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Stocks sink on semiconductor weakness, disappointment in profit outlooks

...Stocks plunged Wednesday as weakness in the semiconductor industry and mixed earnings news offset cheer over...anxiety about chip stocks, and the Philadelphia Semiconductor Index plunged 3.7 percent. Because semiconductors...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/07/22/fin_422899.shtml
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Freescale Semiconductor sees sales above last year

AUSTIN, Texas - Freescale Semiconductor Inc., the chip-making unit that Motorola Inc. is spinning off, projects sales roughly in line with Wall Street's estimates...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/09/08/fin_427876.shtml
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IBM to pay $1.5B to shed its costly chip division

...Monday that handing over control of the semiconductor operations will allow it to grow faster...will get IBM's global commercial semiconductor technology business, including intellectual...Microelectronics. It also gets IBM's semiconductor manufacturing operations and plants...

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Fogal demonstrates semiconductor

...his kitchen table in Martinez. He demonstrated the Fogal Semiconductor on Monday afternoon in an Augusta Technical Institute electronics...Instead of getting power from the little stream, the Fogal Semiconductor uses the water current from the whole river. At the same...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/06/03/tec_209358.shtml
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Chip sales are off 40 percent from a year ago

Worldwide semiconductor sales plunged 40 percent in January...downturn in history, according to the Semiconductor Industry Association. But there...the most volatile segment of the semiconductor industry," Andrey said. The memory...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/03/07/bus_337143.shtml
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Stretching the boundaries of Moore's Law

The semiconductor industry is built on a simple axiom...going to be in deep trouble in the semiconductor business," says Nathan Brookwood...consultant firm Insight 64. A handful of semiconductor companies - including Intel, Advanced...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/04/14/tec_312834.shtml
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Rockwell to split businesses

...jobs and spinning off its troubled semiconductor business. The initiatives, announced...by $625 million. "The dynamics of Semiconductor Systems are very different from Rockwell's...receive shares of the newly independent semiconductor business. There are no layoffs expected...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/06/30/bus_232134.shtml
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Tokyo stocks close lower, U.S. dollar down against Japanese yen

...fell Wednesday amid declines by semiconductor industry shares such as Tokyo Electron...lost ground after the Philadelphia Semiconductor Index dropped 1.1 percent on Tuesday. Advantest, a semiconductor testing device company, fell 1...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/09/09/fin_427975.shtml
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Motorola to cut 1,000 jobs

...complete a spinoff of its money-losing semiconductor unit, the company said Tuesday. Analysts...working independently as Freescale Semiconductor Inc., Motorola spokeswoman Jennifer...and in anticipation of the Freescale Semiconductor separation," she said. The job cuts...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/09/29/bus_429820.shtml
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Intel's second-quarter earnings nearly double

...percent Tuesday as the world's largest semiconductor company reported stronger-than-expected...analysts downgraded Intel and other semiconductor stocks, saying the industry's upswing...near or at its peak. The Philadelphia Semiconductor Index has fallen 11 percent this year...

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