News tagged with memory chips

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 ...

Jan 04, 2011
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Samsung buys local medical equipment maker

Samsung Electronics, the world's top computer memory chip maker, said Tuesday it has signed a deal to buy a controlling stake in a top South Korean medical equipment maker.

Dec 14, 2010
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Samsung promotes chairman's son to president

(AP) -- A scion of the family that founded the sprawling Samsung conglomerate has been promoted to president at the flagship electronics business, sending its shares to a record high.

Dec 03, 2010
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Samsung chairman says son to be promoted

(AP) -- The chairman of Samsung Electronics said Wednesday his son will be promoted to a more powerful executive position, preparing the global technology giant for an eventual change in leadership.

Nov 17, 2010
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Toshiba profits surge but yen overshadows outlook

Japanese electronics giant Toshiba said Tuesday its net profit surged in the three months ended September from a year earlier but left its profit outlook unchanged on uncertainties caused by a strong yen.

Nov 09, 2010
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Samsung 3Q profit at record high but outlook mixed

(AP) -- Samsung Electronics Co., the world's largest manufacturer of computer memory chips, said business conditions are deteriorating due to anemic recoveries in advanced economies even as it reported a ...

Oct 29, 2010
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Hynix net profit surges to record as sales rise

(AP) -- Hynix Semiconductor, the world's second-largest manufacturer of computer memory chips, said third-quarter net profit more than quadrupled to a record high as increased shipments helped make up for chip price declines.

Oct 28, 2010
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Samsung 3Q earnings likely to fall from record

(AP) -- Samsung Electronics, the world's biggest seller of computer memory chips, forecast Thursday that third-quarter operating profit likely eased from the previous quarter's record high amid signs that ...

Oct 07, 2010
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