Corning sees 1Q earnings below prior estimate
News & Analysis 1/24/2001 Post a comment
Corning Inc. said it sees "some softness" ahead in the first half of 2001, throwing cold water on news the company closed the final quarter of 2000 with a 52% jump in revenue and strong increase in pro forma profits.
Laser power boosted by coating
News & Analysis 1/11/2001 Post a comment
Aegis Semiconductor, a year-old US start-up, has found a way to boost the power management capabilities of optical lasers by using a thin-film semiconductor coating.
Agilent's chip sales surge following split from HP
News & Analysis 1/5/2001 Post a comment
Though sometimes overshadowed by a $7 billion sister operation for test and measurement equipment, Agilent Technologies Inc.'s Semiconductor Products Group is quickly carving out a position as one of the few chip makers with the know-how to be a leading player in communications.
Electronics industry confronts a challenging year
News & Analysis 1/3/2001 Post a comment
The year 2000 was exceptional for the electronics industry in many ways. It opened with fears of a Y2K crash, then the sector's revenue, stock value, and capital investments soared to lofty heights before plunging late in the year.