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SK Hynix establishes flash R&D center in Europe

Jun 12, 10:02

SK Hynix has established a R&D center in Italy, according to the South Korean memory chip manufacturer. The R&D center, engaged in the development of NAND flash memory, held...

Supply chain players hoping for a NAND flash rebound in the third quarter

Jun 5, 11:49

NAND flash contract prices dropped by nearly 15% in early May and fell by 5-10% at the end of May. In view of the sluggish prices, players in the supply chain hope that NAND flash...

Etron offers low-cost USB 3.0 flash drive controller

Jun 5, 11:29

IC design house Etron Technology has launched EV166T, a single-channel TLC (triple-level cell)-supporting USB 3.0 flash drive controller IC that costs only US$0.50 more than a comparable...

NAND flash demand still disappointing, says DRAMeXchange

Jun 1, 12:05

Demand for NAND flash memory has been a disappointment thus far in 2012, according to DRAMeXchange. Total NAND bit shipments for the second quarter are likely to fall about 5% sequentially,...

Alcor Micro to offer USB 3.0 flash drive controller ICs

May 30, 01:30

Alcor Micro, a Taiwan-based design house of controller ICs used in input/output, multimedia and storage devices, will in June 2012 offer USB 3.0 controller ICs for use in flash drives...

Oslux unveils LED for camera flash

May 24, 15:56

Opto Semiconductors has added a new LED to its Oslux family that is specifically designed for camera flash in smartphones, providing white light that illuminates a specified target...

NAND flash prices hope for rebound in 3Q12

May 24, 14:21

While contract prices for NAND flash have continually dropped due to oversupply arising from weak demand, prices may rebound in the third quarter of 2012 if traditional peak demand...

NAND flash controller designers post mixed earnings results in 1Q12

May 3, 01:10

Major suppliers of NAND flash device controller ICs have reported mixed earnings results for the first quarter of 2012, showing their diverse capabilities in making a smooth transition...

Micron and Hynix close gap on NAND flash market leaders in 4Q11, IHS says

May 2, 11:31

Solid manufacturing and strong pricing allowed Micron Technology and Hynix Semiconductor to post strong performances in the global NAND flash business in the fourth quarter of 2011,...

NAND flash to be main driver for 18-inch wafers, says Gudeng chairman

Apr 27, 16:41

NAND flash, especially SSDs, will be the largest application for 18-inch silicon wafers in the future, CEO and chairman Bill Chiu of Gudeng Precision Industrial said at an April 26...

Winbond shifting specialty DRAM to 46nm, NOR flash to 58nm

Apr 26, 15:16

Winbond Electronics, a Taiwan-based maker of memory products, has been shifting production of specialty DRAM to 46nm process and NOR flash to 58nm, the company told an investors conference...

Macronix swings to loss in 1Q12

Apr 26, 12:22

Macronix International swung to net losses of NT$1.09 billion (US$37 million) in the first quarter of 2012 from profits in the prior quarter and a year ago. The maker of NOR flash...

Global NAND flash revenues to grow 8% in 2012, says IHS

Apr 20, 10:40

The NAND flash memory market is expected to achieve 8% growth in 2012 thanks to major sales drivers, including solid-state-drive (SSD) equipped ultrabooks, according to IHS iSuppli...

Alcor Micro to launch controller chips for USB 3.0 flash drives, eMMC devices

Apr 20, 01:15

Alcor Micro is scheduled to launch its first USB 3.0 flash drive controller in June, and will expand its offering to include chips for eMMC devices in the second half of 2012, according...

NAND flash prices continue to fall

Apr 20, 01:00

NAND flash contract prices continued their downward trend in early April, due to low demand visibility, according to industry sources. Prices are set to fall throughout the second...

Demand for flash drives and cards being sluggish

PTI seeing orders for NAND flash pick up

Apr 16, 14:33

Packaging and testing firm Powertech Technology (PTI) expects sales of its NAND flash memory products to grow and contribute to sequential revenue growth in the second quarter of...

Phison, Transcend post sales growth in March

Apr 10, 15:31

Memory module firm Transcend Information, which puts more emphasis on its NAND flash products, saw its March revenues grow 7.5% sequentially while revenues at Phison Electronics,...

The NAND flash boom: Q&A with Phison chairman Khein Seng Pua

Apr 5, 14:19

Demand for NAND flash application to eMMC, SSDs and USB 3.0 devices is expected to take off in 2012, according to chairman Khein Seng Pua for IC design house Phison Electronics at...

Phison Electronics chairman Khein Seng Pua

Spansion, SK Hynix team up for SLC NAND

Apr 3, 10:50

Spansion has announced an alliance with SK Hynix to introduce SLC NAND products at the 4x, 3x, and 2x nodes. As part of the relationship, the pair will enter into a patent cross-licensing...

Etron shipping USB 3.0 flash drive controllers

Apr 2, 15:12

Etron Technology has started shipping the company's in-house developed 2- and 4-channel USB flash drive controller chips, and its single-channel ones are currently sampling with customers,...

Late March contract prices for DRAM and NAND flash go in different direction

Mar 30, 01:05

While late March contract prices for DRAM memory have risen 2-3%, prices for NAND flash have continued their downward trend during the period due to buyers' cautious attitude toward...

NAND flash

Suppliers see better DRAM, NAND flash markets in 2012

Mar 29, 15:01

The global supply for DRAM memory in 2012 will be less than the average level of supply over the past years, hence the industry is likely to get rid of oversupply problems in the...

Flash module vendors decline shipments at low prices

Mar 26, 10:16

As NAND flash prices have kept falling since the end of 2011 due to oversupply, Taiwan-based vendors of flash memory have suffered continued drops in prices of flash cards and pen...

Memory prices almost at bottom, says Transcend chairman

Mar 23, 01:30

Prices for DRAM and NAND flash memory chips are "almost at rock bottom" and have little room for further drops, according to Transcend Information chairman Peter Shu. In...

Transcend 2011 profits up almost 100% despite revenue drop

SanDisk taking lead in product price cuts

Mar 22, 14:17

Prices for SD cards and other mainstream flash memory devices have been falling since late February, due to competition among suppliers, according to industry sources. SanDisk took...

Flash memory card makers cutting prices for mainstream models such as Class 4 SD cards targeting ma

Transition to USB 3.0 to spur NAND flash demand for memory cards and drives

Mar 20, 01:40

Early March contract prices for NAND flash memory saw a slight decreases to flat growth, mainly due to sluggish demand for memory cards and USB drives. However, with storage devices...

Asia-Pacific market: Kingston DRAM module shipments up 20% in 2011

Mar 16, 01:25

Kingston Technology saw its DRAM module shipments in the Asia Pacific area increase 20% in 2011, despite the unfavorable market conditions constraining many of its fellow rivals'...

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China market: Distributors gearing up to replenish NAND flash inventory

Mar 16, 01:10

With the China government about to end its crackdown on the smuggling of NAND flash products, distributors in the local channel market are gearing up to rebuild inventory which will...

Demand for NAND flash products rising in China

Hynix Wuxi plant to begin NAND flash production

Mar 15, 01:15

After Samsung's recent announcement that it plans to set up a 12-inch wafer plant in China, South Korea-based Hynix has indicated its Wuxi factory in China will switch production...

iPad to dominate sales of NAND flash in tablets through 2015, IHS says

Mar 14, 12:18

With its leading market share position and high memory usage, Apple's iPad is set to continue to dominate worldwide demand for NAND flash in media tablets at least through the year...

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Winbond rolls out serial flash for auto electronics application

Mar 1, 10:51

Winbond Electronics has announced that the company is bringing its proprietary SpiFlash serial flash memory technology to the automotive electronics market - a milestone for Winbond...

Winbond enters automotive flash memory market

Toshiba starts mass production of 19nm NAND flash

Feb 24, 14:01

Toshiba has developed a 3-bit-per-cell 128Gb chip, which entered mass production using the company's 19nm process technology earlier in February 2012, according to the NAND flash...

Early February NAND flash prices slip, says DRAMeXchange

Feb 20, 14:44

With buyers slowing down their purchases after the Lunar New Year holiday, contract prices for NAND flash chips saw slight decreases in the first half of February, according to DRA...

NAND flash market to expand surpassing DRAM in 2012, says IC Insights

Feb 13, 15:17

Of the 33 major IC product categories defined by the World Semiconductor Trade Statistics (WSTS), 27 categories will enjoy growth in 2012 with 11 segments set to grow better than...

Macronix announces SLC NAND flash for embedded applications

Feb 10, 01:00

Macronix International has announced its first single-level cell (SLC) NAND flash memory. Dubbed MX30LF, the new SLC NAND family is designed for code and data storage in a wide range...

Macronix first SLC NAND family
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