$SLAB (Silicon Laboratories Inc.)

$SLAB {{ '2015-11-23T21:50:31+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Provider of silicon and software solutions $SLAB said it has acquired Telegesis, a provider of ZigBee modules for $20MM in an all cash transaction. The acquisition of Telegesis is expected to contribute incremental revenue at an annual run-rate of about $8-10MM for the remainder of 4Q15 and also for FY16.

$FB {{ '2017-07-26T21:01:43+0000' | timeago}} • Infographic

$FB Facebook Earnings AlphaGraphics: Q2 2017 highlights

$TXN {{ '2017-07-26T20:44:52+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

Talking about guidance, $TXN said it has good visibility for 50% of the revenue and the rest depends on various external factors. Normally, the chip maker takes into account the demand patterns of customers, backlog, and the order flow to provide guidance. Historically, sequential revenue growth is weaker in the first and fourth quarters.

$TXN {{ '2017-07-26T20:43:13+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

Chipmaker Texas said, at the end of 2016, 51% of its revenue came from automotive and industrial customers. YTD, $TXN continues to see growth in both of these markets, which would result in more revenues. At 2016 end, 85% of $TXN revenue came from shipments to locations outside US; shipments to China typically represent a large portion of revenue.

$TXN {{ '2017-07-26T20:41:14+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$TXN continues to focus its strategy on the industrial and automotive markets. Chipmaker believes that industrial and automotive segments will be the fastest-growing semiconductor markets due to their increasing semiconductor content, which also provides diversity and longevity of products resulting in high terminal value of the portfolio.

$FB {{ '2017-07-26T20:28:21+0000' | timeago}} • Infographic

$FB had long warned investors that the revenue growth in 2017 is going to slow, yet the company posted 45% revenue growth in 2Q17 to $9.32Bil. Mobile advertising revenue represented approx. 87% of the advertising revenue during the quarter.

$AMD {{ '2017-07-26T18:33:33+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$AMD has re-entered the $16Bil datacenter market by launching its EPYC family of high-performance datacenter processors. The company is aggressively working towards capturing 10% of server-chip market share from $INTC, while also substantially investing in PC processors and graphics chips.

$AMD {{ '2017-07-26T18:08:11+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$AMD said the growing adoption of Ryzen CPUs, combined with the sixth consecutive quarter of double-digit YoY Graphics sales growth, resulted in a 51% YoY growth in Computing & Graphics revenue. While $INTC focuses on CPU and $NVDA on GPU, $AMD produces both products and that puts it in a unique position to benefit from a changing market for chips.

$AMD {{ '2017-07-26T17:27:56+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

In 2Q17, $AMD posted the first operating profit in its Computing and Graphics business in three years, mainly due to stronger sales of its new Ryzen chips. With a significant ramp and strong sell-through of Ryzen CPUs in the first full quarter of sales, Ryzen chips are said to outperform those of $INTC in the desktop PC and gaming markets.

$TXN {{ '2017-07-25T22:24:59+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Effective manufacturing strategy & shifting of analog production to 300mm wafer has helped $TXN increase its 2Q17 gross margin to 64.3% vs. 61.2% in 2Q16. Looking ahead, chipmaker expects 3Q17 revenues of $3.74 to 4.06 billion, and EPS between $1.04 and $1.18, which includes an estimated $20MM discrete tax benefit.

$TXN {{ '2017-07-25T22:07:31+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$TXN, which supplies chips to $AAPL (iPhone) for charging controller and power management reported strong segment results. Analog revenues increased 18% due to increased production of 300mm wafers, which is 40% cheaper vs 200mm wafers. Embedded Processing revenue grew 15% due to increased revenues from microcontrollers and processors product lines.

$TXN {{ '2017-07-25T21:47:25+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Dallas based chipmaker $TXN, which sells products to about 100,000 customers, reported impressive 2Q17 results, beating Street estimates. Revenue increased 13% backed by continued strong demand for its chips from automotive and industrial customers. The company reported Q2 EPS of $1.03 vs. Street consensus of $0.96.

$TXN {{ '2017-07-25T20:40:29+0000' | timeago}} • Infographic

$TXN Texas Instruments Earnings AlphaGraphics: Q2 2017 highlights

$IBM {{ '2017-07-21T17:53:42+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$IBM and University of Alberta published new data in Nature's partner journal Schizophrenia, exhibiting that machine learning algorithms helped predict schizophrenia with 74% accuracy. The technology predicted the severity of some symptoms in schizophrenia patients with significant correlation.

$MSFT {{ '2017-07-20T22:39:57+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$MSFT, the 3rd largest market cap firm in US after $AAPL and $GOOGL, reported a profit that doubled in the tech giant's final quarter of 2017. The strong performance was boosted by growth in Cloud and Office businesses. GAAP net income surged 109% to $6.5Bil. GAAP EPS spiked up 112% to $0.83, aided by tax benefits. Non-GAAP EPS grew 42% to $0.98.

$INTU {{ '2017-07-20T20:50:50+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$INTU appointed Deborah Liu to its BoD. Liu, currently leads $FB's developer and commerce businesses and has spent the last 15 years in product management. Liu is a seed investor and advisor to many start-ups. She co-founded and is the Board Chair of Women in Product.

$QCOM {{ '2017-07-20T13:05:52+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

Through 3Q17, $QCOM returned approx. $3.4Bil to stockholders, including $2.4Bil in dividends paid and $1Bil in share repurchases.

$QCOM {{ '2017-07-20T12:58:00+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

During 3Q17, $QCOM entered into a collaboration with Packet,  a metal cloud provider, to deliver consumable cloud platform based on the its Centriq 2400 processor to be accessed by the software development community.

$TXN {{ '2017-07-20T12:54:24+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Semiconductor major $TXN, which derives about 85% of revenue from shipments to locations outside US, announced today that Brian Crutcher has joined its Board. Crutcher has been with the chipmaker for more than 20 decades. Texas' CEO commented, "He knows TI well and brings strong financial acumen and business judgment to the board."

$AAPL {{ '2017-07-20T12:48:23+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

In regard with its battle against $AAPL, $QCOM has filed patent infringement complaints against the iPhone maker with both the International Trade Commission and in Federal Court in the US. The ITC investigation is expected to commence in August and the case will be tried next year.

$QCOM {{ '2017-07-20T12:28:59+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$QCOM'S pending $38Bil takeover of NXP Semiconductors is seen as a key strategy to expand its Internet of Things. The smartphone chipmaker expects the combined company to have an annual revenue of more than $30Bil. The transaction, that may face obstacles in the European Union, is expected to close by end of calendar 2017.

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