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Major IC foundries 2014 capex to focus on 14/16nm process production

Oct 22, 21:15

IDMs Intel and Samsung Electronics, and pure-play foundries TSMC and Globalfoundries are set to see their combined capital expenditures rise about 20% in 2014, according to industry...

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...

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...

NAND flash moves into next dimension as 3D manufacturing technology overtakes the market, says IHS

Oct 4, 11:59

With conventional semiconductor manufacturing technology soon to reach its limit in the NAND flash segment, suppliers of these memory chips are set to adopt 3D production techniques...

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...

Pure-play foundries spending big, says IC Insights

Oct 3, 11:20

Semiconductor capital spending has increased significantly among pure-play foundries, as more IDMs shift to a fabless/fab-lite business model while new foundry participants intensify...

TSMC to cover 60-70% of Apple A8 chip production, says report

Sep 30, 15:43

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) will handle the majority of the manufacturing for Apple's next-generation A8 processors, and the remainder will go to Samsung Electronics,...

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...

Samsung Mobile Forum 2013: Samsung outlines mobile device development trends

Sep 13, 15:40

Samsung Electronics held its Samsung Mobile Forum 2013 in Taipei on September 12 with the themes of the event focusing on mobile devices, cloud computing, and energy and environment...

Digitimes Research: Samsung eager to snatch 14nm A9 chip orders from Apple

Sep 13, 12:24

Samsung Electronics has put its R&D focus on 14nm FinFET process development, looking to snatch A9 chip orders from Apple, according to Digitimes Research.

Samsung likely to increase PC DRAM output following SK Hynix fire

Sep 13, 11:25

The recent fire at SK Hynix's factory in China has resulted in decreased global supply of PC-use DRAM, which is likely to encourage Samsung Electronics to increase PC-use DRAM output,...

Apple faces thorny memory future as a non-Samsung customer, says IHS

Sep 9, 10:39

Apple may be the most influential technology company in the world, but even its formidable status may not help as it tries to out-innovate Samsung, its primary competitor. That's...

Foundries to use part of 28nm equipment for 20nm chip production

Aug 29, 11:40

Foundry chipmakers plan to use part of their 28nm production equipment for the manufacture of 20nm chips, as they are aware of a potential oversupply of 28nm chips, according to industry...

Samsung decreases orders for 10.1-inch tablet components, say Taiwan makers

Aug 28, 12:04

Samsung Electronics has reduced orders for components used in 10.1-inch tablets, according to Taiwan-based supply chain makers, because 10.1-inch tablet sales have been far below...

NAND flash vendors gearing up for 3D chips

Aug 27, 13:45

Samsung Electronics, Toshiba and Micron Technology have recently disclosed their 3D NAND flash memory developments. The vendors' 3D NAND chips are expected to be in early-stage production...

Samsung releasing software solution to expand into the enterprise market

Aug 21, 15:22

Samsung Electronics has recently launched an enterprise security software Knox, which sources from the PC industry believe is the Korea vendor's move for expanding its influence in...

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

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 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...

Korea memory firm reportedly cuts 4GB module prices to US$25

Aug 9, 10:34

A Korea-based memory firm has recently lowered its quotes for 4GB DRAM modules to US$25, with corresponding 4Gb chips quoted at as low as US$2.80, according to industry sources.

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...

DRAM market reaches maturity, says IC Insights

Aug 7, 12:34

Forty-three years after Intel introduced the first DRAM device in 1970, the DRAM market has finally matured to the point where there are only three major suppliers remaining - Samsung...

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...

Spreadtrum announces WCDMA design win

Jul 31, 11:01

Spreadtrum Communications has reached mass production of its first WCDMA baseband chipset, the SC7701B, according to the China-based IC design house.

The pros and cons of Apple building its own chips

Jul 17, 11:26

If Apple builds its own silicon at its own chip fab, the risk it will face will be greater than the benefits for the company, according to Nobunaga Chai, analyst for semiconductors...

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...

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...

Samsung, HTC to launch mini versions of flagship smartphones in 3Q13, say Taiwan makers

Jul 1, 21:28

Samsung Electronics will launch the Galaxy S4 mini, a 4.3-inch mini version of the flagship smartphone model Galaxy S4, in the third quarter of 2013, and Taiwan-based vendor HTC will...

Digitimes Research: China 3G service subscribers to top 300 million in 1H13

Jun 26, 21:49

The number of 3G service subscribers in China is expected to top 322 million by the end of the first half of 2013, representing a penetration rate of 27.1%. Meanwhile, sales of smartphones...

Samsung offers subsidies, Asustek cuts prices to promote tablet sales in Brazil, say local channels

Jun 18, 20:53

To boost tablet sales in the Brazil market, Samsung Electronics has offered subsidies to its local sales agents to cover 30% of sales prices on average, while Asustek Computer has...

Supply of MCP devices remains tight

Jun 13, 15:54

The booming smartphone market has propelled demand for key components such as multi-chip package (MCP) memory modules, which integrate multiple chips of different types. The supply...

Digitimes Research: Mixed capex plans for major semiconductor firms in 2013

Jun 11, 11:01

Intel, Samsung Electronics, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), Texas Instruments (TI), Toshiba, Renesas Electronics, SK Hynix, and STMicroelectronics were among the...

Digitimes Research: AMOLED handset panel shipments to reach 363 million units in 2015

Jun 11, 10:24

Currently, smaphone is the most important application for AMOLED panels and has been fueling shipment growth. Digitimes predicts AMOLED handset panel shipments to grow to 363 million...

Excitement ebbing on WP8, say Taiwan makers

Jun 10, 22:24

International smartphone vendors other than Nokia have become less interested in adopting Microsoft Windows Phone 8 (WP8) platform mainly because WP8 has had a global smartphone market...

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    Samsung NVMe PCIe SSD

    Samsung Electronics has started mass production of NVMe PCIe solid state drive (SSD) which has an M.2 form factor for use in PCs and workstations. Samsung has also begun shipping...

    Photo: Company, May 4.

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    Samsung 850 EVO M.2 and 850 EVO mSATA SSD

    Samsung Electronics has unveiled the 850 EVO M.2 and 850 EVO mSATA solid state drive (SSD) lineups. The 850 EVO M.2 and mSATA SSDs are new form factors of the 850 EVO SSD that launched...

    Photo: Company, Apr 14.

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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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