|ZTE profit up 30%|
Revenue increased to 54.011 billion yuan, 13.1 percent higher, helped by growth in operations including wireless network, wireline network and bearer network, in addition to handsets, with improvements in gross profit margins.
|Samsung increased production on HBM2 DRAM|
Samsung said it kicked off full-fledged mass production of the industry's first high-performance 8GB High Bandwidth Memory 2 (HBM) DRAM chips, applied to super computers, network solutions and graphic cards.
|ASML expects revenue growth from deep EUV |
The new orders for ASML, whose clients include Intel Corp., Samsung Electronics Co. and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., brought the backlog to 27 for its newest machines, called extreme ultraviolet lithography systems or EUV.
|Toshiba received court order to cancel out WD's original retraining action|
Toshiba allowed Western Digital partial access to shared data servers after the Superior Court of California granted a temporary restraining order earlier this month. But the Japanese company said it resumed blocking access after its petition for an appeal was accepted by the California Court of Appeal on Tuesday.
|Renesas won infringement law suit|
On July 14, United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts entered final judgment in favour of Renesas and Renesas Electronics America.
|Intel is about to release 6 cores Coffee Lake|
By putting a six-core chip into the Core i5 line, it's sending a signal to consumers that this is the new mainstream. It's not a new trick, but it's a far simpler metric for buyers to latch onto that processor speed or TDP or HyperThreading.
|Qualcomm faces fine in Europe|
Qualcomm could be on the hook for penalties "in the range of several millions of euros" if it continues to resist the demand for the data. The company was given a deadline of June 30 to respond to questions it hadn’t already answered.
|Korean chip prices hit 30 month height|
The hike came amid improved exports of the information and technology industry. Exports of the mainstay dynamic random-access memory chip (DRAM) product rose 0.6 percent in June from a month earlier. DRAM chips are widely used in computers.
|Samsung is agressive in keeping lead|
Samsung Electronics is accelerating the expansion of Pyeongtaek Line 1, the world's largest two-layer semiconductor plant, showing its will to solidify its number-one position in the global semiconductor industry by absorbing the world’s demand for NAND flash.
|Apple leases equipment to its subcontractors|
Apple recently bought production equipment for rigid flexible printed circuit boards (RFPCBs) and is now leasing it to suppliers, hoping to secure a stable flow of parts for this fall's "iPhone 8".
|Galaxy Note 8 available in September|
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 will be released on the market in two phases starting in September. The first countries to get the phablet in September are the United States, UK, and South Korea.