IR profit flat despite higher sales News & Analysis 4/27/2006 Post a comment International Rectifier Corp. posted GAAP earnings of $25.7 million, or 36 cents per share on sales of $297.1 million, compared with $35.7 million, or 48 cents per share on sales of $281.9 million in the year-ago third fiscal quarter.
LSI Logic, Maxim, Cirrus post higher sales News & Analysis 4/26/2006 Post a comment Semiconductor supplier LSI Logic Corp. reported GAAP net earnings of $19 million, or 5 cents per share on sales of $476 million in the first quarter, compared to $5 million, or 1 cent per share on sales of $450 million the first quarter of 2005.
Agere narrows loss in March quarter News & Analysis 4/25/2006 Post a comment Semiconductor supplier Agere Systems Inc. posted sales of $397 million in its second 2006 fiscal quarter ended March, within the guidance range provided in January. By comparison, Agere's revenues were $403 million in the December quarter and $417 million in the year-ago quarter.
Atheros acquires IC company, sees profit decline News & Analysis 4/24/2006 Post a comment Wireless communications company Atheros Communications Inc. has signed a definitive agreement to acquire ZyDAS Technology Corp., a privately held fabless IC design company specializing in high-performance IEEE 802.11 wireless LAN (WLAN) semiconductor and software solutions for PC, mobile and embedded applications.
Cypress profit beats guidance News & Analysis 4/20/2006 Post a comment Cypress Semiconductor Corp. reported first-quarter net income of $7.1 million, or 5 cents per share on sales of $249.1 million, compared to a net loss of $68.8 million, or 53 cents per share on sales of $200.3 million.
Qualcomm posts sales, earnings gains News & Analysis 4/19/2006 Post a comment Wireless technology supplier Qualcomm Inc. reported net income of $593 million, or 34 cents per share on sales of $1.83 billion in its second fiscal 2006 quarter ended March 26. By comparison, Qualcomm earned $532 million, or 31 cents per share on sales of $1.37 billion in the year-ago fiscal quarter.
Trident, Chinese company set up flat-panel TV lab News & Analysis 4/12/2006 Post a comment Trident Microsystems Inc. and Konka Group Co. Ltd., a China-based TV and mobile phone manufacturer, have established a cooperative technology laboratory to build digital TV and HD-ready TV decoding and video processing products for 1080-pixel LCD TVs based on Trident's HiDTV and SVP video processors.
Sequence, Arithmatica partner on SoC design News & Analysis 4/11/2006 Post a comment EDA company Sequence Design announces that Arithmatica, Inc. has joined its In-Sequence Technology Partner Program, permitting the two companies to significantly advance SoC low-power design technologies and methods.
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