Electronic Business News

Tech sector has election jitters

UK tech companies are worried about the potential for an uncertain outcome in this week’s General Election. New business volumes rose at the slowest rate since mid-2013 due to uncertainty and delays with clients’ decision making ahead of the general election, according to the latest KPMG/Markit Tech…

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Q1 semi sales up 6%

Q1 semi sales were up 6% on Q12014, reports the SIA, to reach $83.1 billion.

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Infineon's €1.5bn quarter

Infineon has reported calendar Q1 revenue up by €355m from €1,128m to €1,483m due to the  consolidation of International Rectifier, increased demand for chip card and security products and positive currency development…

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Tablet shipments tumble

Q2 tablet shipments st 49.3 million units will be 10% down on Q2 2014, says DigiTimes Research.

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Imec flourishes

Imec grew revenues 9% last year to €363 million which includes a €48.8 million grant from the Flemish government and a €4.1 million grant from the Dutch government to support the Holst Centre, a research center setup by Imec and TNO…

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Raspberry Pi runs Windows virtual apps and remote desktops

For the first time since the launch of Raspberry Pi in 2012, designers can have access to a Windows application or desktop remotely by using its RDP client that runs on Raspberry Pi’s native Linux OS. US-based firm Parallels is offering client software that allows users to access…

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NI sees sales growth despite weak dollar

NI has reported first quarter sales revenues of $289m, which is a 2% increase on this time last year. However, weak US dollar exchange rates impacted reported dollar sales figures in Europe  which were down 4% in Q1. NI expects to see improved US dollar revenue growth for the rest…

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Loss for ST

STMicroelectronics had Q1 revenue of $1.7 billion down 6.6% on Q1 2014 for a loss of $22 million about the same as the $24 million loss of Q1 2014. Gross margin was 33.2…

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