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2012-10-23 07:33:00

SHANGHAI, Oct. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation ("SMIC"; NYSE: SMI; SEHK: 981) today was recognized by the China Semiconductor Industry Association (CSIA) and other industry trade groups as one of "China's Top 10 Excellent Semiconductor Enterprises" during an event at the Tenth China International Semiconductor Exhibition and Forum ("IC China") celebrating the industry's past ten years of progress. The award was given to ten Chinese...

2012-10-22 15:27:17

DALLAS, Oct. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) today announced third-quarter revenue of $3.39 billion, net income of $784 million and earnings per share of 67 cents. EPS includes 7 cents of charges associated with the company's acquisition of National Semiconductor and restructuring that were comprehended in TI's outlook provided in September. EPS also includes a benefit of 22 cents for changes in taxes and a Japanese pension program that were not...

2012-08-30 02:30:16

SHANGHAI, Aug. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Major international semiconductor foundry Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation ("SMIC"; NYSE: SMI; SEHK: 981) today released its unaudited results for the six months ended June 30, 2012. Taking advantage of better-than-expected growth opportunities in the global semiconductor market, SMIC achieved stable growth in the first half of the year. Sales in the first half totaled US$755 million, an improvement of 4.4% compared...

2012-07-23 10:27:28

DALLAS, July 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) today announced second-quarter revenue of $3.34 billion, net income of $446 million and earnings per share of 38 cents. EPS includes 6 cents of charges associated with the company's September 2011 acquisition of National Semiconductor and restructuring. "TI revenue in the second quarter was about as we had expected," said Rich Templeton, TI's chairman, president and CEO. "Our Analog and Embedded...

2012-07-20 23:02:53

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on the Semiconductor Foundry markets. Global Semiconductor Foundry revenues are projected to reach US$60 billion by 2018, powered by increasing demand from hi-technology end-devices such as smartphones, tablet PCs, and ultrabooks. Market dynamics are expected to change in future as more number of players ramp up new capacities for leading-edge technologies to meet the growing demand. San Jose, California (PRWEB) July 20, 2012...

2012-07-17 02:25:08

SAN MATEO, Calif., July 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Quantance Inc., manufacturer of ultra-fast, 4G/LTE envelope tracking (ET) power supplies, today announced that semiconductor industry veteran George Palmer has been hired as vice president of Operations. Palmer will lead Quantance's production of its Q845 ET power supply, as well as several other products that leverage the company's patented qBoost(TM) ET technology, which dramatically improves data speeds and battery life for smart phones,...

2012-07-02 10:25:28

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., July 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Computer History Museum (CHM), the world's leading institution exploring the history of computing and its ongoing impact on society, announced today its acquisition of more than 1,000 engineering notebooks originating from the pioneering Silicon Valley company Fairchild Semiconductor. Texas Instruments (TI) donated more than 115 boxes containing the historic records and other materials that recorded ideas that led to the planar process...

2012-06-14 02:28:34

SAN JOSE, Calif., June 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Micrel, Inc. (Nasdaq:MCRL), an industry leader in analog, high bandwidth communications and Ethernet IC solutions, today announced that Mr. Thomas S. Wong, Vice President of the High Bandwidth Division, will be retiring effective August 3, 2012. Mr. Wong joined Micrel in 1998 with the Company's acquisition of Synergy Semiconductor Corporation where he was a co-founder and held several executive positions. "Tom has made significant...

2012-06-11 10:26:18

FREMONT, Calif., June 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Exar Corporation (Nasdaq: EXAR) announced today that Steve Bakos will join the Company on July 9, 2012 as Senior Vice President Sales and Marketing reporting to company president and CEO Louis DiNardo. Mr. Bakos will replace Chris Dingley who previously served as Vice President of Worldwide Sales. "Steve Bakos brings many years of successful sales and marketing experience to Exar. Steve is a results oriented leader with a deep understanding of...

2012-04-30 10:28:56

ZHUHAI, China, April 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Actions Semiconductor Co., Ltd. (Nasdaq: ACTS), one of China's leading fabless semiconductor companies that provides comprehensive mixed-signal system-on-a-chip (SoC) and multimedia digital signal processing (DSP) solutions for portable consumer electronics, today announced the introduction of its new ATM701x product family. Following an effective sampling program and positive customer response, the ATM701x product family was successfully...