News tagged with chip maker

Designing the hardware

Computer chips' clocks have stopped getting faster. To maintain the regular doubling of computer power that we now take for granted, chip makers have been giving chips more "cores," or processing units. But ...

Feb 23, 2011
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AMD tops estimates with 4Q results

(AP) -- Advanced Micro Devices Inc. said Thursday that its fourth-quarter profit shrank from a year ago, when a big legal settlement it won from archrival chip maker Intel Corp. pumped up AMD's earnings.

Jan 21, 2011
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Intel opens biggest ever chip plant in Vietnam

US-based chip maker Intel on Friday opened a billion-dollar plant in Vietnam, the company's biggest in the world, expected to create thousands of skilled jobs as the nation moves from low to hi-tech.

Oct 29, 2010
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ASML bounces back to Q2 profit on strong sales

(AP) -- ASML Holding NV, a key supplier to computer chip makers like Intel and Samsung, said Wednesday it bounced back to a profit in the second quarter due to a sharp rebound in demand - a further sign the technology sector ...

Jul 14, 2010
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Chip maker Hynix to issue bonds worth $500 million

South Korea's Hynix Semiconductor, the world's second largest chip maker, said Thursday it would issue 500 million dollars of convertible bonds overseas, giving it a chance to expand as chip prices rise.

May 06, 2010
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S.Korea's Hynix notches record sales

South Korea's Hynix Semiconductor said Thursday it posted record quarterly sales in the three months to March on the back of strong demand, achieving a third straight quarter in the black.

Apr 22, 2010
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British politicians fall victim to Twitter scam

(AP) -- British politicians were among those caught up Friday in the latest Twitter-based scam which hijacks users' accounts to send out sexually explicit messages to friends and followers.

Feb 26, 2010
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