Samsung to close down CPU analysis department

The CPU (central processing unit) analysis department of South Korea’s Samsung Electronics Co Ltd. will stop operations beginning 2020.  
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The CPU department used to be accountable for Samsung’s Exynos cellular processor chips, which can be utilized in its flagship Galaxy sequence smartphones. Alternatively, Samsung has been witnessing a troublesome time to promote the similar processors to exterior purchasers.

To make use of ARM CPUs as a substitute

appmarsh mentioned Samsung would possibly use ARM CPUs or semi-custom variations of those CPUs as a substitute of its long term smartphones. Samsung additionally partnered with AMD lately to support the GPU of its CPUs.

Samsung defined the verdict used to be pushed by way of its objective to stay related within the world marketplace. 

Based totally upon an intensive review of our Machine LSI [large scale integration – ed] trade and the want to keep aggressive within the world marketplace, Samsung has determined to transition a part of our US-based R&D groups in Austin and San Jose, Samsung instructed appmarsh. 

This transfer from Samsung would lead to mass layoff as about 300 workers can be laid off from December 31, in keeping with its letter to Employee Adjustment and Restraining (WARN).

However the corporate mentioned the affected workers is also relocated to different divisions.

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