from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A manufacturer of electronic and integrated circuit chips.

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  • n. A company that manufactures integrated circuit chips.


chip +‎ maker (Wiktionary)


  • Shares in German chipmaker Infineon Technologies jumped 10.8% and shares in mobile handset maker Nokia, which reports on Thursday, climbed 3.4%.

    Tech Surge Boosts Europe Stocks

  • Shares in German chipmaker Infineon Technologies jumped 8.4% after ABN Amro upgraded the firm to buy from hold.

    European Shares Close Higher

  • Russia is also talking to Germany about Sistema's interest in taking a stake in German chipmaker Infineon, a deal that has been mooted since late 2009 although it is not clear whether the purchase is linked to GLONASS chips.

    China Post Online - Taiwan , News , Taiwan newspaper

  • Russia's growing appetite for technology companies is the likely cause of renewed speculation about Russian financial holding company Sistema acquiring a stake in German chipmaker Infineon.

    Deutsche Welle: DW-WORLD.DE

  • Shares in German chipmaker Infineon rise 11.7 percent to the top of the German top-30 DAX, after China's Inspur says it is not in talks with Qimonda about taking a minority stake in the insolvent German chipmaker, but that an affiliate may consider taking a stake. News

  • Russian conglomerate AFK Sistema may acquire a 20-percent stake in German chipmaker Infineon Technologies AG (Munich, Germany) for about 1 billion euros ($1.46 billion).


  • Eyeing China's cheaper labor cost and bigger market potential, TSMC set up an 8-inch fab in Shanghai in 2003, while rival United Microelectronics Corp (UMC, 聯電) owns a 15 percent stake in Chinese chipmaker He Jian Technology (Suzhou) Co (和艦).

    Taipei Times

  • That's its obvious intention to become a public-facing brand at least as well known as the chipmaker, even if the general public has little clue about what its products actually do.

    InformationWeek - All Stories And Blogs

  • The chipmaker, which is based in Eindhoven, The Netherlands, and has reported losses for three straight years, plans to use the proceeds to repay debt.

    NYT > Home Page

  • The South Korean chipmaker, which is due to announce fourth-quarter results on Jan. 21, will probably post net income of 1.8 trillion won in 2010, according to the median estimate of 16 analysts surveyed by Bloomberg. --


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