Three Taiwan chip makers slash spending

Three Taiwan chip makers slash spending

TAIPEI - In another sign of concern about the global economy and a glut of DRAM (dynamic RAM), three Taiwanese...

January 29th, 2008 Dan Nystedt

Gennum  sells VXP group to Sigma Designs

Gennum sells VXP group to Sigma Designs

Gennum Corp., a Burlington, Ont.-based semiconductor manufacturer, has agreed to sell its image processing business to Sigma Designs Inc. of...

January 2nd, 2008 Greg Meckbach

Intel still number one in semiconductor revenue for 2006

Intel still number one in semiconductor revenue for 2006

Intel Corp. hung on to its position as number-one semiconductor vendor by revenue in 2006, despite a 12 percent revenue...

April 4th, 2007 Nancy Gohring

Toshiba, Hynix chip licensing pact does away with lawsuits

Toshiba, Hynix chip licensing pact does away with lawsuits

COMMENT ON THIS ARTICLEHynix Semiconductor Inc. and Toshiba Corp. have agreed to share licenses for using one another's semiconductor patents,...

March 20th, 2007 Ben Ames

Taiwan loosening up on China investments

Taiwan loosening up on China investments

Taiwan's government will allow its biggest tech companies to invest in mainland China, but only after they provide written guarantees...

January 23rd, 2007 Martyn Williams

Sluggish computer sales slow chip industry growth

Sluggish computer sales slow chip industry growth

The global chip market won't grow as fast as expected this year because users haven't bought as many PCs and...

October 31st, 2006 Dan Nystedt

Fourth firm pleads guilty to price fixing

Fourth firm pleads guilty to price fixing

Japanese DRAM (dynamic RAM) manufacturer Elpida Memory Inc. has agreed to plead guilty and pay a US$84 million fine for...

January 30th, 2006 Grant Gross

Moore’s Law sprung from backyard bombs

Moore’s Law sprung from backyard bombs

If you're shopping for Intel Corp. co-founder Gordon Moore this holiday season, check out eBay for a vintage chemistry set....

August 2nd, 2005 Tom Krazit

National Semiconductor to close Singapore chip plant

National Semiconductor to close Singapore chip plant

National Semiconductor Corp. plans to close a chip assembly plant in Singapore to reduce costs, leaving 950 employees without a...

July 13th, 2005 IDG News Service Taipei Bureau