News tagged with chip maker

Smartphones fuel Samsung profit to record

(AP) -- A surge in Galaxy smartphone sales fueled earnings at Samsung Electronics to a record high in the first quarter, usually a tough season for the global consumer electronics industry, outshining handset ...

Apr 27, 2012
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Apple's squeeze hits phone companies, competitors

(AP) -- Apple is set to report another record quarterly profit on Tuesday, continuing the relentless string of results that's made it the world's most valuable company. Those profits don't come out of thin air: A range of ...

Apr 23, 2012
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Taiwan seeks merger with restructured Elpida

(AP) -- Taiwan's government said Wednesday it would continue to push for the consolidation of the island's memory chip makers with Elpida Memory Inc., two days after the Japanese chipmaker filed for bankruptcy.

Feb 29, 2012
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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 ...

Feb 27, 2012
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Seoul approves Samsung's new investment in China

South Korea on Wednesday approved Samsung Electronics' plan to build a new plant in China to produce high-tech memory chips used in tablets and smartphones, the Ministry of Knowledge Economy said.

Jan 04, 2012
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SK Telecom named as preferred bidder for Hynix

South Korea's top mobile carrier SK Telecom has been selected as preferred bidder for a controlling stake in Hynix Semiconductor, the world's number two memory chip maker, creditors said Friday.

Nov 11, 2011
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