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  • 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.

  • Inventory Correction Could Affect TSMC

    Mehdi Hosseini, Senior Analyst and Senior VP of Semiconductors at Susquehanna Financial Group analyzes TSMC's latest monthly sales figures.

  • Stock in 60 Seconds: SK Hynix

    CNBC's Deirdre Wang Morris looks at SK Hynix in the daily 'Stock in 60' segment as shares rallied over 1 percent after the chip-maker posted strong first quarter profits.

  • Intel's Challenges In A Tablet World

    Patrick Wang, Managing Director & Semiconductor Analyst at Evercore Partners, says that as much as Intel talks about getting into smartphones and tablets, PCs are what really move the needle for the company.

  • Portfolio Picks That Could Make You Money

    David Steinberg, DLS Capital Management, shares several long-term value plays that could make money this year.

  • After a sizable dividend hike, does this semiconductor stock belong on your radar?

  • Best Trade in the Semiconductor Space

    Qualcomm's stock is higher after being added to Nomura's U.S. "conviction buy list." Nomura's analyst Romit Shah, offers insight.

  • An Apple iPad 2 and iPhone 4S smartphone, left, and a Samsung Electronics Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablet computer and Galaxy S III smartphone.

    Samsung starts gaining market share, hurting Apple Inc's margins and stock price and threatening its reign as the king of cool in consumer electronics.

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    South Korean chipmaker SK Hynix returned to a quarterly profit on Wednesday on demand from mobile device makers such as Apple, but it fell far short of forecasts on weak sales of computer chips and a strong won.

  • RFMD CEO Reveals 2013 Tech Trends

    Bob Bruggeworth, RF Micro Devices CEO, explains why the telecom sector is poised for growth this year.

  • Samsung Electronics is looking to supply chips to more Chinese and other emerging smartphone makers to counter any fall-off in demand from Apple.

  • A federal jury on Wednesday found that Marvell Technology Group infringed two patents held by Carnegie Mellon University, and ordered the chipmaker to pay $1.17 billion in damages.

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    Japan's Renesas Electronics, the world's biggest maker of microcontroller chips, was thrown a lifeline on Monday after gaining 150 billion yen ($1.8 billion) in a government-led bailout.

  • Qualcomm Wired For Wireless Success

    Paul Jacobs, Chairman & CEO of Qualcomm, discusses his company's better-than-expected earnings, and explains why he is so bullish on the year ahead.