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October 26, 2020  

Chinese leaders focus on technology as they make 5-year plan

Working to promote self-sustaining growth supported by domestic consumer spending and technology development.

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March 11, 2020  

Semiconductor automated testing equipment to reach US$6B by 2026: report

Need for cost-efficient testing to increase profit margins and boost growth opportunities for semiconductor test equipment, finds Frost & Sullivan

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November 28, 2019  

Panasonic leaves semiconductor business with Taiwan sale

Its chipmaking has struggled in recent years amid competition from cheaper rivals in South Korea and the rest of Asia.

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December 10, 2018  

Chinese court bans some iPhones over Qualcomm dispute

Qualcomm says the ban covers iPhones 6S through X.

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August 29, 2018  

Memory chip maker Micron announces US$3B expansion in Virginia

Investment expected to create 1,100 jobs.

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July 4, 2017  

Samsung to invest $19B in chip, display plants

Global memory chip industry is enjoying a massive boom thanks to a surge in demand for microchips.

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July 14, 2015  

IBM releases world’s first 7 nanometer semiconductor [INFOGRAPHIC]

The company last year announced a $3 billion investment in chip technology over five years.

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June 2, 2015  

PC chip giant Intel to buy Altera for $17B

Altera makes chips used in phone networks and cars, an area Intel is targeting for growth.

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March 2, 2015  

Chipmaker NXP to acquire rival Freescale for $11.8B

Deal makes NXP the biggest supplier of microchips to the automotive industry.

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April 24, 2014  

Celestica CEO sees semiconductor industry as priority for growth

After losing its contract with Blackberry, the company is diversifying its customer base.

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July 30, 2013  

North American robotics companies experiencing record sales

Robotics sales have reached $679.3 million so far in 2013, a 1.9% increase over the same period in 2012.

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February 26, 2013  

GaN Systems heads to England

Semiconductor maker opens new office and technical support facility to satisfy new clean tech power conversion applications.

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December 11, 2012  

STMicroelectronics to leave joint venture with Ericsson

Europe’s largest chipmaker blames exit on stuggles associated with downturn in global demand.