January 17, 2012
The Durham-based light emitting diodes and chip technology firm reports revenues under analysts' expectations. Earnings miss by a penny. CEO says "business environment remains challenging."
Updated January 10, 2012
Big Blue blog: GlobalFoundries Inc. and IBM announced a deal Monday to manufacture chips at the new GlobalFoundries plant in N.Y. Plus:
December 13, 2011
By using new software and hardware to get a more detailed picture of what's hot and what's not, data centers can spread work around to different computers to keep them cool - evn at 100 degrees, Intel says. But will customers listen?
Updated December 5, 2011
Jay Baliga, a professor who invented a semiconductor chip that has transformed society, seemed born for engineering greatness. He recently was honored for his achievements with a National Medal of Technology and Innovation.
November 23, 2011
By adding Qualcomm Gobi, Lenovo says its ThinkPad Tablet will operate across multiple carriers and technologies.
November 21, 2011
IBM, Lenovo, Apple, EMC, Dell, Intel, AMD, Microsoft, others provide a snapshot of the IT sector's heatlh.
November 17, 2011
Bulldog blog: iPhone tops BlackBerry in enterprise survey; HP takes on Apple with ultrabook; Meebo now reaches 250 million uniques a month; Intel packs supercomputing power in a palm-sized chip.
November 16, 2011
N.C. State Researchers aim to develop a three-dimensional chip structure with the goal of boosting energy efficiency. They aim to have a prototype by 2014.
November 4, 2011
The ex president of Lenovo says the chip maker will cut 12 percent of its workforce while also shifting products to faster growing markets.
November 3, 2011
Digitalsmiths adds video discovery tool; Viamt names chief medical officer, SciQuest lands new client; Clinipace promotes an exec; Ziptronix reports chip distortion advance.
October 26, 2011
Researchers at N.C. State and Purdue find that gallium nitride is non-toxic and is compatible with human cells.
Updated October 20, 2011
Shares in the light emitting diode and semiconductor technology company fall 12 percent - the most in nine months - after Cree said earnings and gross margin this quarter will be below analysts' estimates.
Cree's LED prototype 60-watt bulb replacement
Updated October 18, 2011
The light emitting and semiconductor technology firm reports revenues of $269 and earnings of 25 cents per share after one-time expenses and other items.
Cree's latest LED light bulb
October 18, 2011
The numbers are likely to provide some comfort for investors jittery about the weak state of the global computer market. But they don't change the underlying dynamics likely to keep PC demand depressed.
Updated September 29, 2011
The disclosure Wednesday is an inauspicious start for AMD's Read, who was lured away from Lenovo Group last month to lead AMD at a difficult time for the Sunnyvale, Calif.-based company and its industry.
September 28, 2011
The state of New York helps fund the effort with $400 million investment in a university nanotech center. Governor says the initiative will create and preserve nearly 7,000 jobs.
Updated August 31, 2011
The deal involves patents for use in bonding technology that enhances digital imaging.
Ziptronix bonding technology in process.
August 26, 2011
Read, who joined Lenovo when it bought IBM's PC division in 2005, is tasked to turn around chip maker.
Lenovo's top executives
August 19, 2011
The Durham-based company hopes to raise another $3.5 million, according to an SEC filing.
August 5, 2011
The venture capital backed startup, which has been funded locally by Intersouth Partners and NCIDEA, is commercializing technology developed at NC State.