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Top 100 Global Innovators 2017

The Top 100 Global Innovators report is the latest in an annual series that stretches back to 2011. In these reports, we seek to identify the most innovative organizations around the globe and to recognize and celebrate their contributions to providing new solutions to existing and unmet future challenges for the betterment of individual lives…

Top 12 Smartphone Leaders

Beyond Samsung Electronics and Apple, which dominate the high-end of the smartphone market, smartphones are by in large marketed by firms based in China. In fact, nine of the top 12 smartphone vendors call China home, according to a new report by market research firm IC Insights. Only one other vendor from outside China —…

Micron DRAM Price May Not Rise

It is said that China’s Anti-Monopoly Bureau of Ministry of Commerce held a meeting with representatives from Micron Technology on 24 May 2018, to express concerns about the continuing price increase for PC DRAM products over the past quarters. The rising prices have made Chinese PC-OEMs struggling under component cost pressure. In addition, Micron had…

Samsung Lengthens Chip Sales Lead Over Intel

LAS VEGAS — Samsung Electronics lengthened its lead in semiconductor sales over second-ranked Intel in the first quarter, thanks to a continued boom in the memory market, according to market research firm IC Insights. With $18.6 billion in chip sales in the first quarter, Samsung outsold Intel by 23 percent, IC Insights said. By comparison,…

Samsung’s Recent Title As World’s Largest Semiconductor Manufacturer After Beating Intel Will Be Short Lived Believe Analysts

The electronic components industry is a rapidly changing.  After 2017 spearheaded growth, 2018 is turning out as a year which unsettles giants. In the wake of the smartphone industry, the semiconductor industry also displayed some interesting trends this week. IHS Markit released its 2017 data for it, confirming that Samsung had indeed crossed Intel as…