Korea isn't standing still and allowing China to just catch up and take the lead. Samsung Electronics and SK Hynix have come up with a series of new products that they hope will widen the technological gap with their Chinese counterparts.
Cadence Design Systems has announced the tapeout of a complete GDDR6 memory IP solution on Samsung's 7LPP process. GDDR6 memory is targeted at very high-bandwidth applications including machine learning, AI, cryptocurrency mining, graphics, automated driving, ADAS and high-performance computing (HPC).
5G will unlock the potential of artificial intelligence, Samsung's network boss says, and the South Korean tech giant will invest $22 billion in the next-generation network to secure 20 percent market share by 2020.
At this point, Samsung apparently just wants to fold all the things.
Samsung expects to ship a million of these newfangled devices, but the price will be steep
The mediation committee for the dispute between Samsung Electronics and its former employees suffering from work-related illnesses announced the finalized settlement for the two parties, with the plan including compensation of up to 150 million won (US$132,000) per illness.
The company posted KRW 65.46 trillion in consolidated quarterly revenue, up 5.5 percent from a year earlier, and KRW 17.57 trillion in quarterly operating profit, up 20.9 percent.
Samsung Electronics slashed 2018 capex by more than a quarter on Wednesday and warned of lower profit until early next year, calling an end to a two-year boom in memory chips that fueled record third-quarter profit.
Like foldable smartphones, Samsung is collaborating with display makers to develop laptops with foldable displays that will not just simply fold in and out but create new value and user experience, amid the changing market trends for laptops.
Italian investigation found software updates 'significantly reduced performance', hastening new purchases
Samsung now expects bit growth of less than 20% for DRAM and a rise of 30% for NAND flash.
Samsung Electro-Mechanics will add its multi-layer ceramic capacitors (MLCC) production line for automotive electronic devices in China.
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The 7th amendment to the WSA (Wafer Supply Agreement) could give AMD even more freedom to tap TSMC and Samsung for fabrication
One worker was killed and two others remain unconscious after being exposed to carbon dioxide in a Samsung Electronics semiconductor factory southeast of Seoul, authorities said Tuesday.
Samsung Electronics on Wednesday introduced a new portable solid state drive, the Samsung Portable SSD X5, which boasts improved speed that can transfer a 20 gigabyte file in 12 seconds.
Mobile revenues will account for more than 50% of the nearly $138 billion global games market this year, according to global market intelligence group Newzoo.
Samsung's new SmartThings Wifi router uses artificial intelligence and mesh networking to optimize whole-home Wi-Fi coverage while it also functions as a smart home hub.
"Sources said the world's largest maker of semiconductors and smartphones is relocating its Washington, D.C. office right next to Capitol Hill"
This isn't the first time we've heard that Huawei is working on a foldable smartphone of its own.
Samsung Electronics has formally opened a new factory in India, which the South Korean tech group says is the world's biggest mobile phone manufacturing plant, part of its plans to expand production in the world's fastest growing major mobile phone market.
Samsung Electronics is expected to post its smallest profit growth in more than a year in the second quarter, as lackluster sales of its premium Galaxy smartphones overshadow its highly profitable chip business.
Apple will soon land a second supplier for the organic light-emitting diode screens used in high-end iPhones, according to people familiar with the matter, a key step in the US company's push to reduce iPhone costs and its dependence on Samsung Electronics.
A federal jury in Texas ordered Samsung Electronics to pay $400 million to a South Korean university for infringing one of fundamental patents related to double gate FinFET transistors. The same jury found that Globalfoundries and Qualcomm had infringed the same patent, but the two companies were not ordered to pay damages.
Samsung reportedly sniffed around AMD and Nvidia as potential GPU suppliers, but nothing came of it. Now it may follow in the footsteps of Apple and have design the second major component of a chipset in-house.
Samsung Electronics, SK Hynix and Micron Technology have all confirmed that Chinese government officials visited their offices, without providing details of the probe. Chinese regulators haven't disclosed precisely what they are looking for or what evidence they have uncovered.
The Q Fund will seek to work exclusively with startups developing software and services that tackle AI's biggest challenges.
China has launched a probe into Samsung Electronics, SK Hynix and Micron Technology, the three semiconductor makers who control the market for DRAM memory chips.
The response came after industry website Jiweinet reported on Friday that the Chinese antitrust agency launched a sudden investigation into the Beijing, Shanghai and Shenzhen offices of Samsung, SK Hynix Inc and Micron Technology on Thursday seeking certain information.
The chip is AI capable and built using 10nm process technology.
After nearly five days of deliberations, a US jury on Thursday said Samsung Electronics should pay US$539 million to Apple for copying patented smartphone features, according to court documents, bringing a years-long feud between the technology companies into its final stages.
Samsung Electronics is in talks with several smartphone makers including China's ZTE to supply mobile processor chips, a senior executive said, a move that will bring it in more direct competition with larger rival Qualcomm.
Another class action lawsuit has been filed, alleging that Samsung, Hynix, and Micron conspired to limit the supply of memory, keeping consumer prices artificially high as a result.
Samsung Electronics said weakness in the global smartphone market would slow earnings growth, as it reported record quarterly profit on Thursday thanks to strong demand for semiconductors used in servers.
Samsung Electronics can continue manufacturing and selling smartphones in China while it battles Huawei Technologies over patent royalties, a US judge has ruled. The order by a federal judge in San Francisco blocks Huawei from enforcing a decision by a Chinese court, which ruled Samsung is infringing two Huawei patents.
Samsung is producing ASIC chips for upstart mining hardware manufacturer Halong Mining, at least according to one mining rig distributor.
Samsung is now the largest patent holder in the United States, boasting a portfolio of 75,596 valid patents in the country as of January 1.
Samsung plans to adopt 2.5D and fan-out packaging technologies at the new complex. Taiwan's TSMC was the first to commercialize the fan-out packaging, adopting it to Apple's A Series processors.
Samsung Electronics will hold a groundbreaking ceremony on Wednesday for its second memory fabrication line in Xian, China, according to industry sources. A total of KRW8 trillion (US$7.47 billion) will be invested in the construction.
Samsung plans to invest US$7 billion over the next three years for the expansion project.