News tagged with electronic chip

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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TSMC reports shrinking profit, revenue in 3Q

(AP) -- Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., the world's largest contract chip maker, said Thursday its earnings dropped by more than a third in the latest quarter amid uncertainties about the global economy.

dateOct 27, 2011 in Business
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Samsung grows ever bigger, but icon status elusive

If you own a consumer electronics gadget, there's a good chance something from Samsung makes it tick. The company has traveled far from its roots as a seller of cheap appliances in the 1970s and 1980s when ...

dateOct 03, 2011 in Business
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Interview: Samsung to step up Apple patent war

(AP) -- A top Samsung executive says the company will take a bolder stance in its patent battle with smartphone and tablet rival Apple, which Samsung claims has been "free riding" on its patented wireless ...

dateSep 23, 2011 in Business
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Samsung seeks sales ban on iPhone 5

South Korea's Samsung Electronics will file lawsuits to try to block the sale of Apple's iPhone 5 as part of its global legal tussle with the US technology giant, a report said Tuesday.

dateSep 20, 2011 in Business
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Nano bundles pack a powerful punch

Rice University researchers have created a solid-state, nanotube-based supercapacitor that promises to combine the best qualities of high-energy batteries and fast-charging capacitors in a device suitable ...

dateAug 22, 2011 in Nanomaterials
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Nanoscientists invent better etching technique

(PhysOrg.com) -- Imagine yourself nano-sized, standing on the edge of a soon-to-be computer chip. Down shoots a beam of electrons, carving precise topography that is then etched the depth of the Grand Canyon ...

dateAug 19, 2011 in Nanophysics
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Study at Samsung says cancers unrelated to work

(AP) -- A study commissioned by Samsung into cancers among six of its semiconductor workers found they were unrelated to exposure to chemicals on the job but the electronics giant is not yet releasing the full results.

dateJul 14, 2011 in Business
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