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S. Korea Has Largest Share of Wafer Capacity Dedicated to Below 20nm Process

S. Korea Has Largest Share of Wafer Capacity Dedicated to Below 20nm Process

SEOUL, Nov. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea has the highest concentration of wafer capacity dedicated to advanced technology nodes, a report showed Wednesday, underscoring its leadership in the chip manufacturing sector. The country, home to major chipmakers like Samsung Electronics Co. and SK hynix Inc., is more leading-edge focused than any other nation, with [...]

SK hynix Aims to Triple NAND Flash Sales in 5 Years with Intel Deal

SK hynix Aims to Triple NAND Flash Sales in 5 Years with Intel Deal

SEOUL, Nov. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — SK hynix Inc., South Korea’s second-largest chipmaker, aims to triple its NAND flash sales in the next five years with the acquisition of Intel Corp.’s non-volatile memory business unit, its CEO said Wednesday. In a rare conference call appearance, SK hynix CEO Lee Seok-hee explained the company’s 10.3 trillion-won [...]

SK hynix Q3 Net More than Doubles on Huawei Effect, Mobile Demand Recovery

SK hynix Q3 Net More than Doubles on Huawei Effect, Mobile Demand Recovery

SEOUL, Nov. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — SK hynix Inc., South Korea’s second-largest chipmaker, on Wednesday reported estimate-beating third-quarter earnings on the back of a recovery in demand for mobile chips amid the pandemic. Its net profit stood at 1.07 trillion won (US$950.4 million) in the third quarter of the year, up 117.5 percent from a [...]

Late Chief’s Insights in Chip, Mobile Help Samsung Face Off Global Peers

Late Chief’s Insights in Chip, Mobile Help Samsung Face Off Global Peers

SEOUL, Oct. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Group chief Lee Kun-hee, who died Sunday at the age of 78, has been recognized as a figure who led the tech giant to become the world’s leading player in the semiconductor and mobile phone sectors with his unrivaled insights. When Lee first took the helm of Samsung [...]