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Apple Asks LG Display for Urgent Supply of LCD Panels to Meet iPad Demand in Asia

Apple has asked LG Display to urgently supply LCD panels for iPads, following a surge in orders for tablet PCs and laptop monitors in the wake of the global health crisis, reports Business Korea. Apple has recently asked LG Display to supply LCD panels for the iPad fast. LG Display is expected to start supplying […]

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Samsung sends 300 employees to China for its chip factory expansion

The expansion of Samsung’s memory chip factory in China was stalled for a few weeks due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but the company’s Vice Chairman Lee Jae-Yong recently visited the factory to assess the operations. Today, the South Korean company said that it has sent an additional 300 employees to China to oversee the plant’s […]

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Samsung heir meets Chinese leader to improve business cooperation

On his first overseas business trip in months, Samsung heir apparent Lee Jae-Yong visited the company’s memory chip factory in Xi’an, China. During his two-day visit, he also met Hu Heping, Communist Party Secretary of the Shaanxi province, to improve business ties.During the meeting, Hu Heping reportedly expressed appreciation for Samsung offering quarantine aid for […]

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China Threatens to Add Apple, Other US Companies to ‘Unreliable Entity List’

China could put Apple on an “unreliable entity list” alongside other U.S. companies, in a series of punitive countermeasures the country is prepared to take against U.S. moves to block shipments of semiconductors to Huawei, claimed a report over the weekend. According to the Global Times, the Chinese government’s mouthpiece, the list would be a […]

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China may retaliate against US companies over continuing Huawei ban

The more that the U.S. continues to enforce bans and restrictions on Huawei, the closer we might be seeing retaliation from the Chinese government. Sources are saying that some U.S. companies like Apple, Qualcomm, Cisco, and Boeing might be put on an “unreliable entity list”, therefore restricting their businesses in China. Unfortunately, these companies are […]

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Samsung heir visits chip factory in China to assess expansion plan

Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong, who gave a historic apology and promised to end Samsung’s royal line a few weeks ago, visited the company’s chip factory in China. The company said that the purpose of the visit was to assess the plant’s expansion plan following the country’s economic reopening amid COVID-19 slowdown.This is Lee’s first […]

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iPhone Assembler Foxconn Posts Near 90% Drop in First Quarter Profit

Apple’s main iPhone assembler Foxconn posted an almost 90 percent drop in first-quarter profit on Friday, as the impact of the global health crisis hit production demand from clients (via Reuters). But the Taiwanese electronics manufacturer said the worst was over, and the company would “stabilize in the second quarter,” adding that it expects revenue […]

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WeChat reportedly monitors messages from international users too

It’s not a secret that China heavily monitors the Internet traffic within its country and for its citizens, to the point where messaging apps are censored and surveilled. But with the global popularity of the WeChat app, it looks like they’re expanding its monitoring scope to those users that are based abroad. A detailed study […]

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Apple Reportedly Seeking to Move Significantly More Production From China to India

In a bid to reduce its reliance on China as a base for operations, Apple could be planning to produce up to $40 billion worth of smartphones in India through contract manufacturers Wistron and Foxconn, reports The Indian Economic Times. Several meetings between Apple’s senior executives and top ranking government officials over the last few […]

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Cloud White Galaxy S20 Ultra pre-orders begin in Europe, already on sale in China

The Cloud White variant of the Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G can be purchased from Samsung China as of today, just as expected. Priced at the equivalent of about $1,400 (€1,300), the new color option is only available with 12GB of RAM and 256GB of flash storage. This unique-looking addition to the flagship series comes at the […]

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[Updated] White Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G with 256GB revealed in official press render

Update: According to @rquandt on Twitter, the Galaxy S20, Galaxy S20+, and Galaxy S20 Ultra will also be released in white in Europe.Original story followsA Galaxy S20 Ultra in white – or at least a dummy unit – popped up in a live photo earlier this week along with reports that the phone should be […]

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Samsung leads the 5G race in Q1 2020, Galaxy S20 5G is in demand

Demand for 5G smartphones increased significantly in Q1 2020 compared to last year, and Samsung is leading the pack in terms of 5G smartphone shipments, according to Strategy Analytics. Samsung had a 34.4% 5G market share in the first quarter of the year and shipped 8.3 million 5G smartphones.A total of 24.1 million 5G smartphones […]

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