Posts Tagged ‘samsung’

From $0 To $1bn In Under A Decade

To go from $0  to $1 billion in under a decade is good going for a new product. MEMS microphones should do that this year as the market grows 24% to $1.04 billion, says IHS…

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Intel Spends 19% Of All Semi R&D

Intel spent more than anyone on semiconductor R&D in 2013 and accounted for 37% of all spending among the top ten R&D spenders and 19% of total worldwide semiconductor R&D expenditure, according to IC Insights…

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Samsung Bollox

The law is a wondrous artefact – capable of limitless interpretation and invention – but Samsung has taken legal innovation to new heights by claiming that Sir James Dyson’s latest action against it for patent infringement has damaged Samsung’s corporate image…

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IBM Ditching Fabs

According to the FT, IBM has asked Goldman Sachs to look at options for its IC manufacturing business which could include both a jv or outright sale…

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450mm – Who? When? Why?

 

The drive towards 450mm is not as unified as it was because the motivations of the three main protagonists have altered…

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Applied Buys Tokyo Electron

Applied Materials, the largest manufacturer of semiconductor manufacturing equipment, is to buy Tokyo Electron, the second largest manufacturer, for $9.39 billion…

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