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South Korean chip executive begins trial for allegedly stealing Samsung secrets

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Earlier in June, the source, Reuters, released a news report regarding the sensitive information that a former employee of Samsung Electronics, Choi Jinseog, leaked. The allegation claimed that the former employee attempted to establish a chip factory in China using the technology relevant to Samsung’s semiconductor chips. In this case that highlights South Korea’s war on industrial espionage, a South Korean chip executive is on trial for his illegal act.

The high-profile criminal case against Choi, an accomplished engineer who was previously registered as a star in South Korea’s chip sector, underscores Seoul’s initiatives to combat industrial espionage and impede China’s advancement in the chip business. In his appearance at the hearing, Choi spiritedly rejected all the allegations and is now being held in custody in Swon, which is a city in Seoul, and it is known that Seoul is the headquarters of Samsung Electronics.

According to Kim Pilsung, Choi’s attorney,” the defendant (Choi) never used or gave orders to use Samsung Electronics’ data,” and what the prosecution alleged Choi had stolen was neither trade secrets nor crucial national technology. When questioned by the judge if he concurred with his attorney, Choi replied with a “yes” quickly.

Along with the judges, advocates, and accused, there were many people in the courtroom at the Swon district court, including Choi’s family and friends. Five former workers of Choi’s chip consultant company, Jin Semiconductor, as well as former workers for a Samsung contractor, have also been charged by the prosecution. They are charged with facilitating Choi’s data acquisition and transfer via different means.

Choi denied the claims that he attempted to establish a replica chip plant in China using information unlawfully gained through Samsung’s supplier network in a letter to the source, Reuters, last month from behind bars. He also added that he had no access to Samsung’s data after leaving the firm in 2004, also with any of the Samsung suppliers or employees. There have been no public remarks about this situation from Samsung’s side.

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Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 6 Could Bring A New Camera Design

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The Korean firm ‘Samsung’ is about to launch its next-generation foldable smartphone – Galaxy Z Fold 6, which is expected to bring an updated camera design to enhance the look. 

We are not completely two months away from the Galaxy Unpacked event that is reportedly held on July 10 in Paris. Even before any official revelation regarding the specs, design, and features of Galaxy Z Fold 6,  tipsters already heated the market with leaks and rumors. Now the new report says that the Galaxy Z Fold 6 could bring a new camera design. 

A tipster on X shared an image that showcases the rear cameras of the Galaxy Z Fold 6, which is immediately apparent that this is different from any rear camera housing we have ever seen on the Galaxy Z Fold family before. This hints that this time Samsung could introduce a fresh design for the foldable’s rear camera this year. 

The image has a Samsung Galaxy AI watermark which points out that it might be made changes, however, it’s best to wait for more confirmation before trusting this particular design detail since the brand has yet to reveal any official details. 

Recently, the list of Galaxy devices, including, Galaxy Z Fold 6, Galaxy Z Flip 6, Galaxy Watch 7, Galaxy Watch 7 Ultra, and Galaxy Ring has already been leaked which arrived at the next Galaxy Unpacked event which is supposed to be held in July 2024.

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US Galaxy Z Fold 6 Leaks on Geekbench, Hints at Snapdragon 8 Gen 3

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Samsung appears close to introducing its sixth-generation foldable phones, the Galaxy Z Flip 6 and Galaxy Z Fold 6, in July at the Galaxy Unpacked Event. Now the Galaxy Z Fold 6 is spotted on the Geekbench database. Let’s take a closer look at the detailed information. 

Although the Galaxy Z Flip 6 is already spotted on the Geekbench database, Now, luckily, in development, its sibling’s forthcoming Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 6 smartphone appeared on the Geekbench 6.3.0 benchmark database with the model number SM-F956U. 

The last letter ‘U’ in the model number points to the fact that this mode refers to a variant for the US market. It scored 1,964 points in the single-core round of the test and 6,619 points in the multi-core round. The listing reveals the existence of an octa-core processor with the codename pineapple, a 1+3+2+2 core configuration, and an Adreno 750 GPU. Apart from these, one chief core is clocked at 3.40 GHz, and the remaining three performance cores are at 3.15 GHz. 

This points out that Samsung could power the forthcoming Galaxy foldable with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3processor. The Geekbench database suggests that the Galaxy Z Fold 6 will arrive with 12GB of RAM and Android 14. However, the Galaxy Z Fold 6 already appeared on the 3C certification website, which suggested support for 25W fast charging, and now it is expected that this device will also visit other certification websites soon. 

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Unlocked Galaxy Z Fold 5 and Galaxy Z Flip 5 getting May 2024 Security update in the US

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Galaxy Z Fold 5 and Galaxy Z Flip 5 devices are counted as the top smartphones that grabbed the One UI 6.1 update in the first phase. Then,  the company introduced more software updates in the form of the April 2024 security patch and is continuing it now that these devices are getting the latest May 2024 security patch as well.

The unlocked Galaxy Z Fold 5 and Galaxy Z Flip 5 are getting a May 2024 security patch

The unlocked variants of the Galaxy Z Fold 5 and Galaxy Z Flip 5 are getting a May 2024 security patch update with the firmware version numbers F946U1UES3CXE3 and F731U1UES3CXE3, respectively. The latest software update for both of the devices comes under 500 MB. With the latest update, the company has only focused on providing some security enhancements.

For your information, the May 2024 security patch has brought some new changes under the system software, where it has grabbed more than 50 fixes. Google has introduced 31 patches to enhance the overall performance of the devices, while Samsung has also added 25 fixes that will improve the functionalities regarding the Galaxy devices.

Moreover, the latest update for the Galaxy Z Fold 5 and Galaxy Z Flip 5 may also bring some new features that may enhance the overall performance and stability of the devices. So if you are having any issues while using the devices related to One UI 6.1, then the update may help you get rid of the issues.

If you are using the Galaxy Z Fold 5 or Galaxy Z Flip 5 in the US, then you should start getting a new update notification, and by tapping on that, you can easily update your device. Alternatively, you can do it manually as well by going to the software update menu in the system settings.

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