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2009-04-16 11:31:27

Japanese microchip firms Renesas Technology Corp. and NEC Electronics Corp. are reportedly discussing the possibility of a merger in the midst of a global recession, according to Japanese media. The Nikkei economic daily and other Japanese media outlets quoted anonymous sources that claim the two companies are close to finalizing the merger by the end of April, thus creating the third largest chipmaker in the world as soon as April 2010. The Nikkei reported that both firms have agreed to...

2008-09-11 18:00:15

Tokyo, Sept. 11 (Jiji Press)--Japan's NEC Electronics Corp. said Thursday it will jointly develop processing technologies for next- generation chips with International Business Machines Corp. of the United States. NEC Electronics will join a seven-member alliance that includes IBM to develop a 32-nanometer complementary metal-oxide semiconductor process and more advanced processing technologies at an IBM plant in the United States and research facilities at the State University of New...

2008-06-20 18:00:29

Tokyo, June 20 (Jiji Press)--NEC Electronics Corp. and Elpida Memory Inc. said Friday they will set up a joint company in December to develop and sell display driver integrated circuit chips. The unit, whose capital size is still undecided, will be owned 80 pct by NEC Electronics and 20 pct by Elpida, according to the parent firms. The two chipmakers intend to combine their technologies to improve competition with rivals and to cut costs by outsourcing production to Elpida's advanced...


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