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NOR flash makers find new growth areas to compensate for slowing sales in cellphones, says IHS

Jul 16, 10:49

NOR flash memory sales growth may be tapering off in mobile handsets and smartphones, but lucrative embedded applications in the tablet, automotive and industrial markets are picking...

Winbond, Macronix post mixed June results

Jul 10, 01:30

Winbond Electronics has reported flat sequential growth in June revenues, while fellow NOR flash company Macronix International saw its June sales slip 4.8% on month.

Samsung, Toshiba consider slowing capacity expansion to hold NAND flash prices

Jul 6, 02:00

Samsung Electronics and Toshiba reportedly are mulling plans to decelerate capacity expansion at their 12-inch fabs in order to stop NAND chip prices from falling further, according...

NAND flash contract prices expected to become steady in July

Jul 4, 01:30

Contract prices for NAND flash, having continually fallen for more than six months, and dropping 3-5% in the first and second halves of June, are expected to become steady in July,...

NAND flash contract prices fall 2-5% in 1H June, says DRAMeXchange

Jun 20, 15:46

Early June contract prices for NAND flash memory fell 2-5%, according to DRAMeXchange. The continued downward trend reflects ongoing sluggish demand for flash memory cards and USB...

Winbond remains focused on niche-market DRAM, NOR flash

Jun 19, 01:00

Winbond Electronics is looking to balance the development of its niche-market DRAM and NOR flash product lines by raising the sales ratio for the latter to be equal to that for the...

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'...

Kingston

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...

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  • Winbond+SpiStack+memories

    Winbond SpiStack memories

    Winbond Electronics has announced an expansion of its flash product portfolio with the introduction of a family of stackable SpiFlash memory devices. The new SpiStack W25M Series...

    Photo: Company, Mar 30.

  • Samsung+PM1633a+SSD

    Samsung PM1633a SSD

    Samsung Electronics has announced the PM1633a, a 15.36 terabyte (TB) drive. First revealed at the 2015 Flash Memory Summit in August, the 15.36TB SSD is based on a 12Gb/s Serial...

    Photo: Company, Mar 14.

  • Acer+Liquid+Jade+Primo+smartphone

    Acer Liquid Jade Primo smartphone

    Acer's Liquid Jade Primo is a 5.5-inch premium smartphone running Windows 10 Mobile. The Liquid Jade Primo provides productivity for professionals through Continuum, allowing Windows...

    Photo: Company, Jan 7.

  • Samsung+PRO+Plus+128GB+microSD+cards

    Samsung PRO Plus 128GB microSD cards

    Samsung Electronics has unveiled its PRO Plus 128GB microSD card series, which is built with company's MLC NAND flash solution. With the introduction of its new 128GB microSD card,...

    Photo: Company, Dec 23.

  • Toshiba+Serial+Interface+NAND

    Toshiba Serial Interface NAND

    Toshiba has launched a new line-up of NAND flash memory products for embedded applications that are compatible with the Serial Peripheral Interface (SPI). Wide ranging applications...

    Photo: Company, Oct 23.

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