Tag: Chips

Samsung Q3 Profit Seen at Record, but Peaking, as Chips Shine

Samsung Electronics Co is set to post a hefty jump in third-quarter profit to record levels after its chip unit put in a sterling performance on demand from data centres and improved production yields. The July-September quarter is, however, expected to mark a peak in earnings as a two-year super cycle of tight supply and soaring […]

iPhone XS, XS Max Teardowns Reveal Chips From Intel and Toshiba

Apple’s latest iPhones hit stores around the world on Friday, featuring components made by Intel and Toshiba among others, according to two firms that cracked open the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max models. The studies by repair firm iFixit and chip analysis firm TechInsights, published this week, are among the first detailed teardowns of the […]

Apple Said to Be Building Team to Develop Own Health Chips

Apple is building a team and also working on a dedicated custom health chip that would help it process biometric data from its suite of devices, the company’s recent job listings have revealed. “Apple has a team exploring a custom processor that can make better sense of health information coming off sensors from deep inside […]

Qualcomm Says Its Modem Chips Won’t Be Used in 2018 iPhone Models

As part of its earnings call for the third quarter of fiscal year 2018, chipmaker Qualcomm on Wednesday announced that it would no longer be making modems for new iPhone models, but will continue to do so for Apple’s legacy iPhone variants such as the iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, and more. This development comes […]