Qualcomm shuns Samsung
Published in Processors


Uses TSMC’s 7nm


Qualcomm has ended its foundry relationship with Samsung and opted for TSMC to produce its next-generation 7nm semiconductor chips.

Samsung announces three AMD Freesync 2 monitors
Published in News


27- and 32-inch CHG70 and 49-inch CHG90

Samsung has jumped on the AMD FreeSync 2 bandwagon with a total of three monitors, the CHG70 series, which will be available in 27-inch and 32-inch versions and the massive 49-inch CHG90 series monitor.

Samsung caught spying on users
Published in Memory


Open Rights Group warning

Samsung has been using technology which can spy on its mobile users.

IBM, GlobalFoundries and Samsung come up with 5nm process
Published in Processors


Will cost about the same as 10nm

IBM, GlobalFoundries (GloFo), and Samsung said yesterday that they have found a way to make 5nm  transistors, which may well enable them to pack 30 billion switches onto a microprocessor chip.

Samsung sings stand by your NAND
Published in Memory


Plans more expansion in China

Samsung  is considering adding NAND memory chip production capacity at its manufacturing base in China.

Samsung plans 4nm foundry for 2020
Published in Processors


Commercialise 8nm this year and 7nm next year


Samsung Electronics has been showing off its roadmap for introduction of high-tech 4-nano system semiconductor foundry process in 2020.

Samsung shows off stretchable display
Published in Graphics


Flexible OLED screen


Samsung has unveiled a radical 9.1-inch stretchable OLED display which can stretch in both direction by as much as 12 millimetres.

Fitness trackers can’t measure calories
Published in Wearables


Chocolate teapots


Fitness devices are reasonable at monitoring heart rate but can’t track calories burnt to save their lives.

Huawei closing on Apple
Published in Mobiles


Headed to become a number two 

Huawei is slowly closing on Apple in a bid to replace the fruity cargo-cult as the number two of the smartphone industry.

ZeniMax targets Samsung over Gear VR
Published in Wearables


Having beaten Oculus


After beating Facebook-owned Oculus in a $500 million patent dispute earlier this year, games outfit ZeniMax is now going after Samsung.