Stories by John Ribeiro

  • Marvell to profit from Intel's communications business

    Marvell Technology Group will need around 18 months to make money from its proposed acquisition of Intel's loss-making communications and application processor business, according to the company's president and chief executive officer, Sehat Sutardja.

  • India offers incentives for high-tech manufacturers

    India is introducing new measures to make it a preferred location for manufacturing computer chips and other high-tech goods, its finance minister announced. The absence of large-scale semiconductor manufacturing in the country has been a weak spot in India's advancement as a centre for high-tech development.

  • PortalPlayer offers 'always-on' laptop interface

    An "always on" display technology from PortalPlayer that lets users peek inside their notebooks without booting them up will cost manufacturers US$30 to US$40 to add to each machine, the company's president and CEO said this week.

  • Infosys posts strong revenue, profit growth

    India's second largest outsourcer, Infosys Technologies Ltd. announced Wednesday that it had robust growth in revenue and profits for the quarter ended December 31 last year, as business for new services picked up.

  • ATI wants half of revenue from consumers

    Graphics chip and chipset vendor ATI Technologies aims to have half of its revenue come from the consumer electronics market in the future, according to the company's president and chief executive officer, Dave Orton.

  • Wipro to buy Austrian wireless semiconductor designer

    Indian outsourcing company, Wipro, announced Monday that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire NewLogic Technologies, a privately held Austrian semiconductor IP (intellectual property) and design services company for about Euro 47 million ($US56.5 million).

  • Intel will invest over US$1 billion in India

    Intel announced Monday that it will invest over US$1 billion in India. The money includes US$250 million it will invest in a venture capital fund, to help stimulate technological innovation in the country and drive the growth of the country's IT industry. The company is also investing US$800 million over the next five years to expand its business in India, including its research and development center in Bangalore, marketing, education and community programs.