Stories by Sarah Deveaux

  • Global semiconductor sales reach record $US16.6 billion

    Worldwide sales of semiconductors reached an all-time high in June, hitting $US16.6 billion, up 48.1 per cent over a year ago, according to a Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) report. The semiconductor market covers a wide array of chips for different uses, including telephones, cellular phones, personal digital assistants (PDAs) and PCs. Memory chips, logic chips, flash chips and microprocessor chips are among those that comprise the market.

  • IDC: e-commerce app model likely to change

    Electronic-commerce applications vendors are likely to change their business model to bring in revenue from transaction charges and subscription fees assessed to customers, according to a study released by International Data Corp (IDC).