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Global 4Q15 mobile DRAM revenues slip 1%, says DRAMeXchange

Feb 22, 15:58

Global sales of mobile DRAM decreased 1% sequentially to US$4.5 billion in the fourth quarter of 2015, according to DRAMeXchange. Steady growth in smartphone shipments limited the...

Global 4Q15 DRAM sales fall 9%, says DRAMeXchange

Feb 19, 15:03

The global DRAM industry posted US$10.27 billion in revenues for the fourth quarter of 2015, representing a 9.1% sequential drop, according to DRAMeXchange. The revenue decline was...

Notebook competition to grow fiercer in 2016

Jan 15, 11:51

The notebook market is expected to see fiercer competition in 2016 than the previous years due to factors including Samsung Electronics having reorganized its notebook business to...

Taiwan market: Samsung launches 18.4-inch tablet

Jan 15, 11:45

Samsung Electronics has unveiled Galaxy View, a 18.4-inch tablet featuring in-house-developed Exynos 7580 1.6GHz 8-core processor, Full HD resolution, 2GB memory and 32GB storage,...

Hardware vendors optimistic about VR potential to save PC industry

Jan 12, 15:33

With Sony, Samsung Electronics, Oculus/Facebook, High-Tech Computer (HTC) and Google developing virtual reality (VR) wearable devices, related supply chain players are becoming optimistic...

Taiwan market: Samsung announces Gear VR

Jan 12, 14:48

Samsung Electronics has announced its virtual reality (VR) device, the Gear VR in Taiwan with the availability to start on January 15, priced at NT$3,490 (US$105).

Samsung considering unpaid leave for LED personnel, says paper

Jan 5, 15:54

Samsung Electronics is reportedly considering having its LED business staff take unpaid vacations due to weak performance, according to a Korean-language Edaily report citing...

Taiwan market: Samsung releases new smartphones, to launch VR devices and Samsung Pay

Jan 5, 15:24

To strengthen its mid-range smartphone competitiveness, Samsung Electronics has launched its new Galaxy A5 and A7 smartphones in the Taiwan market, aiming to recapture the top vendor...

Samsung to mass produce 18nm DRAM in 2Q16, says Korea media

Dec 22, 00:13

According to South Korea's Digital Times, Samsung Electronics will start mass production of DRAM chips built using 18nm (1x) process technology in the second quarter of 20...

Taiwan firms obtain verification for OLED driver ICs from Samsung, but still awaiting orders

Dec 18, 16:10

Taiwan-based IC design houses have disclosed their OLED panel-use driver ICs already went through verification by Samsung's procurement unit, but they have not landed orders from...

Skymedi axes two thirds of employees

Stockwatch - Dec 3, 16:12

NAND flash controller IC design house Skymedi has confirmed a report by the Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN) that the company laid off almost two thirds of its...

Samsung continues to decrease TV production capacity in 2015

Nov 30, 23:01

Samsung Electronics has reduced its TV production capacity by over 11 million units since the beginning of 2015 until the end of September due to weakening TV demand, according to...

Samsung sees record-high inventory levels throughout 3Q15, says report

Nov 24, 11:39

Samsung Electronics recorded its highest-ever level of inventory assets as of the end of the third quarter of 2015, with estimations at around US$19.2 billion, according to Korea-based...

Samsung to increase flexible OLED panel proportion to customers abroad

Nov 20, 12:02

As a means to rely less on Samsung Electronics for orders, Samsung Display aims to increase its proportion of flexible OLED panels shipped to customers outside of Korea up to 30%...

Samsung cuts 5,000 employees over last year, says FFS statistics

Nov 20, 11:20

According to statistics from the Financial Supervisory Service (FSS) in Korea, Samsung Group employees decreased by 5,000 over the last year to a total of 212,331, with half of cuts...

Samsung, LG to focus on white flip chip LED technology for TVs, says report

Nov 18, 15:57

Korea-based TV vendors Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics will reportedly switch to white flip chip LED technology for use in TV backlighting in 2016, according to a new report...

Global DRAM revenues fall 1% in 3Q15, says DRAMeXchange

Nov 10, 15:24

DRAM ASPs continue to fall due to oversupply in the market, but suppliers have moved to allocate more of their available capacities to produce non-PC DRAM chips - mainly mobile DRAM...

DRAM contract prices fall nearly 10% in October, says DRAMeXchange

Nov 5, 11:49

DRAM contract prices fell almost 10% in October with prices for mainstream 4GB DDR3 modules averaging US$16.75 compared with US$18.50 in September, according to DRAMeXchange.

Taiwan market: Samsung launches Gear S2 smartwatch, supporting wireless charging

Oct 29, 14:47

Samsung Electronics has launched its Gear S2 smartwatch in Taiwan and is looking to release the Gear S2 e-Sim around the Lunar New Year holidays. Currently, the Gear S2 e-Sim is only...

Samsung looking to merge Tizen with IoTivity platform, says report

Oct 29, 14:46

Samsung Electronics is planning to merge its in-house developed operating system Tizen with its Internet of Things (IoT) platform IoTivity, looking to enhance the platform's competitiveness,...

Taiwan PCB players to turn down slim-profit orders from smartphone vendors

Oct 20, 15:54

With demand for smartphones weakening and Apple's iPhone sales continuing to rise, some smartphone vendors such as HTC, Xiaomi Technology and Asustek Computer have been demanding...

Digitimes Research: NFC-based transaction solutions become hot in mobile payment market

Oct 15, 11:43

Mobile payment users in the US accounted for 20% of those worldwide in 2014, and 15.8% of mobile payment transactions were conducted in the country. With Apple, Samsung Electronics...

Samsung eyeing 14nm chip orders from HiSilicon

Oct 15, 10:29

Samsung Electronics is offering HiSilicon Technologies lower prices for its 14nm FinFET production in a bid to vie for mobile chip orders from the China-based fabless vendor, according...

Samsung, LG to mass produce OLED digital signage in 2016, says reports

Oct 14, 15:27

Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics both plan to mass produce OLED digital signage applications in 2016, according to Korea media.

Samsung to focus on QD TVs in 2016, says report

Sep 17, 15:57

Samsung Electronics will move ahead with Quantum Dot (QD) TVs in 2016 as a major focal point for its high-end TV lineup, and display various new units at CES 2016, according to Korea-based...

Taiwan market: HTC, Samsung launch inexpensive 4G dual-SIM smartphones

Sep 15, 16:18

HTC and Samsung Electronics have both launched new 4G smartphones with high hardware specifications at low prices in the Taiwan market in order to cope with increasing competition...

Stylus and 2-in-1 devices to see accelerated penetration in 2016

Sep 15, 15:21

Apple's release of the iPad Pro, Microsoft's Surface series and Samsung Electronics' Galaxy Note series are heating up the 2-in-1 device and stylus market. Sources from the upstream...

Samsung mobile device orders expected to be weak in 4Q15

Sep 14, 21:41

Due to wavering market share and unreliable shipments of high-end smartphones and tablets, Samsung Electronics is lowering its related component orders for the first quarter of 2015,...

Korea TV vendors increasing 4K TV development

Sep 10, 15:11

As the Ultra HD (4K) TV market is expected to reach 31 million in 2015, up 246% on year, and further reach 97 million in 2019, Korea TV vendors are ramping up production of new models...

Samsung to revamp OLED TV business in 2017, says report

Sep 8, 14:45

OLED TV materials supplier Merck believes Samsung Electronics will begin to further pursue the OLED TV market in 2017 when material costs are expected to drop, and that fellow maker...

Samsung holding meetings with telecom providers to introduce new 18-inch tablet, say reports

Aug 31, 21:55

Samsung Electronics has met with three major telecom operators in Korea to introduce its upcoming 18-inch tablet, which will enter mass production in the fourth quarter of 2015, according...

Taiwan top court rules in favor of TSMC in lawsuit against ex-R&D director

Aug 25, 22:09

Taiwan's top court has ruled in favor of TSMC in a trade secret case against Liang Mong-song, a former senior director of R&D at TSMC. Liang has been accused of revealing TSMC's...

Panel makers see increased orders for large-size tablet applications

Aug 25, 14:49

Panel makers are starting to see more orders for large-size tablet panels including 12.85-inch displays for an Apple iPad model in addition to a reported 18.4-inch tablet from Samsung...

Samsung TV production capacity to shrink in 2015, says report

Aug 21, 11:08

Samsung Electronics reduced TV production capacity globally by 10 million units in the first half of 2015 and is expected to decrease by another 10 million units in the second half...

Global mobile DRAM revenues rise 7.7% in 2Q15, says DRAMeXchange

Aug 17, 19:33

Global sales of mobile DRAM increased 7.7% sequentially to US$3.85 billion in the second quarter of 2015, according to DRAMeXchange.

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    Samsung Electronics has announced mass production of the Exynos 7 Dual 727 mobile application processor (AP) designed specifically for wearable devices with 14nm FinFET process technology...

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