South Korea Talks to US on Chip Curbs As Waivers Near Expiry

Top South Korean chipmakers Samsung and SK Hynix currently have permits to import US chip-making equipment into China, where they have extensive…

7 months ago

Stagnant Demand, China Woes Temper Waning Chip Glut Cheer

The unprecedented oversupply of commodity chips has lingered since last year, and added to woes of an industry that was…

9 months ago

Samsung to Follow Through With Cuts Despite Chip Recovery

Samsung Electronics say a demand recovery is mostly in high-end AI chips and not enough to force a turnaround on…

9 months ago

Xiaomi to Switch India Strategy in Bid to Rival Samsung

The Chinese telecom giant has fallen behind South Korea's Samsung in the country, where brick-and-mortar remain the bigger players in…

9 months ago

China’s Huawei Set to Make Dramatic 5G Smartphone Comeback

Industry observers say the sanction-hit Chinese tech giant will be able to source the advanced chips needed domestically by the…

9 months ago

Korean Chip Exec’s Samsung Secrets China Plot Trial Under Way

The high-profile criminal case against Choi, an award-winning engineer, highlights Seoul's efforts to crack down on industrial espionage

9 months ago

Chip Arm Losses Tank Samsung’s Second-Quarter Profits by 96%

The South Korean tech giant estimated its Q2 operating profit fell to $459 million, the lowest for any quarter since…

10 months ago

How Samsung Exec ‘Stole $200m Chip Secrets’ for Foxconn China Fab

Prosecutors say 65-year-old Choi Jinseog, once hailed as a star in Korea's chip industry, tapped Samsung’s supplier network to steal…

10 months ago

Japan to Buy Chips Material Firm as Tokyo Ramps Up Tech Push

A government fund will buy JSR for $6.4bn in the latest move to boost the country’s chip industry which has…

10 months ago

US ‘to Extend’ China Chip Curb Waivers for South Korea, Taiwan

The move will allow the chipmakers, which include Samsung, SK Hynix and TSMC, to continue to import US chipmaking tools…

10 months ago

Ex-Samsung Exec Faces Data Theft Charges in China Factory Plot

The former Samsung Electronics chief allegedly planned to build the chip factory just a mile away from the Korean giant’s…

10 months ago

Competition in Chip Industry an ‘All-Out War’, South Korea Says

South Korean president Yoon Suk Yeol vowed to support the South Korean chip sector in the face of heightened tensions…

10 months ago