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2-14 #ValentinesDay : Samsung and Huawei are reportedly ramping up efforts to create new foldable designs; Some smartphone manufacturers are reportedly preparing to stop making exclusive partnerships for imaging systems; etc.

Facebook owner Meta Platforms allegedly plans to deploy into its data centers in 2024 a new version of a custom chip aimed at supporting its artificial intelligence (AI) push. The chip, a second generation of an in-house silicon line Meta Read more ›

2-11 #Drama : SMIC is said to have set up a new semiconductor production line in Shanghai; TSMC is said to take monthly production from 60K to 100K monthly wafers; Wingtech has reportedly received a major smartphone order from Samsung; etc.

Google is allegedly testing the Tensor G4 chip paired with a whopping 16GB of RAM in the Pixel Fold 2. Earlier prototypes of the foldable featured Google’s Tensor G3 chipset, codenamed “zuma”, but recent prototypes have shifted to the rumored Read more ›

2-6 #RunRunRun : Huawei is rumored to be developing a tri-foldable smartphone; Nokia and vivo have signed a multi-year 5G patent license agreement; Qualcomm is expecting a modest recovery for the industry in 2024; etc.

Qualcomm is expecting a modest recovery for the industry in 2024, with phone shipments getting stronger but the market for internet-connected appliances remaining sluggish. Phone shipments, which declined in 2023, will be “flat to up slightly” in 2024, the company Read more ›

2-5 #DisplayUpFace : Qualcomm has signed a multiyear deal with Samsung; MediaTek is reportedly offering Samsung a discounted deal on its chips for use in budget-friendly phones; Apple is reportedly considering launching its first foldable in the next few years; etc.

Qualcomm has revealed that it has signed a multiyear deal with Samsung to supply Snapdragon processors for future flagship Galaxy smartphones. The agreement starts in 2024 and talks about the Galaxy S24 series. So, we can expect at least a Read more ›