Slimming down with Ultra-Thin Body processes
Chinese foundries are ignoring FinFET technology and are developing Fully Depleted Silicon-on-Insulator (FD-SOI), or also called Ultra-Thin Body (UTB), processes for wafer production.
18.4-inch tablet with low pixel density
After plenty of rumors, Samsung has now officially announced its 18.4-inch Galaxy View tablet.
UPDATED: Qualcomm denies it
The original story was pulled from the website and Qualcomm sent us the following statement:
And three different SoCs
There have been quite a few rumors regarding Samsung's next Galaxy flagship smartphone and the latest one suggest that Samsung might equip the Galaxy S7 with high-end ESS SABRE 9018AQ2M audio chip.
Juicing up the bottom line
Samsung has just built a battery plant in China as part of its cunning plan to add a billion onto its sales figures to make up for falling smartphone sales.
Begun the price wars have
It is starting to look like a price war is brewing at the higher end of chip production, with Samsung already negotiating price cuts.
The war continues
Nvidia is in the middle of a legal battle against Samsung and Qualcomm over seven GPU patents. Now a judge has given Samsung and Qualcomm a get out of jail free card over two out of seven patents.
TSMC and Samsung chips have the same battery life
Reports have been coming in claiming that some iPhone 6S handsets have longer battery life than others, depending on which version of the A9 processor it's running.
CEO threatens to pack it in
Sony is going to give its smartphone division a year to make money or it will shut it down.
Better than being the new Apple
Samsung is not doing that well in smartphones. To be fair, no one is, but Samsung has the ability to become something much more interesting – it could replace AMD as Intel's rival.