Exynos 7 Dual 7270
Samsung has begun mass production of the Exynos 7 Dual 7270 which is being billed as the “world’s first” mobile processor designed for wearable devices that is built on the 14-nanometer FinFET process technology.
Not-so magnificant seven going to cost billions
Samsung appears to have made a pig’s ear of its Galaxy Note 7 recall and is ordering its resellers to stop sales and exchanges of the device pending investigation into the latest incidents.
Faster and slower
Qualcomm is returning to the two high end chips strategy and you can expect to see two variants of what we call Snapdragon 830 today. They will end up with two different product numbers, one being higher than the other.
Second recall is possible, but no announcement yet
Back in August, when the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 launched, reports surfaced of battery problems causing device overheating and combustion, and the company issued a global device recall after several people experienced property loss and various minor injuries.
That’s $120 million, thank you very much
The US court of appeals in Washington DC has re-instated a $120 million penalty against Samsung for patent infringement of Apple intellectual property.
From Siri's creator
Samsung has written a cheque for an AI outfit called Viv which was founded by one of Siri's co-creators.
Flagship price but no performance to match
Back when it appeared that Google was finally going head to head with flagship offerings from other companies, including Samsung's Galaxy smartphone or even Apple's iPhone it seems the firm has a long way to go.
This year is just the beginning
A report said that 60 million smartphones with USB Type-C ports will ship this year. But adoption will really take off from next year on.
High end Snapdragons
Samsung Electronics has been signed on to be the sole contract manufacturer for Qualcomm 's next high-end Snapdragon chips.
Rest of the business doing brilliantly
Samsung expected to report a higher than expected third quarter profit, despite having to write off a fortune because of the global recall of its Galaxy Note 7.