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USB 3.0 flash drive penetration rate to approach only 10% in 2013, says DRAMeXchange

Sep 23, 14:01

The market penetration rate for USB 3.0 flash drives may reach only 10% in 2013 before approaching 20-25% in 2014, according to DRAMeXchange.

Gigastone steps into NAND flash controller ICs

Sep 18, 13:09

Taiwan-based flash memory card and drive maker Gigastone has stepped into development and production of NAND flash controller ICs, according to company chairman Wang Li-min.

Micron unveils serial NOR flash interface with replay-protected monotonic counter for ultrathin devices

Sep 11, 14:43

Micron Technology has announced the availability of a replay-protected monotonic counter (RPMC) feature for its SPI NOR flash memory devices, which are validated for future Intel...

NAND flash quotes to remain stable until end of October

Sep 11, 12:00

Demand for NAND flash chips has rebounded recently, with contract quotes expected to stay stable through the end of October, according to sources at downstream device manufacturers...

NAND flash contract prices continue to fall

Sep 4, 14:25

Late August 2013 contract prices for mainstream NAND flash memory fell 5-10%, reflecting weaker-than-expected demand from system OEMs and a continued slowdown in inventory replenishment...

Skyera adopts SK Hynix 16nm NAND flash for enterprise storage systems

Aug 30, 15:22

Skyera has selected 16nm NAND flash from SK Hynix for use in its new skyEagle all-flash enterprise storage array, according to the provider of enterprise solid-state storage system...

NAND flash vendors gearing up for 3D chips

Aug 27, 13:45

Samsung Electronics, Toshiba and Micron Technology have recently disclosed their 3D NAND flash memory developments. The vendors' 3D NAND chips are expected to be in early-stage production...

ITE Tech spins off NAND flash unit

Aug 27, 11:38

IC design house ITE Tech has spun off its NAND flash unit to form a new company, Embestor, which will focus on the development of NAND flash controller ICs. The parent company will...

Transcend 3Q13 sales to rise 10% as demand for flash products picks up, says report

Newswatch - Aug 26, 12:10

An anticipated pick-up in demand for NAND flash-related products is set to buoy third-quarter revenues at memory module manufacturer Transcend Information, the Chinese-language Commercial...

NAND flash contract quotes slip 6-8% in 1H August, says DRAMeXchange

Aug 19, 21:37

Contract prices for mainstream NAND flash chips dropped by approximately 6-8% in the first half of August due to tepid market demand and quarter-end effects experienced by US-based...

Phison posts profit growth in 1H13 on embedded NAND flash controller sales

Aug 16, 11:24

Taiwan-based Phison Electronics, which supplies NAND-device controller ICs to customers such as Toshiba and Kingston Technology, has reported profit growth for the first half of 2013...

Spansion sues Macronix over flash patents

Aug 15, 15:35

Spansion has filed complaints against Taiwan-based Macronix International alleging past and ongoing widespread violations of Spansion's patents in a broad and growing range of Macronix...

Samsung stays in lead while SK Hynix regains 3rd spot in 2Q13 NAND flash sales ranking, says DRAMeXchnage

Aug 12, 10:54

DRAMeXchange has released its quarterly sales ranking for branded NAND flash manufacturers. Samsung Electronics remained the leader while SK Hynix surpassed Micron Technology to regain...

Samsung starts mass producing 3D vertical NAND flash

Aug 6, 21:35

Samsung Electronics has begun mass producing 3D vertical NAND (V-NAND) flash memory chips, designed for a wide range of consumer electronics and enterprise applications such as embedded...

Samsung 3D V-NAND

NAND flash prices to return to growth in September-October

Aug 6, 11:33

NAND flash contract prices are expected to rally between September and October thanks to growing demand ahead of new phone and tablet launches as well as back-to-school demand, according...

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NAND flash contract prices fall 6-9% in 2H July, says DRAMeXchange

Aug 2, 12:15

Contract prices for mainstream NAND flash memory parts fell 6-9% in the second half of July, ending about two months of growth, according to DRAMeXchange. The price fall was mainly...

Phison positive about NAND flash demand after August

Jul 30, 16:16

The back-to-school season in Europe and launch of new Apple products will stimulate demand significantly for NAND flash memory in September 2013, according to Phison Electronics.

NAND flash demand might be weaker than expected in 3Q13

Jul 26, 13:56

Due to disappointing sales of high-end smartphones, demand for NAND flash will likely be weaker than expected in the third quarter of 2013, according to industry sources. NAND prices...

NAND flash contract prices to stay flat or slightly increase in August, says DRAMeXchange

Jul 17, 15:12

NAND flash contract prices are expected to exhibit flat or slight growth in August, as demand enters its peak season, according to DRAMeXchange.

Micron sampling 16nm, 128Gb NAND

Jul 17, 13:00

Micron Technology has announced the sampling of its 16nm, 128Gb MLC NAND flash memory devices, designed for applications like SSDs, USB drives and flash memory cards, tablets, ultra-thin...

Micron 16nm NAND

Samsung steps up purchases of NAND flash memory

Jul 11, 13:56

Samsung Electronics has stepped up its buying of NAND flash chips from outside sources, while reallocating its own NAND flash lines for the production of mobile DRAM parts, a strategic...

NAND flash supply to remain tight in 3Q13

Jul 5, 12:19

The global supply of NAND flash memory will remain tight in the third quarter of 2013, due to brisk demand for smartphones and tablets, and the growing adoption of SSDs among servers...

New and upcoming smartphones to drive NAND flash demand growth in 2H13

Commentary: NAND flash controller industry headed for consolidation

Jul 3, 14:40

With more NAND flash memory chips designed into embedded applications, such as eMMC devices and solid-state drives (SSD), memory controller IC firms incapable of providing technologies...

Toshiba to expand NAND flash memory output in Japan

Jul 2, 15:52

Toshiba has unveiled plans to expand the capacity of its NAND flash chip fabrication facility in Yokkaichi, Japan with a nearly JPY30 billion (US$300 million) investment.

Micron, Elpida adjusting capacity to meet rising demand for mobile devices

Jun 27, 21:23

The merger of Micron Technology and Elpida Memory has not yet taken place, but the two memory chipmakers have developed their respective plans to put more focus on products for use...

NAND flash contract prices to edge higher in late June, says DRAMeXchange

Jun 25, 16:19

The gap between supply and demand in the NAND flash memory market is expected to widen in the second half of June, which will push up further chip contract prices, according to DRA...

Winbond, Macronix shipping NOR flash chips for Xbox One and PS4

Jun 19, 22:02

Winbond Electronics reportedly has landed NOR flash orders for Microsoft's Xbox One gaming machines, while fellow company Macronix International has seen its NOR flash chips enter...

Taiwan IC design houses reducing exposure in NAND flash controller market

Jun 17, 21:35

As more NAND flash memory chips are designed into embedded applications, Taiwan-based IC design houses have shifted their attention away from the memory controller IC segment with...

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DRAMeXchange raises outlook for 2013 NAND flash output value

Jun 3, 15:41

Output value for the global NAND flash memory industry will climb 27.2% to US$25.7 billion in 2013, buoyed by growth in end-market demand and stable chip prices, according to DRAMe...

Phison warns several backend firms of possible patent infringement

May 24, 15:28

IC design house Phison Electronics has warned several Taiwan-based backend service providers that products being shipped to Silicon Motion Technology may infringe on its NAND flash...

Computex 2013: Memory module firms to showcase new SSDs

May 24, 14:50

Taiwan-based memory module makers including Adada Technology, Transcend Information and InnoDisk all plan to showcase their latest SSD solutions for business or industrial applications...

Innostor sees USB 3.0 flash drive controller shipments boom

May 3, 16:02

Innostor Technology, a fabless USB device controller firm, expects to see shipments of its SuperSpeed USB (USB 3.0) flash drive controllers climb 30% sequentially in the second quarter...

Infineon, Globalfoundries team on 40nm embedded flash process

Apr 29, 21:58

Infineon Technologies and Globalfoundries have announced a joint technology development and production agreement for 40nm embedded flash (eFlash) process technology.

Mobile device applications to fuel serial flash demand, says Winbond president

Apr 29, 13:51

New applications for serial NOR flash memory will support and propel the market over the next four years, said Winbond Electronics president Tung-Yi Chan at an April 26 investors...

Winbond president expresses optimism about serial flash market

Winbond breaks into Galaxy S4 supply chain

Apr 23, 14:51

Winbond Electronics reportedly has entered the supply chain for Samsung Electronics' Galaxy 4S with its specialty DRAM and NOR flash chips.

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    Samsung 1TB mSATA SSD

    Samsung Electronics has launched its 840 EVO mSATA SSD line-up, including a one terabyte (TB) version. The Samsung 840 EVO mSATA SSD is an extension of the 840 EVO line-up which...

    Photo: Company, Dec 18.

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    SK Hynix 16nm 64Gb MLC NAND

    SK Hynix has started full-scale mass production of 16nm 64-gigabit (Gb) MLC NAND flash chips, according to the South Korea-based memory chipmaker. SK Hynix entered mass production...

    Photo: Company, Nov 20.

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    New Toshiba embedded NAND flash memory modules

    Toshiba has launched new embedded NAND flash memory modules integrating NAND chips fabricated with 19nm second-generation process technology. The module is fully compliant with the...

    Photo: Company, Nov 11.

  • Samsung+3D+V%2DNAND+SSD

    Samsung 3D V-NAND SSD

    Samsung Electronics has introduced a solid state drive (SSD) based on its 3D V-NAND technology. The new SSD, unveiled during a keynote at the Flash Memory Summit 2013 in California,...

    Photo: Company, Aug 19.

  • Micron+16nm+flash+die

    Micron 16nm flash die

    Micron Technology has announced the sampling of its 16nm, 128Gb MLC NAND flash memory devices, designed for applications like SSDs, USB drives and flash memory cards, tablets, ultra-thin...

    Photo: Company, Jul 23.

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