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  • Last update: Thursday 24 July 2014 [1525 news items]

Smartphone competition to heat up prior to IFA

Aug 19, 14:50

The global smartphone market is heading for a new round of competition in early September when Samsung Electronics and Sony Mobile Communications are set to release new flagship models...

Sony and Samsung to unveil new smartphones and wearable devices in September

Aug 19, 14:03

Samsung Electronics and Sony are expected to unveil their latest smartphones and wearable devices prior to Apple's release of new products in September or October, according to market...

Samsung intros 3D V-NAND SSD for enterprise applications

Aug 16, 15:49

Samsung Electronics has introduced a solid state drive (SSD) based on its 3D V-NAND technology. The new SSD, unveiled during a keynote at the Flash Memory Summit 2013 in California,...

Samsung unveils first 3D V-NAND SSD

Samsung announces Curved OLED TV

Aug 16, 15:13

Samsung Electronics America has announced the availability of its first Curved OLED TV in the US. The KN55S9C is also the first TV to feature MultiView capabilities with Full HD and...

Samsung Curved OLED TV

BlackBerry likely to be sold in parts as it looks for strategic alternatives, say sources

Aug 14, 15:11

The chance is low for BlackBerry to be acquired by any rival companies after the Canada-based smartphone vendor announced recently that it has formed a special committee to explore...

Samsung and affiliate to buy German OLED maker for EUR260 million

Aug 13, 12:41

Samsung Electronics and its affiliate Cheil Industries have agreed to acquire Novaled, a Germany-based OLED manufacturer, for a total of EUR260 million (US$347 million).

Tablet brand vendors preparing for competition in September

Aug 12, 21:11

First-tier tablet vendors including Apple, Samsung Electronics and Amazon, have all geared up for the next-generation tablet competition in September, while Intel and Google are also...

Samsung, Apple reportedly developing 12-inch and above tablets

Aug 12, 11:46

Samsung is reportedly developing tablets with a 12-inch or larger display echoing rumors that Apple reportedly has similar plans. Sources from the upstream supply chain believe the...

Samsung stays in lead while SK Hynix regains 3rd spot in 2Q13 NAND flash sales ranking, says DRAMeXchnage

Aug 12, 10:54

DRAMeXchange has released its quarterly sales ranking for branded NAND flash manufacturers. Samsung Electronics remained the leader while SK Hynix surpassed Micron Technology to regain...

Samsung reportedly delays Tizen development

Aug 12, 10:31

Samsung Electronics reportedly has slowed down the development of its Tizen operating system, which it co-developed with Intel – a move which could dash hopes of other Android...

Samsung to end notebook production by Compal, says paper

Newswatch - Aug 8, 12:03

Samsung Electronics will stop outsourcing its notebook production to Taiwan-based Compal Electronics in September 2013, according to Chinese-language newspaper Economic Daily...

Samsung starts mass producing 3D vertical NAND flash

Aug 6, 21:35

Samsung Electronics has begun mass producing 3D vertical NAND (V-NAND) flash memory chips, designed for a wide range of consumer electronics and enterprise applications such as embedded...

Samsung 3D V-NAND

Channel dominance of Samsung and Apple leaves little room for others in mobile device market, says ABI Research

Aug 6, 11:18

ABI Research's Device Portal sales channel analysis reveals tough times are ahead for smartphone vendors, as the balance of power remains with Samsung/Android and Apple. The smartphone...

Samsung to launch dual-screen flip smartphone in South Korea, China, say Taiwan makers

Aug 5, 21:03

Samsung Electronics will launch a flip-type smartphone equipped with two 3.7-inch Super AMOLED touch screens and a Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 1.7GHz quad-core processor in South Korea...

Samsung holds top spot in TV sales in North America in 1H13 followed by Vizio and LG

Aug 5, 14:43

Samsung Electronics held the top spot in the North America market in terms of LCD TV sales in the first half of 2013 followed by Vizio and LG Electronics, according to market obser...

More smartphone brands shifting focus to mid-range models, say sources

Aug 5, 14:29

Smartphone vendors including Samsung Electronics and HTC have stepped up their purchases of parts and components for production of mid-range models as market demand for high-end models...

New Micron to see market share surpass SK Hynix, nearly on par with Samsung, says DRAMeXchange

Aug 1, 11:33

Following the closing of its acquisition of Elpida Memory, the new Micron Technology group's DRAM wafer volume will reach up to 350,000 units per month, which is significantly higher...

Smartphone vendors conservative about adopting 8-core platforms, say Taiwan makers

Jul 30, 14:13

While Samsung Electronics, MediaTek and HiSilicon Technologies have been developing 8-core platforms for smartphones, vendors are conservative about the adoption on concerns that...

Samsung to spend KRW19.5 trillion on component business in 2013

Jul 30, 11:38

Samsung Electronics expects to spend a total of KRW19.5 trillion (US$17.5 billion), equivalent to 81.25% of its total capex, on the company's component business in 2013. Of the planned...

Digitimes Research: iPad sees its first on-year shipment drop in 2Q13

Jul 29, 15:45

Global tablet shipments reached 29.32 million units in the second quarter of 2013, down 8.2% sequentially, but still up 46.6% compared to the same period a year ago. As overall market...

Indonesia market: smartphone shipments to reach 12-15 million units in 2013

Jul 29, 15:14

Sales of smartphones in Indonesia are expected to top 12-15 million units or 20-25% of total handset sold in the market in 2013, according to market observers.

Samsung mobile business posts profit shrink in 2Q13

Jul 29, 15:09

Samsung Electronics has reported record operating profits for the second quarter of 2013, with all businesses except its mobile business posting profit growth sequentially.

Samsung and Apple successfully fend off low-cost smartphone vendors for another quarter, declares ABI Research

Jul 26, 14:53

For the second calendar quarter in a row, smartphone shipments represented more than half (52%) of the world's mobile phone shipments. Led by electronics manufacturer Samsung Electronics,...

Samsung, LG reportedly slashing orders for optoelectronics boards

Jul 23, 14:56

Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics reportedly plan to cut their orders for optoelectronics boards by double-digit rates in the second half of 2013 due to rising inventories of...

OEM semiconductor spending returns to growth in 2013, says IHS

Jul 23, 10:27

After a flat year in 2012, global purchasing of semiconductors by the world's top electronic brands is set to return to growth in 2013 as Apple and Samsung Electronics contend to...

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Taiwan market: HTC maintains top smartphone vendor ranking in June, but market share falls

Jul 22, 11:55

HTC continued to maintain its top smartphone vendor ranking in the Taiwan market with a 35.4% share in terms of sales value in June, even though its market share was down 1.5pp from...

Smartwatches to explode by 2014, says Canalys

Jul 17, 12:59

More than five million smartwatches will ship in 2014, Canalys said in its new report. Canalys defines smartwatches as smart wearable bands that are multi-purpose devices running...

Samsung looking for new foundry clients

Jul 11, 21:56

Samsung Electronics' foundry business is looking to bring in new customers to offset the loss of Apple's orders, and could implement measures such as offering lower prices, according...

Samsung to begin shipping Ultra HD TVs in August

Jul 11, 21:37

Samsung Electronics will open pre-orders for its new line of Ultra HD TVs starting in late July in North America, with shipments expected to begin in early August.

India market: Local smartphone vendors emerging as top suppliers

Jul 11, 15:32

Local smartphone vendors in India have outperformed most foreign players, and together accounted for over 30% of the smartphone market in the country in the first quarter of 2013,...

Samsung steps up purchases of NAND flash memory

Jul 11, 13:56

Samsung Electronics has stepped up its buying of NAND flash chips from outside sources, while reallocating its own NAND flash lines for the production of mobile DRAM parts, a strategic...

Taiwan component makers worried about drops in Samsung global smartphone market share

Jul 8, 20:51

Samsung Electronics, currently the world's largest smartphone vendor, has continually downwardly adjusted its shipment targets by 10-20% during the past two quarters, causing Taiwan-based...

Taiwan market: HTC maintains top smartphone vendor ranking in May

Jul 5, 15:55

HTC maintained its title as the top smartphone vendor in the Taiwan market with a 36.9% share in terms of sales value in May compared to 30.6% in April, according to data compiled...

Samsung expects record operating profits in 2Q13, but misses market expectations

Jul 5, 14:53

Samsung Electronics expects to report record operating profits for the second quarter of 2013, but its guidance figures are well below market expectations.

Samsung pushes direct-type LED TVs

Jul 4, 15:55

As the global penetration rate of LED TVs is expected to surpass 90% in 2013, Samsung Electronics' proportion of direct-type units is expected to reach as high as 80%.

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    Before Going to Press | 2h 9min ago

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    Before Going to Press | 2h 10min ago

  • Growth in global panel demand to exceed growth in supply, says AUO

    Before Going to Press | 2h 10min ago

  • Intel to see difficulties shipping 40 million tablet CPUs in 2014

    Before Going to Press | 2h 11min ago

  • AUO expects 3Q14 small- to medium-size panel shipments to rise 5-8% sequentially

    Before Going to Press | 2h 12min ago

  • MediaTek 3Q14 revenues to grow 6-11% on quarter

    Before Going to Press | 2h 13min ago

  • Taiwan market: Everlight Electronics expected to ship 2.6 million LED light bulbs in 2014

    Before Going to Press | 2h 14min ago

  • AUO 2Q14 net profit hits 4-year high

    Before Going to Press | 2h 15min ago

  • China market: LCD TV sales in 1H14 down on year, says China Market Monitor

    Before Going to Press | 2h 16min ago

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