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.
(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.
(AP) -- Elpida Memory Inc. said Thursday it has raised 4.2 billion New Taiwan dollars ($145 million) in a secondary listing on the Taiwan Stock Exchange as the Japanese memory chip maker seeks alliances amid fierce competition.
Japan's leading chip maker Elpida Memory will take over the DRAM operations of Taiwan's Powerchip Technology in a bid to increase competitiveness amid falling prices, the Nikkei said Monday.
(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.
South Korea's Hynix Semiconductor says it expects computer memory-chip prices to fall further early next year and hit its fourth-quarter results this year.
German chip maker Infineon Tuesday posted a healthy profit for its fiscal year 2010 and rewarded its shareholders by paying out its first dividend for nine years.
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.
The German chip maker Infineon raised on Wednesday its annual sales target after swinging into profit in the third quarter of its 2010 fiscal year.
(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 ...