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Toshiba discloses further investment in 3D NAND flash facility

Oct 16, 15:37

Toshiba announced recently its board of directors had approved a further investment by Toshiba Memory in production equipment for Fab 6 at its Yokkaichi operations in Mie (Japan).

Toshiba reportedly suspends NAND flash production in Japan

Oct 16, 12:37

Toshiba recently suspended NAND flash production at its Japan facilities for a few weeks due to ransomware attacks on its computer network, according to sources at channel distributors...

Plant construction geared up at major China memory bases

Oct 2, 16:05

China's three major memory production bases, Wuhan, Fujiang and Hefei, are seeing construction of DRAM and NAND flash manufacturing plants moving into high gear, with the No. 1 plant...

Yangtze Memory Tech (YMTC) holds a topping-out ceremony for a new plant

Backend firm Lingsen enjoys strong orders for MEMS microphones

Sep 28, 14:49

Taiwan-based backend service company Lingsen Precision Industries has enjoyed brisk orders for MEMS microphones for use in smart speakers and voice assistants, according to industry...

NAND flash to reach supply-demand balance in 2018, says DRAMeXchange

Sep 28, 10:39

The global NAND flash market will shift away from undersupply and reach a supply-demand balance in 2018, when supply bit growth is forecast to reach 42.9%, according to DRAMeXchang...

Micron posts revenue and profit growth for fiscal 4Q17

Sep 27, 19:51

Micron Technology has announced revenues for its fourth quarter of fiscal 2017 climbed to a record high of US$6.14 billion, which represented increases of 91% from a year earlier...

Winbond to break ground on new 12-inch fab in mid-2018

Sep 27, 14:11

Taiwan-based Winbond Electronics, a manufacturer of specialty DRAM and NOR flash memory, expects to break ground on a new 12-inch wafer plant at the Kaohsiung Science Park (KSP),...

Robust memory, panel demand to drive Supreme sales growth in 2H17

Sep 22, 12:35

Taiwan-based Supreme Electronics, a major IC distributor for Samsung Electronics, is expected to report strong results for the second half of 2017 driven by rising memory prices and...

Tokyo Electron optimistic about etching equipment demand for 3D NAND, FinFET

Sep 22, 10:32

Etching equipment demand for the manufacture of 3D NAND flash memory and FinFET chips is expected to grow in 2018 and 2019, according to Tokyo Electron, which expects its share of...

Tokyo Electron eyeing larger share of global etching equipment market

Toshiba agrees to sell memory-chip unit to Bain Capital-led consortium

Sep 21, 10:33

Toshiba has agreed to sell its memory-chip business to KK Pangea, a special purpose acquisition company formed by a Bain Capital Private Equity-led consortium. The decision was made...

NAND flash supply to stay tight til end-2017, says Phison chairman

Sep 20, 13:23

The supply of NAND flash memory is expected to remain tight through the end of 2017, according to Khein Seng Pua, chairman of flash device controller supplier Phison Electronics.

GigaDevice signs wafer supply contract with SMIC

Sep 19, 10:36

China-based GigaDevice Semiconductor, a maker of flash memory devices and microcontroller (MCU) chips, has signed a strategic agreement on the supply of wafers worth about CNY1.2...

Acquiring Lexar will not create brand-OEM conflict, says Longsys

Sep 18, 12:41

The Lexar brand that Longsys acquired from Micron Technology will focus on high-end NAND flash devices, and customers of Lexar and Longsys' OEM business will not overlap, according...

Longsys chairman Cai Huabo

China to enhance local memory industry development

Sep 13, 14:36

The China high-end IC Alliance (CHICA), which was set up by China's National Semiconductor Industry Investment Fund (known as the Big Fund) earlier in 2017, is looking to add another...

Semiconductor industry records best second quarter in 3 years, IHS says

Sep 12, 15:17

Despite a slightly down first quarter, the semiconductor industry achieved near record growth in the second quarter of 2017 posting a 6.1% growth from the previous quarter, according...

NAND flash market to top US$65 billion in 2020, says report

Sep 12, 10:45

The NAND flash market is forecast to top US$65 billion in 2020, up from US$40 billion in 2017, according to data from a ChinaFlashMarket.com report.

CFMS (China Flash Market Summit) 2017

Toshiba to break ground for new memory fab in 2018

Sep 11, 14:21

Toshiba has announced subsidiary Toshiba Memory has selected Kitakami City in Japan's Iwate prefecture as the next location to expand its flash memory operations. Construction of...

Taiwan memory chipmakers see August revenues increase

Sep 7, 15:59

Mask ROM and flash specialist Macronix International has reported August revenues surged 19.5% sequentially while specialty DRAM and flash chipmaker Winbond Electronics' August revenues...

Winbond to set up new fab in southern Taiwan

Sep 6, 11:14

Taiwan's Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) has approved specialty DRAM and flash maker Winbond Electronics' plan to set up a new fab at the Kaohsiung Science Park (KSP), southern...

Upstream material suppliers in new iPhone supply chain to see strong growth

Sep 4, 15:09

With Apple expected to launch its new iPhone soon, Taiwan players in the US vendor's smartphone supply chain are warming up to embrace a new round of business boom, with the upstream...

Apple is expected to launch the new iPhone soon

Most of 2017 capital spending will go to foundry and flash memory, says IC Insights

Sep 1, 11:28

Following a substantial increase in semiconductor capital expenditures during the first half of 2017, IC Insights raised its annual semiconductor capex forecast to a record high of...

Orders for NOR flash, car electronics chips to buoy Ardentec revenues in 2H17

Sep 1, 11:05

Ardentec has landed a ramp-up of orders for NOR flash memory while seeing stable demand for car electronics chips from Renesas Electronics and Texas Instruments (TI), according to...

Micron sells Lexar to Longsys

Sep 1, 10:32

Micron Technology has agreed to sell its retail brand, Lexar, to Shenzhen Longsys Electronics, according to the China-based storage device maker. Financial terms were not disclosed...

Longsys acquires the Lexar trademark and branding rights from Micron

Western Digital to acquire Tegile Systems

Aug 30, 13:44

Western Digital has announced plans to acquire Tegile Systems, a provider of flash and persistent-memory storage solutions for enterprise data center applications. Financial terms...

Samsung seeking long-term supply contracts with wafer firms

Aug 30, 13:34

Samsung Electronics is striving to sign long-term supply contracts with multiple wafer makers to ensure sufficient silicon wafer supplies for the manufacture of memory chips and logic...

A new Samsung fab in Pyeongtaek to focus on 64-layer 3D NAND flash production

GigaDevice draws investment from China state-backed fund

Aug 30, 13:25

China-based GigaDevice Semiconductor has obtained investment from China's National IC Industry Investment Fund, commonly known as the Big Fund, according to the maker of flash memory...

Samsung to expand NAND chip capacity in China

Aug 29, 13:57

Samsung Electronics has disclosed plans to expand production capacity at its NAND flash memory wafer fab in Xian, northwest China for a total of US$7 billion over the next three ye...

Backend firm Lingsen to post strong 3Q17, says report

Aug 28, 13:55

Taiwan-based backend service company Lingsen Precision Industries is expected to post its highest revenues since the third quarter of 2013 in third-quarter 2017, the Chinese-language...

Macronix completes capital reduction; shares soar

Aug 28, 11:42

NOR flash and mask ROM chipmaker Macronix International returned to normal trading on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) on August 28 after completing a capital downsize. The company's...

Chipbond, ChipMOS see rising orders for TDDI chips

Aug 25, 12:19

Backend houses Chipbond Technology and ChipMOS Technologies have seen orders for TDDI (touch with display driver integration) chips for use in 18:9 smartphone panels ramp up, which...

Global mobile DRAM revenues increase 14.8% in 2Q17, says DRAMeXchange

Aug 24, 10:17

Global sales of mobile DRAM memory grew 14.8% sequentially to US$6.21 billion in the second quarter of 2017, according to DRAMeXchange. The industry is expected to post another sequential...

Winbond announces equipment purchases

Aug 23, 15:05

Winbond Electronics, a memory chipmaker specializing in specialty DRAM and flash memory chips, has disclosed two purchases of machinery equipment from Lam Research and Tokyo Electron...

Global 2Q17 NAND flash market posts 8% growth, says DRAMeXchange

Aug 22, 10:51

The worldwide NAND flash memory market posted revenues of US$13.22 billion in the second quarter of 2017, up 8% sequentially, according to DRAMeXchange.

Walton net profits jump in 1H17

Aug 22, 10:38

Memory-IC backend specialist Walton Advanced Engineering has reported net profits for the first half of 2017 reached NT$153 million (US$5.05 million), up robustly from only NT$17...

Global DRAM revenues increase 17% in 2Q17, says DRAMeXchange

Aug 21, 11:34

Sales in the global DRAM market surged 16.9% sequentially to US$16.51 billion in the second quarter of 2017, when PC DRAM contract prices rose over 10%, according to DRAMeXchange...

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