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  • April 28- ASML, Europe's largest supplier to semiconductor manufacturers, said on Friday it had filed patent infringement cases against Nikon in Japan, a response to legal action taken by Nikon against the Dutch company. They were brought by ASML on its own and jointly with its strategic partner Carl Zeiss, a German maker of optical systems and medical devices,...

  • SINGAPORE, April 28- Singapore's $40 billion semiconductor sector averaged more than 57 percent year-on-year growth from October through February, outpacing South Korea, Taiwan and Thailand. Following are some recent investments in Singapore by foreign semiconductor firms, based on data from the city-state's Economic Development Board.

  • *Singapore semiconductor industry outpaces Asian rivals. SINGAPORE, April 28- Foreign precision engineering firms are investing more in Singapore, drawn by strong semiconductor demand and government incentives aimed at re-tooling an economy short of skilled labour. From a proactive standpoint, Singapore is about as good as it gets, "said Wayne Allan, vice...

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  • FRANKFURT/ PARIS, April 27- STMicroelectronics, Europe's third largest semiconductor maker, on Thursday posted solid double-digit revenue growth on demand for its phone and industrial sensors that marks a turnaround from six years of sales declines. The results were in line with the average forecast of $1.822 billion analysts expected, according to a...

  • *Q1 operating profit $8.8 bln, highest since Q3 2013. SEOUL, April 27- Samsung Electronics Co Ltd on Thursday flagged stronger earnings and announced a cancellation of treasury shares after posting a solid first-quarter profit boosted by the memory chip business, sending its shares to a new high. First-quarter operating profit for Asia's most valuable company...

  • FRANKFURT/ PARIS, April 27- STMicroelectronics, Europe's third largest semiconductor maker, on Thursday posted solid double-digit revenue growth fuelled by phone, automotive and industrial demand that marks a turnaround from six years of sales declines. "The positive momentum we have had over the last quarters has continued entering 2017," said CEO Carlo...

  • *Q1 operating profit $8.8 bln, highest since Q3 2013. SEOUL, April 27- Samsung Electronics Co Ltd on Thursday flagged stronger earnings and announced a cancellation of treasury shares after posting a solid first-quarter profit boosted by the memory chip business, sending its shares to a new high. "The cancellation of the entire existing shares held by the company...

  • *Q1 operating profit $8.8 bln, highest since Q3 2013. SEOUL, April 27- Samsung Electronics Co Ltd on Thursday flagged stronger earnings and announced a cancellation of treasury shares after posting a solid first-quarter profit boosted by the memory chip business, sending its shares to a new high. "The cancellation of the entire existing shares held by the company...

  • SEOUL, April 27- South Korea on Thursday raised its export outlook for 2017, citing a pick-up in shipments of semiconductors, organic light emitting diode display panels and cosmetics. The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy now sees exports growing between 6 percent and 7 percent this year, far stronger than an earlier estimate of 2.9 percent.

  • *Q1 operating profit $8.8 bln, highest since Q3 2013. SEOUL, April 27- Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd on Thursday said it expected earnings to further improve in the current quarter, after it reported its best quarterly profit since 2013 thanks to a memory chip boom. January-March operating profit for Asia's most valuable company by market capitalisation...

  • SEOUL, April 27- Strong memory chip earnings propelled tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd to its best quarterly profit in more than 3 years, the South Korean firm said on Thursday as its first-quarter results matched its earlier guidance. Samsung said in a regulatory filing its January-March operating profit was 9.9 trillion won, compared with 9.9 trillion...

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  • April 25- Chipmaker Texas Instruments Inc reported a higher-than-expected 13.1 percent increase in quarterly revenue on Tuesday, helped by demand from its automotive and industrial customers. The company, which counts Apple Inc among its largest customers, forecast second-quarter profit of 89 cents- $1.01 per share and revenue of $3.40 billion- $3.70...

  • April 25- AMS shares jumped as much as 20 percent a day after the Austrian chip maker reported first-quarter revenue above its own expectations, and said it might increase its mid-term revenue growth target on strong customer demand. AMS said on Monday it expected revenues of 174 million to 181 million euros for the second quarter, a big jump from 149.3 mln euros...

  • April 25- AMS shares jumped as much as 20 percent a day after the Austrian chip maker reported first-quarter revenue above its own expectations, and said it might increase its mid-term revenue growth target on strong customer demand. AMS said on Monday it expected revenues of 174 million to 181 million euros for the second quarter, a big jump from 149.3 mln euros...