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National Semiconductor to cut 1,725 jobs

(AP) -- Faced with a steep decline in sales, chip maker National Semiconductor Corp. said Wednesday it will eliminate more than one-quarter of its work force, or 1,725 jobs.

dateMar 11, 2009 in Business
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Japanese chipmaker Elpida files for bankruptcy

(AP) -- Computer chipmaker Elpida Memory Inc. filed for Japan's largest manufacturing bankruptcy Monday after amassing debts from nose-diving prices, competition from Samsung and flooding in Thailand last ...

dateFeb 27, 2012 in Business
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TSMC reports shrinking profit, revenue in 3Q

(AP) -- Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., the world's largest contract chip maker, said Thursday its earnings dropped by more than a third in the latest quarter amid uncertainties about the global economy.

dateOct 27, 2011 in Business
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SKorea's Hyosung group bids for Hynix: report

A minor business conglomerate in South Korea looks set to buy a major stake in the world's second biggest memory chip maker after becoming the only firm to submit a bid, a report said Tuesday.

dateSep 22, 2009 in Business
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Hyundai says it will not bid for Hynix stake

South Korea's Hynix Semiconductor Wednesday lost its sole potential buyer after shipmaking giant Hyundai Heavy Industries said it would not bid for a stake in the world's second-largest memory chip maker.

dateJul 06, 2011 in Business
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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.

dateApr 22, 2010 in Business
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