Samsung DS is Ready to Ride the 5G Wave

Samsung DS (Device Solution) is ready to unleash the huge potential of 5G and IoT, with comprehensive upgrades to the mobile processor, Neural…

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Syntiant’s Speech Recognition Chip Certified for Alexa

Syntiant, an AI chip start-up based in Irvine, California, received the news on August 7 that its Neural Decision Processors (NDP), NDP100 and NDP…

Why Qualcomm Should Worry About MediaTek’s New Moves?

MediaTek recently launched its Helio G90 and Helio G90T smartphone system-on-a-chip (SoCs), eyeing a growing affordable premium segment as well as…

SEMICON West 2019: New Non-Volatile Memory Technologies MRAM, PCM and RRAM to Revolutionize Future AI Workloads

Counterpoint Analysts were invited by Applied Materials, one of the leading semiconductor manufacturing equipment vendors, to participate in the AI…

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Habana Labs – A Serious Alternative to NVIDIA for Training Neural Networks?

In June, Israeli start-up Habana Labs announced Gaudi, a 16nm training chip for neural networks. Gaudi represents Habana’s second attempt to break…

SK Hynix to Cut DRAM Production and Reduce Wafer Start of NAND Flash

SK Hynix will begin to cut DRAM production from Q4 2019 as well as reduce its NAND flash wafer start by 15% as compared to its 2018 output. Last…

AMD Q2 2019: Driving High on the 7nm Tech-Train

AMD is riding high under the leadership of its CEO Lisa Su, with increasing traction for its 7nm chipsets and product families. The latest addition…

Mainstream Interface of Mobile Memory Is Transforming to Meet The Demand For New Applications

Consumers’ expectation for better performance will continue to drive up the demand for high-speed and high-bandwidth memory in smartphones in the…

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Global Smartphones NAND Memory Tracker and Forecast by Brand, Capacity & Interface: Q1 2019

Overview: eMCP has been the mainstream in mid-to-low end smartphones with 63.9% in share in 1Q19. The proportion of eMMC has been less than 10% and…

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AMD Ready to Shake Up The Mobile GPU Market

It is extremely rare these days when a corporate announcement catches everyone by surprise. But in early June, AMD and Samsung shocked the tech…

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Growth in Smartphone AP Market to Return Only in 2020

The slowdown in the global smartphone market has affected all stakeholders. Those in the smartphone supply chain and application processors (AP) have…

Another Set of Tariffs on Chinese Imports to the US will Further Slowdown Recovery of NAND Flash Market

The US is likely to impose high tariffs on all remaining Chinese imports, including all handsets manufactured or assembled in China. The tariffs,…

AMD Q1 2019: Revenue Dips with Decline of GPU Sales; Margin Increases as EPYC and Ryzen Picks Up Market Share

AMD reported a 23% year-on-year (YoY) decline in revenues in Q1 2019, making it the third consecutive quarter of declining revenues. AMD’s topline…

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Emerging Memory Supplier YMTC to Challenge Global Leaders such as Samsung, SK Hynix & Western Digital in Next Five Years

In 2018, the global NAND flash market reached US$58 billion. Mobile phones and PCs account for 42.1% and 16.2% of the overall NAND market demand,…

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India Imported $13 Billion Worth of Mobile Phone Components in 2018

New Delhi, Mumbai, Hong Kong, Seoul, London, Buenos Aires February 22nd, 2019 The Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology’s Phased…

TSMC Benefitting from Greater Adoption of 7nm Technology

The fortunes of TSMC, a leading global foundry service provider based in Taiwan, have been linked to Apple for a long time. The company is the…

Could Germany Reduce Its Auto Industry’s Reliance on Batteries from Asia?

The EU wants to foster home-grown companies to compete with Chinese and Korean competitors and to take battery cell production into its own hands.…

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Camera Surveillance Market Moving Towards the Edge

Over the last 10 years, the surveillance camera market has witnessed drastic changes from analog, closed-circuit cameras, to all-digital IP-based…