semiconductor industry

Semiconductor Industry Growth to Slow in 2011

After two years of go-go growth in the semiconductor sector as customers restocked lean inventories, the industry is expected to post more modest growth in 2011 as it faces lower average selling prices for chips and the cyclical demand for semiconductors hits a lull.

Oracle Sues Micron, Other Chip-Makers for Price-Fixing

Oracle has slapped Micron Technology, Samsung, Hynix, Infineon and other chip-makers with a price-fixing lawsuit, a follow-up to the $173 million antitrust settlement that those companies and others reached with state attorneys generals regarding similar allegations several months back.

Is Intel's Antitrust Battle with FCC Nearing Its End?

The chip giant and the Federal Trade Commission are putting their antitrust battle on hold, as the parties review a potential settlement agreement that could end one of two major antitrust entanglements Intel currently faces.