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Samsung’s Chipmaking Plant in Xi’an Begins Normal Operation as China Lifts Lockdown

Samsung’s Chipmaking Plant in Xi’an Begins Normal Operation as China Lifts Lockdown

SEOUL, Jan. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. said Wednesday its chipmaking facility in the Chinese city of Xi’an has returned to normal as the city has lifted a lockdown. The world’s largest memory chip maker had temporarily adjusted operations at its NAND flash chips manufacturing base late last month following the lockdown in [...]

Samsung Unveils New Mobile Processor with Stronger Graphic Performance

Samsung Unveils New Mobile Processor with Stronger Graphic Performance

SEOUL, Jan. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. on Tuesday unveiled an advanced mobile application processor in the latest move to bolster its minimal presence in the global mobile application processor market. Samsung said the new processor, the Exynos 2200, is built on the most advanced 4-nanometer extreme ultraviolet lithography process and is empowered [...]

S. Korea Expected to Become World’s Biggest Investor in Fab Equipment This Year: Report

S. Korea Expected to Become World’s Biggest Investor in Fab Equipment This Year: Report

SEOUL, Jan. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea is expected to become the biggest investor in chip fabrication facilities this year, a global industry association said Thursday. According to SEMI, a global industry association representing the electronics manufacturing and design supply chain, South Korea is forecast to rank at the top of fab equipment spending [...]

Samsung’s Chip Biz Faces Minimal Impact from Xi’an Lockdown: Analysts

Samsung’s Chip Biz Faces Minimal Impact from Xi’an Lockdown: Analysts

SEOUL, Jan. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — The prolonged lockdown in the Chinese city of Xi’an will have minimal impact on the performance of Samsung Electronics Co., which has a chip fabrication complex there, analysts said Wednesday. Samsung, the world’s largest memory chip maker, temporarily adjusted operations at its NAND flash chips manufacturing base in the [...]

SK hynix Closes 1st Phase of Intel’s NAND Business Acquisition, Names New Entity Solidigm

SK hynix Closes 1st Phase of Intel’s NAND Business Acquisition, Names New Entity Solidigm

SEOUL, Dec. 30 (Korea Bizwire) — SK hynix Inc, South Korea’s key memory chip maker, said Thursday it has closed the first phase of the transaction to acquire Intel’s NAND and solid-state drive (SSD) business, and will name the newly established subsidiary Solidigm. The announcement came eight days after it received the merger clearance from [...]

Having Passed Major Regulatory Hurdle for Intel Deal, SK hynix Eyes Economies of Scale, Sharper Competitive Edge

Having Passed Major Regulatory Hurdle for Intel Deal, SK hynix Eyes Economies of Scale, Sharper Competitive Edge

SEOUL, Dec. 23 (Korea Bizwire) – The removal of the last regulatory hurdle for SK hynix Inc.’s acquisition of Intel Corp’s non-volatile memory business will likely accelerate the chipmaker’s plan to expand its presence and enhance competitiveness in the global NAND market, analysts said Thursday. On Wednesday, the Chinese antitrust regulator gave the much-awaited green [...]