Samsung Surpasses Intel to Become Top Chipmaker in Terms of Revenue

Intel’s more than two decade reign as king of the silicon-based semiconductor ended Thursday when Samsung Electronics surpassed the US manufacturer to become the leading maker of the computer chips that are a 21st century staple much as oil was in the past. Samsung reported record-high profit and sales in its earnings report for the April-June quarter, and while Intel’s reported earnings beat forecasts, the US company’s entire revenue was smaller than sales from Samsung’s chip division. Samsung said its semiconductor business recorded $7.2 billion in operating income on revenue of $15.8 billion in the quarter. In contrast, Intel said … Continue reading Samsung Surpasses Intel to Become Top Chipmaker in Terms of Revenue

Samsung ‘accidentally’ reveals Galaxy Note 8 on Twitter

Weeks after it was rumoured that Samsung will launch its next flagship Galaxy Note 8 device in September to counter its biggest rival Apple, the South Korean giant has “accidentally” revealed the device on Twitter. In a tweet, Samsung promoted its new processor Exynos 8895 (commonly known as Exynos 9) that is used in the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus. “Do what you want. Exynos will get things done. Learn more about Exynos8895,” Samsung tweeted the message with an image of a device. But the smartphone used in the promotion was neither of the Galaxy S8 flagships. The smartphone … Continue reading Samsung ‘accidentally’ reveals Galaxy Note 8 on Twitter