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  • TOKYO, Feb 15- Shares in Toshiba Corp skidded on Wednesday after the conglomerate said it would book a $6.3 billion hit to its U.S. nuclear unit and may sell a majority stake in its prized flash-memory chip unit as it scrambles for cash to stay in business. Facing a March 27 deadline to avoid a delisting, Chief Executive Satoshi Tsunakawa said he would consider...

  • TOKYO, Feb 15- Shares in Toshiba Corp tumbled on Wednesday after the conglomerate said it would book a $6.3 billion hit to its U.S. nuclear unit and may sell more of its prized flash-memory chip business than planned to urgently raise funds. "Usually in a corporate turnaround plan, the company would keep its most competitive business after selling non-performing...

  • What's driving the materials engineering sector?

    Omkaram Nalamasu, CTO at Applied Materials, talks about how innovation and investments are driving the industry.

  • Toshiba in 'financial dire straits': Analyst

    Mark Newman, MD at Bernstein, says Toshiba's situation is extremely unstable.

  • SHANGHAI _ Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp. on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $104 million. On a per-share basis, the Shanghai- based company said it had net income of 11 cents. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • MIGDAL HAEMEK, Israel _ Tower Semiconductor Ltd. on Monday reported fourth-quarter net income of $48.3 million. For the current quarter ending in April, Tower Semiconductor said it expects revenue in the range of $330 million. Tower Semiconductor shares have risen 16 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • Intel CEO Brian Krzanich demonstrates a working SoFIA Intel® Atom™ processor-based smartphone

    The margin adjustment comes just a day after Intel CEO Brian Krzanich appeared at the White House.

  • More evidence of China's growing strength in tech. NYT reports.

  • TOKYO, Feb 9- Toshiba Corp has received bids ranging from 200 billion yen to as much as 400 billion yen for a 19.9 percent stake in its flash memory business, a person directly involved in the deal told Reuters on Thursday. Suitors for the Japanese company's chip unit include rivals SK Hynix Inc and Micron Technology Inc, data storage firm Western Digital Corp and...

  • Toshiba has received an offer as high as 400 billion yen ($3.6 billion) for a 19.9 percent stake in its flash memory business.

  • TOKYO, Feb 9- Toshiba Corp has received an offer as high as 400 billion yen for a 19.9 percent stake in its flash memory business, with other bids as low as 200 billion yen, a person directly involved in the deal told Reuters. Suitors include rivals SK Hynix Inc and Micron Technology Inc, and financial investors like Bain Capital. The Japanese conglomerate was seeking...

  • TAIPEI, Feb 9- Taiwan stocks rallied to a more than 20- month high on Thursday, tracking regional markets, led by gains in technology exporters such as Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. As of 0212 GMT, the main TAIEX index rose 0.49 percent to 9,589.88, its highest intraday level since early June 2015. The Taiwan dollar firmed T $0.032 to T $31.096 per U.S. dollar.

  • FRANKFURT, Feb 8- German chipmaker Infineon and U.S. LED lighting maker Cree warned that Cree's planned sale of Wolfspeed Power and RF to Infineon might not go ahead, citing security concerns by the U.S. government. The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States informed the two companies that the deal poses a risk to U.S. national security, Infineon said...

  • Intel CEO Brian Krzanich

    The factory is not new — it has been in the works for several years, Krzanich said.

  • Intel Corp Chief Executive Officer Brian Krzanich tells Trump that the computer chip manufacturer will invest $7 billion in an Arizona semiconductor factory that will employ 3,000 people. The Trump administration is considering a proposal that could lead to potentially designating Irans powerful Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps a terrorist...

  • The Trump administration is considering a proposal that could lead to potentially designating Iran's powerful Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps a terrorist organization, U.S. officials familiar with the matter said. Intel Corp Chief Executive Officer Brian Krzanich tells Trump that the computer chip manufacturer would invest $7 billion in an Arizona...

  • The Trump administration is considering a proposal that could lead to potentially designating Iran's powerful Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps a terrorist organization, U.S. officials familiar with the matter said. Intel Corp Chief Executive Officer Brian Krzanich told Trump that the computer chip manufacturer would invest $7 billion in an Arizona...

  • Brian Krzanich, CEO of Intel.

    The investment would be in a previous plant, Fab 42, that was started and then left vacant.

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 8- Intel Corp Chief Executive Officer Brian Krzanich said during a visit with President Donald Trump on Wednesday that the computer chip manufacturer will invest $7 billion in an Arizona semiconductor factory.

  • TAIPEI, Feb 8- Taiwan stocks fell on Wednesday, as heavyweights such as Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co followed regional markets lower. Cathay Financial Holding, parent company of Taiwan's biggest life insurer, slipped 0.5 percent. The Taiwan dollar softened T $0.043 to T $31.091 per U.S. dollar.