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Kingston affiliate buys 70% of Innostor

Sep 29, 09:34

Kingston Technology's flash controller affiliate ASolid Technology has acquired as high as 70% of fellow controller company Innostor Technology for NT$60 million (US$1.9 million).

Toshiba expands 24nm SLC NAND flash lineup to address industrial applications

Sep 22, 22:09

Toshiba America Electronic Components has expanded its family of 24nm single-level cell (SLC) NAND flash memory solutions. The new 16Gb BENAND is housed in an industry-standard 48-pin...

China-based GigaDevice reportedly buys plant from Memoright

Sep 20, 15:08

Beijing-based GigaDevice Semiconductor has reportedly taken over a Memoright plant located in Wuhan, which could pave the way for the China-based NOR flash vendor to step into the...

Rising NAND flash prices to buoy related suppliers 3Q16 performance

Stockwatch - Sep 20, 00:42

A recent rally in NAND flash prices will buoy sales and profits at related companies including module makers Adata Technology and Apacer Technology, and flash controller IC designer...

Global 2Q16 NAND flash market posts 3.4% increase, says DRAMeXchange

Sep 14, 11:31

Revenues of the global NAND flash industry increased 3.4% sequentially to US$8.55 billion in the second quarter of 2016, according to DRAMeXchange.

China firms set to expand presence in global NAND flash market, says DRAMeXchange

Aug 26, 10:05

China-based companies are set to expand their presence in the global NAND flash market dramatically thanks to the region's push to establish a homegrown NAND flash industry and the...

Winbond flash chip adopted in Samsung Galaxy Note 7, says report

Aug 22, 14:24

Taiwan-based Winbond Electronics has entered the supply chain for Samsung's new Galaxy Note 7-series smartphones with its flash memory, according to a report by Taiwan's Central...

NAND flash vendors raising quotes on tight supply

Aug 17, 15:41

NAND flash vendors have increased chip prices citing strong demand for new smartphones particularly the iPhone 7 featuring up to 256GB of storage, according to industry sources. Prices...

Toshiba, Western Digital open new flash memory fab in Japan

Jul 18, 10:38

Toshiba and Western Digital have jointly announced the opening of a new fab in Yokkaichi, Mie Prefecture, Japan, which will support the conversion of the companies' 2D NAND capacity...

Micron intros SLC NAND flash for IoT and automotive

Jul 15, 16:02

Micron Technology has announced its newest embedded SLC NAND flash optimized for the next generation of Internet of Things (IoT) and automotive applications. Available with differing...

Macronix selected as key flash supplier for Siemens

Jul 6, 20:15

Macronix International announced on July 6 it has signed an agreement with Siemens to supply flash memory products and solutions. Siemens and Macronix will cooperate to achieve zero...

NAND flash supply to fall short in 3Q16, says DRAMeXchange

Jun 21, 14:10

Prices of TLC (triple-level-cell) wafers and spot prices of mainstream memory cards have been on a steady rise for three consecutive months since April 2016. The uptrend will continue...

Samsung fab outage raises flash supply concerns

Jun 21, 11:23

A recent power outage at Samsung's Xian, China fab has disrupted the company's flash production raising concerns that supply of the memory might fall short of demand in the second...

Flash remains the only bright spot in another lackluster quarter for EMEA external storage, says IDC

Jun 14, 15:42

Total EMEA external storage systems revenues fell 4.9% on year to US$1.64 billion in the first quarter of 2016, according to the EMEA Quarterly Enterprise Storage Systems Tracker...

NAND flash prices to stabilize in 3Q16, says DRAMeXchange

Jun 2, 10:59

NAND flash prices are expected to stop falling and become stable in the second half of 2016, as end-market demand returns, according to DRAMeXchange.

Silicon Motion expects NAND flash shortage in 2H16

May 24, 14:13

NAND flash device controller supplier Silicon Motion Technology is expecting a shortage for the NAND flash industry in the second half of 2016.

Global 1Q16 NAND flash market posts 2.9% decrease, says DRAMeXchange

May 20, 14:12

Branded NAND flash vendors saw their combined revenues decline further to US$8.06 billion in the first quarter of 2016, according to DRAMeXchange. During the quarter, falling chip...

Phison posts EPS NT$4.71 in 1Q16, anticipating NAND flash shortage in 3Q16

Newswatch - May 13, 09:54

NAND flash controller and solution provider Phison Electronics has reported net profits of NT$964 million (US$29.6 million) for the first quarter of 2016, down slightly from NT$1.029...

Winbond intros SpiStack memory solutions in 8-pin package

Mar 24, 15:56

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

Toshiba to invest JPY360 billion on new factory for 3D flash memory

Mar 17, 22:19

Toshiba announced on March 17 its board of directors has decided on a construction and equipment investment plan for a new fabrication facility for expanded production of BiCS Flash,...

New Kinpo to start trial production at Brazil NAND flash plant in May

Mar 14, 14:33

Taiwan-based New Kinpo Group expects construction of a NAND flash packaging factory in Brazil to complete by the end of March with trial production to begin in May, according to the...

Global 4Q15 NAND flash market posts 2% decrease, says DRAMeXchange

Mar 2, 21:39

The worldwide NAND flash memory market posted revenues of about US$8.31 billion in the fourth quarter of 2015, down 2.3% sequentially, according to DRAMeXchange.

Digitimes Research: Korea memory-IC industry output value to fall 10% in 1Q16

Feb 16, 14:39

The production value of South Korea's memory chip industry is expected to decline around 10% sequentially in the first quarter of 2016, due mainly to falling chip prices, according...

Toshiba to buy land to expand flash memory production

Feb 3, 21:35

Toshiba is looking to expand production of its proprietary BiCS flash 3D memory by acquiring 150,000 square meters of land in Japan's Mie prefecture, according to the company.

Enterprise demand for flash storage to pick up and help chip prices to drop, says NetApp executive

Jan 29, 12:11

Commenting on demand for flash-based storage, NetApp's vice president of Product, Solution & Services Marketing, Lee Caswell believes the adoption of flash-based storage by large...

Tsinghua Unigroup looking to invest in Phison China subsidiary, says report

Dec 16, 19:44

China's state-owned Tsinghua Unigroup intends to acquire a 51% stake in Taiwan-based NAND flash device controller supplier Phison Electronics' subsidiary in Hefei of China's Anhui...

Adata chairman to buy Skymedi shares, says report

Dec 4, 10:51

Simon Chen, chairman for Taiwan-based memory module maker Adata Technology, will make an investment in Skymedi to hold a majority stake in the NAND flash device controller supplier,...

Global 3Q15 NAND flash market posts 2% growth, says DRAMeXchange

Nov 25, 10:54

The worldwide NAND flash memory market posted revenues of about US$8.5 billion in the third quarter of 2015, representing an only 2.4% sequential increase, according to DRAMeXchang...

Macronix Quad SPI NOR flash chips power Xilinx UltraScale FPGAs

Nov 20, 10:32

Macronix International has announced a new high-performance Quad SPI NOR flash series - dubbed MX66U51235FME - for the Xilinx 7 series and UltraScale FPGAs. These FPGA's are geared...

Winbond posts revenue and profit decreases for 3Q15

Oct 27, 15:26

Taiwan-based Winbond Electronics, a manufacturer of specialty DRAM and flash memory chips, has reported on-year decreases of 4% and 24%, respectively, in revenues and profits for...

SanDisk, Toshiba to jointly make 3D flash memory

Oct 22, 15:56

SanDisk and Toshiba have announced the start of equipment installation in the New Fab 2 facility at Yokkaichi Operations and their entry into definitive agreements for joint manufacturing...

NAND flash oversupply to persist through 1Q16, says DRAMeXchange

Sep 10, 21:40

Late August contract prices for NAND flash memory saw the largest decline in the last three months, due to disappointing demand despite the back-to-school season, according to DRAMeXchange...

BOE receives government support to enter IC design industry

Aug 21, 16:13

Panel maker BOE Technology has received support from the China government enabling it to step into the IC design industry. In addition to LCD driver ICs, DRAM and flash memory chips...

Oversupply likely to put NAND flash prices under pressure, says DRAMeXchange

Aug 19, 21:13

NAND flash prices will be under downward pressure later in the second half of 2015 due to oversupply, according to DRAMeXchange.

Macronix gearing up for automotive flash memory

Aug 19, 15:35

Macronix International has expanded its flash offerings to include solutions for automotive electronics, and aims to break into the world's top-two automotive NOR flash chipmakers...

Macronix chairman Miin Wu
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    Samsung Electronics has introduced the industry's first embedded Universal Flash Storage (eUFS) solution for use in next-generation automotive applications. Consisting of 128GB and...

    Photo: Company, Oct 13.

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    Photo: Company, Jul 13.

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