AMD sees increases in market share
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Friday, 08 November 2019 12:59

AMD sees increases in market share


Top-performing stocks

Wall Street is scribbling the letters AMD on its list of top-performing shares, according to financial magazine Barrons.

AMD results show marked improvement
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Thursday, 26 April 2018 10:09

AMD results show marked improvement


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.

Samsung booms as chip sales slow
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Friday, 06 April 2018 11:58

Samsung booms as chip sales slow


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.

Chip growth to fall in 2018
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Thursday, 01 March 2018 15:18

Chip growth to fall in 2018


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.

Intel sued 32 times over flaws
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Monday, 19 February 2018 11:59

Intel sued 32 times over flaws


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.

Intel flattens inside the box
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Friday, 27 October 2017 16:25

Intel flattens inside the box


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.

TSMC sees profits down
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Thursday, 19 October 2017 11:44

TSMC sees profits down


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.

Samsung’s "Mr Chips" CEO shocks with surprise resignation
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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.

Samsung has great results thanks to chips
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Wednesday, 11 October 2017 12:02

Samsung has great results thanks to chips


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.

China could have an AI chip processing advantage
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Death of Moore’s Law opens new opportunities

The CEO of China-based Horizon Robotics, Yu Kai, claims that China could become very important in the development of AI chips.