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    Ex-Samsung department head indicted for leaking chip tech to Chinese firm

    Ex-Samsung department head indicted for leaking chip tech to Chinese firm

    • By Sagar Naresh
    • 5 months ago
    Samsung wants to make $8.8 billion profit from chips in 2024

    Samsung wants to make $8.8 billion profit from chips in 2024

    • By Adnan Farooqui
    • 5 months ago
    Apple’s chips made by TSMC will be packaged in the US by Amkor

    Apple’s chips made by TSMC will be packaged in the US by Amkor

    • By Abid Iqbal Shaik
    • 6 months ago
    Samsung to continue production cuts to narrow chip losses

    Samsung to continue production cuts to narrow chip losses

    • By Sagar Naresh
    • 9 months ago
    Samsung wants the US to keep allowing chip exports to China

    Samsung wants the US to keep allowing chip exports to China

    • By Adnan Farooqui
    • 12 months ago
    Samsung thinks ChatGPT could boost its chip business

    Samsung thinks ChatGPT could boost its chip business

    Samsung CEO indicated Wednesday that the company would invest more significantly in its robotics division this year to be better prepared for the rapidly advancing landscape of Artificial Intelligence (AI)-enabled machines, which will impact humans in meaningful ways in the foreseeable future. Han Jong-hee, the Vice Chairman of Samsung, spoke at the annual shareholders meeting […]

    • By Priya Walia
    • 1 year ago
    Samsung’s competitor TSMC to kick off 3nm chip production this week

    Samsung’s competitor TSMC to kick off 3nm chip production this week

    Apple's main chip supplier and Samsung's primary competitor, TSMC, is reportedly set to kickstart 3nm semiconductor chip mass production this week. The Taiwanese giant TSMC is a bit late to the party, but Samsung started 3nm semiconductor production around 6 months ago in June and unveiled the world’s first 3nm chips on July 25. Moreover, […]

    • By Sagar Naresh
    • 1 year ago
    Apple could topple Samsung in global smartphone market in Q4 2022

    Apple could topple Samsung in global smartphone market in Q4 2022

    The global smartphone market isn't seeing happy numbers due to sluggish demand following the economic downturn and inflation reaching record highs in many countries. Amidst this, a research report by market research firm TrendForce notes that Apple is all set to dethrone South Korean giant Samsung in terms of market share in Q4 2022. According […]

    • By Sagar Naresh
    • 2 years ago
    Samsung loses its top position in the global semiconductor market

    Samsung loses its top position in the global semiconductor market

    There's some bad news for Samsung as its top position in the global semiconductor market has been taken over by Intel. This is the result of the contraction the semiconductor market suffered in Q3 2022, as per Business Korea. Market research firm Omdia studied the global semiconductor market performance and reported that the market in Q3 […]

    • By Sagar Naresh
    • 2 years ago
    The US semiconductor export ban on China likely to affect Samsung

    The US semiconductor export ban on China likely to affect Samsung

    The Joe Biden administration in the US is increasing its restrictions on the Chinese semiconductor sector. This move apparently has triggered the worst fears in the minds of South Korean memory chipmakers—Samsung and SK Hynix—that the US government would cripple their China-based manufacturing businesses in its effort to halt China's rise. As per new reports […]

    • By Sagar Naresh
    • 2 years ago
    Samsung buys even more land for new US chip factory

    Samsung buys even more land for new US chip factory

    Samsung announced in November 2021 that it would be purchasing new land plots for the construction of a new foundry in the USA. While Samsung looked at multiple locations, it finally settled for Texas. Now latest reports confirm that the Korean giant has completed the additional land acquisition and is waiting for approval from the […]

    • By Sagar Naresh
    • 2 years ago
    Samsung Electronics to unveil world’s first 3nm chips on July 25

    Samsung Electronics to unveil world’s first 3nm chips on July 25

    Samsung Electronics began the mass production of the 3nm chip on June 30. The company has now scheduled a launching ceremony on July 25, where it will unveil the 3nm chips, the most advanced semiconductor in the world. These 3nm chips are based on the Gate-All-Around (GAA) transistor architecture and are all set to be unveiled […]

    • By Sagar Naresh
    • 2 years ago
    Samsung Electronics sees market capitalization plummet in H1 2022

    Samsung Electronics sees market capitalization plummet in H1 2022

    The global economic downturn has led to a sell off in equities across the globe. Samsung Electronics hasn't been immune to these conditions. According to the Korea CXO Institute (via BusinessKorea), the market capitalization of Samsung Electronics saw a sharp decline from 469 trillion won to 340 trillion won in the first half of 2022. During […]

    • By Sagar Naresh
    • 2 years ago
    3 USA states are hoping for Samsung to invest in their chip infrastructure

    3 USA states are hoping for Samsung to invest in their chip infrastructure

    The Joe Biden administration is seemingly hell-bent on building a strong chip manufacturing infrastructure in the USA, and as you might already know following recent reports, Samsung is one of the biggest industry players who are strongly considering opening up new semiconductor manufacturing plants on US soil. This has yet to be officially confirmed, but […]

    • By Mihai Matei
    • 3 years ago
    Samsung lays out its next four generations of silicon innovation

    Samsung lays out its next four generations of silicon innovation

    Samsung may be the biggest chipmaker in the world but it still has a lot of ground to cover in the foundry space. It's the part of the company's business that builds processors and chips for other companies. Samsung is the fourth largest player in the global foundry business behind the likes of the Taiwan […]

    • By Adnan Farooqui
    • 6 years ago
    Samsung reportedly started an R&D division for its foundry business

    Samsung reportedly started an R&D division for its foundry business

    Samsung’s semiconductor division has been doing exceptionally well in the recent past. The division’s impressive performance is reflected clearly in the record-breaking earnings Samsung posted in the past few quarters. Last year was particularly good for Samsung with the company dethroning Intel to emerge as the largest chipmaker in the world.  While Samsung has secured […]

    • By Naresh
    • 6 years ago
    Samsung will overtake Intel as top global semiconductor supplier in 2017

    Samsung will overtake Intel as top global semiconductor supplier in 2017

    Samsung's semiconductor business has leapfrogged the competition significantly over the past few years. It ended Intel's 24-year reign as the largest chipmaker in the world in the second quarter of this year. Samsung's chip business posted higher revenue and operating profit compared to Intel during the period. Market research firm IC Insights predicts that Samsung […]

    • By Adnan Farooqui
    • 7 years ago
    Samsung crushing memory chip rivals with massive spending

    Samsung crushing memory chip rivals with massive spending

    Samsung's components business has proven to be a veritable cash cow for the conglomerate. The company already accounts for almost half of the global DRAM market. This is a position that it certainly wants to hold on to. As smaller rivals position themselves to take on Samsung, the company wants to effectively crush them with […]

    • By Adnan Farooqui
    • 7 years ago
    Samsung will start operating the world’s largest semiconductor plant in July

    Samsung will start operating the world’s largest semiconductor plant in July

    Samsung has made significant investments in its semiconductor plants and for good reason. The chip business has been a cash cow for the company over the past few years and has enabled it to reign supreme in the market. Samsung obviously wants to maintain its lead which is why it's working just as hard to […]

    • By Adnan Farooqui
    • 7 years ago
    Samsung bought $31.6 billion worth of semiconductors last year

    Samsung bought $31.6 billion worth of semiconductors last year

    Samsung was the top semiconductor chip buyer in 2016, according to a new report released by Gartner. It accounted for 9.3 percent of all semiconductor sales last year. The company spent $31.6 billion on chips and took the top spot on the list. Apple came close in second place as it spent almost $30 billion […]

    • By Adnan Farooqui
    • 7 years ago
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