News tagged with semiconductor business

Taiwan tech industry faces up to Samsung

Taiwanese companies have long viewed tech giant Samsung as a major threat and the battle has recently appeared to tilt in favor of the South Korean rival as Taiwan's smartphone, memory chip and display panel ...

Apr 17, 2013
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Japan electronic giants eye chip merger: reports

Three of Japan's biggest electronics companies are to join forces in a chip-making venture, according to reports, days after a swathe of dire results from a sector struggling to compete globally.

Feb 08, 2012
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Chairman says Samsung to focus on new products

South Korea's Samsung Electronics will this year focus on developing new products and tapping into new businesses to get ahead of competitors amid the global economic slowdown, its chairman said Monday.

Jan 02, 2012
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Taiwan businesses call for industrial spying law

Taiwan businesses have called for a law on industrial espionage, especially by China, as growing ties have made it easier for mainland firms to steal secrets, officials and media said Thursday.

Nov 03, 2011
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Dutch tech company ASML posts profit rise

Dutch company ASML, a key global supplier of computer chip-making systems, said Wednesday net profits had jumped 32 percent in the third quarter and maintained its outlook to achieve record sales by the end of 2011.

Oct 12, 2011
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Two S. Korea firms bid for Hynix stake

Two South Korean companies said Friday they had submitted preliminary bids to buy a controlling stake in Hynix Semiconductor, the world's second-largest memory chip maker.

Jul 08, 2011
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Japan's Toshiba sees losses narrow

Japanese high-tech giant Toshiba Corp. announced Friday a sharply narrowed annual net loss based on strong demand for flash memory chips used in laptops, smartphones and other gadgets.

May 07, 2010
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Samsung Q1 net profit surges to record high

(AP) -- Samsung Electronics said net profit surged more than six-fold in the first quarter to a record high on strong demand and higher prices for memory chips as well as increased sales of mobile phones ...

Apr 30, 2010
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