One of the World’s Biggest Diamonds Could Be Key to Some of the World’s Fastest Microchips

One of the World’s Biggest Diamonds Could Be Key to Some of the World’s Fastest Microchips

Microchips are hot. Literally. As engineers cram more functions and power into chips, they require more energy and, thus, produce more heat than ever before. To beat that heat, which limits the performance of the computers and other gadgets we use, Silicon Valley is looking to some surprising materials. Chip companies large and small are … Read more

Samsung Electronics’ Third-Quarter Net Profit Beats Consensus

Samsung Electronics’ Third-Quarter Net Profit Beats Consensus

South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics said its third-quarter net profit fell 38% on the year but more than tripled on the quarter to beat market consensus, as its semiconductor business narrowed losses amid signs of recovery in demand. The world’s largest maker of memory chips, smartphones and televisions said Tuesday that net profit came … Read more

Schaeffler Makes €3.6 Billion Bid for Vitesco Technologies

Schaeffler Makes €3.6 Billion Bid for Vitesco Technologies

Schaeffler has offered €91 a share in cash for Vitesco, the first of three steps toward a combination of the two companies. Source link

Nelson Peltz plans a fresh push for board seats at Disney following a relentless slide in the entertainment giant's shares.

Nelson Peltz plans a fresh push for board seats at Disney following a relentless slide in the entertainment giant's shares.

Nelson Peltz plans a fresh push for board seats at Disney following a relentless slide in the entertainment giant’s shares.  Source link

Nelson Peltz Boosts Stake, Seeks Board Seats at Disney

Nelson Peltz Boosts Stake, Seeks Board Seats at Disney

The activist’s Trian Fund Management has accumulated stake worth more than $2.5 billion to become one of the entertainment giant’s top holders. Source link

The Top Stock Funds Over the Past Year Had One Thing in Common: Nvidia

The Top Stock Funds Over the Past Year Had One Thing in Common: Nvidia

Shares of the chip maker were big holdings of the large-cap growth funds that led gainers over the past 12 months. Source link

You Can Tell Rover He's a Bad Dog From 3,000 Miles Away

You Can Tell Rover He's a Bad Dog From 3,000 Miles Away

Home security cameras give pet owners a way to intervene when they witness misbehavior. But should they? Source link

How Nvidia Got Huge—and Almost Invincible

How Nvidia Got Huge—and Almost Invincible

The maker of graphics chips saw the AI revolution coming early on, and built a strong moat before other companies understood what was happening. Source link

Blacklisted Chinese Chip Maker Does a Thriving Business With U.S.

Blacklisted Chinese Chip Maker Does a Thriving Business With U.S.

SMIC’s role in America’s semiconductor industry is fueling a debate on whether technology restrictions are tough enough. Source link