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Anobit doubles capacity of flash controller for smartphones, tablets

Aug 10, 10:37

Anobit has announced a new embedded flash controller with support for up to 256GB of flash memory, compared to its existing MSP2020 controller with support for 4-128GB.

Samsung Foundry tapes out 20nm

Jul 13, 01:00

Samsung Electronics has announced that its foundry business, Samsung Foundry, successfully taped-out a test chip based on its 20nm process with high-k metal gate (HKMG) technology...

Kingston expects SSD shipments to boost in 2011

Jun 3, 10:58

Kingston Technology expects monthly shipments of its solid-state drives (SSD) to top 100,000 units in the fourth quarter of 2011, up from the almost 70,000 shipped currently, according...

Kingston HyperX SSD

TSMC completes 28nm design infrastructure

May 26, 15:21

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has announced that 28nm support within its Open Innovation Platform (OIP) design infrastructure is fully delivered, as demonstrated...

Advanced NAND flash processes worthwhile only with volume production

May 17, 15:38

While major NAND chip producers are moving forward to transition their manufacturing processes to below 30nm, the advance makes sense only if volume production is feasible, industry...

ASML to ship 10 EUV tools in 2012

May 16, 11:40

ASML has received 10 orders for its next-generation ultraviolet (EUV) lithography system – the NXE:3300 – with deliveries starting in 2012, according to the Dutch fab...

Global 1Q11 NAND flash market sees 10% on-quarter growth, says DRAMeXchange

May 10, 15:59

The NAND flash memory market generated revenues of US$5.36 billion in the first quarter of 2011, up 9.9% from US$4.88 billion in the fourth quarter of 2010, according to DRAMeXchange...

Hynix 1Q11 profits down on lower chip prices

Apr 28, 14:06

Hynix Semiconductor has announced that net profits for the first quarter of 2011 slid 66% from a year earlier to KRW274 billion (US$255 million), citing falling chip prices.

Moore's Law to hit snag in 6-8 years, says TSMC chairman

Apr 26, 16:56

Semiconductor technological development will be faced with bottlenecks within the next 10 years, with Moore's Law to witness insurmountable technological barriers in 6-8 years, according...

Morris Chang

Intel, Micron shrink NAND flash to 20nm

Apr 15, 10:29

Intel and Micron Technology have jointly introduced a 20nm process technology for manufacturing NAND flash memory, about one year after the pair announced 25nm NAND technology

Anobit shipping NAND flash controllers for smartphones, tablets

Mar 9, 16:44

Anobit has announced that its new MSP2020 NAND flash memory controller is shipping in multi-million quantities for use within today's most advanced smartphones and tablet computing...

TSMC board passes NT$85 billion budget for capacity expansion

Feb 16, 01:20

The board of directors of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has approved a budget of NT$84.99 billion (US$2.89 billion) for capacity expansion purposes. The company's...

Ranks of leading-edge chip foundries dwindle, says iSuppli

Jan 24, 10:23

By the end of 2011, there may be only three remaining sources for high-volume and leading-edge semiconductor foundry manufacturing: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC),...

IBM, Samsung announce joint research for future chips

Jan 13, 14:20

IBM and Samsung have jointly announced they will collaborate on basic research into new semiconductor materials, manufacturing processes and other technologies. The agreement calls...

Commentary: Financially-strapped Taiwan DRAM makers have difficulties migrating to sub-20nm processes

Dec 27, 09:39

Taiwan-based DRAM makers will find themselves at a disadvantage to migrate their production to 20nm and below processes, as they struggle to preserve cash for the expenses needed...

New Micron NAND flash integrates error management

Dec 3, 02:00

By integrating error management techniques in the same NAND package, Micron Technology's new ClearNAND devices alleviate the challenges traditionally found in NAND process shrinks,...

DRAMeXchange sees strong SSD growth in 2011

Oct 27, 14:36

Driven by a higher penetration of solid-state drives (SSD) in storage systems currently dominated by hard disks, and rising retail demand, the market for SSDs in terms of shipments...

EUV to get ready for high-volume production in 2014, says IMEC chief

Oct 21, 14:04

Extreme ultraviolet (EUV) lithography is likely to reach mass production in 2014 at the earliest, according to Luc Van den hove, president and CEO of Belgian researcher IMEC. But...

IMEC CEO and president Luc Van den hove

Samsung produces 20nm-class, 64Gb 3-bit NAND flash

Oct 14, 01:00

Samsung Electronics has announced what it claims is the industry's first production of a 3-bit-cell (TLC), 64Gb NAND flash using 20nm-class process technology. The new chip can be...

Nvidia to adopt 20nm process from TSMC for upcoming GPUs

Sep 23, 15:03

Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang at the company-hosted GTC 2010 event, said that it will announce its new GPU designs, Kepler at the end of 2011 and Maxwell in 2013 using 28nm and 22nm process...

Globalfoundries adds new 28nm technology offering, unveils 22/20nm roadmap

Sep 2, 11:40

Globalfoundries has announced the addition of a new technology offering based on its 28nm high-k metal gate (HKMG) technology, and revealed for the first time its manufacturing timeline...

Applied Materials claims breakthrough in CVD for advanced chip designs

Aug 25, 11:32

Applied Materials has unveiled a new chemical vapor deposition (CVD) technology capable of electrically isolating the densely-packed transistors in 20nm-and-below memory and logic...

Eterna FCVD system

Hynix posts 2Q10 profits on record sales

Jul 22, 11:16

Hynix Semiconductor has reported net profits of 665 billion won (US$550 million) on consolidated revenues of 3.28 trillion won for the second quarter of 2010. The sales figure marks...

Powerchip claims efforts to develop NAND flash business

Jul 7, 15:32

Powerchip Technology has reiterated its efforts to expand the company's NAND flash business, while maintaining DRAM as a focus. Company chairman Frank Huang revealed recently that...

TSMC 2010 capex may exceed planned US$4.8 billion, says chairman

Jun 25, 11:59

Capex spending has been gaining momentum at Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) recently, and total spending may surpass the company's budget of US$4.8 billion projected...

Morris Chang

TSMC to take delivery of EUV lithography system in 2011, says R&D head

Jun 25, 10:28

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) will take delivery of its first extreme ultraviolet (EUV) lithography system from ASML in 2011 paving the way for the company to...

Shang-yi Chiang, head of R&D at TSMC

TSMC 2Q10 revenues to top NT$100 billion; revises market outlook

Apr 28, 11:28

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has provided positive guidance for the second quarter of 2010, and upwardly revised its forecast for 2010 global semiconductor and...

Morris Chang and Shang-yi Chiang, head of R&D at TSMC

Samsung shipping NAND flash chips using 20nm-class process

Apr 20, 09:54

Samsung Electronics has announced what it claims is the industry's first production of 20nm-class NAND chips for use in Secure Digital (SD) memory cards and embedded memory solutions...

Samsung 20nm-class NAND chips

TSMC to develop below 14nm process, says chairman

Apr 15, 12:02

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) will be part of the industry's drive in the development of wafer manufacturing processes below 14nm, according to company chairman...

Morris Chang

TSMC to skip 22nm, moving directly to 20nm

Apr 14, 09:55

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has announced that it will skip the 22nm manufacturing process node and move directly to a 20nm technology, and TSMC is expected...

Apple iPad may delay transition to SSD, say hard drive makers

Mar 5, 15:10

The appearance of Apple's iPad may create tight supply of NAND flash and delay the transition to solid-state drives (SSD) in PCs, according to sources from hard drive makers.

Silicon Motion set to deliver controllers for 20nm NAND flash

Feb 5, 15:09

Silicon Motion Technology has seen the majority of controller chips it is shipping are for 40nm and 30nm NAND flash, according to company president and CEO Wallace Kou. The NAND flash...

Micron makes gains in 2009 NAND flash market, unseats Hynix in top-3

Feb 2, 16:07

Micron Technology captured a 9.4% share of the global NAND flash market in 2009, exceeding Hynix Semiconductor's share by 0.3pp points, according to DRAMeXchange. Samsung Electronics...

Ramp-up of 20nm nodes may accelerate SSD adoption in PCs in 2011

Newswatch - Nov 25, 16:10

NAND flash prices will be driven down significantly in 2011, when major chip suppliers progress to 20nm-class processes, according to industry players and observers from Taiwan and...

Toshiba and SanDisk reportedly to begin sub-30nm NAND flash production in 2H10

Sep 21, 11:28

Toshiba and its NAND flash partner SanDisk reportedly plan to begin mass producing NAND flash chips fabricated on 20nm-class process technology in the second half of 2010, according...

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    SK Hynix has introduced DDR3L-RS (Reduced Standby) DRAM for mobile solutions using its 20nm class technology. By using 20nm class technology and efficiently managing standby current,...

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