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Warnings from chipmakers point to wider economic slowdown

By Eric Auchard FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Demand for electronics devices is weakening, according to circuit makers at the base of the industry’s food chain, suggesting a long-predicted slowdown in global economic growth may be coming to pass. September, the peak … Continue reading

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Intel investing in China mobile chipmakers: sources

By Gerry Shih and Noel Randewich BEIJING/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Intel Corp is close to announcing an investment in Chinese-government affiliated mobile chipmakers Spreadtrum Communications and RDA Microelectronics, its latest move to catch up in a smartphone chip industry led … Continue reading

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Intel investing in China mobile chipmakers – sources

By Gerry Shih and Noel Randewich BEIJING/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Intel Corp is close to announcing an investment in Chinese-government affiliated mobile chipmakers Spreadtrum Communications and RDA Microelectronics, its latest move to catch up in a smartphone chip industry led … Continue reading

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Smartphone chipmakers cut customers’ costs by finding phone components

By Michael Gold TAIPEI (Reuters) – Suppliers of chips to smartphone makers are taking the unusual step of helping customers procure other phone components such as speakers and camera lenses in a bid to win more business in an increasingly … Continue reading

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Chipmakers dream of China as they head to Spain’s smartphone gala

By Noel Randewich SAN FRANCISCO/BARCELONA (Reuters) – The world's biggest mobile brands will jostle for the spotlight at the premier mobile industry event this week in Spain, but away from the glitzy displays chipmakers will be preoccupied with China, the … Continue reading

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Broadcom, other U.S. chipmakers, leave investors wanting more

By Noel Randewich SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – A host of U.S. chipmakers gave quarterly revenue forecasts that disappointed Wall Street and hurt their shares on Tuesday, including Broadcom Corp, which said it would lay off over a thousand workers as … Continue reading

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Chinese chipmakers in ‘bloody’ price war

High-end technology groups are starting to turn to cheaper chip manufacturers as quality and performance improve and prices remain under pressure Financial Times – Asia homepage

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EU regulators say smart cart chipmakers may have been in cartel

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – A group of smart card chipmakers may have taken part in a cartel to keep prices high in breach of EU antitrust rules, the European Commission said on Monday. The EU competition authority said in a statement … Continue reading

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Analysis: Falling prices to kill off half of Chinese LED chipmakers

HONG KONG (Reuters) – In China, surplus capacity and sliding prices are sounding the death knell for half of the companies making light emitting diode (LED) chips used in Samsung television panels and Sharp computer monitors, with only the large, … Continue reading

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