Semiconductors
Qualcomm sues Apple manufacturers for non-payment of royalties
18 May 2017
Toshiba misses results deadline again, projects $8.4-bn loss
15 May 2017
Western Digital seeks international arbitration to halt sale of Toshiba chips arm
15 May 2017
KKR, Japanese government-backed fund to jointly bid for Toshiba's memory chip business
22 April 2017
INCJ, DBoJ and Broadcom mulling to jointly table bid for Toshiba's chip business
19 April 2017
Foxconn may table $26.99 bn bid for Toshiba Corp's chip business
11 April 2017
Chinese investment fund to buy US semiconductor testing company Xcerra for $580 mn
11 April 2017
Google claims its TensorFlow Processor 15 to 30 times faster than GPUs and CPUs
10 April 2017
Chip maker MaxLinear to buy rival Exar Corp for $661.6 mn
31 March 2017
Silver Lake, Broadcom table $17.9-bn bid for Toshiba’s chip unit
31 March 2017
PCs with latest AMD, Intel and Qualcomm processors not to receive security updates for Windows 7 and Windows 8.1
20 March 2017
Intel to buy Israeli driverless car systems maker Mobileye for $15.3 bn
14 March 2017
New research could trigger revolution in computer electronics manufacturing
06 March 2017
Mubadala sells stake in Advanced Micro Devices for $613.4 mn
06 March 2017
Intel to invest over $7 bn in next-gen chip factory in Arizona
09 February 2017
Apple developing new chip to improve battery life of Mac laptops
02 February 2017
Toshiba to sell part of chip business, review overseas nuclear operations
28 January 2017
Qualcomm to continue chip supply to Apple despite $1bn suit
24 January 2017
Apple accuses Qualcomm of unfair practices, files $1bn suit
21 January 2017
Qualcomm to invest $8.5 mn in expanding initiatives in India
19 January 2017
Qualcomm used anticompetitive tactics to maintain monopoly over semiconductor supply
18 January 2017
SK Hynix to invest 3.16 trillion in South Korea and China
22 December 2016
Japan's TDK to buy US chip maker InvenSense for $1.3 bn
21 December 2016
TDK in talks to buy US-based chip maker InvenSense
10 December 2016
Chinese investment fund abandons Aixtron takeover after US blocks deal
08 December 2016
Obama blocks sale of Sunnyvale semiconductor firm to China-linked firm
06 December 2016
US lawmakers seek to block acquisition of Lattice Semiconductor by PE firm with Chinese links
06 December 2016
Obama set to block Chinese buy of German firm Aixtron
02 December 2016
Analog chipmaker Macom Technology to buy AppliedMicro Circuits for $770 mn
21 November 2016
Qualcomm says new battery charger delivers 20% faster charging, improved efficiency
21 November 2016
US to block Chinese takeover of German chip equipment maker Aixtron
19 November 2016
PE firm Canyon Bridge Capital to buy Lattice Semiconductor for $1.3 bn
03 November 2016
Broadcom to buy network equipment maker Brocade for $5.5 bn
03 November 2016
Apple and Samsung supplier of motion sensor chips InvenSense explores sale
31 October 2016
Qualcomm to buy NXP Semiconductors for $39 bn
27 October 2016
Germany withdraws approval of Chinese takeover of technology company Aixtron
25 October 2016
Infineon Technologies acquires Dutch driverless car sensor manufacturer Innoluce BV
12 October 2016
Qualcomm in talks to buy NXP Semiconductors for more than $30 bn
30 September 2016
Qualcomm chief meets ministers over chips, satellite network
30 August 2016
Japanese chipmaker Renesas in talks to buy Intersil for nearly $3 bn
22 August 2016
US chipmaker Analog Devices to buy Linear Technology for about $14.8 bn
27 July 2016
Softbank to acquire UK chipmaker ARM Holdings for $32 bn
18 July 2016
German chipmaker Infineon to buy Wolfspeed Power for $850 mn
15 July 2016
Intel mulls selling cyber security business
27 June 2016
Intel to acquire computer vision firm Itseez
28 May 2016
British mobile chip designer ARM to buy Apical for $350 mn
18 May 2016
Intel abandons Atom mobile chip to refocus on Internet of Things
02 May 2016
Intel to lay off 12,000 staff as PC downturn continues
20 April 2016
Intel unveils Apollo Lake chip for low-cost PCs
18 April 2016
NXP Semiconductors plans to sell standard products business for at least $2 bn
11 April 2016
Intel acquires Italy’s Yogitech for autonomous cars, IoT
07 April 2016
Apple says no current plans on buying Imagination Technologies
23 March 2016
Apple in advanced talks to buy British graphics chipmaker Imagination Technologies
22 March 2016
Cisco to acquire Israeli semiconductor company Laeba
03 March 2016
Lattice Semiconductor explores sale to Chinese suitor
01 March 2016
Fairchild Semiconductor rejects $2.6 bn bid from Chinese firms over regulatory concerns
17 February 2016
Toshiba prepares to sell part of chip business
23 January 2016
Intel Corp reveals 6th generation f Intel Core vPro processors
20 January 2016
AMD reports $1.2 mn Q3 loss; revenue falls 23% to $958 mn
20 January 2016
Microchip to buy Atmel Corp for $3.6 bn
20 January 2016
Qualcomm announces joint venture with provincial government in China
18 January 2016
Microsoft to end support for older Windows on new processors
18 January 2016
CR Micro revises terms for US chipmaker Fairchild
30 December 2015
Intel completes $16.7 billion deal for Altera
29 December 2015
Micron Technology Inc agrees to acquire rest of Inotera Memories Inc
16 December 2015
Taiwan’s Nanya Technology to buy Micron Technology stake
15 December 2015
NXP gets conditional US antitrust approval to buy Freescale Semiconductor
26 November 2015
European regulator approves Avago’s $37-bn acquisition of Broadcom without conditions
24 November 2015
ON Semiconductor to acquire Fairchild Semiconductor in $2.4-bn deal
19 November 2015
Microsemi trumps Skyworks with $2.33-bn offer for PMC-Sierra
31 October 2015
Texas Instruments in talks to buy rival chipmaker Maxim Integrated Products
29 October 2015
Toshiba plans to sell image sensor business to Sony
24 October 2015
Western Digital in advanced talks to buy memory chipmaker SanDisk
20 October 2015
Chipmaker Microsemi offers $2.4-bn rival bid for PMC-Sierra
20 October 2015
Intel pulling all stops to be iPhone’s next partner
19 October 2015
SanDisk working with bank over sale: Report
14 October 2015
Court rules Samsung not infringing Nvidia graphics technology patents
12 October 2015
New tempered glass computer chip self destructs in seconds
10 October 2015
Chip maker Skyworks Solutions to acquire peer PMC-Sierra
06 October 2015
Israeli chip designer Mellanox to buy EZchip Semiconductor for $811 mn
01 October 2015
US touchscreen chip maker Synaptics rejects $4 bn bid from Chinese investment group
01 October 2015
Dialog Semiconductor to buy US peer Atmel for $4.6 bn
21 September 2015
Xiaomi to use own mobile chipsets in handsets
29 August 2015
Intel looks beyond chips at IDF
24 August 2015
Toshiba unveils 48 layer 3D stacked cell structure flash memory
05 August 2015
France’s Altran buys Bangalore-based chip manufacturer SiCon Tech
28 July 2015
Intel’s Skylake chip to deliver better graphics, increased battery life
27 July 2015
Qualcomm to restructure with 15% lower workforce
23 July 2015
European regulator launches two antitrust investigations on Qualcomm
16 July 2015
China’s Tsinghua Unigroup preparing bid $23-bn bid for US chip maker Micron Technolgy: reports
14 July 2015
Toward tiny, solar-powered sensors
24 June 2015
Intel acquires Altera for $17 bn
02 June 2015
Cypress Semiconductor raises offer for Integrated Silicon Solution to $20.25 per share
30 May 2015
Intel may acquire smaller chip Altera for $15 billion: reports
29 May 2015
Avago Technologies to acquire Broadcom Corp for $37 bn
29 May 2015
Avago Technologies approaching deal to acquire Broadcom Corp: reports
28 May 2015
Intel Corp, Altera Corp resume buyout talks
19 May 2015
Applied Materials, Tokyo Electron terminate $9.39 bn merger over regulatory issues
27 April 2015
Hedge fund Jana Partners wants Qualcomm to spin off chip business
14 April 2015
Intel in talks to buy smaller rival Altera in over $10-bn deal
28 March 2015
Chip maker ARM partners with IBM to launch IoT starter kit
25 February 2015
US firm Cricket Semiconductor to set up Rs6,000-crore semiconductor unit in MP
14 February 2015
Qualcomm fined record $975 mn in China anti-trust probe
10 February 2015
Govt reconstitutes panel for promoting semiconductor wafer fabrication
29 January 2015
Global semiconductor sales expected to reach $358 bn in 2015
15 January 2015
Global semiconductor revenue grew 7.9% in 2014
06 January 2015
Intel to invest up to $1.6 bn in Chengdu chip plant
04 December 2014
US chipmaker Cypress in $4-bn merger deal with peer Spansion
02 December 2014
After China, Qualcomm now under US, EU regulatory probe
06 November 2014
DARPA technology identifies counterfeit microelectronics
29 October 2014
IBM to pay Globalfoundries $1.5 bn to take over its chip unit
20 October 2014
Qualcomm to buy British chip maker and Bluetooth specialist CSR for $2.5 bn
16 October 2014
US trade commission to probe Nvidia’s patent complaints against Samsung, Qualcom
07 October 2014
Samsung Electronics to invest $14.7 bn in new chip plant in S Korea
06 October 2014
Google to launch quantum computing initiative in association with NASA and USRA
03 September 2014
German chipmaker Infineon to acquire International Rectifier for $3 bn
21 August 2014
Intel to buy Avago Technologies’ networking business for $650 million
14 August 2014
IBM announces $3 bn for chip research for cloud, big data systems
12 July 2014
Global semiconductor capital equipment spending to rise 15% in 2014
09 July 2014
Qualcomm buys chipmaker Wilocity
03 July 2014
EU upholds 2009 penalty against Intel
13 June 2014
Toyota working on new semiconductor chips to boost fuel economy of hybrid vehicles
24 May 2014
Microchip Technology to buy Taiwan's bluetooth designer ISSC for $328.5 mn
22 May 2014
US audio chips supplier Cirrus Logic to buy British rival Wolfson Microelectronics for $468 mn
29 April 2014
Intel's PC chips rise after record slump
16 April 2014
Caltech researchers develop light-bending silicon chip
13 March 2014
Tech Mahindra, Texas Instruments team up for Internet of Things lab in Bengaluru
07 March 2014
RF Micro Devices to buy rival TriQuint Semiconductor for about $1.6 bn
25 February 2014
Qualcomm faulted by China body for overcharging, dominance abuse
20 February 2014
India clears Rs63,410 cr investment in two semiconductor chip units
14 February 2014
IBM seeks buyers for semiconductor unit
07 February 2014
ARM revenues take a hit on slow smartphone sales
06 February 2014
Govt receives 37 proposals for setting up electronics clusters
05 February 2014
Chip materials supplier Entegris to buy rival ATMI for $1.15 bn
05 February 2014
Intel to cut 5,000 jobs in 2014
18 January 2014
CCI rules no abuse by Intel of position
18 January 2014
Google to design own server chips: Reports
14 December 2013
Intel working on chip to support voice-enabled software
13 December 2013
Chinese chipmaker RDA receives $890 mn buyout offer from Tsinghua Unigroup
07 November 2013
Deadline for applications for establishing FAB facility extended till 25 November
07 November 2013
Japan’s Lixil tables preliminary $4-bn bid for German sanitaryware maker Grohe
26 September 2013
Applied Materials to buy Tokyo Electron in $9.39-bn stock deal
25 September 2013
IBM, STMicro in $8-bn chip JVs in India
14 September 2013
Govt seeks to boost electronics by subsidising chip units
13 September 2013
Intel to close Hudon facility, cut 700 jobs
13 September 2013
US chipmaker Maxim to acquire Volterra Semiconductor for $605 mn
16 August 2013
IBM in data centre pact with Google, Mellanox, Nvidia, Tyan
07 August 2013
Tsinghua to buy mobile phone chip maker Spreadtrum for $1.78 bn
12 July 2013
Apple sued by Boston University for infringing semiconductor patent
05 July 2013
43 reported sick after Gas leak at Intel plant
01 July 2013
Global semiconductor equipment spending to decline 5.5% in 2013: Gartner
20 June 2013
Samsung opts for Intel processor to power top Android tablet
31 May 2013
Better designs seek to boost performance of microelectronics
06 May 2013
European regulator investigates smartcard chipmakers for price fixing
22 April 2013
Indian semiconductor sales touches $8 bln in 2012: Gartner
16 April 2013
Global semiconductor revenues fall 2.6 % in 2012
03 April 2013
ST Microelectronics and Ericsson to end loss-making mobile chip unit ST- Ericsson
19 March 2013
Union Budget 2013 -14: Duty on mobile phones raised; incentives for semiconductors, electronics
28 February 2013
High end graphics demand to power AMD sales in India
25 February 2013
Samsung pips Apple to become top semiconductor customer
23 January 2013
Global semiconductor revenues fell 3 per cent in 2012
17 December 2012
Global semiconductor sales to reach $311 bn in 2013: Gartner
14 December 2012
Europe’s largest chipmaker STMicroelectronics exits Ericsson JV
11 December 2012
Fujitsu Semiconductor achieves 2.5kW output in server power supply units
22 November 2012
ASML to buy lithography light sources supplier Cymer for $2.5 bn
17 October 2012
Consortium led by a Japan’s Innovation Network planning to buy chipmaker Renesas for$2.55 bn
15 October 2012
Intel to target enterprise customers with Atom processor powered tablets
28 September 2012
KKR offers to buy controlling stake in Japanese chip maker Renesas: report
29 August 2012
Tokyo Electron to buy chipmaker FSI International for $252.5 million
14 August 2012
Taiwan Semiconductor to invest $1.38 bn in ASML for developing next-gen chips
06 August 2012
US chip-design software firm to buy Taiwan's Springsoft for $406 mn
04 August 2012
Intel to invest $4.1 bn in ASML Holdings for developing next-gen chips
10 July 2012
New chip captures power from multiple sources
09 July 2012
Rising smartphone growth to drive analog integrated circuit market
06 July 2012
Quantum storage system with long-term memory
21 June 2012
Intel to buy wireless patents from Interdigital for $375 million
19 June 2012
Japanese chipmaker Renesas to cut 14,000 jobs, sell loss-making unit
26 May 2012
New silicon memory chip developed
21 May 2012
Micron Technology in talks to buy bankrupt Japanese chipmaker Elpida
10 May 2012
Microchip Technology to acquire Standard Microsystems for $939 million
04 May 2012
Intel predicts higher Q2 sales than analysts' projections
18 April 2012
Hynix, Micron, Toshiba submit bids for bankrupt Elpida Memory: report
30 March 2012
US chip maker Broadcom to acquire Israel’s BroadLight for $195 mn
22 March 2012
Global semiconductor spending to reach $316 bn in '12: Gartner
15 March 2012
AMD to buy startup SeaMicro for $334 mn
01 March 2012
Micron Technology to buy Intel’s stake in NAND flash JV for $600 million
29 February 2012
Japan’s only DRAM chip maker Elpida files for bankruptcy
28 February 2012
Memory chip maker Promos plans to sell wafer fab to Global Foundries
24 February 2012
Intel to buy about 190 patents from RealNetworks for $120 million
28 January 2012
Intel signs multi-year pacts with Motorola and Lenovo for mobile processors
11 January 2012
Lam Research to acquire Novellus Systems for $3.3 bn
15 December 2011
Intel’s revenue down to $13.7 bn
13 December 2011
Worldwide semiconductor spending to reach $309 billion in 2012: Gartner
08 December 2011
SK Telecom to acquire 21.05-% stake in Hynix for $3 bn
15 November 2011
Intel unveils computer with solar-powered processor
14 September 2011
Broadcom to acquire NetLogic with 700 patents for $3.7 bn
13 September 2011
Microsemi takes $548.7 million cash bid to Zarlink’s shareholders
18 August 2011
Semiconductor revenues in India to rise to $8.2 billion
01 August 2011
Taiwan’s MediaTek to buy 10 % of Spice Digtal for Rs88.4 crore
30 July 2011
Zarlink adopts poison pill to ward off hostile $548.7 million bid from Microsemi
26 July 2011
Microchip maker Microsemi launches $548.7 million hostile bid for Zarlink
21 July 2011
CSR reduces Zoran bid by 30 %
18 June 2011
Skyworks to acquire chipmaker SiGe Semiconductor for $210 million
18 May 2011
Chip designer Rambus to buy Cryptography Research (for $342.5 million
13 May 2011
Applied Materials to acquire Varian Semiconductor for $4.9 billion
05 May 2011
India sets up panel to identify semiconductor fab technology, investors
20 April 2011
AMD's latest chipset Fusion gets India launch
02 February 2011
Intel to pay Nvidia $1.5 billion to end patent dispute
13 January 2011
Intel unveils second generation Core processors
07 January 2011
Intel to unveil improved new generation chips
14 December 2010
DRDO to set up nano foundry to boost non tech
10 December 2010
Chinese telecom vendor ZTE to buy chips worth $3 billion from 5 US firms
27 October 2010
Chipmaker PMC-Sierra to acquire rival Wintegra for $240 million
23 October 2010
Intel to invest $8 billion in futuristic manufacturing technology
20 October 2010
Chip maker Broadcom to buy Beceem Communications for $316 million
14 October 2010
Global chip sales increase 1.8 per cent in August
05 October 2010
HP and Hynix to develop next-generation memory chip
01 September 2010
Global chip grew 37 percent year-on-year to $25.2 billion in July
31 August 2010
Intel to buy Infineon’s chip business for $1.4 billion
30 August 2010
Fairchild Semiconductor's global power resource centre develops LED street lighting solution
11 August 2010
Nanowick at heart of new system to cool 'power electronics'
11 August 2010
ARM in licensing deal with Microsoft for chip technology
24 July 2010
Global chip sales rise in May: SIA
07 July 2010
US regulator temporarily suspends antitrust litigation against Intel
22 June 2010
Indian semiconductor sales to touch $8.04 billion in 2011
18 June 2010
Samsung Electronics to invest $3.6 billion at US plant
10 June 2010
ATIC plans to make Abu Dhabi a hub for semiconductor production
02 June 2010
European watchdog fines nine chipmakers €331.2 million for price fixing
19 May 2010
Dr. Biswadip (Bobby) Mitra takes charge as ISA Chairman for 2010-11
30 April 2010
Global semiconductor sales up 56 per cent in February
05 April 2010
Top Japanese firms settle DRAM dispute with US clients
03 April 2010
Global semiconductor sales fell 10.5 in 2009: Gartner
30 March 2010
Intersil Corporation to acquire chipmaker Techwell Inc for $370 million
23 March 2010
Global semiconductor sales rise in January
02 March 2010
IBM Research in chip development pact with EU's Daimond consortium
12 February 2010
Micron Technology to acquire Swiss chipmaker Numonyx Holdings for $1.27 billion
10 February 2010
World’s top computer memory chip manufacture in espionage row
04 February 2010
Broadcom to acquire optical network chipsets maker Teknovus for $123 million
04 February 2010
Karnataka unveils 2010 semiconductor policy-2010
03 February 2010
Intel, Micron introduce 25-nanometer NAND
02 February 2010
Global chip sales decline in 2009, increase in last quarter
02 February 2010
Samsung settles patent suit with Rambus for $900 million
20 January 2010
Semiconductor sales pick up partly due to spurt in PC market
07 January 2010
Intel unveils new integrated `Atom' processor for small computer systems
21 December 2009
Futuristic Intel chip could reshape how computers are built
16 December 2009
ON Semiconductor to acquire California Micro Devices for $108 million
14 December 2009
Chip sales up 5.1 percent in October, still down for year
01 December 2009
Broadcom to acquire Dune Networks for $178 million
01 December 2009
European antitrust watchdog closes case against chip maker Qualcomm
24 November 2009
Hynix Semicnductor posts first quarterly net profit in two years
23 October 2009
Global semiconductors sales rise 5 per cent in August
03 October 2009
European Commission finds Intel guilty of stifling competition
23 September 2009
Euro Multivision to make its own polysilicon
22 September 2009
Broadcom introduces world's first single chip IAD with Integrated ADSL2+, 802.11n and DECT for triple play broadband
09 September 2009
Toshiba to outsource production of next-generation system chips
07 September 2009
Abu Dhabi's ATIC to acquire Singapore's Chartered Semi
07 September 2009
New six-core AMD Opteron EE processor to ease cloud and dense computing
31 August 2009
Global semiconductor revenue to drop 17 per cent in 2009: Gartner
27 August 2009
Global semiconductor sales pick up momentum
05 August 2009
Global semiconductor sales pick up momentum
04 August 2009
South Korean watchdog fines Qualcomm $208 million
23 July 2009
Broadcom abandons $912 million hostile bid to acquire Emulex
10 July 2009
Broadcom raises hostile takeover offer for Emulex to $912 million
01 July 2009
Intel and Nokia in new mobile device development pact
24 June 2009
Intel Atom processor to provide a low-cost phone
11 June 2009
Intel to acquire Wind River Systems for $884 million
04 June 2009
AMD introduces world's first six-core server Istanbul five months ahead of schedule
02 June 2009
Global semiconductor sales increase in April
02 June 2009
Toshiba Corp plans to increase computer chips production in July
29 May 2009
Global semiconductor revenue to decline 22 per cent in 2009: Gartner
29 May 2009
Emulex once again rejects Broadcom’s $764 million hostile bid
16 May 2009
EU fines Intel record $1.44 billion in anti-trust case
13 May 2009
European Commission could slap record fine on Intel
11 May 2009
Broadcom launches $764-million hostile bid for Emulex
22 April 2009
Infineon seeks government gurantees for 900 million euro bond issue: report
20 April 2009
Toshiba expecting record losses sheds 3,900 more jobs
20 April 2009
NEC and Renesas reportedly in merger talks to create world’s No.3 chipmaker
16 April 2009
Global semiconductor sales fall 5.4 per cent
11 April 2009
Manufacturing-instruments maker MKS to cut 600 jobs, or 23 per cent of workforce
03 April 2009
Taiwan’s new DRAM outfit TMC ties up with Japan’s Elpida
01 April 2009
Intel freezes executive compensation, re-prices employee stock options
24 March 2009
AMD and Intel cross swords over cross licensing agreement
16 March 2009
Indian-origin MIT professor A Chandrakasan honoured
16 March 2009
National Semiconductor to lay off 25 per cent of workforce, close two factories
12 March 2009
Taiwan looking to inject $864 million in new DRAM company Taiwan Memory
10 March 2009
Chipmakers Rambus and Hynix reach preliminary agreement on patent infringement case
10 March 2009
Global semiconductor capital equipment spending to decline 45 per cent in 2009: Gartner
10 March 2009
Singapore-based chipmaker Chartered plans $300 million rights issue
09 March 2009
DuPont, Nippon Kayaku to jointly develop wafer packaging technology
05 March 2009
Intel launches new Atom processors for embedded devices
03 March 2009
AMD closes The Foundry Company transaction
03 March 2009
AMD spins off manufacturing operations; names new chairman
03 March 2009
Gartner revises its forecast for semiconductor industry in 2009 with record slump
25 February 2009
Intel announces $7 billion investment in new chipmaking factories
11 February 2009
Bluetooth maker CSR to buy out GPS major SiRF
11 February 2009
Global semiconductor sales fell by 2.8 per cent in 2008
03 February 2009
Intel sues insurer over AMD litigation costs
02 February 2009
Samsung unveils 4Gbit DRAM, double the density of previous chips
31 January 2009
Toshiba, NEC in talks to merge semiconductor business
30 January 2009
European court reject Intel’s plea to delay inquiry on AMD's complaints
28 January 2009
Intel follows AMD in cutting down operations, to fire 5,000 employees
22 January 2009
Intel effects substantial prices cuts across its range of chips
20 January 2009
Semiconductor sales take a plunge in November
03 January 2009
No 2 chipmaker AMD reports higher-than-expected restructuring costs
31 December 2008
Toshiba, SanDisk to cut 30 per cent flash memory production
18 December 2008
Intel, WiMax Forum to launch low cost WiMax notebooks in India
13 December 2008
American chipmaker Fairchild Semiconductor to cut 12 per cent of workforce
13 December 2008
Intel Develops new 32 nanometer Chip
11 December 2008
AMD reduces stake in The Foundry Co
09 December 2008
Semiconductor sales decline even as companies lower forecasts
02 December 2008
Start-up chip firm Novafora to acquire Transmeta for $256 million
19 November 2008
Intel launches Core i7 line of desktop processors
19 November 2008
China consumed a third of all semiconductors produced globally: study
19 November 2008
ON Semiconductor, Microchip withdraw hostile bid for Atmel
19 November 2008
Global chip manufacturers foresee drop in 2009 sales
19 November 2008
Spansion, Kodak sue mobile phone makers Samsung and LG for patent violations
19 November 2008
Applied Materials ends bid to acquire ASM International
15 November 2008
SanDisk cuts 15 per cent of its workforce
07 November 2008
AMD divests digital TV business to Broadcom for $141.5 million in cash
29 October 2008
Chipmaker Vishay abandons hostile $1.7 billion bid for International Rectifier
14 October 2008
Investigation against AMD's ATI unit and NVIDIA closed
14 October 2008
Global economic squeeze leads 26-per cent decline in 2008 semiconductor capital equipment spending
10 October 2008
SanDisk to sell new 16 GB phone memory card through Croma, Hot Spot Retail, Vijay Sales in India
29 September 2008
US Appeals Court upholds Broadcom’s patent infringement claims against Qualcomm
26 September 2008
US IP licensor Transmeta puts itself up for sale
25 September 2008
Graphics chipmaker Nvidia announces major layoffs
19 September 2008
SanDisk rejects Samsung's $5.85-billion bid
17 September 2008
LDK Solar to process 20,000 MT of solar silicones to Germany's Q-Cells
12 September 2008
Broadcom wins federal judge ruling against rival Qualcomm
29 August 2008
Broadcom acquires AMD’s digital television business for $192.8 million in cash
26 August 2008
AMD launches its fastest graphics card Radeon HD 4870 X2
12 August 2008
Intel launches new system-on-a-chip for mobile internet devices
25 July 2008
ISRO to upgrade its chip unit as IBM backs out of deal
25 July 2008
Intel slashes Core 2 Duo and Quad chip prices
24 July 2008
Samsung partners Sun Microsystems to create more durable flash memory chip
19 July 2008
Intel looks at how computers will transform the globe over the next 40 years with World Mural Project
19 July 2008
Microsemi acquires semiconductor firm Semicoa for $25 million
16 July 2008
Entegris to acquire Poco Graphite
15 July 2008
Samsung to set up 11th generation LCD plant
11 July 2008
Intel and AMD extend their dominance of the microprocessor market
02 July 2008
Intel processors power 75 per cent of world's Top500 supercomputers
19 June 2008
Toshiba repositions 200mm wafer lines, to strengthen cost competitiveness
17 June 2008
IBM, Japan's TOK tie up for thin film solar cell technology
16 June 2008
Applied Materials offers up to $500 million for part of Netherland's ASMI
09 June 2008
AMD scores as FTC opens investigation into Intel
09 June 2008
Federal Trade Commission orders antitrust inquiry into Intel's business practices
07 June 2008
Orpat Group and NXP Semiconductors join hands to launch mobile handsets in India
29 May 2008
Samsung will put in $902 million into memory lines
27 May 2008
NXP Semiconductors awards five-year $100 million contract to TCS
26 May 2008
Obrem stays on after failure of proxy campaign at Micrel
23 May 2008
Chipmaker AMD undergoes major restructuring as two senior executives leave
15 May 2008
IBM says chip alliance delivers major semiconductor performance leap, power savings
09 May 2008
AMD unveils ambitious two-year plan; to produce 12-core chips in 2010
08 May 2008
Qualcomm to open dedicated mirasol fabrication plant with Taiwanese electronics firm Foxlink
06 May 2008
Intel, Samsung, TSMC target 450mm wafer manufacture
06 May 2008
Freescale acquires SigmaTel for $110 million cash payment
05 May 2008
IBM, Matheson Tri-Gas to work on materials for over 32nm semiconductors
28 April 2008
Semiconductor war hots up: Sumitomo committed to acquire Axcelis
18 April 2008
Investment in semiconductors attract proposals worth Rs65,000 crore
03 April 2008
Five firms seek government nod for setting up chip fabrication units
12 March 2008
Global Semiconductor Alliance and India Semiconductor Association form alliance
04 March 2008
Intel's tiniest low-power processor Atom to power mobile devices, net PCs
03 March 2008
Sony sells chip facility to Toshiba for $835 million; forms joint venture
21 February 2008
Chartered to acquire eight-inch wafer fab operation in Singapore
16 February 2008
Fujitsu to realign and strengthen LSI business into subsidiary
21 January 2008
Intel faces anti-trust probe in New York
11 January 2008
Emcore will acquire a part of Intel's telecom assets
19 December 2007
Is AMD one of the Top 10 chip-makers or isn’t it?
30 November 2007
AMD launches new R&D facility in Bangalore
29 November 2007
AMD launches new quad-core Phenom processor
19 November 2007
Intel unveils its new smaller microchips
15 November 2007
Intel unveils its new smaller microchips
12 November 2007
Intel sets up $3 billion facility at Arizona
26 October 2007
Intel to reopen Jerusalem chip plant
20 September 2007
Govt outlines fiscal package for chip making, nanotech, displays, drives
15 September 2007
Microchip setting up more design centres in India
15 September 2007
Intel setting up 300mm chip facility in China
10 September 2007
Intel rolls out new chips for business market
27 August 2007
IBM and TDK launch joint research and development project for advanced MRAM
20 August 2007
Samsung confident of meeting schedules after a 22-hour power shutdown
07 August 2007
Samsung nonchalant about chip production
07 August 2007
Electronic equipment production in India to reach $32 billion by 2011: Gartner
03 August 2007
Samsung to invest $3.5 billion in its US chip plant
15 June 2007
Ferroelectric RAM
10 May 2007
AP leases 100 acres in Fab City to SemIndia''s project
30 April 2007
Government notifies semiconductor policy, expects Rs24,000 crore investment
23 March 2007
Intel eyes $2.5-billion chip facility in China
14 March 2007
New policy to promote India as chip manufacturing hub
24 February 2007
AMD launches energy-efficient 64 X2 dual-core processors
08 December 2006
Texas Instruments No 1 in analog chip market in 1998
08 April 1999
Taiwanese companies ramp up semiconductor investment
20 March 1999
NGEF closes semiconductor division
11 March 1999
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