Intel's ATE order cancellation hits Credence News & Analysis 6/1/2006 Post a comment Credence Systems Corp.’s recent move to exit the flash-memory test market was mainly due to the cancellation of a significant order from one customer: Intel Corp. In doing so, the microprocessor giant canned its internal efforts to procure a next-generation, flash-memory tester.
Europe to crack down on chip tax fraud News & Analysis 6/1/2006 Post a comment The European Commission has laid out plans to combat a specific tax fraud that it says is costing hundreds of billions of Euros a year and is having a major impact on many industries, especially those susceptible to the fraud, such as semiconductors and mobile phones.
Micron, Hynix e-mails indicate price fixing News & Analysis 6/1/2006 Post a comment The global price-fixing conspiracy among memory suppliers took another twist when several online reports said Micron Technology Inc. and Hynix Semiconductor Inc. exchanged e-mails that suggest the companies colluded to fix memory chip prices in an effort to hurt Rambus Inc.
India probes ZTE expansion plans News & Analysis 6/1/2006 Post a comment The Indian government has reportedly put a hold on plans by China's Zhongxing Telecom Equipment Corp.'s to enter India's wholesale telecom gear market, citing objections by Indian intelligence agencies.