Thursday 28 September 2023
TSMC talks about new 3Dblox 2.0, 3DFabric achievements
At the TSMC 2023 OIP Ecosystem Forum, TSMC announced the new 3Dblox 2.0 open standard and major achievements of its Open Innovation Platform (OIP) 3DFabric Alliance. The 3Dblox 2.0...
Thursday 28 September 2023
Samaung survey shows a possible memory supply shortage in China for 2024
Samsung Electronics recently conducted a survey of the semiconductor demand of its major global customers. The results indicate that the adjustment of memory inventory for customers...
Wednesday 27 September 2023
South Korean semiconductor firms advised to change China market strategy in face of US guardrail final rules
With the Biden administration finalizing the national security guardrails of the CHIPS and Science Act's (CHIPS Act) funding allocations and restrictions, South Korean semiconductor...
Wednesday 27 September 2023
Speculation suggests Qualcomm may launch 3nm chip earlier than expected
A screenshot of an email written by Qualcomm to Samsung Electronics has recently been circulated, showing that the company will offer its next-generation Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 in two...
Tuesday 26 September 2023
Samsung reportedly to make notebooks in India
Days after rumors about India's decision to change its mind by calling off license requirements for imported computers and imposing a quota system, Samsung Electronics reportedly...
Monday 25 September 2023
Samsung and SK Hynix reduced production; DRAM prices estimated to bounce back in 2023
Samsung Electronics and SK Hynix are expanding the scale of their DRAM production cuts in the second half of 2023, hoping to address the issue of oversupply in the market. The South...
Monday 25 September 2023
Weekly news roundup: Qualcomm Shanghai's layoff rumor and other top stories
These are the most-read articles during the week of September 18-22
Friday 22 September 2023
Effect of US-China rivalry: Samsung China's investment shrinks by over 60% annually
In recent times, South Korean analysts have highlighted the impact of the US-China tensions on Samsung Electronics' investments in China. It has been reported that in 2022, Samsung's...
Thursday 21 September 2023
As HBM competition heats up, introduction schedule of 'hybrid bonding' receiving attention
With the increased prevalence of generative AI, the demand for High Bandwidth Memory (HBM) is rapidly rising, leading to heightened competition in stacking. For HBMs, a higher stack...
Thursday 21 September 2023
Samsung and SK Hynix might see industry recovery in 1Q24
As the demand for memory chips remains sluggish, it is estimated that in the third quarter of 2023, Samsung Electronics and SK Hynix may still face the possibility of losses, even...
Wednesday 20 September 2023
Samsung's NAND plant in China faces process upgrade dilemma; shifting capacity to power semiconductors could be viable solution
As the US-China conflict continues to intensify, Samsung Electronics' NAND Flash plant in Xi'an, China, is increasingly stuck in a process upgrade dilemma. On the one hand, with the...
Wednesday 20 September 2023
Why are NAND flash prices soaring?
The prices of NAND flash memory have experienced an unforeseen increase, occurring earlier than anticipated, according to industry sources.
Tuesday 19 September 2023
Samsung reportedly evaluating making telecom gear in India
Samsung is reportedly evaluating making telecom gear in India, as manufacturers see increasing geopolitical risk in China. Samsung may have to wait for more orders in India as well...
Friday 15 September 2023
Asustek sues Samsung over patent infringement on its cell phone technologies
Asustek is taking legal action against Samsung Electronics, contending that Samsung has infringed on its wireless communication patents. The firm is taking the offensive while it...
Tuesday 12 September 2023
Samsung and SK Hynix building 2,000 I/O ports on HBM4
Samsung Electronics and SK Hynix are trying to dominate the rapidly growing high-bandwidth memory (HBM) market both through expanding capacities and revolutionizing the next-generation...