12-31 #Happy2024 : ADI has recently issued a price increase notice to its Chinese distributors; Royole Technology has defaulted on its employee wages for a year; Samsung and SK hynix are making strides in commercializing “On-sensor AI” technology for image sensors; etc.

Analog Devices Inc (ADI), a major analog IC manufacturer, has recently issued a price increase notice to its Chinese distributors. The notice indicates an estimated price increase of 10-20%, set to take effect in Feb 2024. ADI stated in the Read more ›

12-21 #Freezing : Huawei’s new nova will allegedly feature a new Kirin 5G chipset; Samsung has unveiled two new ISOCELL Vizion sensors; LG will unveil its transparent antenna for automobiles; etc.

Huawei has released a new 5nm chip, the Kirin 9006C SoC. Earlier 2023, Huawei achieved a breakthrough with their 7nm ARM processor, the Kirin 9000S. The processor was manufactured by Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) and powers the Huawei Mate Read more ›

12-17 #Meaningless : Samsung and ASML have committed to jointly invest KRW1T; Samsung allegedly has its foldable capacity strengthened for Apple; Samsung is allegedly considering a smaller phone than the Galaxy S Ultra; etc.

TrendForce’s research indicates a dynamic third quarter for the global foundry industry, marked by an uptick in urgent orders for smartphone and notebook components. This surge was fueled by healthy inventory levels and the release of new iPhone and Android Read more ›

12-9 #Turbulance : Huawei is allegedly testing two image sensors; LG Innotek has begun development of under panel camera; Tecno has showcased 3 innovative camera technologies; etc.

Chinese artificial intelligence (AI) chip company Shanghai Biren Intelligent Technology has recently received a commitment of CNY2B (about USD280M) from investors backed by the Guangzhou government. The support comes after the company faced blacklisting by the U.S. government. The US Read more ›

12-5 #Humanity : Samsung Galaxy S25 and S25 Plus will allegedly drop ISOCELL; Samsung is reportedly readying a proper 200Mp 1” ISOCELL camera for smartphones; Apple is reportedly planning to include the Action button on the entire iPhone 16 range; etc.

Siemens AG has announced that it signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Intel on cooperation in the field of digitalization and sustainability in microelectronics manufacturing. The companies will focus on developing future manufacturing, improving factory operations and cybersecurity, and Read more ›