News tagged with chip technology

New chips, faster networks to improve phone audio

Smartphone owners can surf the Web, pay bills, watch videos, enjoy music and send email. But while their gadgets have been designed to handle increasing amounts of data, experts say, less attention has been paid to their ...

dateMar 02, 2012 in Telecom
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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.

dateFeb 29, 2012 in Semiconductors
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US hedge fund seeks five seats on AOL board

A US hedge fund with a large stake in AOL laid claim on Friday to five seats on the board of directors of the Internet company and criticized the strategy of the current management.

dateFeb 24, 2012 in Business
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Calif. jury rejects Rambus antitrust claims

(AP) -- A California jury denied Rambus Inc. billions of dollars in damages as it determined that chip-makers Micron Technology Inc. and Hynix Semiconductor Inc. didn't conspire to fix prices of memory chips in order to ...

dateNov 16, 2011 in Business
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Samsung 3Q profit slides 23 percent

(AP) -- Samsung Electronics said quarterly profit slid 23 percent as weaker demand for flat panels and computer chips offset booming smartphone sales that were estimated to have surpassed those of industry ...

dateOct 28, 2011 in Business
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Thailand flooding could affect PC supplies, prices

(AP) -- The personal computer industry, already reeling from depressed demand, has been dealt another setback: Massive flooding in Thailand has curtailed production of a critical component - computer storage ...

dateOct 19, 2011 in Business
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Toshiba announces chip to boost TransferJet

(PhysOrg.com) -- Toshiba earlier this week announced a wireless chip that can help carry TransferJet forward to wider use. The newly developed chip, "TC35420," is designed to support the TransferJet near-field wireless transmission ...

dateSep 28, 2011 in Semiconductors report
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