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May 16, 2001 | Reuters
Communications chip maker TriQuint Semiconductor Inc. said it would acquire wireless communications parts maker Sawtek Inc. in a stock deal worth about $1.3 billion that is a move to boost its offerings for cell phone handsets and other devices. Under the deal, Sawtek shareholders would receive 1.1507 shares of TriQuint common stock for each share of Sawtek.
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BUSINESS
May 16, 2001 | Reuters
Communications chip maker TriQuint Semiconductor Inc. said it would acquire wireless communications parts maker Sawtek Inc. in a stock deal worth about $1.3 billion that is a move to boost its offerings for cell phone handsets and other devices. Under the deal, Sawtek shareholders would receive 1.1507 shares of TriQuint common stock for each share of Sawtek.
BUSINESS
January 24, 1991 | JAMES F. PELTZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
GigaBit Logic and TriQuint Semiconductor said Wednesday that they plan to merge, forming the nation's largest producer of gallium arsenide semiconductors. Gallium arsenide chips--made with gallium, a soft metallic element, and arsenic--are faster and more powerful than the conventional silicon-based semiconductors that power everything from computers to satellites.
BUSINESS
January 10, 1998
BankBoston Corp. plans to close two offices in Europe to consolidate its underperforming corporate banking business in London, resulting in a first-quarter pretax charge of $13 million and 45 job cuts.. . . Tyson Foods Inc. completed its $615-million purchase of Hudson Foods Inc. and said it doesn't plan any "major" firings in combining the poultry processors. . . . Raytheon Co. agreed to sell a radar computer-chip business to TriQuint Semiconductor Inc. for about $39 million.
BUSINESS
February 5, 1991
GigaBit Logic Inc., a Newbury Park semiconductor concern, has lowered its stake in Cray Computer Corp. from 9% to 6.7% of the company's stock. In a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, GigaBit said it sold 425,000 Cray Computer shares between Oct. 12 and Nov. 26, at prices ranging from $4.84 to $3.50 a share. That cut GigaBit's holdings to 1.2 million shares. GigaBit acquired its Cray Computer stock last year in exchange for assets that Cray used in manufacturing computer chips.
BUSINESS
March 6, 2001 | Bloomberg News
Xilinx Inc., the No. 1 maker of programmable semiconductors, said fiscal fourth-quarter sales will be less than expected because customers canceled orders. Sales in the quarter ending this month could fall as much as 15% from the previous period's $450.1 million, said spokeswoman Lori Owen. Analysts polled by First Call/Thomson Financial expected Xilinx to have revenue of $481.3 million.
BUSINESS
December 13, 2000 | Bloomberg News
Is there a semiconductor company left that hasn't warned about a weak fourth quarter? Among the chip-related firms lined up at the confessional on Tuesday: * Dallas Semiconductor (DS) slumped $8 to $26 after the firm said fourth-quarter earnings will disappoint. Dallas Semi, which sells specialized chips to some of the largest computer and telephone-equipment makers, said customers over-purchased in earlier quarters, prompting them to cancel orders now.
BUSINESS
June 1, 1994 | PATRICE APODACA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Gallium-arsenide microchips make computers run faster than the ubiquitous silicon chip used today. Gallium chips also need less power. On the wings of such promises rode the hopes of young Vitesse Semiconductor Corp. Within a few months of its $9-a-share initial public offering in December, 1991, Vitesse's stock had reached $21, giving the Camarillo-based company a market value of nearly $300 million. This for a tiny firm with a string of losses and most of its revenue from development fees.
BUSINESS
January 24, 1991 | JAMES F. PELTZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
GigaBit Logic and TriQuint Semiconductor said Wednesday that they plan to merge, forming the nation's largest producer of gallium arsenide semiconductors. Gallium arsenide chips--made with gallium, a soft metallic element, and arsenic--are faster and more powerful than the conventional silicon-based semiconductors that power everything from computers to satellites.
BUSINESS
May 25, 2001 | From Associated Press
Stocks ended an uneven session with moderate gains Thursday as investors vacillated between optimism and fear about the economy. The market also was trying to determine the effect of the change in leadership in the Senate. The Dow Jones industrial average closed up 16.91 points, or 0.2%, at 11,122.42 after falling 60 points earlier in the session. Wall Street's broader indicators followed the Dow's path, advancing late in the session. The Nasdaq composite index rose 38.54 points, or 1.
BUSINESS
May 24, 2001 | From Times Wire Services
Stocks fell Wednesday as investors, wary even in the midst of their resurgent optimism, decided to cash in profits from a market that has rallied hard since early April. The pullback, which had been anticipated, ended the Nasdaq composite index's six-session advance, its longest winning streak since February 2000. Nasdaq closed the session down 70.37 points, or 3.0%, at 2,243.48. The Dow Jones industrial average stumbled 151.73 points, or 1.4%, to 11,105.51.
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