Fastest growing companies
Beancounters working for IC Insights have added up their numbers and divided them by the age of their eldest child and reached the conclusion that MediaTek and AMD grew the most in the second quarter of 2016.
14 nm FinFet process
Tech giant Samsung Electronics won a contract to make Nvidia GPUs according to South Korea's Chosun Biz newspaper.
Using 64-layer 3D V-NAND
During the Flash Memory Summit 2016 in Santa Clara, Samsung has unveiled its new 32TB SSD meant for the enterprise market.
Leak optimistically suggest Exynos 8895 at 4GHz
Of course, it is that time of the year. Apple, Qualcomm, MediaTek and now Samsung will have 10nm SoCs ready for phones in early 2017. Of course Samsung wants to use its own 10nm SoC in the Galaxy S8 that is expected in late February 2017, but probably with a mix of 10nm Snapdragon too.
Dancing with the devils
Samsung is spending millions of dollars pushing its upcoming Galaxy Note 7 tablet in the USA and thinks that hiring Austrian film star Christopher Waltz to mock how busy citizens already are will help persuade Americans to favour a Korean product over Apple offerings.
Pre-orders on August 16
The Exynos powered Samsung Galaxy Note 7 starts at € 849 in the German market. This is not really cheap, but at least the phone comes with 64GB storage which should be more than enough for most people.
Smaller screens are done
Samsung Electronics Mobile Communications Business President Koh Dong-jin said the company will work to keep the large screen smartphone in the mainstream, despite claims that Apple’s attempts to bring smaller screens back have had some small success.
$849.99 at T-Mobile US
Samsung has revealed its 5.7 inch curved AMOLED phone that comes with its new iris scanner and as was the case with Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge it will ship with both Snapdragon 820 and Exynos depending on the market.
And opens another seal of the apocalypse
Samsung has officially launched the Galaxy Note 7 which has many of the features from last year’s Note 5 with the design and waterproofing of this year’s S7 Edge.