Samsung, Intel and Globalfoundries woo HiSilicon
Published in Processors


Outfit looking for second 7nm supplier

HiSilicon Technologies wants another supplier for the fabrication of its 7nm chips and apparently Samsung, Globalfoundries and Intel are trying to get the Chinese fabless firm's attention.

Samsung’s "Mr Chips" CEO shocks with surprise resignation
Published in Processors


Goodbye Mr Chips

CEO and Vice Chairman Kwon Oh-hyun has shocked analysts with a surprise plan to step down from management – just after announcing stonking profits.

Samsung has great results thanks to chips
Published in News
Wednesday, 11 October 2017 12:02

Samsung has great results thanks to chips


Chips important part of Samsung's diet


Samsung Electronics  is expected to forecast a record third quarter profit on Friday thanks to the strong market for memory chips, and as mobile earnings make a killing as rival Apple drops the ball.

Microsoft’s mixed reality expected this Christmas
Published in Wearables

 
Samsung already announces display

Software king of the world Microsoft has been talking up its latest mixed reality options,

iPhone 8 ships with super cool exploding feature
Published in News


Just plug it in and watch the fireworks

Those super, cool, innovative design people at Apple have slipped in an easter egg function with the new iPhone 8 Plus so that it detonates when you try to recharge it.

Samsung readies 28nm MRAM chips
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 27 September 2017 11:18

Samsung readies 28nm MRAM chips

FD-SOI sauce 

Samsung Foundry will soon mass produce magnetoresistive random-access memory (MRAM) chips  using 28nm fully depleted silicon-on-insulator (FD-SOI) process technology.

New Note 8 sets pre-order record
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 11 September 2017 12:37

New Note 8 sets pre-order record


Tame Apple Press rather upset

Despite its best efforts to remind users about the incredibly inflammable Note 7, the Tame Apple Press has been unable to stop Note 8 pre-orders from hitting record levels.

Graphics card price hike likely
Published in Graphics
Monday, 28 August 2017 11:56

Graphics card price hike likely


Memory issues

Consumer demand for graphics cards may be undermined by price hikes arising from the GDDR memory shortage.

Samsung boss appeals against his sentence
Published in News
Monday, 28 August 2017 11:33

Samsung boss appeals against his sentence


Needs to get it reduced so that it can be "suspended" 

Samsung boss Jay Y. Lee has appealed against the five-year jail term he was given for bribery and other charges.

Samsung boss jailed for five years
Published in News
Friday, 25 August 2017 11:58

Samsung boss jailed for five years


Corruption scandal leaves Samsung leaderless

Jay Y. Lee is set to spend the next five years in prison after receiving one of the harshest sentences handed to a South Korean chaebol executive.