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  • TOKYO, May 29- Western Digital Corp may join a consortium of Japanese government money and KKR& Co LP to bid for Toshiba Corp's chip unit, backing away from an earlier demand for an immediate majority stake, two sources familiar with the matter said. The consortium is expected to be the favored bidder for the world's second biggest producer of NAND memory chips, as...

  • *Adding capacity to existing Xi'an 3 D NAND facility an option. SEOUL, May 29- Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Monday it is considering adding NAND memory chip production capacity at its manufacturing base in China amid an industry-wide boom that will likely fuel record sales for memory suppliers. Samsung, the world's biggest memory chip maker by...

  • *Firm considering adding capacity in Xi'an. *Samsung makes 3 D NAND chips in Xi'an. Samsung, the world's No.1 memory chip maker, has already invested $7 billion in the Xi'an facility to make 3 D NAND memory chips.

  • SEOUL, May 29- Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Monday it is considering adding memory chip production capacity at its manufacturing base in China amid an industry-wide boom. The firm is considering adding capacity at its facility in Xi'an but no specifics, including the potential investment amount and what products it will make with the...

  • TAIPEI, May 26- Taiwan stocks stayed flat on Friday in cautious trading ahead of a long weekend holiday, dampened by falls in tech heavyweights such as Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. Taiwan's markets will be closed on Monday and Tuesday for the Dragon Boat festival holidays. The Taiwan dollar softened T $0.003 to T $30.087 per U.S. dollar.

  • 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.

  • Jen-Hsun Huang, CEO of Nvidia, holds a Nvidia Drive PX Auto-Pilot Computer during the GPU Technology Conference in San Jose, California, last March.

    SoftBank Group bought a $4 billion stake in Nvidia, according to a report from Bloomberg News.

  • 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...

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    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.

  • Trading Nation: No dip for chip stocks

    Erin Gibbs, S&P Global, and Craig Johnson, Piper Jaffray, discuss how semiconductors are seeing their fifth straight week of gains, with CNBC' Brian Sullivan.

  • *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...

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