OpenAI CEO Sam Altman visits Samsung’s semiconductor chip plant in Korea

Last week, it was revealed that OpenAI CEO Sam Altman visited South Korea to meet executives from Samsung Electronics and SK Hynix for a possible alliance for AI chips. It has now been revealed that he visited Samsung’s semiconductor chip plant in the country, and it is possible that OpenAI will develop its own chips […]

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D-RAM / NAND : SK Hynix réduit l’écart avec Samsung au troisième trimestre

Le marché de la mémoire NAND a connu une légère croissance au troisième trimestre en raison des réductions de production des principaux acteurs. SK Hynix, en particulier, a réduit l’écart avec le leader du secteur, Samsung Electronics, en augmentant les livraisons de produits à haute capacité. Selon le cabinet d’études de marché TrendForce, la taille […]

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Samsung reports best quarterly profit of 2023, thanks to displays and foldables

Three weeks after revealing its earnings guidance, Samsung Electronics revealed its full earnings data for Q3 2023. The South Korean firm’s revenue was KRW 67.4 trillion (around $49.86 billion) during the July-August period, and its operating profit was KRW 2.43 trillion (around $1.79 billion). That’s the highest quarterly profit the company achieved this year, and […]

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La fièvre des prix : pourquoi les tarifs de mémoire DRAM et NAND repartent à la hausse ?

La dernière étude de TrendForce annonce une hausse des prix de la mémoire notamment pour la DDR4 et la DDR5 pour nos PC, la DRAM pour serveur et la VRAM pour les cartes graphiques. Les hausses de prix sont dues à une demande croissante, à des réductions de production par certains fabricants et à l’acceptation […]

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Samsung won’t need prior approval from the US to upgrade chip factories in China

The US government has now allowed South Korean semiconductor chip firms, including Samsung and SK Hynix, to upgrade their chip factories in China using equipment and technologies developed in the US. Now, Samsung won’t need to get prior approvals from the US government, which was the case earlier. Samsung can upgrade chip manufacturing equipment at […]

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Samsung to continue production cuts to narrow chip losses

According to the latest report, Samsung is all set to continue with its production cuts to narrow down chip losses in Q3 2023. The world’s largest chip maker started slashing its chip production earlier this year in the same move as its peers, SK Hynix Inc. and Micron Technology, to overcome the supply shortage. Analyst […]

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US may lift import restrictions on chip equipment to Samsung’s China factory

Due to the ongoing geopolitical tensions between China and the US, the US government placed restrictions on the supply of US-made chip technologies and equipment to Chinese firms. Since Samsung has semiconductor chip factories in China, the company faced issues with the supply chain, affecting its business. But the company may get some good news […]

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DRAM et NAND Flash, la demande devrait augmenter de 13% et 16%

Selon TrendForce les fournisseurs de mémoire vont poursuivre leur politique de réduction de la production de puces DRAM et NAND Flash en 2024. Les plus importantes coupes sont attendues dans le secteur de NAND Flash victime actuellement de difficultés financières. Actuellement il est difficile d’avoir une visibilité claire concernant la demande. Cette situation incertaine est […]

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Samsung teases a jaw-dropping 256TB SSD

Samsung is the world’s biggest memory chip maker, and the company consistently keeps pushing the boundaries of technology to bring cutting-edge memory products. This time, however, the tech giant has outdone itself by developing a 256TB SSD. Yes, you’ve read it correctly. This is the first 256TB SSD in the industry, and Samsung has teased […]

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SK Hynix dévoile la première puce NAND Flash TLC 321 couches

SK Hynix – Puce NAND Flash TLC 321-Layer SK hynix Inc. a présenté un des tous premiers échantillons de puce NAND Flash 4D 321 couches. C’est une première au monde.   L’entreprise a dévoilé l’avancement de ses travaux concernant cette nouvelle génération de puce mémoire NAND Flash TLC. Il affiche une capacité de 1 To. […]

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Samsung Semiconductor India Research (SSIR) has 1,100 patents to its credit

According to the latest statement by Samsung India’s senior executive, SSIR (Samsung Semiconductor India Research), which is the research arm of the South Korean firm, has over 1,100 patents to its credit. This number of patents at SSIR is all thanks to the 4,000 engineers working from the Bengaluru R&D center on some key technologies […]

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Samsung starts manufacturing UFS 3.1 storage chips for automobiles

Samsung is the world leader in memory chips, and it is often the first to bring new technologies to the market. Today, the South Korean firm has announced that it has started the mass production of UFS 3.1 storage chips for automotive use cases. This chip will be used in in-vehicle infotainment systems. This new […]

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Samsung hit with $303 million fine for memory chip patent infringement

Samsung was hit with a $303 million fine after Netlist convinced a federal jury that the South Korean tech giant infringed upon several of its patents related to semiconductor memory chips. It was alleged that Samsung Electronics willfully infringed upon Netlist’s memory chip patents, and the jury was convinced of the same after a six-day […]

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Samsung’s working on storage that can hold years’ worth of 4K video

Samsung is looking forward to developing storage solutions that will allow users to store hundreds of terabytes’ worth of data. The company discussed the future of NAND at the China Flash Memory Market Summit and said its future SSDs could have 1 petabyte (1PB) of storage. 1 petabyte of storage, or 1,024 terabytes / 1 […]

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Samsung may face issues getting EUV semiconductor equipment to China

Japan and the Netherlands have joined the United States in banning semiconductor equipment exports to China. This move may put a damper on Samsung Electronics’ semiconductor manufacturing capacity in China, where the company is manufacturing DRAM and NAND flash chips. The three countries held negotiations for several days under the National Security Advisor of the […]

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Samsung may supply NAND for future iPhones destined for China

Apple is reportedly making changes along the supply chain for parts destined for iPhones in China. And instead of acquiring NAND flash modules from local supplier YMTC (Yangtse Memory Technologies Co), Apple supposedly intends to buy these memory chips for future iPhone models from Samsung. These plans are reportedly set in motion for iPhones to […]

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Samsung may supply NAND for future iPhones destined for China

Apple is reportedly making changes along the supply chain for parts destined for iPhones in China. And instead of acquiring NAND flash modules from local supplier YMTC (Yangtse Memory Technologies Co), Apple supposedly intends to buy these memory chips for future iPhone models from Samsung. These plans are reportedly set in motion for iPhones to […]

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Samsung wants to become a one-stop semiconductor chip solution for its clients

Samsung held its annual Tech Day 2022 event yesterday in San Jose, California, in the US. It was the company’s first in-person event in the past three years, and more than 800 customers and partners attended it. During Samsung Tech Day, the company announced various new semiconductor products and technologies that will drive the next […]

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Samsung may release its first 236-layer NAND flash chips this year

Samsung might release its first NAND flash memory chips with more than 200 layers before the end of the year, increasing the stack from the current 176-layer limit. Samsung has remained the market leader and aims to maintain its position above rivals like SK Hynix, Micron Technology, and Kioxia. The Korean tech giant will reportedly […]

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SSD 5400, Micron annonce le 1er SSD SATA NAND 176 couches pour Data center

Micron Technology annonce aujourd’hui être prêt à livrer le premier SSD SATA NAND 176 couches au monde conçu pour les charges de travail de data center. Le SSD SATA 5400 de Micron est le SSD SATA pour data center disponible le plus avancé. Bâti sur une architecture SATA de 11e génération qui a fait ses […]

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