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August 18, 2010 08:56 ET

Professional Research on RF Micro Devices and Atheros Communications -- Rebounding Tech Sector Benefits Semiconductors

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA--(Marketwire - August 18, 2010) - allows shareholders to gain full understanding of the economic and market forces influencing the semiconductor - integrated circuits industry, and offers free research on industry players RF Micro Devices Inc. (NASDAQ: RFMD) and Atheros Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: ATHR). Register today at to receive free research reports on these companies.

Semiconductors are a booming business lately thanks largely to a jump in demand and a preference for efficient, more "green" technology. 

First, demand for semiconductors is up across the board primarily because of the rebounding technology industry. On the PC side, computer sales rose 22.4% and netbook by 20% globally in the second quarter. The other chief contributor was the extraordinary rise of smart phone sales, up 30% from a year ago. is a specialized website where investors can have complete access to free reports on semiconductor - integrated circuits industry; traders looking for analyst opinions on RF Micro Devices Inc., Atheros Communications Inc. and other players in the industry are welcomed to sign up for a free one year membership at

Another key component of semiconductor success has been a global trend towards more efficient and environmentally friendly technology. Companies that have started producing greener technology are capitalizing on the still expanding niche. As global resources grow slimmer and more emphasis is placed on cost/environmentally efficient technology, the companies that got in first could be positioned for the greatest growth. Visit us at to understand the catalysts and forces driving or affecting semiconductor -- integrated circuits stocks.

In this second quarter 2010, RF Micro Devices Inc. posted earnings of $28.1 million as compared to $4.8 million in the same quarter in 2009 and revenue was up 29% to $273.8 million. RF Micro Devices manufactures chips for cell-phone producers like Motorola and Nokia. Conversely, Atheros Communications which released its financials before RF Micro Devices saw its revenue shoot up by 112% to a record $238.2 million this quarter boosted by sturdy demand for its networking and consumer channels as stated by the company's CEO. Shareholders and investors can sign up today at or to download the full reports on RF Micro Devices Inc. and Atheros Communications Inc.

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