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  • Chip stocks surge

    Carter Worth, Cornerstone Macro, goes to the charts to see which names in the semiconductor space could be set for a breakout.

  • Simon Segars, chief executive officer of ARM Holdings Plc,

    So just what will SoftBank do with ARM? It's likely to be business as usual, for now. Recode reports.

  • NVIDIA leads Nasdaq in 2016

    CNBC's Bertha Coombs reports on the week's action over at the Nasdaq and looks ahead to tech earnings next week.

  • TAIPEI, July 15- Taiwan stocks rose to a one-year high on Friday as investor sentiment was bolstered by record highs on Wall Street.. As of 0214 GMT, the main TAIEX index was up 0.8 percent at 8,937.05, a level not seen since July 2015. The Taiwan dollar firmed T $0.133 to T $31.940 per U.S. dollar, its strongest level since August 2015.

  • Chips, mid-caps lead

    CNBC's Bertha Coombs reports on the action at the Nasdaq including new highs for the semiconductor sector.

  • FRANKFURT, July 14- German chipmaker Infineon Technologies has agreed to buy Wolfspeed Power and RF for $850 million from U.S. company Cree, betting on new energy efficient chips it expects will dominate the market in the next decade. These silicon carbide chips are expected to gradually replace conventional chips in the coming years and will be in demand for...

  • HSINCHU, Taiwan, Province Of China _ Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. on Thursday reported second-quarter profit of $2.24 billion. On a per-share basis, the Hsinchu, Taiwan, Province Of China-based company said it had profit of 43 cents. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • BRIEF-TSMC GUIDES Q3 REVENUE T $254 BLN-T $257 BLN, 2016 CAPEX. July 14- Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd. *Guides 2016 capex slightly higher $9.5 bln- $10.5 bln.

  • BRIEF-TSMC SAYS Q2 NET PROFIT T $72.51 BLN@. July 14- Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd. *Says Q2 net profit is T $72.51 billion.

  • TAIPEI, July 14- Taiwan stocks rose on Thursday, with tech heavyweight TSMC in focus ahead of its quarterly results later in the day. Taiwan stocks had touched a nearly four-month high earlier this week, tracking gains on Wall Street and other regional bourses. The Taiwan dollar firmed T $0.083 to T $32.100 per U.S. dollar, hovering at its highest level since August...

  • TAIPEI, July 13- Taiwan stocks fell on Wednesday as investors took profit after stocks hit a nearly four-month high in the previous session, with tech heavyweights such as TSMC leading the fall. As of 0447 GMT, the main TAIEX index was down 0.04 percent at 8,837.89 points. The Taiwan dollar firmed T $0.04 to T $32.180 per U.S. dollar.

  • *Q2 operating profit likely $7 bln, highest since Q1 2014. SEOUL, July 7- Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Thursday its second-quarter operating profit likely rose 17.4 percent from a year earlier, its highest in more than 2 years as Galaxy S7 smartphone sales propelled mobile earnings. The world's top maker of smartphones and memory chips said its...

  • SEOUL, July 7- Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Thursday its second-quarter operating profit likely rose 17.4 percent from a year earlier, its highest in more than 2 years as Galaxy S7 smartphone sales propelled mobile earnings. The world's top maker of smartphones and memory chips said in a regulatory filing its April-June profit was likely 8.1...

  • *Sales miss expectations for third straight quarter. Falling PC sales, slowing smartphone sales growth hurt. June 30- Memory-chip maker Micron Technology Inc said it would lower costs, including by cutting jobs and focusing on fewer programs, after its hopes of reversing its fortunes this year were thwarted by a persistently challenging market.

  • June 30- Memory-chip maker Micron Technology Inc said it would lower costs, including by focusing on fewer projects and cutting jobs, after its hopes of reversing its fortunes this year were dashed by a persistently challenging market. On Thursday, CEO Mark Durcan said, "Although we have made good progress in deploying our advanced DRAM and NAND technologies, we...

  • June 30- Memory-chip maker Micron Technology Inc said it would implement a restructuring plan to lower costs by focusing on fewer projects, job cuts and other measures. Micron's net sales fell to $2.90 billion in the quarter ended June 2, from $3.85 billion a year earlier. Net loss attributable to Micron was $215 million, or 21 cents per share, compared with a profit...

  • *HMI shares rise by maximum daily limit in Taipei. June 16- Chipmaking equipment giant ASML Holdings NV has agreed to buy Taiwanese peer Hermes Microvision Inc for about T $100 billion in a deal to boost their firepower in high-tech services for semiconductor makers. The transaction, announced in a joint statement, comes as firms like Taiwan Semiconductor...

  • *STMicro to scrap $5 bln India chip plant-govt officials. *India now seeks to attract low-tech component firms-officials. MUMBAI, June 15- India's ambitious plan to be a major player in semiconductors, taking on the Chinese and churning out locally-made chips for a new generation of smartphone users, has proved to be a little too ambitious.

  • Slips falls

    Qualcomm, one of Apple's major chip suppliers, fell almost 2 percent Friday after reports that Intel inked a chip order with Apple.

  • GPUs the best investment in semis: Pro

    Ian Ing, MKM Partners, thinks GPUs, or GeForce Graphics Processors, is a good play right now.