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Introducing a New Playbook in Process Control

Applied Materials is reinventing process control with a new solution, unveiled today, that uses Big Data and AI to find yield-killing defects better, faster and more cost effectively than legacy approaches. The solution allows chipmakers to accelerate yields and time to market of semiconductor process technologies and fabs. 
Applied Ventures Expands Portfolio with Two New Investments

Applied Ventures Expands Portfolio with Two New Investments

With 2013 in our rear-view mirror, I’m pleased to announce that Applied Ventures has completed another successful and busy year, investing more than $18 million in 2013, including closing six new investments in early stage companies.  Altogether, since we first formed Applied Ventures in 2005, we have invested approximately $179 million in more than 50 portfolio companies spanning equipment, materials, device and process providers in the clean energy, semiconductor, display, lighting and energy storage sectors.