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S. Korea Seeks to Expand Presence in Foundry, Non-memory Biz

S. Korea Seeks to Expand Presence in Foundry, Non-memory Biz

SEOUL, Apr. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s major chipmakers are stepping up efforts to expand their presence in the foundry and non-memory businesses to diversify portfolios that heavily rely on memory chips in search of new growth engines, industry officials said Monday. Samsung Electronics Co. and SK hynix Inc. hold over 60 percent of [...]

Aggressive Recruiting from China Shakes S. Korea’s Semiconductor Industry

Aggressive Recruiting from China Shakes S. Korea’s Semiconductor Industry

SEOUL, Dec. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — The CTO of HiSilicon Technologies Co., the semiconductor design company of China’s Huawei Technologies Co., was previously employed as an executive director at Samsung Electronics Co. The industry was shocked when Huawei successfully poached the high-ranking Samsung executive. He was the key figure who had developed Samsung Electronics’ 10-nanometer [...]