Thursday 9 May 2024
Global tablet market welcomes 'new cycle' as 1Q24 shipments show slight recovery
After experiencing a decline over the past two years, the global tablet market finally showed growth in the first quarter of 2024. Among the major brands, Apple saw the biggest decline,...
Thursday 9 May 2024
The secret sauce for excellent foundry yields: perseverance, EUV, and respect for supernatural forces
Since the official shipment of the extreme ultraviolet (EUV) lithography machine in 2017, ASML has sold about 200 units of EUV equipment, critical to manufacturing advanced chips.
Thursday 9 May 2024
What's behind Samsung and SK Hynix's intense HBM competition?
Samsung Electronics and SK Hynix are locked in fierce competition in the High-Bandwidth Memory (HBM) market, with attention turning to Nvidia, the leader in Artificial Intelligence...
Wednesday 8 May 2024
AI server demand fuels DRAM titans battle over HBM
The surging of AI servers has skyrocketed the demand for High-Bandwidth Memory (HBM).
Wednesday 8 May 2024
Will Naver's bilateral collaboration with Samsung and Intel on AI work out?
Recently, South Korean internet giant Naver confirmed partnering with Intel in the AI semiconductor sector.
Tuesday 7 May 2024
Samsung said to consider Inpria's metal oxide resist for 1c DRAM process
Samsung Electronics reportedly intends to use metal oxide resist in the Extreme Ultraviolet (EUV) exposure process of new generation DRAM products. Metal oxide resist belongs to the...
Tuesday 7 May 2024
Samsung reportedly sets up a task force to grab Nvidia HBM3E orders
Aiming to secure orders for Nvidia's next-generation High Bandwidth Memory (HBM) and regain its market-leading position, Samsung unprecedentedly mobilizes over 400 "semiconductor...
Tuesday 7 May 2024
Samsung outsources partial sensor production to UMC to compete with Sony
To catch up with the global image sensor market leader Sony, Samsung Electronics will strengthen cooperation with Taiwan-based pure-play foundry United Microelectronic Corp. (UMC)...
Monday 6 May 2024
Samsung SDI-Stellantis US joint battery plant reportedly to begin production in November
Samsung SDI and Stellantis have been building a joint battery plant in the US to produce the South Korean company's sixth-generation prismatic battery, P6.
Monday 6 May 2024
Samsung SDI expanding investment among weak 1Q24 results
Leading South Korea-based battery manufacturers LG Energy Solution, Samsung SDI, and SK On reported unsatisfactory financial performance in the first quarter of 2024 due to slow EV...
Friday 3 May 2024
Samsung's MX division scores stellar 1Q24 results fueled by AI-powered Galaxy S24 success
Bolstered by strong sales of its first AI smartphone, the Galaxy S24 series, which debuted earlier this year, Samsung Electronics Mobile eXperience (MX) division achieved remarkable...
Friday 3 May 2024
SDC saw operating profits drop in 1Q24 due to weak iPhone sales and intensifying competition
With sluggish iPhone sales and intense competition from Chinese panel manufacturers, Samsung Display (SDC)'s operating profit in the first quarter of 2024 saw a 56% year-on-year decrease...
Thursday 2 May 2024
Samsung's 1Q24 revenue saw major boost, though semiconductor profits fell behind SK Hynix
In the first quarter of 2024, Samsung Electronics successfully turned a profit in its semiconductor business due to increased demand for AI-related memory. Coupled with the sales...
Tuesday 30 April 2024
Samsung sees memory biz return to profit, upbeat about foundry sales
Samsung Electronics has reported operating profits of KRW6.61 trillion (US$4.78 billion) on consolidated revenue of KRW71.92 trillion for the first quarter of 2024. Revenue was primarily...
Tuesday 30 April 2024
Samsung beefing up power semiconductor capabilities for AI super cycle
Samsung Electronics has been ramping up its power semiconductor development team and is considering expanding its production capacity. This move aims to meet the anticipated surge...