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Samsung, TSMC to share Apple 14/16nm chip orders

Dec 18, 11:25

Samsung Electronics has signed a contract for the production of Apple's next-generation smartphone application processors to be used in 2015 using 14/16nm FinFET processes, according...

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64-bit smartphones to be ushered in 2014, say sources

Dec 11, 14:14

The penetration rate of smartphones with CPUs supporting 64-bit capability is expected to increase in a fast pace in the next two years as chipset vendors including Qualcomm and Intel...

Radiant Opto-Electronics November BLU shipments highest in 2013

Dec 10, 21:56

Radiant Opto-Electronics shipped 13.718 million backlight units (BLUs) in November, the highest monthly level so far in 2013, according to the company.

Taiwan market: Samsung introduces Galaxy J

Dec 10, 15:24

Samsung Electronics has introduced the Galaxy J into the Taiwan market after unveiling the model in Japan in November. The new model will target the high-end segment.

Galaxy J

Digitimes Research: Melfas emerging as leading touchscreen controller IC player in Korea

Dec 6, 11:45

While international IC players such as Atmel, Cypress and Synaptics are currently dominating the global touchscreen controller IC market, Melfas, Zinitix and Imagis Technology are...

Hermes Microvision shipping e-beam inspection tools for 1Xnm processes

Dec 4, 22:05

E-beam inspection tool supplier Hermes Microvision (HMI) has begun shipping its eScan 500-series inspection tools for 1Xnm processes, which help ramp up its revenues in 2014, according...

Samsung to launch Galaxy Note 3 Lite in 1Q14

Dec 3, 20:57

Samsung Electronics plans to expand the trimmed down versions of its smartphones by launching the Galaxy Note 3 Lite with a display size of 5.5-5.7-inch in the first quarter of 2014,...

Taiwan makers hike Apple, Samsung 4Q13 tablet shipment estimates

Dec 3, 14:59

Taiwan-based tablet supply chain makers, viewing that Apple and Samsung Electronics have increased their tablet shipments, have upward adjusted estimated iPad shipments in the fourth...

Samsung executive talks about IoT strategy

Nov 28, 14:14

Samsung Electronics has developed SAMI (Samsung Architecture for Multimodal Interactions), a system central to Samsung's Internet of Things (IoT) strategy, according Luc Julia, vice...

Samsung tablet for children puts pressure on China white-box vendors

Nov 26, 14:03

Samsung Electronics has recently released a tablet, the Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 Kids, targeting the children market, and some market watchers believe the device will create threats against...

Asustek and Lenovo may see trouble catching up on Samsung tablets in 2014

Nov 22, 15:56

Asustek Computer and Lenovo are both eagerly trying to narrow their tablet shipment gaps with the second-largest vendor Samsung Electronics in 2014. However, since Samsung's tablet...

Largan sues Samsung over alleged patent infringement

Nov 20, 14:32

Handset-use lens module makerLargan Precision has filed a lawsuit with a US local court in the Southern District of California accusing Samsung Electronics of infringing six of its...

Taiwan and China panel makers see increased orders from Samsung

Nov 19, 14:44

Taiwan- and China-based panel makers are seeing increased orders from Samsung Electronics for TN panels used in mid-range handsets.

Qualcomm reportedly hopes Samsung and Globalfoundries can team up, sources say

Nov 18, 16:12

Qualcomm reportedly hopes Samsung Electronics and Globalfoundries can form an alliance, as the fabless IC vendor seeks to reduce its reliance on Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing...

Global 3Q13 DRAM output value rise 9%, says DRAMeXchange

Nov 14, 16:10

Worldwide DRAM output came to US$9.3 billion in value during third quarter of 2013, up 9% sequentially, according to DRAMeXchange. Samsung Electronics continued to lead the global...

Globalfoundries, Samsung said to team up to vie for Apple chip orders

Nov 13, 12:23

Rumors have been circulated in the IC industry claiming that Globalfoundries and Samsung Electronics will team up to vie for A9-series chip orders from Apple. Under the reported tie-up,...

Samsung places fewer notebook component orders than expected

Nov 11, 11:05

Samsung Electronics' component orders from June to October 2013 were reportedly only 40% of the Korea-based vendor's original forecast, while Apple's iMac shipments during the same...

Samsung to launch smartphones with 64-bit CPUs in 2014

Nov 7, 21:42

Samsung Electronics reportedly will launch flagship smartphone models equipped with 64-bit CPUs, WQHD displays and 16-megapixel cameras in 2014, which will further heat up hardware...

A quarter of a billion smartphones ship in 3Q13, says Canalys

Nov 6, 10:24

Over a quarter of a billion smartphones shipped worldwide in the third quarter of 2013 as the market grew 44% on year, according to Canalys. The top-2 vendors - Samsung and Apple...

Taiwan market: Samsung to promote LTE equipment and smartphones in 2014

Nov 5, 15:54

Samsung Electronics will promote its LTE COE (central office equipment) as well as LTE-enabled smartphones in Taiwan in 2014, according to Andy Tu, president of mobile communications...

Samsung to launch 12.2-inch tablets, say Taiwan makers

Nov 4, 10:22

Samsung Electronics has been developing 12.2-inch tablets and adopted a film-based capacitive touch solution mainly provided by China-based Shenzhen O-film Tech, with production to...

Macronix 75nm NOR flash chips verified by Samsung

Oct 31, 11:52

Taiwan-based Macronix International reportedly has received verification for its 75nm 16Mb 1.8V NOR flash chips from Samsung Electronics, with shipments to ramp up starting 2014.

Macronix reportedly breaks into supply chain of Samsung

Mobile device platforms continue trend towards more integration despite Apple and Samsung skewing the market, says ABI Research

Oct 28, 14:40

There are many trends simultaneously affecting the market for mobile device semiconductors. Two have been the shift towards multi-core application processors and the addition of x86...

India-based Micromax shipping smartphones to Europe

Oct 28, 11:09

India-based handset vendor Micromax has begun shipping its smartphones to Russia with plans to enter into other markets in Europe in 2014, according to sources in Taiwan's handset...

Retailers begin tweaking Apple recommended price cuts for previous-generation iPad products

Oct 25, 15:09

Apple's upcoming iPad Air and iPad mini with Retina display have already triggered price cuts by channel retailers for previous-generation iPads. US-based Best Buy is currently offering...

Samsung 3Q13 operating profits rise 26% to new record

Oct 25, 15:06

Samsung Electronics saw its operating profits increase about 26% on year to more than KRW10 trillion (US$9 billion) in the third quarter of 2013, buoyed mainly by significant growth...

AMOLED panel shipments surge in 2Q13 thanks to Samsung smartphone and display businesses, says IHS

Oct 23, 15:24

Largely driven by demand from high-end Samsung smartphones, particularly the Galaxy S4, global shipments of high-end AMOLED display panels posted sequential growth of 16% in the second...

Corning and Samsung strengthen strategic collaborations

Oct 23, 10:55

Corning has announced that it is entering into a series of strategic and financial agreements with Samsung Display, allowing the LCD glass maker to take full ownership of Samsung...

Taiwan market: Samsung to release 85-inch S9 Ultra HD TV in December

Oct 16, 21:52

Samsung Electronics will release its 85-inch S9 Ultra HD TV in the Taiwan market during December 2013 at a price of NT$1.29 million (US$43,900).

More top-tier brands using MediaTek smartphone solutions

Oct 16, 21:50

More top-tier smartphone brands, including Sony Mobile Communications and LG Electronics, have launched low-cost models powered by MediaTek's solutions in order to compete effectively...

Samsung begins construction of new R&D center in Silicon Valley

Oct 16, 12:26

Samsung Electronics plans to open a new R&D center in Silicon Valley to support its growth, open innovation and collaboration activities, according to the South Korea-based ven...

Commentary: Would strong 3Q13 earnings ensure smooth sailing for Samsung?

Oct 14, 15:24

Samsung Electronics has just announced that its estimated profits for the third quarter of 2013 will reach KRW10.1 trillion (US$9.38 billion). Would that ensure smooth sailing for...

Apple, Samsung said to be developing 12-inch tablets

Oct 14, 11:51

Apple and Samsung Electronics are said to be planning to release 12-inch tablets. Apple is currently cooperating with Quanta Computer on the project, while Samsung is developing the...

Tablet players turning to focus on large-size products

AMOLED panel shipments surge in 2Q13 thanks to Samsung smartphone and display businesses, says IHS

Oct 11, 11:24

Largely driven by demand from upscale Samsung smartphones, particularly the Galaxy S4, global shipments of high-end AMOLED display panels posted sequential growth of 16% in the second...

Smartphone vendors likely to revamp strategies for mini models

Oct 9, 12:15

Smartphone vendors are likely to be forced to revamp their strategies regarding the launch of "mini" series smartphones due to slow sales of these models, according to industry...

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  • TSMC to offer more wafer starts to MediaTek in 3Q14

    Bits + chips | 5h 16min ago

  • TPK sees 2Q14 gross margin drop sequentially

    Before Going to Press | 3h 56min ago

  • O-film Tech to acquire Shenzhen Temobi Science & Tech

    Before Going to Press | 3h 58min ago

  • PCB maker Apex completes capital expansion

    Before Going to Press | 4h 11min ago

  • Handset solution vendors may roll out 10-core CPUs in 2015

    Before Going to Press | 4h 22min ago

  • TPK posts 1H14 net EPS of NT$1.37

    Before Going to Press | 4h 22min ago

  • China market: Mainstream pricing for smart wireless routers stands at CNY100-200

    Before Going to Press | 4h 23min ago

  • More IC vendors to engage in merger or acquisition deals

    Before Going to Press | 4h 25min ago

  • Intel to launch Core M for use in notebook/tablet 2-in-1 models in 4Q14

    Before Going to Press | 4h 25min ago

  • Notebook thermal module makers eye business opportunities from electric vehicles

    Before Going to Press | 5h 34min ago

  • Career expects sales to peak in 4Q14

    Before Going to Press | 5h 35min ago

  • Acer sees booming sales of Chromebooks, says CEO

    Before Going to Press | 5h 43min ago

  • China PV module makers expected to ask Taiwan solar cell makers to offer incentives

    Before Going to Press | 5h 56min ago

  • LG launches cloud-based monitors

    Before Going to Press | 5h 57min ago

  • AUO able to produce 42- to 75-inch WCG curved Ultra HD TV panels

    Before Going to Press | 5h 59min ago

  • Touch Taiwan 2014 to take place in late August

    Before Going to Press | 6h ago

  • Global Ultra HD TV penetration to reach at least 6-8% in 2014

    Before Going to Press | 6h ago

  • Digitimes Research: Japan promoting service robots

    Before Going to Press | 6h 1min ago

  • Small- to medium-size China smartphone component makers under pressure of being forced out in 2H14

    Before Going to Press | 6h 2min ago

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    Samsung Electronics has unveiled the Samsung Gear Live, powered by Android Wear. The new Android Wear device features Samsung's Super AMOLED display. It also offers easy customization...

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    Samsung TabPRO tablet

    Samsung Electronics has unveiled the Galaxy TabPRO line of tablets with sizes ranging from 8.4- to 12.2-inch at the CES 2014. The Samsung Galaxy TabPRO (12.2) features a 12.2-inch...

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    Samsung Electronics has launched its 840 EVO mSATA SSD line-up, including a one terabyte (TB) version. The Samsung 840 EVO mSATA SSD is an extension of the 840 EVO line-up which...

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