Feb 3- Activist investor Starboard Value LP disclosed a stake of about 7 percent in Marvell Technology Group on Wednesday, saying the chipmaker's shares were "undervalued." Starboard said it would retain Rick Hill, Oleg Khaykin and Jeff McCreary- executives from the semiconductor industry- as advisers in connection with its investment in the company.

  • Starboard discloses 7 pct stake in Marvell Wednesday, 3 Feb 2016 | 7:38 AM ET

    Starboard said it would retain Rick Hill, Oleg Khaykin and Jeff McCreary, executives from the semiconductor industry, as advisers in connection with its investment in the company.

  • Fairchild Semiconductor posts 4Q loss Thursday, 28 Jan 2016 | 8:49 AM ET

    SAN JOSE, Calif. _ Fairchild Semiconductor International Inc. on Thursday reported a loss of $7.1 million in its fourth quarter. The average estimate of seven analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 14 cents per share. Fairchild Semiconductor shares have decreased 2.5 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • Cypress reports 4Q loss Thursday, 28 Jan 2016 | 8:35 AM ET

    SAN JOSE, Calif. _ Cypress Semiconductor Corp. on Thursday reported a fourth-quarter loss of $77.3 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. The average estimate of nine analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was also for earnings of 13 cents per share. Seven analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $445.2 million.

  • *Q4 operating profit $5.1 bln, in line with guidance. SEOUL, Jan 28- Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd on Thursday warned of possible weaker earnings this year due to softer sales of gadgets such as smartphones, a trend that is also hurting rival Apple Inc and major chipmakers. Revenue rose 1.1 percent to 53.3 trillion won, slightly better than the 53 trillion won...

  • SEOUL, Jan 28- Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd on Thursday warned of possible weaker earnings this year compared with 2015 due to softer sales of gadgets such as smartphones, a trend that is also hurting rival Apple Inc and major chipmakers. Samsung said its October-December operating profit was 6.1 trillion won, compared with 6.1 trillion won it guided...

  • *Taiwan suppliers warn weak orders, lower Q1 revenue. TAIPEI, Jan 22- Some of Apple Inc's main Asian suppliers expect revenues and orders to drop this quarter, indicating iPhone sales are almost certain to post their first annual decline since the flagship product was launched almost a decade ago. The forecasts of lacklustre sales by companies including Taiwan...

  • iPhone sales worse than expected: UBS analyst Wednesday, 20 Jan 2016 | 1:07 PM ET
    Apple Store employees fill orders for iPhones in Palo Alto, California.

    UBS released an iPhone survey with shipment results that are worse than it expected, but why did the data not impact Apple’s rating?

  • More Apple indicators? Suppliers cut forecasts Friday, 15 Jan 2016 | 1:02 PM ET
    Customers browse iPhone 6s smartphones at an Apple Store in Shanghai.

    The number of key Apple suppliers warning that their quarterly results would likely be below estimates continues to grow.

  • Intel posts mixed Q4 results Friday, 15 Jan 2016 | 6:45 AM ET
    Intel posts mixed Q4 results

    Christopher Rolland, FBR Capital Markets semiconductor analyst, breaks down Intel's quarterly numbers.

  • Intel shares fall on slowing data centers Friday, 15 Jan 2016 | 5:11 AM ET
    Intel shares fall on slowing data centers

    Intel beat the Street's expectations but shares fell on raising concerns over slowing growth in its data center business, reports CNBC's Landon Dowdy.

  • *Dialog will receive $137.3 mln breakup fee. FRANKFURT, Jan 15- Shares in Dialog Semiconductor Plc rose as much as 9 percent on Friday after it said it would not enter a bidding war for U.S. chipmaker Atmel Corp. By 0845 GMT Dialog shares were up 3 percent at 27.78 euros after rising as much as 9 percent.

  • Intel earnings beat but shares fall 5% Thursday, 14 Jan 2016 | 5:23 PM ET
    The Intel display at CES 2016 in Las Vegas.

    The technology company's earnings easily topped expectations, but its data center revenue came in lower than expected.

  • Intel 'uniquely positioned' in cloud and devices: CFO Thursday, 14 Jan 2016 | 4:25 PM ET
    Intel 'uniquely positioned' in cloud and devices: CFO

    Intel CFO Stacy Smith explains why Intel is well positioned as technology spreads to more facets of life.

  • Intel beats on top and bottom lines Thursday, 14 Jan 2016 | 4:01 PM ET
    Intel beats on top and bottom lines

    Intel shares traded lower after reporting a stronger quarter than expected, reports CNBC's Josh Lipton and Jon Fortt.

  • *2016 capex likely $9 bln to $10 bln. Demand for high-end smartphones has started the year weak, while in other segments there are already signs of upward demand momentum in emerging markets including China, the world's biggest for smartphones, TSMC said. Last year's total capex of $8.12 billion came as a slump in the global technology sector and slowing economic...