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2003-10-01 Wages slightly rise amid economic uncertainty
Electronic Engineering Times - Asia found out that despite the economic uncertainty brought about by various factors, Asian companies in general rewarded engineers with higher salaries.
2004-10-01 Ventures get capital for a price
There are a lot of startups in EDAprobably too many. If they don't make it, it may sour investors on the sector.
2009-09-30 Update: 10 companies in trouble
This is an updated version of 10 companies in trouble. Some companies have been removed since the last version, others remain. Still others have been added to the mix.
2005-07-18 Tower tips turnaround strategy
Moving towards its turnaround strategy, Israel's Tower Semiconductor Ltd plans to reorganize its operations, focus on several key markets and boost its overall fab efficiency.
2009-01-09 Tough '09 awaits fab-tool, materials sector
Based on the early returns, the fab-tool and electronic materials markets are off to a rough start in 2009. And don't expect the market to improve, prompting the possible acceleration of a shake-out in the sector.
2015-12-23 Toshiba lets go of consumer biz amid reorg plan
The Japanese company that makes everything from NAND flash chips to washing machines expects roughly $51.28 billion in sales for its current fiscal year, down from $55 billion last year.
2002-02-15 Toshiba lays off 12 percent of U.S. workforce
Blaming the continued weakness in the electronics industry, Toshiba America Electronic Components Inc. confirmed Wednesday that it has laid off 60 of its employees, or 12 percent of its workforce, working at various U.S. branches.
2009-02-05 Top Japan electronics companies see red
Japan's electronics industry, a key driver for the country's economy ,is facing the biggest crisis since 2002and possibly its biggest shock ever.
2009-06-15 Top 10 electronics blunders
Every once in awhile, electronics firms or individuals who work for them do something that makes everyone else in the industry scratch their heads and, perhaps, wince. These are actions and decisions thatwhile they may seem perfectly logical to those making the decisionsdon't really add up in the minds of most people.
2008-10-30 TI to shed about 350 jobs in France
Texas Instruments Inc. announced its intention to cut 300 to 350 jobs, out of 900, at its site in Villeneuve-Loubet, in the French region of Provence-Alpes-Cte-d'Azur.
2008-10-22 TI seeks to dispose portion of mobile baseband unit
TI is in negotiations with undisclosed potential buyers of its merchant baseband IC business, but would continue to support some of its custom baseband customers.
2009-01-28 TI profit crashes 86%, sheds jobs
Texas Instruments Inc. announced that it will cut 12 percent of its workforce as it restructures operations following one of the worst sequential and y-on-y quarterly performances.
2011-06-01 Three companies to buy TES Electronics
According to a report, the Tribunal de Commerce de Rennes has ordered that TES be sold to three different companies.
2002-11-29 Telecom test project stirs interest at Ixia
Motivating a team to design a compact test module for 40Gbps networks was not the easiest thing in the world at a time when market analysts were warning that 40Gb telecommunications transport would remain mired in overcapacity for quarters, or even years, to come.
2004-03-03 Tekelec buys softswitch specialist Taqua
Tekelec Inc., the telecom-test and packet telephony specialist based in Calabasas, California, expanded its foothold in Class 5 switching and soft switch markets by acquiring Taqua Systems Inc. for $85 million in cash, plus the assumption of Taqua shares.
2003-10-01 Tech careers in Korea show mixed signals
The aftermath of the economic slump had left South Korea with a mixed population of mostly skeptics and only a few optimists.
2015-03-04 Taking a closer look at NXP, Freescale's merger plans
Assuming the deal closes as expected before the end of the year, the merged company will have the arsenal it needs to ensure its survival in a consolidating chip industry.
2003-09-16 Sweden scrambles to save one of two remaining fabs
The Swedish government is scrambling to keep open at least one of the nation's last two operating fabs, both now owned by Infineon Technologies AG.
2008-11-17 Sun changes course, burning thousands
From the first sentence of the press release, you almost thought they were announcing good news. But then came "As part of this effort, Sun is announcing a global workforce reduction" and the picture became both darker and clearer.
2012-03-16 ST-Ericsson a target for takeover
Potential buyers for ST-Ericsson could include Advanced Micro Devices Inc., Intel Corp., Nvidia Corp. and Texas Instruments, a Reuters report said quoting sources.
2009-01-29 ST cost-cutting scheme affects 4,500 jobs
STMicroelectronics Inc. has outlined a major cost-cutting effort in 2009, which includes plans to shed 4,500 jobs amid loss and poor outlook.
2002-12-13 Sprint to trim payroll in '03
Sprint Corp. said that it will trim 2,100 employees from its payroll over the next year as it consolidates several organizational departments and moves toward integrated wireline and wireless service offerings.
2009-03-03 Spansion files for bankruptcy
NOR flash supplier Spansion Inc. has filed for bankruptcy amid growing anger among former employees at the company.
2002-09-16 South Korea will lead recovery
South Korea is expected to lead the economic recovery due to the country's lead in developing next-generation handsets, strengthening memory market, and high-speed picture processing associated with HDTV, observes Vic Kulkarni.
2011-11-10 Solar panel firm details cost-cutting plan
SunPower's planned restructuring in 4Q11 is hoped to reduce operating expenses by as much as 10 percent next year.
2002-10-14 Snubbed at home, chip startups pursue options in Asia
With start-up semiconductor companies being bypassed in the United States, they are training their eyes in Asia.
2013-04-09 Smartphone boom may limit growth for EMS, ODM
The reason behind this forecast is that mobile communications brands increasingly opt to manufacture smartphones on their own, dragging growth opportunities for outsourced manufacturers.
2008-11-24 Slowdown hits Japan fab-tool market, too
Japanese-based semiconductor equipment manufacturers posted a book-to-bill ratio of 0.81 in October, down from 0.95 in September, according to the Semiconductor Equipment Association of Japan.
2005-09-05 Sipex to outsource manufacturing to China
Sipex Corp. plans to close its U.S. wafer manufacturing facility and outsource manufacturing to a Chinese company, Sipex said Thursday (Sept. 1).
2002-05-14 Shifting opinion shakes footing of embedded Linux
The embedded Linux waters grow murkier, as analysts disagree over the future of the upstart operating system and one vendor, Lineo Inc., fights for its life.
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