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ASM International at a trade show

ASM to invest $100 mn in manufacturing in Korea

ASM International announced plans to invest around $100 million in its manufacturing and innovation center in Dongtan, South Korea, by 2025. The investment will expand...
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Wolfspeed plans $3 bn chip plant in Germany

US chipmaker Wolfspeed said it will build a $3-billion chip plant in Germany, with automotive supplier ZF investing $185 million for an equity stake. The factory...
Micron

Micron appoints Raj Narasimhan to head Compute and Networking Business

Micron Technology announced the appointment of Raj Narasimhan as senior vice president and general manager of its Compute and Networking Business Unit. Raj Narasimhan, who...
Intel PC chips at trade show

Intel confirms salary cut to employees

Intel has revealed salary reduction to employees and executives in order to cut expenditure in the wake of slowdown in business units. Intel last week...
Western Digital earnings report December 2022

Western Digital revenue dips 36% to $3.1 bn in Dec quarter

Memory chipmaker Western Digital has reported 36 percent drop in revenue to $3.107 billion for its second quarter in fiscal 2023. Western Digital has generated...
AMD earnings 2022

AMD revenue jumps 44% to $23.6 bn due to Data Center biz

AMD has posted revenue of $5.6 billion (+16 percent), gross margin of 43 percent, operating loss of $149 million and net income of $21...
SK Hynix chip investment in NAND

SK Hynix posts first operating loss in 10-years

Chipmaker SK Hynix has reported revenue of 44.648 trillion won (+4 percent), operating profit of 7.007 trillion won (--44 percent) and net income of...
Samsung 5G base stations

Samsung has no plan to cut investment in chips this year

Samsung Electronics indicated it has no plan to cut investment in chips this year, Reuters news report said. Samsung said capital spending in 2023 would...
5G smartphone from Samsung

Samsung Electronics hints at sluggish demand, no word on Capex

Samsung Electronics has revealed that its capital expenditures (Capex) reached KRW 53.1 trillion in 2022, including KRW 47.9 trillion for semiconductors and KRW 2.5...
Intel technology for 5G

Intel sales plummet in 2022, does not expect any recovery in Q1

Intel has reported revenue of $63.1 billion with gross margin of 47.3 percent in 2022 against forecasted revenue of $76 billion. “We lost share, we...
STMicroelectronics job

STMicroelectronics plans hike in Capex to $4 bn

STMicroelectronics, one of the world’s largest semiconductor companies, said it is planning Capex of $4 billion in 2023, primarily to increase manufacturing capacity, as...
ASML sales 2022

ASML reports €21.2 bn in sales and €5.6 bn in net income

ASML Holding, an equipment supplier to chip makers, has reported sales of €6.4 billion, gross margin of 51.5 percent and net income of €1.8...
Texas Instruments chip business

Texas Instruments sales drop 3% to $4.67 bn in Dec quarter

Texas Instruments has reported revenue of $4.67 billion (--3 percent), net income of $1.96 billion and earnings per share of $2.13 for the fourth quarter of 2022. “Our results...
Intel technology for 5G

Intel names Frank Yeary as its Chairman

Intel has revealed its Chairman Omar Ishrak has stepped down and the chipmaker appointed board director Frank Yeary as his replacement. “Omar Ishrak  was instrumental...
Samsung Galaxy A8+ in India

Samsung loses bid to pause Caltech patent lawsuit over wireless chips

Samsung Electronics has failed to convince an East Texas federal court to pause the California Institute of Technology’s patent lawsuit against it while it...
Texas Instruments chip business

Texas Instruments CEO Rich Templeton to step down

Texas Instruments said that Chief Executive Rich Templeton will step down in April after nearly 20 years in the role, at a time when...

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