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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...

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,...

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    Samsung 14nm chips for wearables

    Samsung Electronics has announced mass production of the Exynos 7 Dual 727 mobile application processor (AP) designed specifically for wearable devices with 14nm FinFET process technology...

    Photo: Company, Oct 18.

  • Samsung+256GB+UFS+card

    Samsung 256GB UFS card

    Samsung Electronics has unveiled removable memory cards based on the JEDEC Universal Flash Storage (UFS) 1.0 Card Extension Standard for use in high-resolution mobile shooting devices...

    Photo: Company, Jul 13.

  • Samsung+PM971%2DNVMe

    Samsung PM971-NVMe

    Samsung Electronics has begun mass producing NVM Express (NVMe) PCIe solid state drive (SSD) in a single ball grid array (BGA) package for next-generation PCs and ultra-slim notebook...

    Photo: Company, Jun 2.

  • 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.

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