Computer chips

A sign is posted at the Intel company headquarters on July 20, 2011 in Santa Clara, California. Intel will report their quarterly earnings today after the market closes. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Intel To Slash 5,000 Jobs; 5 Percent Of Workforce

Intel plans to trim more than 5,000 jobs from its workforce this year in an effort to boost its earnings amid waning demand for its personal computer chips.



Intel’s Quarterly Profit Drop Is Within Expectations

Intel, the world’s largest chipmaker, said its profit fell 13 percent in the latest quarter as operating expenses rose while sales were flat.


Five suspects arrested in what’s considered the largest computer chip robbery in Bay Area history, April 13, 2010. (KCBS)

5 Arrests In South Bay Armed Computer Chip Theft Ring

Five suspects have been arrested after a ring of armed thieves stole more than $37 million in computer chips from a Fremont company in late February.


Children use laptop computers and a television. (Fethi Belaid/AFP/Getty Images)

Intel CEO: Content-Shifting Key For Chip Makers

Intel’s CEO says the semiconductor industry hasn’t fully cracked the challenge of making chips that help people move content seamlessly between their devices.

CBS San Francisco–09/13/2010