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  • Last update: Thursday 17 August 2017 [2096 news items]

Server DRAM revenues among top-3 suppliers surge 30% in 2Q17, says DRAMeXchange

Aug 17, 10:57

Samsung Electronics, SK Hynix and Micron Technology generated a combined US$4.43 billion in server DRAM revenues in the second quarter of 2017, up 30.1% from the about US$3.4 billion...

Keyssa announces connectivity ecosystem involving Foxconn, Samsung

Aug 17, 10:52

Keyssa, a US-based connectivity solution provider, has announced a Connected World initiative focused on extremely high-speed data transfer between mobile devices and the increasing...

VGA RAM prices hike over 30% in August

Aug 16, 14:06

August quotes for RAMs used in VGA graphics cards have risen to US$8.50, up by 30.8% from US$6.50 in July. Both RAM industry leaders Samsung Electronics and SK Hynix have allocated...

VGA RAM in serious shortages

MediaTek under pressure to cut chip prices

Aug 15, 11:29

With Qualcomm lowering prices for its Snapdragon 450 chips to less than US$10.50, MediaTek is under pressure to cut prices for its upcoming Helio P23 series designed for mid-range...

MediaTek has lowered prices for its upcoming Helio P23 chips to secure orders

Samsung announces 1Tb V-NAND memory

Aug 10, 11:41

Samsung Electronics has announced a 1Tb vertical NAND (V-NAND) memory chip. The arrival of the chip in 2018 will enable 2TB of memory in a single V-NAND package by stacking 16 1Tb...

Samsung 1Tb V-NAND

Samsung executive expected to leave for SMIC

Aug 10, 10:37

Mong-song Liang, formerly a senior director of R&D at Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) advanced modules technology division, will soon leave Samsung and join...

Xiaomi soars as global smartphone shipments hit 360 million in 2Q17, says firm

Aug 4, 15:02

China-based vendor Xiaomi Technology saw its smartphone shipments soar 58% on year to 23.2 million units for a 6% global share in the second quarter of 2017 when global shipments...

Commentary: Can Samsung Foundry unseat TSMC?

Aug 3, 21:20

Samsung Foundry has unveiled an aggressive sub-10nm roadmap that scales down to 4nm, and claimed it is looking to unseat United Microelectronics (UMC) as the world's second-largest...

TSMC is the leader in the pure-play foundry sector

LG, Sony, Sharp ramping TV shipments at expense of Samsung, China players

Aug 3, 12:10

LG Electronics, Sony and Sharp are ramping their TV shipments at the expense of Samsung Electronics and major players in China, which reportedly are suffering a setback in their respective...

Nanya mulls developing 10nm DRAM technology in-house

Aug 2, 13:26

Nanya Technology has licensed 1x and 1y DRAM technologies from Micron Technology, and is mulling developing a 10nm process in-house, according to the Taiwan-based DRAM manufacturer...

Nanya expressing interest in developing DRAM technology in-house

Digitimes Research: Global CIS shipment value to grow through 2020

Aug 1, 15:34

Worldwide CMOS image sensor (CIS) shipments are forecast to grow through 2020 when shipments arrive at nearly US$13.8 billion in value, according to Digitimes Research.

Samsung semiconductor revenues eclipse Intel's, says IHS

Aug 1, 14:47

Analyzing the data from a financial analyst perspective looking only at the top line, Samsung has captured the number one position. By looking closer at the actual revenues generated...

Meizu to use MediaTek APs for new flagship smartphones

Aug 1, 12:27

China-based smartphone vendor Meizu has decided to use application processors (APs) from MediaTek, instead of Samsung Electronics, for its upcoming flagship models, according to a...

Meizu smartphones

Taiwan market: Samsung braces for strong smartphone, monitor and slim TV sales

Jul 31, 16:07

Samsung Electronics is expected to see sales of its smartphones, gaming monitors and ultra-thin TVs in the Taiwan market achieve significant results in 2017, buoyed by the introduction...

Samsung to continue to lead in Taiwan's smartphone market

GlobalWafers strikes deal with Samsung, says report

Jul 31, 14:40

Taiwan-based GlobalWafers has signed a 2-3 year deal with Samsung Electronics under which GlobalWafers will provide Samsung a certain amount of silicon wafers at no fixed purchased...

Samsung forms e-sport team for Taiwan gaming market

Jul 27, 23:04

Samsung Electronics has established a professional e-sport team, Samsung TTP Esports, to compete in Taiwan's e-sport market.

Samsung TTP Esports in Taiwan

Samsung chip biz drives overall profit growth in 2Q17

Jul 27, 21:13

Samsung Electronics has posted a record KRW14.07 trillion (US$12.6 billion) in operating profits for the second quarter of 2017, while revenues increased 20.1% sequentially to KRW61...

Smartphone shipments in China fall in 2Q17, says Canalys

Jul 27, 20:10

After six consecutive quarters of growth, smartphone shipments in China fell 3% on year to 113 million units in the second quarter of 2017, according to Canalys.

India smartphone shipments fall for the first time, says Canalys

Jul 27, 15:22

India's smartphone market contracted for the first time in its history, as shipments to the country fell 4% on year to just under 27 million units in the second quarter of 2017. Samsung...

TSMC, UMC offer higher prices to secure wafer supplies

Jul 27, 15:09

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and United Microelectronics (UMC) have recently secured 1-2 year supply contracts with Shin-Etsu and Sumco and offered higher prices...

Global TV panel shipments stagnant in 1H17, says firm

Jul 26, 15:44

Global shipments of LCD TV panels totaled 123.35 million units in the first half of 2017, down 0.1% from a year earlier, according to WitsView.

Amazon Echo faces challenge to stay on top of smart speaker market

Jul 25, 16:05

Amazon's top-selling Echo smart speaker may see serious challenge from competitors, as it lacks support for non-English-speaking countries, according to sources from market watcher...

PC shipments may be undermined by component shortages in 2H17

Jul 25, 09:12

With first-tier vendors including Samsung Electronics, Apple and LG Electronics expected to unveil new smartphones in the second half of 2017, upstream component shortages are expected...

Demand for components from the smartphone sector is expected to reduce supply to the PC sector

Samsung to hold new product event on August 23

Jul 24, 16:13

Samsung Electronics has sent out invitations for what it calls a "Galaxy Unpacked" product event to be held on August 23, 2017 in New York. It is widely believed that Samsung will...

samsung invitation

Foxconn Group increasing presence in smartphone panel market

Jul 24, 16:02

The Foxconn Group has continued to deepen its deployment in the smartphone-use panel market and is likely to emerge as a strong player in the sector, according to industry sources.

Apple sets up OLED panel R&D line in Taiwan, says report

Jul 24, 15:05

Apple has purchased evaporators from Korea-based Sunic System to build a 2.5G OLED panel line to develop related technology and products in Taiwan, according to a Korea-based ET...

Full-screen smartphone shipments to surge in 2018, says Counterpoint Research

Jul 21, 16:28

Shipments of bezel-free or alternative aspect ratio smartphones will exceed 120 million units in 2017, and will more than triple in 2018, according to Counterpoint Research.

Commentary: Implications of Samsung 5G networks

Jul 21, 15:24

Samsung Electronics has accelerated the deployments of its 5G networks and will be ready to commence trial operations of the networks during Winter Olympic 2018, and to demonstrate...

Korea chipmakers looking to expand foundry biz

Jul 21, 14:41

Samsung Electronics, Dongbu HiTek and SK Hynix have stepped up their foundry business expansions, which will as a group pose a threat to the existing major dedicated foundry houses...

Samsung increases production of 8GB HBM2

Jul 20, 22:24

Samsung Electronics has increased the production volume of its 8GB high bandwidth memory-2 (HBM2) to meet growing market needs across a wide range of applications including AI, high-performance...

Samsung 8GB HBM2

Digitimes Research: UFS-based NAND flash solutions to become mainstream storage technology for mobile devices

Jul 20, 14:00

While today's mobile devices use either UFS (Universal Flash Storage) or eMMC (embedded multi-media card)-based NAND flash solutions to store information, eMMC5.1 chips are becoming...

Samsung Display to ship rigid OLED panels to Xiaomi, says report

Jul 20, 13:44

Samsung Display will start supplying Xiaomi Technology with 6-inch QHD OLED (rigid type) panels in December 2017 for the production of Xiaomi's next-generation flagship smartphones,...

TSMC InFO packaging brings more competitiveness to its 7nm process technology

Jul 20, 11:45

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's (TSMC) integrated fan-out (InFO) wafer-level packaging technology is about to enter its second generation, which will bring more competitiveness...

TSMC expanding number of equipment suppliers for 7nm

Jul 18, 22:59

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is expanding the number of suppliers of equipment for its 7nm process in a bid to maintain an ecosystem pricing balance, according...

TSMC 7nm technology ready for volume production in 2018

IC Insights predicts record annual ASP growth rates for DRAM, NAND flash

Jul 18, 22:22

Sales of both DRAM and NAND are expected to set record highs in 2017, according to IC Insights. In both cases, the strong annual upturn in sales is being driven almost entirely by...

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    Samsung 1Tb V-NAND

    Samsung has announced a 1Tb V-NAND chip that it expects to be available next year. Since first mentioning it in 2013, during unveiling of the industry's first 3D NAND, Samsung has...

    Photo: Company, Aug 11.

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    Samsung 8GB HBM2

    Samsung Electronics has increased the production volume of its 8GB high bandwidth memory-2 (HBM2) to meet growing market needs across a wide range of applications including AI, high-performance...

    Photo: Company, Jul 24.

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    Rose Pink Edition of Samsung Galaxy S8+

    Samsung Electronics has released its sixth color edition of the Galaxy S8+ 64GB model: Rose Pink. Starting June 30, the Rose Pink version of the smartphone will be available in select...

    Photo: Company, Jul 4.

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    Samsung 14nm chips for wearables

    Samsung Electronics has announced mass production of the Exynos 7 Dual 727 mobile application processor (AP) designed specifically for wearable devices with 14nm FinFET process technology...

    Photo: Company, Oct 18.

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    Samsung 14nm Exynos chips

    Samsung Electronics has begun mass production of Exynos 7 Quad 7570, the company's newest mobile application processor (AP) built on 14nm process technology for the budget smartphone...

    Photo: Company, Aug 31.

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Global AP demand forecast, 2017-2020

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Global notebook shipment forecast, 2017 and beyond
  • China AMOLED panel capacity expansion forecast, 2016-2020

    This Digitimes Research Special Report examines the China AMOLED industry, focusing on the expansion capacity of the makers, the current implementation plans of major smartphone vendors in the market and the technological hurdles faced by the China makers.

  • Global AP demand forecast, 2017-2020

    Digitimes Research expects global AP shipments to surpass the 1.9 billion mark in 2017, with smartphones remaining the main application. Qualcomm will be leading the market in 2017, as other players continue playing catch up and scramble for funds to invest in more diverse applications.

  • Global notebook shipment forecast, 2017 and beyond

    This Digitimes Special Report examines key factors in the notebook industry, including products, vendors and ODMs, that will affect total shipments in 2017 and through 2021.