Definition of chipmaker
: a manufacturer of integrated circuits
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Chinese e-commerce company Baidu rose $5.62, or 3.1 percent, to $185.59 and chipmaker Nvidia gained $4.18, or 3 percent, to $143.51.
Intel plans to lay off 97 people at its corporate headquarters in Santa Clara and up to 40 more in Ireland as the chipmaker makes cuts to its Internet of Things group.
This is the biggest fine for a single company in an EU antitrust case, exceeding a 1.06-billion-euro sanction handed down to U.S. chipmaker Intel (intc, -0.35%) in 2009.
Intel, the world's largest chipmaker, joins Team8's syndicate members Microsoft, Cisco, Qualcomm, AT&T, Citigroup, Accenture, Nokia, Bessemer Venture Partners, and Eric Schmidt’s Innovation Endeavors.
Elsewhere, chipmakers fell, with Nvidia off $6.37, or 4.3 percent, at $143.23 and Advanced Micro Devices down 65 cents, or 5.3 percent, to $11.63.
The tech industry has been fueled for decades by the ability of chipmakers to shoehorn ever smaller, faster transistors into the chips that power laptops, servers, and mobile devices.
Now chipmakers need to use another type of transistor that provides yet another stay of execution.
Broadcom Inc., up $19.94 to $254.53 The chipmaker had a better fiscal second quarter than analysts expected.
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