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Micron, Intel unveil 20nm 128Gb NAND flash

Dec 7, 10:09

Intel and Micron Technology have jointly announced a 20nm, 128Gb multilevel-cell (MLC) NAND falsh device. The companies also announced mass production of their 20nm 64Gb NAND.

Lower NAND prices to drive adoption of SSDs in 2H12, says Kingston

Nov 25, 11:12

With NAND flash prices reaching the sweet spot, solid-state drives (SSDs) are expected to see adoption expand substantially in the second half of 2012, according to a Kingston Technology...

Nathan Su, Flash Memory Sales Director of Kingston APAC

Winbond intros new serial flash for space-critical applications

Nov 21, 10:25

Winbond Electronics has announced a family of new SpiFlash serial flash memory with what the company claims has the industry's smallest packages per density. The small...

Winbond SpiFlash serial flash for space-critical applications

NAND flash contract prices fall 2-4% in 1H November, says DRAMeXchange

Nov 17, 01:00

Affected by weaker-than-expected demand in retail channels and from system OEMs, NAND flash contract prices continued edging down in the first half of November, according to price...

Skymedi, JMicron report growth in October revenues

Nov 11, 01:20

NAND flash controller design houses Skymedi and JMicron Technology have both posted sequential sales growth in October, with the latter setting the highest monthly level for 2011.

Sales ratio of PC DRAM to drop to 20% in 2012, says Powerchip

Nov 10, 01:20

Powerchip Technology expects the contribution to revenues of its PC DRAM business to fall to 20% or even less in 2012, in line with the company's diversification strategy, according...

NAND flash contract prices to fall through December

Nov 3, 01:15

NAND flash contract prices are likely to fall in November and drop further in December, as supply will expand, combined with continued-sluggish demand, according to DRAMeXchange.

Thailand floods to affect NAND flash spot market, says inSpectrum

Oct 28, 16:52

NAND flash spot market pricing might be stimulated by the recent floods in Thailand over the short term, according to inSpectrum.

Market value of NAND flash to rise 20% in 2012, says DRAMeXchange

Oct 24, 15:50

The value of the NAND flash memory market is expected to reach US$26 billion in 2012, up 20% from the US$22 billion estimated for 2011, according to DRAMeXchange. Growth will be driven...

NAND flash prices stable in 1H October, says DRAMeXchange

Oct 18, 12:12

Early October contract prices for MLC NAND flash chips remained stable, supported by replenishment demand and demand stimulated by product launches, according to price tracker DRAM...

Transcend September revenues up 13%

Oct 7, 01:05

Memory module firm Transcend Information saw its revenues grow 12.8% sequentially in September, driven by shipments of flash products. Shipments of both SD cards and flash drives...

Late September contract prices for 32Gb NAND flash up slightly

Oct 5, 12:15

Late September contract prices for mainstream 32Gb NAND flash chips have risen by up to 3%, buoyed by stronger buying sentiment in China and inventory-building demand from system...

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JEDEC publishes standard for serial NOR flash

Sep 30, 01:10

Memory industry standards body JEDEC Solid State Technology Association has announced the publication of JESD216 SFDP (serial flash discoverable parameter) for serial NOR flash. The...

Samsung sees 2012 global semiconductor growth slowdown

Sep 30, 01:05

With global economic uncertainties remaining, the semiconductor industry will show slow growth in 2012, said Oh-Hyun Kwon, head of Samsung Electronics' chip business, at a media conference...

Oh-Hyun Kwon, Semiconductor Business president at Samsung Electronics

Serial flash outlook optimistic, says Spansion executive

Sep 28, 15:09

Serial flash will be a fast growing segment for NOR flash, with the market size forecast to grow at a CAGR of 14-15% by 2015, according to Robert France, vice president of strategic...

Macronix, Winbond to step into NAND flash production

Sep 27, 15:20

Taiwan-based Macronix International and Winbond Electronics are expected to extend production from NOR flash to NAND flash, viewing that NAND flash tends to replace NOR flash for...

Powerchip Technology lands large order for NAND flash from PQI

Sep 27, 01:00

Taiwan-based Powerchip Technology has obtained an order for NAND flash using 4,000-5,000 12-inch wafer equivalents from Power Quotient International (PQI), a Taiwan-based memory module...

Apple reportedly increases memory purchases from Japan

Sep 22, 01:20

Apple has increased its purchases of DRAM and NAND flash from Japan, according to industry sources, adding that Toshiba and Elpida Memory are being pinpointed as beneficiaries of...

NAND flash contract prices for 1H September mostly flat

Newswatch - Sep 16, 15:41

Contract market prices for mainstream MLC NAND flash stayed flat in the first half of September, while those for 64Gb parts rose 1%, latest data collected by DRAMeXchange show.

Powerchip to halve DRAM output

Sep 9, 01:10

Powerchip Technology has unveiled plans to slash its total PC DRAM output by 50%, while reporting huge declines in revenues for August 2011.

DDR3 spot prices worsen; NAND flash pricing stable, says inSpectrum

Aug 22, 12:37

Overall price trends for DDR3 revised down further in the spot market this week (Aug 15-19) with some brokers dumping products, according to inSpectrum.

NAND flash contract prices fall at slower pace in 1H August

Aug 18, 01:00

NAND flash contract prices fell less sharply in early August than in July, with mainstream MLC chips down 1-2%, according to DRAMeXchange.

Kingston positive about flash product shipments

Aug 12, 15:23

Memory module vendor Kingston Technology expects brisk shipments of its flash products such as SD cards in the coming months, with order visibility for the entire segment extended...

Spansion announces 4Gb NOR flash memory

Aug 10, 12:39

Spansion has announced a single-die 4Gb NOR flash chip, made using 65nm process technology. The 4Gb Spansion GL-S delivers high-quality and fast read performance to enable a better...

Anobit doubles capacity of flash controller for smartphones, tablets

Aug 10, 10:37

Anobit has announced a new embedded flash controller with support for up to 256GB of flash memory, compared to its existing MSP2020 controller with support for 4-128GB.

NAND flash spot prices stabilize, says inSpectrum

Aug 8, 11:35

The NAND flash market saw price trends stabilize this week (Aug 1-5) in the spot market while DDR3 continued to see price drops on weak demand, according to inSpectrum.

NAND flash outlook still unclear for 4Q11

Aug 3, 12:24

The NAND flash market outlook for the fourth quarter of 2011 is still under doubt due to a lack of demand visibility, and current oversupply might appear to be more severe because...

NAND flash contract prices trending down

Aug 2, 16:40

Having engaged in the price negotiations for almost two months, NAND flash buyers and sellers have finally come up with a decision agreeing downward adjustments in contract prices...

Macronix, Winbond to see increasing overlap in NOR flash products with larger peers

Aug 2, 12:35

Taiwan-based NOR flash chipmakers Macronix International and Winbond Electronics have extended their market reach beyond consumer electronics, and consequently, the overlap between...

SSD and embedded flash controllers buoy Silicon Motion 2Q11 revenues

Aug 1, 13:45

Memory controller IC supplier Silicon Motion Technology has announced net sales of US$50.5 million for the second quarter of 2011, an increase of 56% from the same period in 2010...

Global 2Q11 NAND flash market sees 9% drop; Samsung remains top supplier, says DRAMeXchange

Aug 1, 11:26

The worldwide NAND flash memory market posted revenues of US$4.88 billion in the second quarter of 2011, down about 9% sequentially, according to DRAMeXchange. Samsung Electronics...

Macronix allocates more capacity to flash production

Jul 28, 17:00

Macronix International has said that capacity at its newly-opened 12-inch fab has almost all shifted to NOR flash production to meet demand for new orders. The capacity was originally...

Cypress, UMC partner on ICs built using 65nm SONOS embedded NVM

Jul 28, 01:05

Cypress Semiconductor and United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) have produced working silicon on a new 65nm SONOS (silicon oxide nitride oxide silicon) technology for embedded...

NAND flash densities in video game platforms to climb more than 40% in 2011, says IHS

Jul 26, 10:58

Despite the high cost of NAND flash memory, NAND densities in 2011 will rise more than 40% in home consoles and handheld devices, the principal modes for gaming entertainment, according...

Apple said to add Macronix as supplier of NOR flash for MacBook Air

Jul 26, 10:55

Apple has added Macronix International as another supplier of NOR flash memory for the new MacBook Air in order to support strong sales of the recently-launched ultra-thin notebook...

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  • Samsung+1TB+mSATA+SSD

    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.

  • SK+Hynix+16nm+64Gb+MLC+NAND

    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.

  • New+Toshiba+embedded+NAND+flash+memory+modules

    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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