Semiconductors and Semiconductor Equipment Semiconductors

  • Buy the chip dip plays

    Chip stocks are getting slammed today on a warning from Microchip, which believes another industry correction has begun. The FMHR traders, and Cody Acree, Ascendiant analyst, discuss.

  • apps on iphone

    Apple's plans for mobile payments may signal ambitions that go well beyond merely having your phone replace your wallet, analysts say.

  • As the silicon chip nears its theoretical limit of productivity, semiconductor companies are in an R&D arms race to drive chip innovation.

  • Sapphire glass and biotech companies are bringing out the bears ahead of this week's earnings.

  • Tech Crowd leader of the week: Blink smart security

    IMMEDIA co-founder Don Shulsinger explains how the Internet of Things is transforming daily life.

  • Cannibalization of PC slowing: Lam CEO

    Martin Anstice, Lam Research CEO, shares his view of the demand for consumer electronics, including the state of tablets and PC's.

  • IBM announced it will invest $3 billion in chip research and development in hopes of finding a game-changing breakthrough.

  • Semis overbought?

    So far semiconductors have been able to overcome broader market volatility. CNBC's Seema Mody looks at why some analysts think semi stocks are overbought and expect a consolidation.

  • Semiconductor breakdown?

    Dissecting the fundamental story for semiconductor stocks, with CNBC's Seema Mody.

  • Intel demand sustainable?

    Does the Intel upgrade and raised revenue guidance mean it should be added to your portfolio? Tom Forte, Telsey Advisory Group, and Timothy Lesko, Granite Investment Advisors, debate the play on the chipmaker.

  • The Intel booth at the CEATEC Japan 2013 exhibition in Chiba City

    Intel was present at the St Petersburg International Economic Forum, Russia's top business summit, despite pressure from the U.S. to veto the event.

  • Three hot tech picks: Pro

    Kevin Landis, Firsthand Technology Fund CIO, shares his top three tech trades, including a surprising play in the mobile and semiconductor space.

  • Radio frequency chipmakers RF Micro Devices will buy peer TriQuint Semiconductor for about $1.6 billion in an all-stock deal to create a company that could better compete in selling chips to mobile-handset makers.

  • Micron reported higher profit in the first quarter, helped by strong sales at its Elpida business and a recovery in chip prices.

  • Diverging fortunes for TSMC and UMC

    Steven Pelayo, MD & Regional Head of Technology, Equity Research, at HSBC, discusses the state of Taiwan's major chip makers ahead of the release of September sales numbers.

  • AMAT-Tokyo Electron Merger is positive for both - Pro

    David Rubenstein, Senior Analyst at Advanced Research Japan, discusses what a merger between AMAT and Tokyo Electron would mean for their rivals.

  • Applied Materials & Tokyo Electron to combine

    Patrick Ho, Stifel Nicolaus analyst, discusses why he thinks Applied Materials will benefit from the deal and the financial and cultural issues the two companies will likely encounter in the merger.

  • Crossbar: Disrupting flash memory

    George Minassian, Crossbar co-founder & CEO, explains how his company is raising the bar on storage and improving mobile computing.

  • Micron stock soars on need for more memory

    The semiconductor's stock is up 100-percent in the last year. Mark Durcan, Micron Technology CEO, explains how the need for more memory has made his company one of the top players in the sector.

  • How ARM puts the 'smart' in smartphones

    ARM Holdings CEO Simon Segars gets into why he says "competition is good" in his industry because it prompts innovation and reveals his plans to increase shareholder value.