Dan Bloom

Dan Bloom

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Recent articles

Verigy Rockets Higher

Verigy excites Wall Street with a better-than-expected performance.


Semitool Predicts an Upturn

Semitool's business hit a speed bump in 2007, but it sees brighter days ahead.


Investors Wallop Trident

Competitive factors result in a disappointing outlook for Trident Microsystems.


Veeco's Customers Don't Want to Buy

Veeco's quarter met its guidance, but its performance was poor.


Spansion's Rough Road

Spansion turns in another rough quarter, but is there light at the end of the tunnel?

Broadcom Leaps Ahead

Broadcom's new chip promises to sharply reduce the cost of advance mobile phones.


Another Fab Diet

Atmel announces the sale of another wafer fabrication facility.


Benchmark Off the Mark

Benchmark's shares tumble after it issues a profit warning.


Broadcom's Newest Addition

The chipmaker continues its habit of buying important technologies.


Can Anadigics Deliver?

Despite a forecast for slowing growth, the long-term outlook looks bright.

Applied Micro's Latest Disappointment

Is there a silver lining in Applied Micro's revenue shortfall?


Is Altera's Stock Price Jump Warranted?

Investors sent the shares skyward, but Altera may have too much inventory.


Teradyne Sees an Upturn

The manufacturer of chip testers looks to break out of a slump.


Cree's Crummy Quarter

At least the business seems to have halted its decline.


Being Patient With Ultratech

When will it see the payoff from its unique chip technology?

Spansion's Loss Expansion

Spansion is still struggling to generate a profit.


Is a Slowdown Coming at Novellus?

The chip equipment supplier had a decent quarter, but memory prices may continue their descent.


Seagate Suffers a Setback

Competition and weak demand in a few product lines take their toll.


Nanometrics Raises a White Flag

An agreement to end litigation looks like a positive development.


Conexant Comes Up Short

Business had been improving, but Conexant announced that revenue was disappointing for its second quarter.