Dell reorgs amid slumping profits
News & Analysis 12/31/2008 Post a comment
Computer maker Dell Inc. has reorganized management around four global divisions amid declining profits and slowing revenue growth in the shakeup that includes the loss of two fairly recent additions to Dell's executive ranks.
Infineon counterclaims in Volterra patents dispute
News & Analysis 12/19/2008 Post a comment
Infineon Technologies AG and Primarion, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Infineon Technologies North America Corp. have filed a counterclaim against Volterra Semiconductor alleging fraud on the U.S.
Patent and Trademark Office, as well as for antitrust violations.
Rankings: A peak inside China's chip industry
Product News 12/5/2008 Post a comment
A recent report from consulting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers provides a rare glimpse inside China's semiconductor industry, offering a ranking of 29 indigenous Chinese chip firms with 2007 revenue greater than $30 million, according to the firm.
SEMI sees chip gear down 28% in 2008
News & Analysis 12/2/2008 Post a comment
The market for semiconductor capital equipment will decline by nearly 28 percent in 2008 and another 21 percent in 2009, according to a year-end forecast by the SEMI trade group.