Samsung extends cross license with Qualcomm
Published in Mobiles

Enemy of my enemy

Samsung is about to launch the Galaxy S9 and the US and Chinese version will use the Snapdragon 845. Samsung has been fighting Qualcomm with its own Exynos but the global patent cross-license agreement as well as a multi-year strategic relationship agreement sends a strong no-buy message to Broadcom.

Samsung gets into Bitcoin
Published in News

Will build mining chips

Samsung has seen all those people making a lot of cash out of the bit mining bubble and thought "I'll be 'aving some of that".

Samsung made loads a money
Published in News

Will split its stock

Samsung announced its first stock split as it expects demand for semiconductors to remain firm in 2018, while it posted record annual profit driven by a memory chip “super-cycle”.

Samsung reveals its full GDDR6 lineup
Published in Memory

Coming in capacities of 8Gb and 16Gb

Following the recent announcement that it has started mass production of 16Gb 18Gbps GDDR6 memory modules, Samsung has now revealed a few more details about its full GDDR6 lineup.

Samsung Galaxy S9 Unpacked event scheduled for February 25th
Published in Mobiles

Official invites sent out

Samsung has officially sent out invites for its next Unpacked event scheduled for February 25th, just a day before the Mobile World Congress 2018 in Barcelona, where the company is expected to unveil its newest flagship, the Galaxy S9.

Samsung 860 EVO SSD series shows up on its site
Published in Memory


After the 860 Pro SSD was spotted on Samsung's site, yet another new SSD line has leaked from the same source, the Samsung 860 EVO.

Samsung starts mass production of 16Gb GDDR6 chips
Published in Graphics

Based on 10nm-class manufacturing process

Samsung has announced that it has started mass production of 16Gb GDDR6 memory chips, offering twice the speed and density levels compared to currently available GDDR5 memory chips.

Samsung unveils its mid-range Exynos 7872 SoC
Published in Processors

14nm SoC with hexa-core Cortex-A73 and Cortex-A53 CPU cores

Samsung announced its newest SoC built on 14nm FinFET manufacturing process and aimed at mid-range devices, the Exynos 7872 SoC.

Samsung's 860 Pro 4TB shows up at its site
Published in Memory

With US $1,899 price tag

Samsung has released some of the first information regarding its upcoming 860 Pro SSD lineup, in the form of a 4TB model listed on its own website.

Samsung Aquabolt 8GB HBM2 2.4Gbps chips are go
Published in Graphics

Codename Aquabolt

Samsung said  it has started mass production of its 2nd generation 8GB HBM2 chips, codename Aquabolt.