Friday 19 July 2024
Samsung Exynos 2500 marks pivotal comeback amid looming competition
Samsung Electronics is making significant strides with its next-generation mobile application processor, the Exynos 2500. Despite initial reports of low yield rates, recent industry...
Friday 22 December 2023
Samsung's semiconductor employee bonus payment hits new low
Seeing a decline in business in 2023, Samsung Electronics decided to cut the bonus payments for its employees this year. From getting 100% or 50% of their salary as a bonus, Samsung's...
Friday 8 December 2023
Japanese semiconductor players keen to enhance production processes with quantum annealing technology
Quantum technology, initially used in semiconductor R&D, is now making significant strides in optimizing combinatorial processes. Japan's semiconductor player Rohm is beginning...
Monday 4 September 2023
Rapidus breaks ground on 2nm chip fab
Rapidus recently held a groundbreaking ceremony at Chitose Bibi World, an industrial park in Chitose City, Hokkaido, where its IIM-1 fab to develop and manufacture advanced semiconductors...
Thursday 10 August 2023
Samsung likely to announce GPU cooperation with AMD at System LSI Tech Day event
Samsung Electronics' "Samsung System LSI Technology Day" is expected to be held in early October in Silicon Valley, USA. Market sources said the event may include and announcement...
Friday 31 March 2023
Samsung said to directly develop 8-inch process for GaN, SiC devices
Samsung Electronics reportedly will directly migrate to 8-inch process for third-generation semiconductors SiC and GaN devices now under development by its power...
Monday 1 August 2022
Samsung semiconductor division posts record revenue for 2nd consecutive quarter
Samsung Electronics has reported consolidated revenue climbed to a record high of KRW77.2 trillion (US$59.4 billion) in the second quarter of 2022, when its device solutions (DS)...
Thursday 23 September 2021
Worldwide foundry sales to top US$100 billion in 2021, says IC Insights
Total foundry sales this year will surpass the US$100-billion mark for the first time, and continue increasing at a strong 11.6% average annual growth rate through 2025 when total...
Monday 7 June 2021
Samsung to see non-memory chip sales boom in 2021
Samsung Electronics is expected to see sales of its non-memory business particularly the system LSI segment boom this year, buoyed by strong demand for handset application processors,...
Monday 31 May 2021
Rohm to spend JPY400 billion on future expansion
Rohm will inject a total of JPY400 billion (US$3.64 billion) into its expansion through 2025, the Japan-based chip vendor disclosed in its mid-term management plan.
Friday 20 November 2020
Toshiba says no decision yet for fab sale
Toshiba, in the wake of a recent report revealing it is seeking to sell fabs to Taiwan's United Microelectronics (UMC), has said there have been "no definitive decisions."
Wednesday 30 September 2020
Toshiba to quit system LSI business
Toshiba has announced it will dissolve its system LSI business, with the move to affect about 770 employees.
Friday 23 March 2018
Samsung intros 10nm AP for high-end smartphones
Samsung Electronics has announced the availability of its latest application processor (AP), the Exynos 7 Series 9610, built using the company's 10nm FinFET process.
Wednesday 31 January 2018
Samsung 4Q17 profits surge on robust chip demand
Robust memory chip demand boosted Samsung Electronics' profitability in the fourth quarter of 2017, when the vendor's net profits surged 72.9% on year to KRW12.26 trillion (US$11.5...
Thursday 12 October 2017
Global tablet AP market returns to growth after 2 years of decline, says Strategy Analytics
After two consecutive years of decline, the global tablet applications processor (AP) market returned to growth and registered a 5% year-over-year growth to reach US$984 million in...