Rumours of 7nm
The dark satanic rumour mill has manufactured a hell on earth yarn claiming that the Samsung Galaxy S10 will get 7nm Snapdragon 855 chipset.
2+6 cores mainstream
Qualcomm is gaining traction with its 600 series chipsets and it is about to announce a new one. The Snapdragon 670 comes with dual high-end CPUs and six energy efficient ones, all in 10nm.
Ready in 2019, confirmed by Cristiano Amon
One thing we came away with from yesterday’s big Qualcomm announcement that 20 companies are committed to coming to market in 2019 with Qualcomm X50 NR based devices. Cristiano Amon, the President of Qualcomm just confirmed that Samsung is also on board with the X50.
Galaxy S8 owners get them at last
Samsung has apparently started sending out the long awaited Galaxy S8 Android 8.0 Oreo update in parts of Europe and other regions should get them soon.
Easy to find security flaws
Consumer Reports has found that millions of smart TVs can be controlled by hackers exploiting easy-to-find security flaws.
Even if he loses, it is not as if he is going down
Samsung Electronics’ ailing chairman, Lee Kun-hee, was named by South Korean police as a suspect in a $7.5 million tax evasion case that involved the use of bank accounts held by employees.
Might create a DRAM unit in China
China’s state planner and South Korea’s Samsung have signed a memorandum of understanding for further cooperation on semiconductors.
So no change in Korea’s legal system
Hopes that there might be changes to make South Korea’s legal system fairer have been abandoned after the legal system gave the leader of the Samsung business empire a get out of jail free card.
5G multi year marriage
Not only has Qualcomm just signed a cross license agreement with Samsung that resulted in the halt of Samsung’s legal battle against the company, the two giants have just announced a multi-year strategic relationship agreement. Both Samsung and Qualcomm have problems with Apple and a Broadcom hostile takeover.