chip·​mak·​er | \ ˈchip-ˌmā-kər How to pronounce chipmaker (audio) \

Definition of chipmaker

: a manufacturer of integrated circuits

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Those goods, which will include laptops, smartphones and other technology, will hit the chipmakers particularly hard. Clare Duffy, CNN, "The trade war with China is coming for the American computer industry," 2 Aug. 2019 And the chipmaker reported second-quarter sales well above its forecast, while modestly raising expectations for the year. Mike Rogoway,, "Intel confirms $1 billion sale of modem business to Apple; outlook improves," 25 July 2019 Among the individual stocks, a solid earnings report from Texas Instruments pushed the chipmaker’s stock higher and made the sector the biggest gainer. Damian J. Troise,, "Stocks hit record highs as investors reward solid earnings," 24 July 2019 The world's sixth-largest chipmaker reported second-quarter net income fell to $1.31 billion, or $1.36 per share, from $1.41 billion, or $1.40 a share, in the same period a year earlier. Bloomberg Wire, Dallas News, "Texas Instruments' sales beat expectations, defy China trade fears," 23 July 2019 Swan took over as interim CEO in June 2018, at a difficult time in the chipmaker's history. Aaron Pressman, Fortune, "Intel’s New CEO Blames Years-Long Chip Delay on Being Too ‘Aggressive’," 16 July 2019 Broadcom wouldn’t be the first chipmaker to try a foray into security software., "Broadcom is said to be in advanced talks to acquire Symantec," 3 July 2019 Intel isn’t the only chipmaker aiming to remold the PC industry to its vision. Brad Chacos, PCWorld, "Nvidia's RTX Studio laptops pair fierce hardware with dedicated drivers for content creators," 27 May 2019 Two reports, one from Bloomberg and the other in the New York Times, cited anonymous sources saying that Intel and Micron, two large American chipmakers, had begun to supply Huawei again in June. The Economist, "Donald Trump eases off Huawei as firms discover holes in his export ban," 4 July 2019

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First Known Use of chipmaker

1977, in the meaning defined above

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