Tag: Industrial Electronics

U.S. stocks drift lower after records as investors assess jobless claims, GDP revision

U.S. stocks drifted slightly lower Thursday, as investors weighed data on second quarter economic growth and weekly jobless benefit claims, a day ahead of a...

Judge shoots down law that kept Uber and Lyft drivers from being employees

A judge late Friday shot down a law that would have allowed app-based companies to continue treating drivers as contractors instead of employees in California,...

Opinion: Nvidia’s ARM acquisition is stalled, and there’s a deadline with more than a billion dollars at stake

Nvidia Corp.’s megamerger with ARM Holdings LLC isn’t expected to happen in the timeframe that Nvidia expected, but there are more than a billion reasons...

Square posts upbeat profits while also announcing $29 billion deal for Afterpay

Square Inc.’s surprise release of its quarterly earnings report Sunday was its second-biggest news of the night, behind the announcement that it plans to purchase...

‘Industrial Policy’ Is Back: The West Dusts Off Old Idea to Counter China

The U.S. and its allies have long pressed China to stop helping favored industries with subsidies, government preferences and other interventions. Now they are beginning...

Dow edges higher as investors weigh tech earnings, ahead of Fed update

U.S. stocks on Wednesday were set to climb tentatively higher as investors awaited a fresh policy update from the Federal Reserve and parsed many corporate...

Question not whether AMD can take market share from Intel, but just how much

Advanced Micro Devices Inc. has become more of a threat to larger rival Intel Corp. as it has ever been, and the question now is...

Opinion: Intel appears to be feeling the competitive heat from AMD

Intel Corp.’s data-center sales keep declining as Advanced Micro Devices Corp.’s sales keep growing, and it seems Intel is finally doing something about it. While...

Intel stock ticks lower as outlook barely clears Wall Street expectations following beat

Intel Corp. shares weakened in the extended session Thursday after the chip maker topped expectations, but its outlook barely surpassed the average forecast from Wall...

What does a mature streaming service look like? Netflix is about to show us

Netflix Inc. proved to the world that streaming video could be a big business. Now it will show the world what that business looks like...

Tech Firms to Buy Covid-19 Vaccines on Behalf of Taiwan’s Government

TAIPEI—Taiwan is struggling with the pandemic, short on vaccines and locked in a geopolitical fight with China over access to the shot BioNTech SE co-developed...

Dow drops 300 points as growth scare triggers fall in bond yields

U.S. stocks fell sharply Thursday as yields on government bonds extended their decline with investors shying away from bets on a blistering economic recovery and...

Micron expects memory demand to remain strong, will sell Utah plant to Texas Instruments

Micron Technology Inc. expects memory-chip demand to remain high even as the supply of other types of computer chips meets customer needs, the company said...

Senate passes bill that targets China and chips in 68-32 vote

The Democratic-run Senate, with some Republican support, passed legislation on Tuesday that targets China and aims to support the American semiconductor industry, in a sign...

Tesla price increases caused by major issues sourcing critical parts, Elon Musk says

Major issues sourcing key parts for the production of Tesla’s automobiles are behind recent increases to the cost of the electric vehicles, Chief Executive Elon Musk said...

Nvidia sales hit records again amid chip shortage, and earnings outlook suggests more to come

Nvidia Corp. broke several quarterly sales records and forecast revenue growth as much as $1 billion above Wall Street estimates for the current quarter Wednesday,...

Apple vs. Epic: Why cloud gaming became a hot topic at landmark antitrust trial

The headlines in week one of the Epic Games Inc.-Apple Inc. trial were mostly about exorbitant commission fees charged by the App Store. But a...

Have you held any of these 20 stocks long term? Your current dividend yield might surprise you

Income-seeking investors love dividend stocks, many of which have attractive yields when compared to bond yields. They might like them even more when they realize...

Opinion: Intel’s data-center customers may be ‘digesting,’ but AMD’s buffet is wide open

While Intel Corp. says data-center customers are “digesting,” they seem to still be bellying up to a longtime rival’s buffet. Advanced Micro Devices Inc.’s server-chip...

AMD stock rises as earnings top Street view, data-center sales more than double

Advanced Micro Devices Inc. rose in the extended session Tuesday after the chip maker said data-center revenue more than doubled and results topped Wall Street...

Opinion: Intel’s new CEO has another big problem to fix

Intel Corp.’s new chief executive, Pat Gelsinger, has another urgent problem to deal with, in addition to restoring the chip giant’s manufacturing business to its...

The pandemic’s differing earnings effects will be on display with tech, airline reports

The first big week of earnings season will kick off with a study in contrasts. The tech and airline sectors feature prominently on the earnings...

Nvidia steps up competition with Intel and AMD with first data-center CPU, based on Arm

Nvidia Corp. is stepping up its artificial-intelligence competition with Intel Corp. and Advanced Micro Devices Inc. by introducing a new central processing unit to crunch...

SoftBank snaps up $2.8 billion stake in Norway robotics firm

Japanese investment giant SoftBank has agreed to pay $2.8 billion for a 40% stake in Norwegian warehouse automation company AutoStore. SoftBank SFTBY, +4.87% will buy...

Opinion: Huge demand for memory chips remains, so what is Micron doing about it?

Micron Technology Inc. needs to supply more memory chips in the current semiconductor shortage, but a decision in 2019 to lower production during a downturn...