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Apple acquisition of WiFiSlam heating up competition for location-based indoor services, say sources

Mar 27, 14:26

Apple's recent announcement for the acquisition of WiFiSlam, an indoor GPS solutions startup, appears to have attracted much attention as the move is likely to heat up competition...

NAND flash market defies trends and grows to record level in 4Q12, says IHS

Mar 27, 09:49

Despite facing five consecutive quarters of decline and a slowdown in consumption in smartphones and tablets, the global market for NAND flash memory pulled off a surprise growth...

TSMC ready for challenge from Samsung, says Morris Chang

Mar 26, 12:32

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is already ready to take on a growing challenge from Samsung Electronics in the IC foundry space, company chairman and CEO Morris...

Morris Chang says his company ready for challenge from Samsung

Intel, LCD TV brands to push full adoption of WiDi

Mar 25, 22:17

Intel is set to promote its Wireless Display (WiDi) technology in 2013 for the technology to become one of the standard PC specifications and LCD TV players including LG, Samsung...

Taiwan market: Samsung launches six digital cameras

Mar 22, 15:21

Samsung Electronics has unveiled six Smart Camera models: a MILC (mirrorless interchangeable-lens camera), NX300; and five consumer devices, WB250F, WB800F, WB2100, DV150F and ST72,...

TXC breaks into supply chain for Samsung tablets

Mar 21, 21:21

TXC has entered the supply chain for Samsung Electronics' new tablet series with its quartz crystals, according to market sources. The Taiwan-based firm is already a supplier of quartz...

Galaxy S4 to extend Samsung lead in 2013 handset market, says IHS

Mar 21, 15:58

Samsung will extend its mobile handset market share lead over its nearest competitor to 11 percentage points in 2013, thanks to the launch of its latest Galaxy S handset, IHS iSuppli...

Tight control of supply by chipmakers affecting negatively flash card and drive shipments

Mar 18, 10:36

Major NAND flash makers including Samsung Electronics and Toshiba continue to impose tight supply strategies towards memory card and flash drive manufacturers, which has had a negative...

Tight supply of NAND flash chips disrupting shipments of USB 3.0 devices

Samsung, LG expected to reach combined global TV market share of 34-35% in 2013, say Taiwan makers

Mar 15, 11:06

Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics are expected to ship 45.0 million and 30.5 million LCD TVs, respectively, in 2013, together sharing 34-35% of global shipments, according to...

2013 TV

Intel may obtain 10% of Apple A7 processor orders, say institutional investors

Mar 12, 16:00

Foundry service providers Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and Samsung Electronics are reportedly competing for Apple's A7 processor orders. Rumors regarding the...

Samsung investment in Sharp may trigger Foxconn-Samsung partnership, say market watchers

Mar 7, 13:53

Although most market watchers expect Samsung Electronics' investment in Sharp to affect Sharp's relationship with Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry), some market watchers...

Sharp announces new investment agreement with Samsung Electronics

Mar 6, 21:45

Sharp has announced it has decided to issue new shares through a third-party allotment to Samsung Electronics Japan, a Japan-based corporation of Samsung Electronics, and form a capital...

Samsung, Hynix continue to lead DRAM sales

Feb 18, 22:42

Samsung Electronics and SK Hynix continued to dominate the global market for DRAM chips in the fourth quarter of 2012, with the pair's combined market share reaching 67%, according...

Semiconductor R&D spending rises 7% in 2012, says IC Insights

Feb 7, 11:19

Spending on R&D by chip companies grew 7% in 2012 to a record-high US$53 billion even though the semiconductor market declined 1% to US$317.6 billion, according to IC Insights.

Samsung continues NAND flash market lead in 2012

Feb 5, 12:28

Samsung Electronics continued to lead the global NAND flash market in 2012, despite a 4.9% decrease in sales of the memory, according to DRAMeXchange.

Samsung, Hynix cautious about 2013 capex plans

Feb 1, 13:59

Memory chip vendors Samsung Electronics and SK Hynix have both taken a cautious approach to planning for capital expenditure (capex) in 2013, implying that the pair is looking to...

China IC market to boom through 2017, says IC Insights

Jan 31, 15:31

The IC market in China is forecast to have a 2012-2017 compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 13%, 5pp higher than the 8% CAGR forecast for the total IC market during the same period,...

Samsung to optimize multiple chipset platforms to enhance its edge in entry-level smartphone segment, say sources

Jan 30, 14:25

Samsung Electronics will optimize chipset solutions from Qualcomm, Broadcom and ST-Ericsson to enhance its competitive edge in the entry-level to mid-range smartphone segment so as...

LED-backlit LCD TV penetration rate to reach 90% in 2013

Jan 24, 22:04

As Samsung Electronics has announced plans to halt production of traditional CCFL-backlit LCD TVs and focus on LED-backlit models, market observers believe the penetration rate of...

Samsung reportedly replaces management team in Brazil market

Jan 23, 22:34

Korea-based Samsung Electronics has reportedly replaced its management team in Brazil despite the team's efforts helping Samsung to become the largest vendor in the country, defeating...

Notebook component makers striving for orders from Samsung

Jan 23, 20:57

Several notebook component makers have recently started trying to land orders from Samsung Electronics, and are making the entrance to Samsung's supply chain their priority for 2013,...

Samsung aims to ship 500 million handsets in 2013, say sources

Dec 25, 12:07

Samsung Electronics aims to ship 500 million handsets in 2013, of which 350 million will be smartphone models, according to industry sources, citing an internal estimate by Samsung...

Acer, Asustek to start up low price tablet competition

Dec 24, 22:40

After Acer reportedly plans to release a 7-inch tablet model with a price of US$99 in the first quarter of 2013, Asustek Computer is also set launch a 7-inch tablet with a price of...

Acer, Asustek to start up 7-inch tablet war in 2013

Samsung places DRAM module maker Transcend under direct account, say sources

Dec 24, 14:55

Samsung Electronics has placed Taiwan-based Transcend Information under its direct account list, revoking the distribution rights of its IC parts to the DRAM module maker assigned...

Samsung unlikely to increase notebook ODM orders in 2013, say Taiwan makers

Dec 19, 16:16

In response to reports that Samsung Electronics plans to increase notebook ODM orders to Taiwan in 2013, Taiwan-based supply chain makers indicated that this is quite unlikely since...

Taiwan market: Samsung to push into PC retail

Nov 29, 15:16

Samsung Electronics Taiwan expects its channel retail network to expand significantly in 2013 and the company will also start entering Taiwan's enterprise PC and government procurement...

Taiwan market: Samsung to launch 3G/Wi-Fi-connected bridge camera

Nov 23, 11:09

Samsung Electronics on November 22 unveiled Galaxy Camera, a bridge camera equipped with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and 3G/Wi-Fi connectivity for editing and sharing photos/video, for...

HP, Lenovo aim to ship 40 million notebooks each in 2013, say Taiwan makers

Nov 13, 21:37

Despite a stagnant global notebook market in 2012, Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Lenovo aim to ship 40 million notebooks each in 2013, respectively increasing by 25% and 33.3-37.9% from...

Digitimes Research: Samsung Electronics holds strong in 2012 due to panel production strategies

Nov 8, 20:33

Samsung Electronics has held the top spot in terms of revenues generated in 2012 compared to other Asia-based panel makers such as LG Display (LGD), Chimei Innolux (CMI) and AU Optronics...

Microsoft Surface RT more profitable than iPad, IHS teardown reveals

Nov 6, 11:22

The Microsoft Surface RT model with the minimum 32GB of NAND flash memory and an optional black Touch Cover carries a bill of materials (BOM) of US$271, an IHS iSuppli teardown analysis...

Samsung reportedly delays new logic fab construction

Nov 5, 21:53

Samsung Electronics is likely to put off the construction of a new logic fabrication facility dubbed Line-17, due to the possibility of losing a portion of orders for Apple's next-generation...

Strong sales of Samsung LTE handsets buoy revenues at RF chip partners

Oct 26, 12:24

Sales of Samsung Electronics' LTE smartphones have been strong, buoying revenues at RF IC suppliers, including Silicon Motion Technology, Skyworks, Anadigics and RFMD, according to...

Korean DRAM firms gearing up for 20nm

Oct 22, 21:09

Samsung Electronics and SK Hynix have both stepped up efforts to migrate to 20nm process technology, which is expected to become their mainstream production node for DRAM memory in...

Smartphones, tablets causing the IT supply chain to fall into imbalance

Oct 17, 21:45

The rapid growths of the smartphone and tablet markets have started to impact demand in other industries such as desktops, notebooks, and digital still cameras (DSC), while causing...

Asustek to participate in initial launch of Windows RT tablet

Oct 15, 22:22

Microsoft is set to announce its latest Windows 8 operating system on October 25 with its Windows RT-based Surface tablet to also make appearance on the same day; however, among Microsoft's...

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  • LTPS to become mainstream in handset industry, says CEO of Taiwan Display

    Before Going to Press | 1h 57min ago

  • EPA loosen environmental protection requirements for TSMC planned 18-inch fab

    Before Going to Press | 2h 18min ago

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    Before Going to Press | 2h 25min ago

  • HTC to launch HTC Desire 820 in 4Q14

    Before Going to Press | 2h 55min ago

  • LED driver IC vendors look to flat performance in 3Q14

    Before Going to Press | 3h 8min ago

  • VMware may look to form deeper partnerships with Taiwan white-box server players

    Before Going to Press | 3h 9min ago

  • Panel makers see increased orders for vehicle applications

    Before Going to Press | 3h 12min ago

  • AUO to expand in public and commercial segments with new lineup of Ultra HD displays

    Before Going to Press | 3h 14min ago

  • Handset brands launching more Android Wear-based devices

    Before Going to Press | 3h 16min ago

  • China TV vendors changing product mixes to focus more on high-end units for 2H14

    Before Going to Press | 3h 33min ago

  • Production schedules at 12-inch fabs begin to loosen

    Before Going to Press | 3h 41min ago

  • Digitimes Research: China small- to medium-size panel shipments to increase 12.9% in 2H14

    Before Going to Press | 3h 42min ago

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    Samsung Gear Live smart watch with Android Wear

    Samsung Electronics has unveiled the Samsung Gear Live, powered by Android Wear. The new Android Wear device features Samsung's Super AMOLED display. It also offers easy customization...

    Photo: Company, Jun 27.

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    Samsung NotePRO tablet

    Samsung Electronics has unveiled the Galaxy NotePRO tablet featuring a 12.2-inch panel at the CES 2014. The Samsung Galaxy NotePRO will come in various connectivity options: Wi-Fi...

    Photo: Company, Jan 9.

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    Samsung TabPRO tablet

    Samsung Electronics has unveiled the Galaxy TabPRO line of tablets with sizes ranging from 8.4- to 12.2-inch at the CES 2014. The Samsung Galaxy TabPRO (12.2) features a 12.2-inch...

    Photo: Company, Jan 9.

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    Samsung 1TB mSATA SSD

    Samsung Electronics has launched its 840 EVO mSATA SSD line-up, including a one terabyte (TB) version. The Samsung 840 EVO mSATA SSD is an extension of the 840 EVO line-up which...

    Photo: Company, Dec 18.

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    Samsung 20nm DDR4 memory

    Samsung Electronics has announced that it is mass producing what it calls the most advanced DDR4 memory for enterprise servers in next-generation data centers. With the introduction...

    Photo: Company, Sep 4.

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