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Disruption in Korean production could have catastrophic impact on global electronics business, says IHS

May 2, 12:16

What would happen if half of all global production for DRAM, two-thirds of NAND flash manufacturing and 70% of the world's tablet display supply suddenly disappeared from the market?...

Winbond breaks into Galaxy S4 supply chain

Apr 23, 14:51

Winbond Electronics reportedly has entered the supply chain for Samsung Electronics' Galaxy 4S with its specialty DRAM and NOR flash chips.

Taiwan market: Samsung to offer sub-NT$20,000 40-inch LCD TV

Apr 10, 21:53

To push its sales in Taiwan, Samsung Electronics plans to offer a 40-inch LCD TV, featuring LED backlights and Internet connectivity, at a price below NT$20,000 (US$667), down from...

Faraday 1Q13 revenues fall but meet guidance

Apr 10, 13:55

Taiwan-based IC design service provider Faraday Technology has announced revenues for the first quarter of 2013 slipped 12.1% sequentially to NT$1.83 billion (US$61 million).

Intel and Samsung to represent 42% of total chip capex in 2013, says IC Insights

Mar 27, 16:00

The combined capital spending by Samsung Electronics and Intel is forecast to represent 42% of the world's semiconductor capital outlay in 2013, up from 40% in 2012, according to...

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...

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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...

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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.

  • Samsung+Exynos+7+Octa

    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.

  • Samsung+ePoP+memory+for+smartphones

    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.

  • Samsung+GDDR5

    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.

  • Samsung+20nm+LPDDR4+mobile+DRAM

    Samsung 20nm LPDDR4 mobile DRAM

    Samsung Electronics has started mass producing what it calls the industry's first 8Gb low power double data rate 4 (LPDDR4) mobile DRAM based on the company's 20nm process technology...

    Photo: Company, Jan 6.

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