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S. Korea Eyes Non-memory Chips as New Growth Engine

S. Korea Eyes Non-memory Chips as New Growth Engine

SEOUL, Apr. 1 (Korea Bizwire) — The party is over for South Korean memory chip makers after a two-year boom, and deep-pocketed industry leaders are now looking to the future to find the new growth drivers in the non-memory chip business. Samsung Electronics Co. and SK hynix Inc., the world’s two largest memory chip makers, [...]

Prices of Server DRAM to Drop 50 pct This Year: DRAMeXchange

Prices of Server DRAM to Drop 50 pct This Year: DRAMeXchange

SEOUL, Jan. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — Prices of dynamic random-access memory (DRAM) chips for data center servers are expected to drop about 50 percent this year due to inventory problems, a market tracker said Tuesday. In its latest market report, DRAMeXchange predicted that prices of server DRAM chips will plummet more than 20 percent on-quarter [...]

Samsung Develops New DRAM for 5G, AI Features of Smartphones

Samsung Develops New DRAM for 5G, AI Features of Smartphones

SEOUL, Jul. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. said Tuesday it has developed a new mobile dynamic random access memory (DRAM) solution optimized for the fifth-generation (5G) network and artificial intelligence (AI) features of smartphones. The South Korean tech giant said it finished the development of the 10nm-class 8Gb LPDDR5 DRAM in April, boasting [...]

S. Korea Maintains Dominance over Global DRAM Market in Q3

S. Korea Maintains Dominance over Global DRAM Market in Q3

SEOUL, Dec. 7 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean tech giants maintained their strong dominance over the global market for dynamic random-access memory (DRAM) chips in the third quarter, data showed Thursday. According to the data compiled by IHS Markit and other industrial sources, Samsung Electronics Co. accounted for 44.5 percent of the market in the [...]

Samsung Sales Expected Surpass Intel This Year

Samsung Sales Expected Surpass Intel This Year

SEOUL, Nov. 20 (Korea Bizwire) – Samsung Electronics Co. is expected to outpace U.S.-based Intel Corp. in terms of sales this year and emerge as the world’s No. 1 chip maker, data showed Monday. According to the data compiled by industry tracker IC Insights, Samsung will likely post sales of US$65.6 billion in the chip segment to account for 15 percent of the global market. Intel, on [...]

Samsung Expected to Expand DRAM Output Capacity: DRAMeXchange

Samsung Expected to Expand DRAM Output Capacity: DRAMeXchange

SEOUL, Nov. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. is expected to expand its production capacity for dynamic random-access memory (DRAM) chips next year in a bid to keep its dominance in the market, an industry tracker said Thursday. “There are reports that Samsung is considering expanding its production capacity to increase competition and raise [...]