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Samsung continues NAND flash market lead in 2012

Feb 5, 12:28

Samsung Electronics continued to lead the global NAND flash market in 2012, despite a 4.9% decrease in sales of the memory, according to DRAMeXchange.

Handsets to become biggest consumer of flash memory in 2013, says IHS

Feb 4, 11:56

In another sign of the pre-eminent position smartphones now hold in the global technology market, handsets as a whole are set to become the world's single largest consumer of flash...

NOR flash industry to see another wave of consolidation, says Macronix

Jan 23, 13:59

The NOR flash memory industry will be pushed into another wave of consolidation with the number of suppliers reduced to 2-3, according to Macronix International president Chih-Yuan...

NAND flash device suppliers look to better prospects in 1Q13

Jan 11, 11:28

NAND flash device manufacturers Transcend Information, Apacer Electronics and Phison Electronics have all reported sequential revenue declines for December 2012, but prospects for...

Global NAND flash output value to rise 15% in 2013, says DRAMeXchange

Dec 24, 22:39

Output value for the global NAND flash memory industry will rise 15% in 2013, with the growth driven mainly by brisk demand for integrated solid-state drives (SSD) and embedded MMC...

Flash memory market to surpass DRAM for first time in 2012, says IC Insights

Dec 22, 11:01

Driven by continued demand for smartphones, tablets, and other personal media devices, the total flash memory market, consisting of NAND and NOR, is forecast to grow 2% to US$30.4...

NAND flash prices drop 1-2% in 1H December, says DRAMeXchange

Dec 18, 22:10

According to DRAMeXchange, although the year-end peak replenishment period for system products has passed, and NAND flash manufacturers continue to cut production for retail markets,...

Kingston partners with ESET and ClevX for encrypted flash drives

Dec 14, 12:16

Kingston Technology has partnered with security software developer ESET and ClevX, an IP development and licensing company, to enhance its encrypted USB flash drives for keeping sensitive...

VIA Labs to roll out new USB 3.0 flash drive controllers built on 85nm

Dec 3, 14:23

VIA Labs, a subsidiary of VIA Technologies specializing in USB 3.0 integrated chip controllers, will roll out new solutions for USB flash drives in December. The new VIA VL752-series...

Competition set to become fierce for USB 3.0 flash drive IC suppliers

Dec 3, 11:01

With more companies gearing up for the booming market for USB 3.0 flash drive controller ICs, competition is expected to be fierce in 2013, according to sources at memory module fi...

NAND flash makers gearing up for process transition

Nov 26, 22:08

NAND flash chipmakers are gearing up for transition to a newer 16nm process in 2013, according to industry sources. Nonetheless, the schedule for mass production on the node will...

NAND flash contract prices slip 1-5% in 1H November, says DRAMeXchange

Nov 21, 15:19

Early November contract prices for MLC (multi-level cell) NAND flash memory fell by 1-5% to reflect a slowdown in inventory replenishment, according to DRAMeXchange. Meanwhile, prices...

Smartphones set to overtake feature phones in flash memory consumption, says IHS

Nov 21, 10:36

In another sign of their rising clout in the supply chain, smartphones in 2013 will account for a larger share of NAND flash memory usage than feature phones, the first time this...

ASMedia shipments of USB 3.0 flash device controllers to boom, says president

Nov 13, 13:36

Strong demand for USB 3.0- and Thunderbolt-compatible peripherals will buoy ASMedia Technology's shipments of USB device controllers in 2013, according to company president Lin Che-wei...

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Global NAND flash shipments valued at US$4.626 billion in 3Q12, says DRAMeXchange

Nov 5, 10:24

NAND flash shipments in the third quarter of 2012 were estimated at a total value of US$4.626 billion, increasing 6.6% on quarter, with bit shipments rising 10% and ASP dropping 3%,...

NAND flash contract prices continue rally in 2H October, says DRAMeXchange

Nov 1, 21:13

Having started to rise in September, contract prices for NAND flash memory continued their rally in the second half of October, according to DRAMeXchange. Average quotes for 64Gb...

NAND flash contract prices rise up to 17% in 1H October

Oct 18, 21:02

Contract prices for NAND flash memory continued to rally in the first half of October 2012, with quotes for mainstream MLC parts up 7-17%, according to DRAMeXchange.

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Total flash memory market to decline in 2012, says IHS

Oct 18, 14:07

Revenues for the flash memory market are projected to decline to US$24.3 billion in 2012, down 4.7% from US$25.5 billion in 2011, according to IHS iSuppli. The NAND segment is 2012...

Silterra 0.18-micron embedded flash technology enters mass production

Oct 16, 16:12

Malaysia-based IC foundry Silterra has announced the production release of its 0.18-micron embedded flash technology, dubbed C18E. Silterra has licensed SuperFlash technology from...

Tight supply of NAND flash may remain until early 2013

Oct 16, 10:21

The global supply of NAND flash memory has been tight, boosting prices for the chips recently, according to industry sources. The tight supply is likely to persist until early 2013,...

NAND flash contract prices stop falling, says DRAMeXchange

Oct 5, 01:05

Contract prices for NAND flash memory discontinued their decline and began to rise in the second half of September 2012, with quotes for mainstream MLC parts up 7.5-11%, according...

Micron NAND flash market share tops 20% in 2Q12, IHS says

Sep 24, 10:21

For the first time since it entered the industry seven years ago, US-based Micron Technology managed to cross the 20% market share threshold in the NAND flash memory business during...

NAND flash suppliers consider hiking prices

Sep 20, 01:35

The world's top-4 NAND flash chip suppliers, Samsung Electronics, Toshiba, SanDisk and SK Hynix, are expected to hike their product prices due to strong demand for flash memory chips...

Spansion expands serial flash memory portfolio

Sep 19, 10:31

Spansion has announced production of a new low-density serial flash memory family to expand its product portfolio and address additional applications in the consumer segment and in...

Spansion FL serial flash family features densities from 4Mb up to 1Gb

NAND flash demand likely to pick up in September-October

Sep 11, 13:16

Most NAND flash device makers posted flat performance in August, but makers believe sales of new iPhones as well as other new smartphones, tablet PCs and ultrabooks will stir up demand...

Macronix August sales up, Winbond down

Sep 11, 02:15

NOR flash memory suppliers Macronix International and Winbond Electronics have reported mixed revenue results for August 2012.

Taiwan NOR flash makers reportedly cut into supply chain for iPhones

Sep 4, 01:15

Macronix International and Winbond Electronics have both grabbed NOR flash memory orders for the next iPhone, which will be announced in mid-September, according to sources within...

Apple expected to announce next-generation iPhone in mid-September

NAND flash prices stable on supply cuts

Aug 21, 01:40

Major suppliers of NAND flash memory have moved to cut back their production, allowing the chip prices to be kept steady recently, according to industry sources.. The price stability...

TSMC unveils 100MHz access speed embedded flash IP

Aug 17, 14:11

TSMC has unveiled what it claims is the foundry segment's first 100MHz flash memory single-cycle access speed 90nm embedded flash IP targeting a wide range of automotive, communications...

Samsung, Hynix reportedly to scale down flash production

Aug 7, 01:45

Samsung Electronics and SK Hynix will join rival Toshiba in scaling down production at their NAND flash plants to align the fall in demand with supply, according to industry source...

Intel to develop new SSD specs for ultrabooks

Aug 3, 15:29

Intel is looking to unify specifications for mSATA SSDs targeted at ultrabook applications, and is seeking cooperation with PC vendors and NAND flash companies. Details regarding...

NAND flash prices begin bouncing back

Aug 1, 14:12

Toshiba's recent move to scale down its output for NAND flash chips has pushed up contract prices for the memory recently, despite that demand remains sluggish, according to industry...

Toshiba cuts NAND flash production 30%

Jul 25, 15:36

Toshiba has announced an adjustment to production of NAND flash memory at its Yokkaichi Operation plant (Mie Prefecture, Japan), which would cut its overall NAND-chip production by...

NAND flash makers worried about possible delay of new iPhone

Jul 18, 13:43

Recent speculation that the launch of Apple's next-generation iPhone could be delayed is drawing concerns from NAND flash chipmakers over the strength of demand in the second half...

NAND flash contract prices stabilize

Jul 17, 01:35

Contract prices for NAND flash memory have stopped falling to reflect a healthier supply-demand balance. The price stabilizing is as a result of major producers' slowdown in chip...

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    Photo: Company, Mar 30.

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    Photo: Company, Mar 14.

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    Photo: Company, Dec 23.

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