News tagged with electronic chip

Elpida raises $145 million in Taiwan listing

(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.

dateFeb 24, 2011 in Semiconductors
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Fingerprint makes chips counterfeit-proof

Product counterfeiters are increasingly targeting chips and electronic components, with attacks on hardware modules becoming commonplace. Tailor-made security technology utilizes a component‘s individual ...

dateFeb 08, 2011 in Engineering
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Samsung offers full refund for Intel chip

Samsung Electronics, the world's largest maker of memory chips, said Tuesday it would fully refund customers who had bought its personal computers built with a flawed chipset from Intel Corp.

dateFeb 01, 2011 in Hardware
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Samsung's 4th-quarter net profit rises 13 percent

(AP) -- Samsung Electronics, the world's largest manufacturer of computer memory chips and flat screen televisions, said net profit rose 13 percent in the fourth quarter amid higher sales of semiconductors ...

dateJan 28, 2011 in Business
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Samsung Electronics buys Dutch LCD firm

Samsung Electronics said Thursday it had acquired Liquavista, the pioneer of a new screen technology that the South Korean giant hopes will boost its liquid crystal display (LCD) business.

dateJan 20, 2011 in Business
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Microsoft developing Windows for phone chips

Microsoft Corp. confirmed Wednesday that it is developing a version of its main Windows operating system that will run on cell phone chips, providing an alternative for the first time to the chips based on ...

dateJan 05, 2011 in Software
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New Intel chip a coup for Hollywood

US chip giant Intel introduced Wednesday a speedy new generation of chips that thwart film piracy and enable quick handling of data-rich video and games.

dateJan 05, 2011 in Hardware
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New computer chips help PCs compete with tablets

Semiconductor companies are whipping up a new generation of chips to bring richer video and better battery life to personal computers and help them hold off threats from tablets and increasingly powerful smart ...

dateJan 04, 2011 in Hardware
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Chip provides its own power

Microchips that 'harvest' the energy they need from their own surroundings, without depending on batteries or mains electricity. That will be possible now that Dutch researchers from the University of Twente's ...

dateDec 14, 2010 in Semiconductors
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