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Intel changing pricing pattern changing its pattern of aggressive price cuts on its semiconductors, deepening some August reductions but canceling the traditional...for in the past. Intel, the world's largest maker of semiconductors, routinely cuts prices in the middle of every quarter...
Worst may be over for manufacturing sector

...rose by 1.2 percent in December, with gains posted for semiconductors, household appliances and machinery. The advance in factory...December, on top of a 0.8 percent gain the previous month. Semiconductors posted a strong 12.7 percent increase, after falling...
Durable-goods orders rebound in July

WASHINGTON -- Surging demand for semiconductors, stereos and other electrical equipment in July powered the largest increase in orders for long-lasting factory goods in eight...
Profile: Investment guru Vilar turns to opera, skiing, philanthropist

...He's also a visionary who had the foresight to invest in semiconductors 20 years ago. And now, he is being called a philanthropist...became ING Barings, Mr. Vilar saw the future and it was semiconductors. "I got something right that others didn't," Mr...
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...lead rise in Dow, Nasdaq NEW YORK - Stocks rose modestly Thursday as oil producers and brokerages powered the Dow, while semiconductors and fiber optics makers charged the Nasdaq. The Dow Jones industrial average lifted 47.25 at 11,055.64. The Nasdaq...
Toshiba plans new chip plant

...Japanese chip factories, which will shift from production of memory chips to so-called logic chips and other specialized semiconductors, Toshiba said. Logic chips carry out operating instructions which are stored on memory chips. Both are used in such electronic...
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IBM to pay $1.5B to shed its costly chip division

...will become IBM's exclusive server processor semiconductor technology provider for 22 nanometer (nm), 14nm and 10nm semiconductors for the next 10 years. Globalfoundries was spun off from Advanced Micro Devices in 2009 to handle chip production.IBM...
Foreign stocks are moving in greater unison with US stocks, but opportunities are out there

...anything worth buying?A: We recently added Nikon to our portfolio. Its business that makes tools used to manufacture semiconductors and LCD has historically been a good business, but for a variety of reasons, it's not so hot, nor will it be. On the...
Techbits: Plastic semiconductors, Online news

SAN FRANCISCO - Researchers have developed an ultra-thin plastic that allows an electrical charge to pass through it at speeds never before seen, a discovery that could dramatically drive down the cost of flat-panel monitors and other devices.
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New technique to enable more resilient semiconductors

TOKYO -- NTT DoCoMo, Japan's top mobile-phone carrier, and Motorola Inc., the world's No. 2 cell-phone maker, plan to develop a more sophisticated mobile phone that subscribers in Japan can also use while traveling to other parts of Asia as well as Europe, the companies said Wednesday.