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Monday 6th June 2005
Four major European retailers - Ahold, Carrefour, Metro Group and Tesco – have agreed to use a standard drawn up by the European Adoption Programme (EAP) for RFID tags for consumer goods.
Monday 6th June 2005
US-based ACM Research has developed an electro-chemical copper-planarisation process for oxidising tantalum (Ta) barrier layers used in copper low-k interconnect.
Friday 3rd June 2005
Number one European chip maker Infineon has sold its wearable electronics operations to Interactive Wear in a management buy-out.
Tuesday 31st May 2005
Worldwide sales of semiconductors declined slightly in April to US$18.2 billion, a fall of 1.2% from the $18.4 billion reported in March, according to the latest figures from the Semiconductor Industry Association.
Thursday 26th May 2005
Troubled Israel-based pure-play foundry Tower Semiconductor slipped further into the red in the first quarter of 2005, reporting escalating losses of US$55.5 million on declining revenues of $23.2 million.
Thursday 26th May 2005
Strong demand for semiconductors is keeping the chemical and material market in high gear, according to the report "Chemicals And Materials For Sub-100nm IC Manufacturing," recently published by The Information Network
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Wednesday 25th May 2005
The NAND sector grew faster than any other part of the semiconductor industry in 2004, according to a new report by Semico Research.
Wednesday 25th May 2005
Denmark-based wireless communications firm RTX Telecom has been chosen by US giant Microsoft to help develop the game pad for the next generation Xbox 360 games console.
Wednesday 25th May 2005
Number one Chinese foundry SMIC has secured a US$600 million five-year loan from a series of Chinese banks. The cash will be used to expand three 300mm fabs in Beijing.
Wednesday 25th May 2005
Strong demand for semiconductors is keeping the chemical and material market in high gear, according to the report 'Chemicals And Materials For Sub-100nm IC Manufacturing,' recently published by The Information Network.
Tuesday 24th May 2005
Researchers at Toshiba Research Europe in Cambridge, UK have developed a light source that can send single photons in a regular stream through optical fibre over long distances.
Tuesday 24th May 2005
The Advanced Technology Institute (ATI) – a UK-based research institute – has announced UK£1.6 million of funding for research into cutting edge technologies such as nanotechnology and photonics.
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Monday 23rd May 2005
South Korean electronics giant Samsung has developed what it claims is the first solid state disk based on NAND flash memory technology.
Monday 23rd May 2005
Chip makers Infineon, IBM and Macronix have launched a joint research initiative to explore the potential of a new form of computer memory called phase-change memory (PCM).
Friday 20th May 2005
Inspection tool vendor Belgium-based ICOS Vision Systems has shipped its first CI-9250 system for the three-dimensional inspection of pin grid arrays (PGA's) to a leading global semiconductor manufacturer.
Thursday 19th May 2005
US nanotechnology firm Arrowhead Research has bought a suite of nanosensor patents and patent applications developed by Dr Hermann Gaub, a professor of biophysics with the Centre for Nanoscience at the Ludwig-Maximilians University in Munich, Germany.
Thursday 19th May 2005
US communications chip maker Broadcom has started federal litigation against Qualcomm, alleging that its US rival has infringed ten of its patents related to communications and multimedia processing technologies.
Wednesday 18th May 2005
EV Group chief executive Peter Podesser and chief financial officer Peter Hoffmann have resigned as a result of a difference of opinion with the Austrian company’s family owners
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Tuesday 17th May 2005
Number two European chip maker STMicroelectronics is to cut its workforce outside Asia by 3,000 in response to sluggish demand and the weak dollar. The company said that the cutbacks - to be completed by mid-2006 - were needed to "recover profitability after disappointing" results for the first quarter of 2005.
Tuesday 17th May 2005
UK-based bridge chip company Oxford Semiconductor has developed a range of SATA disk interfacing ICs that it claims offers "a significant number of technology firsts".
Monday 16th May 2005
Venture capital investment in European companies leapt to euro 880.3 million in the first quarter of 2005, according to a new report by market analysts Ernst and Young and VentureOne.
Friday 13th May 2005
Peter Podesser has resigned as chief executive officer of Austria-based wafer processing equipment vendor EV Group. More information on his resignation will be published when it is available.
Thursday 12th May 2005
Number three European semiconductor maker Philips and software behemoth Microsoft have agreed to work together to ensure connectivity between Windows-based PCs and products equipped with Philips's semiconductors.
Wednesday 11th May 2005
Dr Morris Chang, founder of the world's number one foundry, TSMC, has appointed Dr Rick Tsai as his successor as chief executive officer. Tsai – who is currently chief operating officer – will take up his new role on July 1.

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