A jury on Wednesday hit Marvell Technology Group with a billion-dollar verdict, ruling that the US chip maker "willfully" infringed on patents held by Carnegie Mellon University.
(AP) -- Intel Corp.'s first-quarter profit blew past Wall Street's grim forecasts as the chip maker's CEO proclaimed Tuesday that personal computer sales "bottomed out" and have started recovering.
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.
(AP) -- Driven by the success of the iPhone and iPad, Apple Inc. has become the world's largest buyer of chips for computers and phones, a research firm said Wednesday.
Hynix Semiconductor Inc., the world's second-largest memory chip maker, said Friday its net loss narrowed sharply in the second quarter as a global supply glut eased.
German chip maker Infineon is in negotiations with the government over state guarantees worth several hundred million euros (dollars), the Welt am Sonntag paper reported Sunday.
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.
Samsung Electronics Co. said its operating profit last quarter rose 53 percent over a year earlier, outpacing expectations for what's normally a slow time for consumer electronics sales.
For all the technological breakthroughs it has produced, Silicon Valley is an architectural wasteland.
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.