Samsung and Arm collaborate on next-gen Cortex-X CPU cores

Samsung Foundry, Samsung Electronics’ division that fabricates semiconductor chips, has announced its collaboration with Arm (Arm Holdings PLC) for optimized fabrication of next-generation Cortex-X series CPU cores. This collaboration will improve the performance and power efficiency of CPU cores using Arm’s latest Cortex-X series designs and fabricated using Samsung Foundry’s GAA process. Arm and Samsung […]

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Samsung sets up SSD research and development team in India

Samsung has been the leader in the DRAM and NAND flash storage segment for decades, and the company is trying to solidify its leadership with even more research and development. The company has reportedly established a research and development team for SSD in India. According to a new report from Seoul Economic Daily, Samsung Electronics […]

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Samsung’s profit drops 34.4% in Q4 2023 due to slow semiconductor chip sales

After posting its earnings estimates for Q4 2023 a few weeks ago, Samsung has now published its final earnings for the fourth quarter of last year. While the company’s condition has improved slightly compared to the earlier quarters, it is far from the glory days that it saw after the COVID-19 pandemic. Samsung’s revenue and […]

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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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Samsung is no longer the world’s biggest semiconductor chip maker

Samsung is no longer the world’s biggest semiconductor chip firm. According to the latest figures from Counterpoint Research, Samsung Electronics’ revenue from its semiconductor chip division dropped from $70.2 billion in 2022 to $43.4 billion in 2023. That’s a massive 38% drop year-on-year due to the market slump for memory chips and Samsung’s inability to […]

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Samsung opens semiconductor memory chip research lab in the USA

Samsung, the world’s biggest memory chip maker, has opened a new semiconductor chip research lab in Silicon Valley, USA. This research lab comes under the DSA (Device Solutions America) arm of Samsung Electronics, and it will focus on developing the next-generation 3D DRAM technology, as per several reports. Samsung is developing 3D DRAM technology that […]

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Intel’s Lunar Lake chips could use Samsung DRAM inside

Samsung is the world’s biggest memory chip maker and is often among the first globally to introduce new memory technologies. It is being reported that Samsung’s LPDDR5X DRAM chips will be integrated into Intel’s next-generation processors, and if this report is accurate, it is great news for Samsung. Intel’s Lunar Lake processors could have Samsung’s […]

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OpenAI CEO Sam Altman to meet Samsung to make AI semiconductor chips

ChatGPT has been on everyone’s minds over the past year. It is a new-generation AI-based chatbot that can offer more detailed answers and can keep up with the conversation with the user. It was developed by the US-based firm OpenAI, and it is the most important company in the AI segment in the world right […]

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Samsung launches new 990 EVO SSD with improved speeds, efficiency

Samsung has unveiled its new 990 EVO SSD, which is an upgrade over the 980 SSD that was launched in 2021. It is compatible with both PCIe 4.0 and PCIe 5.0 interfaces, which makes it a great buy for many computers and laptops. While the new SSD doesn’t match the company’s existing 980 PRO SSD […]

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Samsung expects its 2023 profit to drop by 85% compared to last year

Last year was extremely challenging for Samsung, as smartphone and semiconductor chip sales were quite low. Those are the two most important product categories for Samsung. However, the company and even analysts expect this new year to be much better as sales are recovering. Today, Samsung Electronics posted its earnings guidance for the fourth quarter […]

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Samsung wants to develop ‘super-gap technologies’ to maintain competitive edge

Samsung, one of the most innovative tech companies in the world, announced its priorities at the start of the new year. The South Korean firm wants to strengthen its technological supremacy to maintain an edge over its rivals. The company also wants to be more flexible to adapt to future changes. Before the launch of […]

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Samsung revenue could bounce back as Korean chip production jumps 42%

Samsung had a bad year due to the global economic downturn and fall in demand for semiconductor chips. The South Korean firm’s semiconductor chip business is its cash cow, and it had a loss for the first time in its history. Had it not been for the good performance of its smartphone division, Samsung Electronics […]

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Samsung to invest $280 million in a chip packaging facility in Japan

Samsung has been investing huge amounts of money in chip research, development, and fabrication. In its latest move, Samsung will invest JPY 40 billion ($280 million) in an advanced chip research facility in Japan over the next five years. According to the announcement, the company will start setting up a factory in Yokohama, Japan, soon. […]

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Historic deal with ASML to help Samsung gain advantage in 2nm chips

A few weeks ago, Samsung Electronics boss Lee Jae-yong embarked on a business trip to the Netherlands to make important business deals with semiconductor chip equipment maker ASML. He joined the South Korean president on a 4-day official trip after the Dutch King Willem-Alexander invited them to the Netherlands to discuss several chip deals. Samsung […]

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Samsung reportedly tightens work discipline, asks employees to work harder

Samsung is going through a tough time, as the semiconductor chip industry is going through its worst phase in the recent past. To improve its business, the South Korean firm is tightening the work discipline of its employees in the Device Solutions business arm. Samsung has also asked employees to report if their colleagues, superiors, […]

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Galaxy S24 might boast Samsung’s new LLW DRAM technology for AI

Samsung Semiconductor today revealed “a special type of DRAM” that the company claims is perfect for mobile AI (artificial intelligence) and gaming applications. It’s called LLW DRAM, which is short for Low Latency Wide IO. Samsung initially announced that it was developing LLW DRAM back in January this year at Tech Day. The company also […]

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Samsung MX head TM Roh not promoted to CEO of Samsung Electronics

Earlier today, Samsung Electronics announced the appointment of regular presidents and the establishment of the new Future Business Planning Unit. It revealed that it is keeping its dual-CEO structure amid uncertain business conditions, which means Samsung MX head TM Roh isn’t being promoted to the CEO level. Samsung Electronics to maintain two co-CEO structure for […]

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Samsung MX head TM Roh not promoted to CEO of Samsung Electronics

Earlier today, Samsung Electronics announced the appointment of regular presidents and the establishment of the new Future Business Planning Unit. It revealed that it is keeping its dual-CEO structure amid uncertain business conditions, which means Samsung MX head TM Roh isn’t being promoted to the CEO level. Samsung Electronics to maintain two co-CEO structure for […]

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Samsung MX head TM Roh not promoted to CEO of Samsung Electronics

Earlier today, Samsung Electronics announced the appointment of regular presidents and the establishment of the new Future Business Planning Unit. It revealed that it is keeping its dual-CEO structure amid uncertain business conditions, which means Samsung MX head TM Roh isn’t being promoted to the CEO level. Samsung Electronics to maintain two co-CEO structure for […]

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Nvidia beats Intel, Samsung, TSMC to become biggest chip brand

Nvidia just beat Intel, Samsung, and TSMC to become the most profitable semiconductor chip brand in the world. Coming from fourth place in Q1 2023, the GPU designer became the biggest semiconductor firm in Q3 2023 on the shoulders of the ongoing Generative AI boom. Taipei-based financial analyst Dan Nystedt has collated financial results from […]

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