Samsung Electronicsi

Samsung Electronics is a key subsidiary of Samsung Group, a South Korean multinational conglomerate company headquartered in Samsung Town, Seoul. It is the largest South Korean chaebol. Other key subsidiaries include Samsung Heavy Industries, Samsung Engineering and Samsung C&T.  


Frustrated by Washington’s bans on exports of key components and software, the Chinese telecoms giant has built its own operating system; now, let the competition begin.


From Boeing to Waymo and Apple, when US companies make the news now, it’s not because their products are at the cutting edge of technology. Today, China and its neighbours are leading the way.

  • Realme, owned by Chinese consumer hardware giant BBK Electronics, says it reached the milestone in the second quarter
  • The company plans to take on premium phones with its coming Realme GT 5 Pro, which features Qualcomm’s latest high-end chip, the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3

US sanctions on China, coupled with the rapid rise of China’s automobile industry, have South Korean authorities seeking new areas to cooperate with their neighbour and occasional rival.


Apple’s CEO Tim Cook expresses optimism about China, stating that iPhone demand was strong in the face of rising competition and regulatory challenges.

SK Hynix has surged 67 per cent compared with 24 per cent for Samsung owing to the smaller firm’s Nvidia deal and lead in AI-optimised high-bandwidth memory.


Vivo, the second most popular smartphone brand in India, is among several Chinese companies that have come under regulatory scrutiny in the South Asian nation.


South Korea’s largest company reported a 78 per cent plunge in quarterly profit, an improvement from the record 95 per cent plunge in the second quarter.

Washington’s action is expected to be a big boon for both Samsung and Hynix in the world’s largest semiconductor market, but puts rival Chinese memory chip makers like YMTC at a disadvantage.

Changes loom for the global chip manufacturing supply chain, as Taiwan and mainland China grapple with geopolitical tensions and the semiconductor policies of various governments.


Xiaomi’s new alliance with Padget Electronics in India shows how major handset brands are boosting their production in the world’s second-biggest smartphone market.

The list of registered app stores in the country includes Xiaomi, Oppo, Vivo, Huawei and even Samsung, but not the mainland’s fourth-largest smartphone brand.


Google’s Pixel Fold is the first real rival to Samsung’s Galaxy Fold series outside China. Both the Pixel Fold and Samsung’s new Fold 5 have their advantages. Your needs will determine which one you pick.

Honor chief executive George Zhao Ming said the company will focus on noncore chips such as the C1, a self-developed radio frequency communication device to boost 5G signals that it unveiled in March.

Huawei’s Mate 60 Pro may prove popular with domestic consumers but analysts say its overseas appeal will be limited, with no return to its heyday on the horizon.

Speculation has ramped up over the role of Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp, mainland China’s top contract chip maker, in producing an advanced 5G chip for Huawei amid US trade sanctions.

The SoftBank Group-owned chip firm aims to raise US$5 billion to US$7 billion, and its valuation could end up in the range of US$50 billion to US$60 billion.


A Chinese benchmarking website has identified the Mate 60 Pro’s central processing unit as the Kirin 9000s, which supports 5G and was developed by Huawei chip design arm HiSilicon.

The magnitude of the reversal was ‘much steeper than anticipated’ and heralds a full-year decline in global revenues, according to market research firm Dell’oro. Huawei Technologies’ quarterly share reached the highest level in three years.

Tech giants are scrambling to get a piece of the IPO for Arm, which designs chips that are critical to mobile devices, to prevent rivals from gaining an edge.