7-30 #ThinkofLovedOnes : Samsung is confident the shipments of its foldables are on track to outsell the Galaxy Note in 2023; Samsung will continue to reduce semiconductor output during 2H23; Samsung’s Galaxy Ring could enter mass production as early as Aug 2023; etc.

Intel has unveiled its new ambitious plans to incorporate artificial intelligence (AI) into every product it creates. Intel CEO Pat Geslinger has stated that the company would take a more comprehensive approach, with the expectation that AI will eventually become Read more ›

7-22 #BurnOut : Apple is allegedly running into difficulties with iPhone 15 big display manufacturing; Apple iPhone 16 Pro Max will allegedly feature a “Super Telephoto” periscope zoom camera; Apple’s iPhone 15 lineup will reportedly feature stacked battery technology; etc.

Qualcomm Technologies and Meta are working to optimize the execution of Meta’s Llama 2 large language models directly on-device – without relying on the sole use of cloud services. Qualcomm is scheduled to make available Llama 2-based AI implementations on Read more ›

7-18 #OffTheGrid : ASML is facing tighter restrictions on its ability to work with Chinese customers; TSMC has changed its Kaohsiung plant construction plan to 2nm process; Xiaomi is to boosting sales through official retail stores in India; etc.

South Korean AI startup Rebellions wants to launch alternatives to AI chips offered by market leader Nvidia. Rebellions CEO Park Sunghyun said the startup’s goal is to, within 1-2 years, find specific applications that it can offer AI chips that Read more ›

7-16 #UselessIdiot : The EU Council has adopted a new regulation that “strengthens sustainability rules for batteries”; China has announced export restrictions on two metals, gallium and germanium; Huawei’s licensing fee caps for 4G and 5G mobile phones are USD1.5 and USD2.5 per unit, respectively; etc.

Intel Foundry Services has introduced a broad range of tools for customers of its new 16nm-class process technology called Intel 16 that addresses mobile, RF, IoT, consumer, storage, military, aerospace, and government applications. The new technology complements Intel’s 22nm FFL Read more ›

7-13 #Rage : Foxconn has withdrawn from a semiconductor JV with Vedanta; Huawei is reportedly plotting a return to the 5G smartphone industry by the end of 2023; Micron Technology has inked a pact with the Gujarat government for setting up a semiconductor manufacturing facility; etc.

Samsung Electronics has laid out its road map to expand its chip manufacturing business, including leading-edge semiconductors, as it looks to catch up with leader Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co (TSMC). Samsung said it will begin mass production of the 2nm Read more ›