South Korea investing in more than just memory chips

Samsung and SK hynix have a very tight grip on the memory chip market, but the industry now has to fend off Chinese competitors in SoC development.

Class action building against Samsung, SK Hynix over RAM price hikes

Prices for RAM chips fell by 60 percent between 2014 and 2016. And then the prices started to go back up. And everyone’s smartphones and laptops were just a bit more expensive.

Toshiba decides to sell chip business to SK Hynix group, backed by Apple

The mobile memory chip market is dominated by Samsung and SK Hynix may be able to finally take on its domestic cohort with this deal.

Rumors point to iPhone 8 storage options ranging from 64GB to 512GB

There’s a rumor going around Weibo that Samsung and SK Hynix will provide 512GB storage disks for the iPhone 8, or the “iPhone Edition.”

Toshiba chip business sale back to square one after SK Hynix hostility

The South Korean rival, which would’ve only operated the business, was reportedly looking for equity, too — a no-go for Toshiba.

Foxconn still clinging to memory chip hopes in Toshiba auction

The Taiwanese company, which is also the largest contract electronics assembler in the world, is calling out the Japanese government.

Toshiba favors SK Hynix to take its memory chip unit

If you care any bit about phones, you’ll want to watch this Toshiba sale as the number two player in mobile memory chips comes into the number four.

How the iPhone 8 ruined the Huawei P10 for memory freaks

Apple is throwing its weight around by commanding a lot of production capacity for memory chips, leaving the competition in jitters.

Apple joins long list of interested Toshiba chip business buyers/investors

The potential-brimming chip division of the otherwise struggling Toshiba Corporation has reportedly attracted Apple’s interest now.

Bids for Toshiba chips start at $18 billion, but will Foxconn lead the charge?

SK Hynix and Broadcom are two other foreign bidders for Toshiba’s semiconductor unit. No Japanese companies have shown interest as of yet.