News tagged with memory chips

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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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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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.

dateNov 17, 2010 in Business
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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.

dateNov 09, 2010 in Business
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