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Google TV gets boost from STMicroelectronics

Google's effort to move into the TV space is getting a boost from chipmaker STMicroelectronics, which has upgraded its Software Development Kit 2 (SSDK2) to permit the development of Android-compliant devices. This includes supporting the latest Google services for TV, the chipmaker said in a press release.

Ericsson, STMicro to shutter ST-Ericsson chipset joint venture

Ericsson and STMicroelectronics agreed to shut down their unprofitable ST-Ericsson chipset joint venture and split up its assets, a move that will lead to a net loss of 1,600 jobs.

Report: Ericsson, STMicro fail to find buyer for ST-Ericsson venture

Ericsson and STMicroelectronics have tried and failed over the past three months to find a buyer for their struggling ST-Ericsson chipset joint venture, according to a  Bloomberg  report.

Ericsson to take $1.2B charge in Q4 related to ST-Ericsson venture

Ericsson said it will take a $1.2 billion charge in the fourth quarter related to its money-losing chipset joint venture with STMicroelectronics, ST-Ericsson, as it explores future options for the company.

STMicro to dump stake in ST-Ericsson chipset vendor

STMicroelectronics said it will sell off its stake in ST-Ericsson, the struggling chipset maker that STMicro jointly owns with Ericsson. STMicro said that as a result of strategic changes it is making it will exit its stake in the venture after a transition period, which is expected to end during the third quarter of 2013.

Ericsson, STMicro hire JP Morgan to advise on options for ST-Ericsson

Ericsson and STMicroelectronics appointed JP Morgan to advise on the options they have for their loss-making semiconductor venture, ST-Ericsson.

ST-Ericsson to cut jobs, offload apps processors to STMicro

ST-Ericsson said it would cut 1,700 jobs and transfer the development of its standalone applications processor business to one of its parent companies, STMicroelectronics, in a bid to change the

ST-Ericsson set for major overhaul as sell-off rumours increase

ST-Ericsson will undergo a significant restructuring within the next two weeks as speculation increases that its new CEO is positioning the ailing company for a potential sale, according to a Reuters

Report: ST-Ericsson plans reorg, could become acquisition target

ST-Ericsson will unveil a major revamp of its operations in the next two weeks, and could become a takeover target for other chipset makers, according to a Reuters article. The article, which cited

ST-Ericsson, TI hit by Nokia's declining Symbian's sales

Chipset makers ST-Ericsson and Texas Instruments warned that their businesses could be impacted by declining sales of Nokia's (NYSE:NOK) legacy Symbian smartphones. ST-Ericsson, the venture between