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Transcend introduces storage expansion cards for Apple notebooks

May 23, 10:08

Memory module maker Transcend Information has rolled out four models of its JetDrive Lite-series storage expansion cards for Apple's MacBook Pro and MacBook Air notebooks.

Samsung reportedly to phase out from microSD card market

May 8, 10:43

Speculation has circulated in the memory industry recently that Samsung Electronics is looking to phase out from the microSD card market in order to channel its resources into the...

Tight control of supply by chipmakers affecting negatively flash card and drive shipments

Mar 18, 10:36

Major NAND flash makers including Samsung Electronics and Toshiba continue to impose tight supply strategies towards memory card and flash drive manufacturers, which has had a negative...

Tight supply of NAND flash chips disrupting shipments of USB 3.0 devices

Kingston continues to lead USB drive market in 2011

Jun 4, 11:35

Gartner has ranked Kingston Technology as the world's number one supplier of USB drives in 2011. The US memory-module firm took an almost 30% market share, followed by SanDisk with...

Kingston remains leader in flash drive market

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

Sony to offer memory card standard for high-speed video recording

Nov 30, 16:01

Sony plans to offer its in-house developed standard for NAND flash memory cards for high-speed video recording, with such cards to be launched in 2012, according to industry sources...

Memory card price improves, says inSpectrum

Sep 9, 16:45

Price trends in the NAND flash spot market were flat this week (September 5-9) with micro SD cards continuing to see great performance in terms of demand and pricing, according to...

Weikeng lands distribution rights for SanDisk flash devices

Stockwatch - Dec 16, 15:21

Weikeng Industrial has signed a distribution agreement with SanDisk, according to the Taiwan-based IC distributor. Weikeng said that through its offices and subsidiaries, the company...

Transcend appoints Synnex as China distributor

Nov 3, 14:02

Memory module maker Transcend has signed Synnex Technology International as its China distributor. Synnex has more than 30 operational locations in China, which should enable Transcend...

Samsung to push new memory card format to compete with eMMC, SD

Oct 1, 01:30

Samsung Electronics is looking to develop version 1.0 of the Universal Flash Storage (UFS) interface standard in the first half of 2011, in a move to standardize a command set required...

Phison reports July revenues up

Aug 11, 14:36

Memory controller IC supplier Phison Electronics has announced revenues for July 2010 grew 17% on month to NT$2.82 billion (US$88.987 million), thanks to price stabilization of NAND...

NAND flash market suffers growth hiccup in 2Q10, says iSuppli

Jul 19, 10:26

After five consecutive quarters of sequential expansion due to strong demand and short supplies, global revenues from shipments of NAND flash memory declined to US$4.1 billion in...

Prices of low-density memory cards to rebound in June, says PQI chairperson

Jun 3, 16:45

Prices for low-density 1GB and 2GB memory cards are expected to rebound by the end of June, but the price trend for the high-density segment will be uncertain due to increased output...

Phison estimates March revenues growth at 60%

Apr 2, 14:18

Phison Electronics has estimated that its revenues in March reached NT$3.3 billion (US$104 million), a more than 60% rise sequentially. The memory controller IC specialist, which...

Transcend sees February revenues and shipments drop on month

Mar 9, 11:36

Transcend Information has announced its revenues for February 2010 slid 20.1% sequentially to NT$2.34 billion (US$73 million), mainly due to fewer working days in the month. The memory...

A-Data says DRAM supply to run short in 2H10

Mar 1, 14:14

Strong PC replacement demand driven by both the consumer and business sectors will cause the supply of DRAM to run low during the second half of 2010, according to A-Data Technology...

A-Data chairman Simon Chen

Silicon Motion set to deliver controllers for 20nm NAND flash

Feb 5, 15:09

Silicon Motion Technology has seen the majority of controller chips it is shipping are for 40nm and 30nm NAND flash, according to company president and CEO Wallace Kou. The NAND flash...

Kingston denies acquisition rumors

Jan 5, 12:06

Memory module maker Kingston Technology has moved to quash recent rumors that suggested the company is looking to acquire its outsourcing partners Panram International and Orient...

PTI chairman denies merger rumors

Dec 30, 13:37

Powertech Technology (PTI) chairman DK Tsai has denied rumors that the memory IC packaging and testing house plans to merge with Orient Semiconductor Electronics (OSE), a memory card...

Transcend revenues down in October on weaker demand for NAND flash products

Nov 9, 11:19

Memory module maker Transcend Information has reported revenues of NT$2.97 billion (US$91.78 million) for October 2009, down 18% compared with the previous month's NT$3.62 billion...

Silicon Motion 3Q09 sales up 14% sequentially with narrower loss

Oct 30, 15:22

Silicon Motion Technology, a fabless design house specializing in low-power IC solutions for consumer electronics devices, has announced net sales for the third quarter of 2009 increased...

IC distributor Zenitron expects memory cards to sustain growth for 4Q09

Oct 21, 14:58

Taiwan-based Zenitron, a major distributor for SanDisk NAND flash products, expects revenues from memory cards used in handsets and digital still cameras (DSCs) to drive growth for...

Zenitron CEO Jason Chen

Transcend lands distribution rights for Samsung memory cards

Oct 21, 12:03

Transcend Information has announced it has obtained rights from Samsung Electronics to distribute Samsung-brand memory cards in the Taiwan market. Transcend has also secured sole...

Transcend chairman Peter Su

Samsung launches memory card brand in Taiwan

Oct 20, 15:42

Samsung Electronics has announced its premium Samsung memory cards for sale in Taiwan starting from October 2009. The new "Plus" memory cards, which comply with the Secure...

Samsung 8GB microSD card

Phison cuts into RIM supply chain, says paper

Newswatch - Oct 19, 11:43

NAND flash controller IC designer Phison Electronics is shipping solutions for secure memory cards in small volume, according to a Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN)...

3S lands flash card controller orders from Kingston

Oct 16, 14:05

Solid State System (3S) has secured orders for memory card controllers from Kingston Technology, expecting the new orders to be its major growth driver in 2010, according to the co...

Taiwan market: Samsung to launch own-brand memory cards soon

Oct 8, 12:01

Samsung Electronics will begin to market own-brand memory cards in the Taiwan market at the end of October with Transcend Information handling back-end packaging and distribution,...

Samsung Taiwan

Giesecke & Devrient, Phison partner on secure flash devices

Oct 5, 16:11

Giesecke & Devrient (G&D) and Phison Electronics have jointly announced they plan to form a joint venture - Giesecke & Devrient Secure Flash Solutions - which will combine...

Niching Industrial says its memory card substrate supply falling short

Sep 16, 12:10

The supply of NAND flash memory card substrates has recently fallen short of demand but is expected to ease in October, according to Taiwan-based semiconductor material supplier Niching...

Niching president Chang

NAND flash contract prices trending up in 1H September, says DRAMeXchange

Sep 9, 15:47

Contract prices for mainstream multi-level cell (MLC) NAND flash have trended upward by 3-12% in the first half of September, thanks to inventory replenishment and advanced shipments...

DRAM module maker PQI swings to profits in 1H09

Aug 27, 14:24

Taiwan-based Power Quotient International (PQI) has posted a net profit of NT$379 million (US$11.5 million) for the first half of 2009, compared to a loss of NT$116 million for the...

Phison expects 3Q09 gross margin to grow on memory card prices

Aug 10, 14:46

Phison Electronics, which specializes in NAND flash controller ICs, has said it expects the recent rally in memory card prices to contribute to gross margin growth in the third quarter...

Prices for microSD cards soar 10% on Toshiba supply cut

Jul 29, 11:42

The price of microSD cards has recently rallied by almost 10% on reduced supply from Toshiba, according to sources at memory card makers.

ProMOS exits flash card business

Jul 15, 11:06

Memory chipmaker ProMOS Technologies has recently completed the sale of its stake at Putian Maode Technologies (Chongqing), a China-based joint venture specializing in flash memory...

Micron announces new 34nm NAND chip

Jun 30, 15:27

Micron Technology has announced mass production of high-capacity 34nm NAND flash, which has been adopted by Lexar Media for its new flash memory cards. The new 16Gb and 32Gb NAND...

Micron 16Gb of storage on a die that is 84mm2
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    SanDisk Extreme Pro microSDHC UHS-I card

    SanDisk has announced what it claims is the world's fastest mobile memory card. The SanDisk Extreme Pro microSDHC UHS-I card is ideal for smartphone and tablet users who want to...

    Photo: Company, Jul 9.

  • Apacer+MicroSDHC+card

    Apacer MicroSDHC card

    Apacer Tehnology has announced its first industrial-grade MicroSDHC memory card featuring the capacity of up to 16GB. One of the highlights is its firmware and major components that...

    Photo: Company, Apr 16.

  • Samsung+UHS%2D1+cards

    Samsung UHS-1 cards

    Samsung Electronics has announced that it is now mass producing Ultra High SpeedíV1 (UHS-1) interface microSD cards that support the highest performance levels required on advanced...

    Photo: Company, Apr 9.

  • Toshiba+Exceria%2Dseries+SD+cards

    Toshiba Exceria-series SD cards

    Toshiba will roll out a new line of high performance SDXC and SDHC memory cards under a new brand name, Exceria, which will bring to market SD memory cards offering the highest performance...

    Photo: Company, Mar 21.

  • Samsung+microSD+card+for+4G+smartphones

    Samsung microSD card for 4G smartphones

    Samsung Electronics has announced production of its micro Secure Digital (microSD) cards that support 4G smartphones. The new 20nm-class microSD cards have a Class 10 speed rating...

    Photo: Company, Jul 14.

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