News tagged: 'semiconductor'
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 […]read more »
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 […]read more »
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 […]read more »
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 […]read more »
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 […]read more »
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 […]read more »
Samsung today announced that its Samsung Austin Semiconductor LLC subsidiary is going to invest $1 billion by the first half of next year to increase chip production in the United States. The investment will be used to enhance existing System LSI production in order to meet the industry’s growing demand for advanced system-on-chip products particularly for […]read more »