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 how to distribute ...

dateFeb 23, 2011 in Computer Sciences
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Analysts warn that FTC suit could damage Intel

The Federal Trade Commission's lawsuit against Intel Wednesday -- the most far-reaching in a string of recent regulatory actions -- poses a huge threat to the Santa Clara, Calif., chip giant and could reshape the semiconductor ...

dateDec 18, 2009 in Business
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Intel shares soar as company beats soft forecast

(AP) -- Intel Corp. offered support Tuesday for its assertion that the computer business is rebounding, even as other parts of the industry throw off mixed signals. Intel's results and outlook were much better than analysts' ...

dateJul 14, 2009 in Business
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Intel hit with $1.45B fine in Europe

(AP) -- Intel Corp. was fined a record $1.45 billion by the European Union on Wednesday for using strong-arm sales tactics in the computer chip market - a penalty that could turn up the pressure on U.S. regulators to go ...

dateMay 13, 2009 in Business
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Intel CEO gets $12.4M in 2008 pay

(AP) -- The value of Intel Corp. Chief Executive Paul Otellini's compensation package rose slightly to $12.4 million in 2008, a year in which the chip maker's profit was whacked by a global slowdown in personal computer ...

dateMar 23, 2009 in Business
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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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