Posts Tagged ‘stmicroelectronics’

Congratulations

The 419 Micron researchers who were to be laid off in Italy, Micron management, the Italian unions, STMicroelectronics, and the local and national governments in Italy should all be congratulated on coming to a satisfactory agreement over the proposed lay-offs…

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Pasquale Pistorio joins Micron protest

Pasquale Pistorio, the legendary founding CEO of STMicroelectronics,  has joined the President of the Italian Republic and the Mayors of Catania and Messina in offering support to the threatened Italian workers of Micron Technology…

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Italy To Sell Stake In ST

The Italian government is to sell a 13% stake in STMicroelectronics, reports the Malta Independent Online news site.

 

 

The Italian and French governments hold, through state-controlled agencies, 27.6% of ST. France and Italy have equal shares so they each have 13.8%.

 

It is unclear…

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ST Tragedy Turns To Farce

The rift between STMicroelectronics and the EC was exposed yesterday with remarks by ST CEO Carlo Bozotti to Le Monde which were widely interpreted as meaning that he wanted to see more of ST’s manufacturing done in Asia and less in Europe…

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The Future Of Process Is Wide Open

The options for the future of process technology are still wide open with three choices: finfet on bulk, finfet on SOI and planar FD-SOI, says Asen Asenov, Professor of Electronics and Electrical Engineering at Glasgow University and CEO of Gold Standard Simulations, the leading CMOS statistical variability company…

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Europe Off To The IC Races

It’s been an extraordinary couple of weeks for the European semiconductor industry. Three things happened…

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Lamouche Surfaces

Didier Lamouche, who resigned in March as CEO of ST-Ericsson and COO of STMicroelectronics, has been appointed CEO of  Oberthur Technologies…

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When Things Looked Good

There is no confidence to match the confidence on the eve of disaster. Back in December 2000, on the eve of the disaster year of 2001 and the subsequent slow-growth decade, the semiconductor industry’s mood was massively upbeat…

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ST Borrows To Pay For R&D

It seems to me that things have come to a pretty pass when you have to borrow to pay for your R&D budget. STMicroelectronics is borrowing $450m from the European Investment Bank to pay for R&D…

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Is Ericsson Expecting ST-Ericsson Shut-Down?

It looks as if Ericsson is preparing for a shut-down of its ST-Ericsson jv with STMicroelectronics as it announces it will not buy out ST, and will take a Q4 write down  charge of $1.2bn for the value of its share in the jv…

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ST Strains Credulity

STMicroelectronics has made a number of statements about its financial future:

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