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Samsung Asks Local Partners to Secure Japanese Parts amid Export Curbs

Samsung Asks Local Partners to Secure Japanese Parts amid Export Curbs

SEOUL, Jul. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. is exploring all possible means to secure stock piles of Japanese materials in preparation for Tokyo expanding its export restrictions, company sources said Thursday. The tech giant has sent letters to its local partners in the production of televisions, consumer electronics and smartphones, urging them to [...]

Samsung, Others in Quest for Alternative Supply amid Trade Feud with Japan

Samsung, Others in Quest for Alternative Supply amid Trade Feud with Japan

SEOUL, Jul. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. has begun testing etching gas critical for the production of semiconductors, a source familiar with the issue said Wednesday, as South Korea is struggling to cope with Japan’s export restrictions. Since July 4, Japan tightened regulations on exports to South Korea of resist, etching gas and [...]

Samsung Vice Chairman Discusses Contingency Plan for Japan’s Export Curbs

Samsung Vice Chairman Discusses Contingency Plan for Japan’s Export Curbs

SEOUL, Jul. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong has convened a meeting with top executives to discuss countermeasures against Japan’s export restrictions of key materials and possibilities of expanding the measures to other areas, company officials said Sunday. On Saturday, Lee met with Kim Ki-nam, head of the company’s device solution [...]

Galaxy S10 Sales 12 pct Higher than Predecessor

Galaxy S10 Sales 12 pct Higher than Predecessor

SEOUL, Jul. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — The first quarter sales of Samsung Electronics Co.’s Galaxy S10 series smartphones were 12 percent higher than sales of the previous model, industry data showed Tuesday. According to industry tracker Counterpoint Research, 16 million units of the Galaxy S10 were sold between March and May, which was more than [...]

New Vlog Documents Daily Life at Samsung Semiconductor Factory

New Vlog Documents Daily Life at Samsung Semiconductor Factory

SEOUL, Jun. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics’ semiconductor sector is tapping into the popularity of so-called “vlogging”, offering new media content as part of its promotional channel. Vlog is a combination of the word “video” and “blog,” and refers to video content that is typically updated on a regular basis. On Sunday, “What are [...]