Shut your mouth Intel and look at my wad!
AMD has surprised Wall Street and Intel fanboys by reporting better than expected first quarter results.
Record first-quarter profit
Samsung Electronics has recorded at a record first quarter profit on Friday, but market reaction was muted due to growing concerns that the semiconductor boom that has driven the South Korean tech giant’s earnings is about to end.
Good news and bad news
A forecast from organisation the World Semiconductor Trade Statistics (WSTS) estimates that semiconductor sales in 2018 will only grow by 9.5 percent.
Spectre and Meltdown attracts lawyers like flies
Chipzilla has said that shareholders and customers had filed 32 class action lawsuits against the company in connection with recently-disclosed security flaws in its microchips.
Spins things a different way
Chip giant Intel always looks on the bright side. Or, to put it another way, it spins the news to pretend things are better than they actually are.
Supply-chain inventory constraints
TSMC claimed that supply-chain inventory constraints hurt its net profit in the third quarter, although not as badly as many analysts had predicted.
Goodbye Mr Chips
CEO and Vice Chairman Kwon Oh-hyun has shocked analysts with a surprise plan to step down from management – just after announcing stonking profits.
Chips important part of Samsung's diet
Samsung Electronics is expected to forecast a record third quarter profit on Friday thanks to the strong market for memory chips, and as mobile earnings make a killing as rival Apple drops the ball.