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Memory suppliers push NAND flash sales bundled with DRAM chips

Apr 11, 12:25

Some memory device suppliers are pushing sales of NAND flash chips bundled with DRAM chips in order to help ease the oversupply of NAND flash products in the market, according to...

Samsung Xian NAND flash plant begins commercial runs

Mar 19, 14:35

Samsung Electronics' new NAND flash plant in Xian, China reportedly has begun commercial operations, adding more pressure to the fragile NAND flash market, according to industry so...

NAND flash oversupply to persist through 3Q14, says DRAMeXchange

Mar 7, 13:53

Contract prices for NAND flash memory fell about 14% in February to reflect an oversupply in the market, according to DRAMeXchange. The situation will likely persist through the third...

Toshiba, Canon team up for 15nm NAND flash, says report

Feb 27, 14:35

Toshiba, the world's second-largest maker of NAND flash memory behind Samsung Electronics, will work with fab-tool maker Canon to develop 15nm NAND chips with volume production slated...

NAND eMMC hits record year while NOR flash shrinks further, says IHS

Feb 25, 10:38

The global memory market presented a vivid picture of contrast in 2013 given the wildly divergent fortunes of its two main segments, with spritely NAND offset by the sobering continued...

Phison braces for competition in NAND flash controller market

Feb 20, 14:36

NAND flash controller IC firm Phison Electronics will strengthen its collaboration with existing partners and explore new ones in a move to boost the company's competitiveness, according...

Micron makes gain in 4Q13 NAND flash market, says DRAMeXchange

Feb 14, 12:22

Micron Technology captured a 15.5% share of the global NAND flash market in the fourth quarter of 2013, exceeding SK Hynix' share by 3.7pp, according to DRAMeXchange.

Macronix, Winbond to ramp NAND flash shipments in 2014

Feb 7, 14:15

NOR flash suppliers Macronix International and Winbond Technology are both expected to ramp up their shipments of low density 1Gb-4Gb NAND flash chips in 2014 as international players...

NAND flash contract prices fall in 1H January, says DRAMeXchange

Jan 21, 15:55

Contract prices for NAND flash memory fell 3-5% in the first half of January, as demand has not been strong enough to digest the industry's capacity, according to DRAMeXchange.

Global NAND flash output value to top US$27 billion in 2014, says DRAMeXchange

Jan 15, 14:07

Output value for the global NAND flash industry is forecast to exceed US$27 billion in 2014, up from about US$24.6 billion in 2013, as solid-state drives (SSD) are poised for widespread...

Adata sees increased December revenues

Jan 8, 21:00

Memory module maker Adata on January 8 reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.893 billion (US$96.4 million) for December, rising 11.16% on month and 10.71% on year, according to the...

Holtek sees success with touch-panel, flash MCUs

Dec 26, 10:27

MCU design house Holtek Semiconductor has seen success promoting touch-panel MCUs and flash MCUs, with shipments taking up 8-10% and 20%, respectively, of its total 8-bit MCU shipments...

Micron launches 45nm serial NOR flash for embedded apps

Dec 11, 10:29

Micron Technology has announced the availability of 45nm serial NOR flash memory samples in 512Mb, 1Gb and 2Gb densities with a standard SPI interface. These new MT25Q SPI NOR devices...

NAND flash suppliers to cut production to stabilize chip prices

Dec 4, 10:39

Some NAND flash chip suppliers plan to scale down their production in order to prevent related chip prices from dropping further in the first quarter of 2014, according to sources...

NAND flash chipmakers consider cutting back production to avoid chip prices from falling further

Global NAND flash output value to rise 13% in 2014, says DRAMeXchange

Nov 29, 14:10

Output value for the global NAND flash industry is forecast to rise 13.3% to US$28 billion in 2014, thanks to the increased adoption of solid-state drives (SSD) among PCs and mobile...

NAND flash contract prices to fall through end-2013, says DRAMeXchange

Nov 21, 15:27

Contract prices for NAND flash memory fell 5-7% in the first half of November, due to weaker-than-expected demand for end-market products, as well as device manufacturers' reluctance...

SK Hynix starts full-scale mass production of 16nm NAND flash

Nov 20, 10:23

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.

Cloudy days for NAND flash as Internet services trump local storage in smartphones and tablets, says IHS

Nov 15, 14:15

The global NAND flash memory market is decelerating in the second half of 2013 as demand diminishes for local data storage in smartphones and tablets, due in part to the rise of cloud-based...

Kingston to expand purchases of USB 3.0 flash drive controllers, say sources

Nov 11, 21:25

Kingston Technology reportedly plans to expand its purchases of USB3.0 flash drive components, which is expected to boost the penetration rate for drives with USB 3.0, according to...

InnoDisk to ramp up flash storage device capacity by 50% in 2014

Nov 8, 14:45

Memory storage device maker InnoDisk plans to ramp up its production capacity by 50% to 700,000-800,000 units a month by the end of March 2014, with the increased capacity targeting...

NAND flash prices to fall in 4Q13 on falling demand

Nov 5, 21:03

NAND flash contract prices for the fourth quarter of 2013 are set to fall despite a reduction in the global supply, according to industry sources.

NAND market moderates as flash memory loading slackens in devices, says IHS

Nov 5, 15:12

The global NAND flash memory market is showing signs of slowing down in the third and fourth quarters as traditional growth drivers have tapered off in strength, according to IHS.

Macronix 75nm NOR flash chips verified by Samsung

Oct 31, 11:52

Taiwan-based Macronix International reportedly has received verification for its 75nm 16Mb 1.8V NOR flash chips from Samsung Electronics, with shipments to ramp up starting 2014.

Macronix reportedly breaks into supply chain of Samsung

NAND flash contract prices set to fall, says DRAMeXchange

Oct 18, 12:32

Contract prices for mainstream NAND flash chips, which stayed unchanged in the first half of October, are set to fall due to continued high levels of inventory in the supply chain...

SK Hynix opens flash R&D center in Taiwan

Oct 16, 12:25

SK Hynix announced on October 15 that the company has established a R&D center in Taiwan to strengthen its global R&D competence and customer support.

Gigastone ramps up NAND flash controller chips to 2.5 million in September

Oct 15, 21:47

Flash memory card and drive maker Gigastone, which will debut on Taiwan's emerging stock market on October 21, ramped up its production of NAND flash controller ICs to 2.5 million...

USB 3.0 flash drive demand disappoints

Oct 15, 12:12

Demand for USB 3.0 flash drives has been a disappointment thus far in 2013 with the penetration rate reaching only 10%. Industry observers anticipate the penetration rate will climb...

NAND flash moves into next dimension as 3D manufacturing technology overtakes the market, says IHS

Oct 4, 11:59

With conventional semiconductor manufacturing technology soon to reach its limit in the NAND flash segment, suppliers of these memory chips are set to adopt 3D production techniques...

Macronix files patent complaints against Spansion for infringement of 7 flash memory patents

Oct 3, 14:43

Macronix International announced on October 3 that it has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Spansion LLC and Spansion in the US for infringement of seven Macronix patents...

SanDisk sampling iNAND flash memory for Intel tablets

Sep 24, 16:07

SanDisk has announced that its iNAND Extreme embedded flash drive has been optimized for use in tablets based on Intel's Bay Trail 22nm Atom processor. The memory is being delivered...

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...

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