Tag: Semiconductors

AMD’s stock pops after Microsoft tech chief touts chipmaker’s AI products

Microsoft’s Chief Technology Officers Kevin Scott said AMD’s graphics cards will be increasingly critical in the years to come.

Micron’s Outlook Tops Estimates. The Stock Is Still Down on Weak Earnings.

Micron Technology MU +0.40% shares were headed lower in late trading Wednesday after the memory chip company posted weak financial results for the latest quarter but provided revenue guidance that topped Wall Street estimates.

Intel Hit by $400 Million Fine as Clash With EU Rumbles On

Intel Corp. was slapped with a fresh €376.36 million ($400 million) fine by European Union antitrust regulators after an EU court had wiped out a one-time record €1.06 billion penalty against the chipmaker.

Broadcom falls on report Google discussed dropping firm as AI chip supplier

 Broadcom tumbled 6% on Thursday after The Information reported Google executives had discussed dropping the company as a supplier of artificial intelligence chips as early as 2027.

Arm jumps 6% on its second trading day with valuation topping $72 billion

Arm Holdings jumped another 6% on Friday in U.S. pre-market trade, continuing its rally after its Nasdaq debut this week.

Arm prices IPO at $51 per share, valuing company at over $54 billion

Arm, the chip design firm that supplies core technology to companies including Apple  and Nvidia , priced its initial public offering at $51 a share.

Qualcomm says it will supply Apple with 5G modems for iPhones through 2026

Qualcomm  said Monday that it will supply Apple with 5G modems for smartphones through 2026.

Exclusive: China to launch $40 billion state fund to boost chip industry

 China is set to launch a new state-backed investment fund that aims to raise about $40 billion for its semiconductor sector, two people familiar with the matter said, as the country ramps up efforts to catch up with the U.S. and other rivals.

Chip design firm Arm seeks up to $52 billion valuation in blockbuster U.S. IPO

Chip design firm Arm on Tuesday submitted an updated filing for its upcoming blockbuster initial public offering on the New York Stock Exchange, setting a price range between $47 and $51.

Broadcom forecasts quarterly revenue below expectations on broader demand weakness

Broadcom (AVGO.O) forecast fourth-quarter revenue slightly below Wall Street estimates on Thursday, on worries bleak enterprise spending and stiff competition in the networking chip space will outweigh benefits from a boom in artificial intelligence-led demand.

Marvell Technology Reports Solid Earnings. Investors Seem Disappointed.

Marvell Technology posted earnings results and gave financial guidance slightly above Wall Street expectations. But after the stock’s big rally this year, investors were likely hoping for more upside.

Nvidia warns more chip curbs will end U.S. chipmakers’ ability to compete in China

Nvidia issued a fresh warning that further U.S. export curbs on its chips to China would risk a “permanent loss” for American semiconductor firms to lead in one of the world’s largest markets.

Arm files for Nasdaq listing, as SoftBank aims to sell shares in chip designer it bought for $32 billion

Arm, which is owned by SoftBank, filed on Monday to list on the Nasdaq.

Silicon Valley start-ups revive listing plans as Arm reignites IPO market

A group of Silicon Valley’s biggest private tech companies are dusting off long-delayed plans to list their shares, with the upcoming initial public offering of chip designer Arm set to provide a new gauge for market sentiment.

Chip tool maker Applied Materials shares jump after strong forecast

Semiconductor equipment maker Applied Materials  on Thursday forecast its fourth-quarter profit would be substantially higher than analyst estimates, as chip demand picks up and governments spend billions on subsidies.

Wolfspeed Stock Sinks After EV Chip Supplier Disappoints on Guidance

Wolfspeed shares dropped after the chip company said its next loss would be wider than expected. 

Intel scraps $5.4 billion acquisition of Tower Semiconductor after regulators fail to approve deal

Intel on Wednesday terminated its acquisition of Israeli chipmaker Tower Semiconductor, saying it failed to secure the required regulatory approval.

Coherent issues a grim earnings outlook, and its stock is tanking

Shares of Coherent Corp. tumbled 17% in after-hours trading Tuesday after the optoelectronics company issued a weaker-than-expected outlook for the quarter and year ahead.

Intel and Synopsys Expand Partnership to Help Foundry Customers Build Chips Faster

Intel and Synopsys announced on Monday that the two companies have agreed to expand a strategic partnership in which Intel’s foundry customers will be able to license intellectual property from Synopsys.

Apple Stock Edges Higher After Foxconn’s Earnings. What to Know About the iPhone Maker’s Results.

Foxconn , which makes Apple  iPhones, reported a decline in profits in the second quarter, but still managed to beat expectations.