Semiconductor device manufacturing

ZTE's logo is seen in a telecommunication services shop in Beijing Wednesday, July 4, 2018. Tech giant ZTE Corp.’s near-death experience after Washington barred it from buying U.S. components was a stark reminder that China’s industry leaders cannot function without American technology. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
July 04, 2018 - 9:59 pm
BEIJING (AP) — Fears that China is threatening U.S. leadership in robots, electric cars and other advanced technologies are pushing the world's two biggest economies toward a full-blown trade war as the two sides prepare to impose tariffs Friday on billions of dollars' worth of each other's...
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In this April 26, 2018, photo, a robot entertains visitors at the booth of a Chinese automaker during the China Auto 2018 show in Beijing, China. Under President Xi Jinping, a program known as "Made in China 2025" aims to make China a tech superpower by advancing development of industries that in addition to semiconductors includes artificial intelligence, pharmaceuticals and electric vehicles. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
May 03, 2018 - 12:24 pm
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese and U.S. officials met face-to-face Thursday in an attempt to resolve a dispute over technology that has taken the world's two largest economies the closest they've ever come to a trade war. A high-powered U.S. delegation arrived in Beijing for talks with Chinese officials...
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FILE - In this April 6, 2018 file photo, An employee walks past logos of the Samsung Electronics Co. at its office in Seoul, South Korea. Samsung Electronics said Thursday, April 26, 2018 its first-quarter earnings jumped 52 percent over a year earlier thanks to its mainstay memory chips that posted another record-high quarterly profit. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File)
April 25, 2018 - 9:45 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics Co. reported Thursday better-than-expected quarterly financial results as global data centers continued to fuel robust demand for its mainstay memory chips that posted another record-high quarterly profit. The South Korean tech giant said it recorded 11...
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April 19, 2018 - 3:36 am
BEIJING (AP) — The Chinese government says Qualcomm Inc.'s plan for its $44 billion acquisition of NXP Semiconductors "has difficulty" resolving concerns of anti-monopoly regulators. The Commerce Ministry spokesman's comment Thursday was the first Chinese statement about the U.S. chip maker's...
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U.S. President Donald Trump, left, and Chinese President Xi Jinping attend a business event at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
November 09, 2017 - 1:31 am
BEIJING (AP) — China on Thursday signed business deals it said totaled $253.4 billion with American companies during President Donald Trump's visit in a tradition aimed at blunting criticism of Beijing's trade policies. The agreements, some of which were less than firm contracts, signed at a...
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President Donald Trump smiles at Broadcom CEO Hock Tan during an event to announce that the company is moving its global headquarters to the United States, in the Oval Office of the White House, Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017, in Washington. The White House says Broadcom, a $100 billion semiconductor company based in Singapore, will move its home address to the U.S. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
November 02, 2017 - 7:24 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A $100 billion semiconductor company based in Singapore will legally relocate its home address to the United States, President Donald Trump announced Thursday. Broadcom Limited, which manufactures communications chips around the world, said it would relocate its legal address to...
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In this Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017 photo, Samsung Electronics' Galaxy Note 8 is displayed in Seoul, South Korea. Samsung Electronics says Friday, Oct. 13, 2017, its third quarter profit likely surged nearly three folds over a year earlier to a new record high. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
October 12, 2017 - 10:41 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The chairman of Samsung Electronics Co.'s board of directors, who has been the public face of the company after its de facto chief was jailed on corruption charges, said Friday he will resign next year to make way for a new leader. "As we are confronted with unprecedented...
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September 14, 2017 - 12:27 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday blocked a Chinese government-financed firm's acquisition of an Oregon semiconductor maker on national security grounds. A federal panel that reviews foreign investment in the United States for possible security threats ruled against the...
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In this Wednesday, July 26, 2017 photo, a visitor experiences Samsung Electronics Galaxy S8 smartphones at its shop in Seoul, South Korea. Samsung Electronics on Thursday, July 27, said its second-quarter profit surged 85 percent to record high thanks to memory chips. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
July 27, 2017 - 6:36 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Intel's more than two decade-long reign as the king of the silicon-based semiconductor is poised to end Thursday when South Korea's Samsung Electronics elbows the U.S. manufacturer aside to become the leading maker of computer chips. Samsung reported record-high quarterly...
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FILE - In this Oct. 12, 2016, file photo, the corporate logo of Samsung Electronics Co. is seen at its shop in Seoul, South Korea. Samsung Electronics said Friday, July 7, 2017, its second-quarter operating profit soared 72 percent over a year earlier to the highest in its history as its semiconductor sales helped defy sluggish growth in the smartphone market and a slow recovery in the global economy. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File)
July 06, 2017 - 10:00 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics Co. said Friday its second-quarter operating profit soared to the highest in its history as massive data growth fueled a boom in the semiconductor sales and helped defy sluggish growth in the smartphone market and a slow recovery in the global economy...
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