Samsung to benefit from Apple hoarding
Published in PC Hardware
Tuesday, 16 May 2023 11:43

Samsung to benefit from Apple hoarding

3nm processing wars

Samsung’s bottom line might get a boost from the fruity cargo-cult Apple’s decision to stick all its 3nm processing in TMSC’s basket.

Samsung releases DRAM for the new CXL 2.0 standard
Published in PC Hardware

Worked with Chipzilla so it will play nice with Xeon

Samsung has unveiled what it claims is the world’s first DRAM product with the brand-new CXL 2.0 standard.

Chinese mobile phone makers surrender French markets to Samsung
Published in Mobiles

OPPO and OnePlus cut French Connection

Rumours that Chinese firms OPPO and OnePlus had enough of France and were starting to downsize their operations have proven true.

Google Pixel 8 Pro could end up with Samsung's ISOCELL GN2 sensor
Published in Mobiles

Big upgrade compared to Pixel 7 Pro

According to a fresh report, Google's Pixel 8 Pro could end up with Samsung's biggest sensor, the 50MP ISOCELL GN2.

Samsung sticks fingers in ears for worse profits in 14 years
Published in News

Shortfall in memory

Samsung is expected to report its worst profit in 14 years laster this week due to falling prices for memory chips -- the company's biggest business -- and weak demand.

Samsung does better than Apple in smartphones
Published in Mobiles

Tame Apple Press sulks 

In the fourth quarter of 2022 the Tame Apple Press was overjoyed when Apple replaced Samsung as the top seller of smartphones, now it turns out that quarter was an aboration and the South Koreans are back on top again.

Samsung considers abandoning Google
Published in AI
Tuesday, 18 April 2023 10:52

Samsung considers abandoning Google

Bing is better, call in the Magi 

In a move that no one could have seen coming a few years ago, Samsung is considering abandoning Google as its default search and moving to Microsoft's Bing.

AMD and Samsung extend IP licensing agreement for AMD Radeon Graphics
Published in Graphics

Bringing Radeon graphics technology to Samsung Exynos SoCs

AMD has Samsung have both announced a signing of a multi-year agreement extension that will bring ultra-low-power AMD Radeon graphics to Samsung Exynos SoCs.

Low profits for South Korean chip manufacturing firms
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Sluggish global chip demand

Beancounters at Yonhap Infomax have added up some numbers and divided them by their shoe size and decided that major South Korean chip manufacturing firms won’t be earning much in the first quarter 2023.

Arm wants to increase its margins
Published in PC Hardware
Monday, 27 March 2023 11:45

Arm wants to increase its margins

Plans to jack up its royalties

British chip designer Arm wants to increase the royalties it charges for its chip licensing, according to a report by Financial Times.