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  • Last update: Thursday 5 March 2015 [1654 news items]

Largan sues Samsung over alleged patent infringement

Nov 20, 14:32

Handset-use lens module makerLargan Precision has filed a lawsuit with a US local court in the Southern District of California accusing Samsung Electronics of infringing six of its...

Taiwan and China panel makers see increased orders from Samsung

Nov 19, 14:44

Taiwan- and China-based panel makers are seeing increased orders from Samsung Electronics for TN panels used in mid-range handsets.

Qualcomm reportedly hopes Samsung and Globalfoundries can team up, sources say

Nov 18, 16:12

Qualcomm reportedly hopes Samsung Electronics and Globalfoundries can form an alliance, as the fabless IC vendor seeks to reduce its reliance on Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing...

Global 3Q13 DRAM output value rise 9%, says DRAMeXchange

Nov 14, 16:10

Worldwide DRAM output came to US$9.3 billion in value during third quarter of 2013, up 9% sequentially, according to DRAMeXchange. Samsung Electronics continued to lead the global...

Globalfoundries, Samsung said to team up to vie for Apple chip orders

Nov 13, 12:23

Rumors have been circulated in the IC industry claiming that Globalfoundries and Samsung Electronics will team up to vie for A9-series chip orders from Apple. Under the reported tie-up,...

Samsung places fewer notebook component orders than expected

Nov 11, 11:05

Samsung Electronics' component orders from June to October 2013 were reportedly only 40% of the Korea-based vendor's original forecast, while Apple's iMac shipments during the same...

Samsung to launch smartphones with 64-bit CPUs in 2014

Nov 7, 21:42

Samsung Electronics reportedly will launch flagship smartphone models equipped with 64-bit CPUs, WQHD displays and 16-megapixel cameras in 2014, which will further heat up hardware...

A quarter of a billion smartphones ship in 3Q13, says Canalys

Nov 6, 10:24

Over a quarter of a billion smartphones shipped worldwide in the third quarter of 2013 as the market grew 44% on year, according to Canalys. The top-2 vendors - Samsung and Apple...

Taiwan market: Samsung to promote LTE equipment and smartphones in 2014

Nov 5, 15:54

Samsung Electronics will promote its LTE COE (central office equipment) as well as LTE-enabled smartphones in Taiwan in 2014, according to Andy Tu, president of mobile communications...

Samsung to launch 12.2-inch tablets, say Taiwan makers

Nov 4, 10:22

Samsung Electronics has been developing 12.2-inch tablets and adopted a film-based capacitive touch solution mainly provided by China-based Shenzhen O-film Tech, with production to...

Macronix 75nm NOR flash chips verified by Samsung

Oct 31, 11:52

Taiwan-based Macronix International reportedly has received verification for its 75nm 16Mb 1.8V NOR flash chips from Samsung Electronics, with shipments to ramp up starting 2014.

Macronix reportedly breaks into supply chain of Samsung

Mobile device platforms continue trend towards more integration despite Apple and Samsung skewing the market, says ABI Research

Oct 28, 14:40

There are many trends simultaneously affecting the market for mobile device semiconductors. Two have been the shift towards multi-core application processors and the addition of x86...

India-based Micromax shipping smartphones to Europe

Oct 28, 11:09

India-based handset vendor Micromax has begun shipping its smartphones to Russia with plans to enter into other markets in Europe in 2014, according to sources in Taiwan's handset...

Retailers begin tweaking Apple recommended price cuts for previous-generation iPad products

Oct 25, 15:09

Apple's upcoming iPad Air and iPad mini with Retina display have already triggered price cuts by channel retailers for previous-generation iPads. US-based Best Buy is currently offering...

Samsung 3Q13 operating profits rise 26% to new record

Oct 25, 15:06

Samsung Electronics saw its operating profits increase about 26% on year to more than KRW10 trillion (US$9 billion) in the third quarter of 2013, buoyed mainly by significant growth...

AMOLED panel shipments surge in 2Q13 thanks to Samsung smartphone and display businesses, says IHS

Oct 23, 15:24

Largely driven by demand from high-end Samsung smartphones, particularly the Galaxy S4, global shipments of high-end AMOLED display panels posted sequential growth of 16% in the second...

Corning and Samsung strengthen strategic collaborations

Oct 23, 10:55

Corning has announced that it is entering into a series of strategic and financial agreements with Samsung Display, allowing the LCD glass maker to take full ownership of Samsung...

Taiwan market: Samsung to release 85-inch S9 Ultra HD TV in December

Oct 16, 21:52

Samsung Electronics will release its 85-inch S9 Ultra HD TV in the Taiwan market during December 2013 at a price of NT$1.29 million (US$43,900).

More top-tier brands using MediaTek smartphone solutions

Oct 16, 21:50

More top-tier smartphone brands, including Sony Mobile Communications and LG Electronics, have launched low-cost models powered by MediaTek's solutions in order to compete effectively...

Samsung begins construction of new R&D center in Silicon Valley

Oct 16, 12:26

Samsung Electronics plans to open a new R&D center in Silicon Valley to support its growth, open innovation and collaboration activities, according to the South Korea-based ven...

Commentary: Would strong 3Q13 earnings ensure smooth sailing for Samsung?

Oct 14, 15:24

Samsung Electronics has just announced that its estimated profits for the third quarter of 2013 will reach KRW10.1 trillion (US$9.38 billion). Would that ensure smooth sailing for...

Apple, Samsung said to be developing 12-inch tablets

Oct 14, 11:51

Apple and Samsung Electronics are said to be planning to release 12-inch tablets. Apple is currently cooperating with Quanta Computer on the project, while Samsung is developing the...

Tablet players turning to focus on large-size products

AMOLED panel shipments surge in 2Q13 thanks to Samsung smartphone and display businesses, says IHS

Oct 11, 11:24

Largely driven by demand from upscale Samsung smartphones, particularly the Galaxy S4, global shipments of high-end AMOLED display panels posted sequential growth of 16% in the second...

Smartphone vendors likely to revamp strategies for mini models

Oct 9, 12:15

Smartphone vendors are likely to be forced to revamp their strategies regarding the launch of "mini" series smartphones due to slow sales of these models, according to industry...

Brand vendors eying Turkey education tablet orders

Oct 7, 22:18

The Turkey government has recently finished accepting bidding applications from brand vendors for the procurement orders of its education tablets and is expected to have a decision...

Samsung set for another record quarterly profit

Oct 7, 11:49

Samsung Electronics expects to report record operating profits for the third quarter of 2013.

Xiaomi outperforms HTC to become fifth most used smartphone brand in China, says TrendForce

Oct 3, 14:48

While Samsung Electronics and Apple remain the top-2 brands in China, Xiaomi Technology has managed to outperform HTC to take the fifth spot in China's most used smartphone brand...

Samsung to place more component orders with Taiwan suppliers

Oct 3, 14:09

Samsung Electronics is reportedly planning to increase its orders to Taiwan-based component suppliers, especially metal chassis orders, according to sources from the upstream supply...

MediaTek to enter Samsung supply chain with quad- and 8-core mobile chips, says report

Newswatch - Oct 3, 11:29

MediaTek is expected to enter the supply chain of Samsung Electronics with its quad- and 8-core mobile processors in the second half of 2014, the Chinese-language Commercial Times...

Digitimes Research: Samsung holds strong ground in smart TV segment due to early developments

Sep 25, 21:23

Samsung Electronics was the earliest developer of smart TVs in the market and was also the first TV vendor to explore voice and gesture recognition capabilities, which have been the...

Taiwan market: HTC may lose top-rank title due for lack of new flagship models

Sep 25, 12:37

HTC may lose its top-rank title in Taiwan's smartphone market in the fourth quarter of 2013 as it has failed to deliver a new flagship model for the second half of the year in the...

Dell captures top position in worldwide monitors in 2Q13, moves ahead of Samsung for the first time since 2007, says IDC

Sep 24, 15:38

Dell moved ahead of Samsung Electronics in the worldwide monitor market for the first time since 2007, shipping more than five million units in the second quarter of 2013. Total monitor...

Samsung to build 20nm foundry capacity, sources say

Sep 23, 21:36

Samsung Electronics plans to build up foundry capacity of 30,000 wafers operating at 20nm, signaling that it is joining rival TSMC in the process race, according to industry source...

Spot DRAM prices soar over 30% in less than 2 weeks

Sep 17, 13:51

Spot DRAM prices have soared over 30% in less than two weeks after a fire broke out at a wafer plant of SK Hynix in Wuxi, China on September 4, jeopardizing wafer production at the...

Samsung halves September notebook component orders

Sep 16, 11:28

Samsung Electronics has cut its notebook component orders for September to about half of its original forecast and the company reportedly may also reduce its shipment forecast for...

Samsung is trapped in a similar plight as other first-tier vendors
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    Samsung Galaxy S6

    Samsung Electronics has announced its new flahship smartphone models, the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge crafted from metal and glass. The phones offer F1.9 lenses and high resolution...

    Photo: Company, Mar 4.

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    Samsung UFS embedded memory

    Samsung Electronics has announced that it is now mass producing 128GB ultra-fast embedded memory based on the Universal Flash Storage (UFS) 2.0 standard for smartphones. UFS memory...

    Photo: Company, Mar 4.

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    Samsung Exynos 7 Octa

    Samsung Electronics has begun mass production of mobile application processors built using 14nm FinFET process technology. Samsung's 14nm FinFET process will be adopted by its Exynos...

    Photo: Company, Feb 24.

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    Samsung ePoP memory for smartphones

    Samsung Electronics is mass producing ePoP (embedded package on package) memory, a single memory package consisting of 3GB LPDDR3 DRAM, 32GB eMMC and a controller. For use in high-end...

    Photo: Company, Feb 10.

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    Samsung GDDR5

    Samsung Electronics has begun mass producing 8Gb GDDR5 DRAM based on the company's 20nm process technology. Designed for use in graphics cards for PCs and supercomputing applications,...

    Photo: Company, Jan 23.

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