Monday 31 July 2023
Foldable smartphone shipments to increase significantly in 2023
Foldable smartphone shipments could reach 20 million units in 2023, a more than 50% growth over the 13 million shipped in 2022, according to industry sources. Major phone brands including...
Friday 28 July 2023
Samsung on track to expand memory production cutbacks in 2H23
Samsung Electronics is on track to expand production cutbacks on both DRAM and NAND flash chips to accelerate a memory market rebound in the second half of 2023, after its Device...
Thursday 27 July 2023
Will HMB add new variable to US-China semiconductor rivalry?
With the rapidly rising popularity of generative AI, high bandwidth memory (HBM) and graphics processing units (GPU) have become highly sought-after components. However, as the semiconductor...
Wednesday 26 July 2023
Hinge component cost reductions help drive foldable phone sales in 2H23
Foldable phone prices have gone down, as costs for hinge components continue to decrease, according to industry sources. As such, foldable phones are expected to lead growth in the...
Wednesday 26 July 2023
Google, Apple rumored to be considering foldable tablets, say sources
Apple and Google are both reportedly considering entering the foldable tablet market, according to related upstream supply chain sources.
Tuesday 25 July 2023
Taiwan handset shipments slip in June, but high-end earphones see increase
Handset shipments in Taiwan, after enjoying an on-month growth in May, went down in June as a result of high inflation and an extended product replacement cycle. Channel retailers...
Monday 24 July 2023
Samsung, LG pushing investments in graphene for semiconductors and home appliances, says paper
Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics are gearing up for the development of graphene-based components to improve the durability and energy efficiency of their products such as semiconductors...
Monday 24 July 2023
China trade curb on Micron sees exclusion effects extend to all terminal apps
Since China's authorities on May 21 ordered domestic critical information infrastructure operators to stop buying memory products from Micron Technology, citing serious cybersecurity...
Friday 21 July 2023
AMD's global server CPU market share tops 25%, says Lisa Su
As the market's attention is focusing on AMD's confirmation on having TSMC produce its latest Instinct MI300 series generative AI accelerator to be released in the fourth quarter...
Wednesday 19 July 2023
Tesla reportedly taps Samsung to make Hardware 5.0 chips
As Tesla keeps enhancing its self-driving technology, the company has reportedly decided to work with Samsung Electronics on its next-generation Full Self-Driving (FSD) chips, which...
Wednesday 19 July 2023
South Korea's 8-inch wafer fabs see utilization fall under 50%
The capacity utilization rates of 8-inch wafer fabs in South Korea are halved from their 2022 levels, with the exception of DB Hitek, due to sluggish demand for information technology...
Wednesday 19 July 2023
Improving Samsung's GAA production yields seen a lengthy and laborious process
From the perspective of foundries, increasing Samsung's yields of GAA (gate-all-around) transistor production would be a lengthy and laborious process that appears to be considerably...
Wednesday 19 July 2023
Samsung aims to be top automotive memory vendor by 2025
Samsung Electronics aims to become the world's top vendor of automotive memory products by 2025 after entering mass production of its new automotive universal flash storage (UFS)...
Tuesday 18 July 2023
AMD unlikely to shift 3nm chip orders to Samsung, sources say
AMD is unlikely to transfer 3nm chip orders to Samsung Electronics, given that it has been working with TSMC on the technology for at least two years and that its relationship with...
Friday 14 July 2023
Oppo enjoys robust smartphone sales in China
Oppo's smartphone sales in China have skyrocketed recently, including remarkable shipment performance of its foldable models, making Oppo the country's largest foldable smartphone...