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Intel to push SSD products for 4 major markets in 2017

Dec 2, 16:12

Seeing demand for NAND flash storage rising and memory makers accelerating their development of 3D NAND flash products, Intel is planning to begin mass producing new 3D NAND flash...

TSMC lands new 28nm chip orders for UFS controllers

Dec 2, 11:14

Pure-play foundry Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has obtained 28nm chip orders for UFS memory devices from SK Hynix, Silicon Motion Technology and Phison Electronics,...

Global 3Q16 NAND flash market posts 19.6% increase, says DRAMeXchange

Dec 1, 22:14

Output value for the global NAND flash industry increased 19.6% sequentially to US$10.23 billion in the third quarter of 2016, according to DRAMeXchange.

Kingston to restructure its Asia-Pacific operations

Nov 29, 11:05

Memory module supplier Kingston Technology has disclosed plans to restructure its sales and marketing team in Asia Pacific, and will implement a mechanism to avoid employees from...

Walton profits to surge in 4Q16

Nov 28, 22:32

Walton Advanced Engineering has started fulfilling orders for DRAM testing placed by Micron Technology in the fourth quarter, which will boost the backend house's operating profits,...

Adata disposes of Nanya shares

Stockwatch - Nov 24, 22:13

Adata Technology has announced plans to sell all its Nanya Technology shares, with the total transaction estimated at NT$333.46 million (US$10.45 million), according to a company...

Global 3Q16 mobile DRAM revenues increase 16.8%, says DRAMeXchange

Nov 24, 22:10

Global sales of mobile DRAM increased 16.8% sequentially to US$4.59 billion in the third quarter of 2016, according to DRAMeXchange. Smartphone vendors were engaged in inventory build-ups...

DRAM contract prices to rise 15% in 1Q17, says DRAMeXchange

Nov 22, 22:36

DRAM contract prices are expected to rise about 15% sequentially in the first quarter of 2017 with prices for mainstream 4GB modules reaching US$20 on average, according to DRAMeXc...

China firms headhunting talent from Taiwan fabless and DRAM companies

Nov 22, 15:35

China's emerging memory companies have been aggressively headhunting talent from Taiwan-based fabless and DRAM firms, according to industry sources.

GigaDevice to merge with ISSI, say sources

Nov 22, 10:56

Trading in GigaDevice Semiconductor has been suspended on the Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE), paving the way for the NOR flash specialist to obtain shares of Integrated Silicon Solution...

Phison Jan-Oct pre-tax profits approach almost 2015 level

Stockwatch - Nov 21, 22:52

Phison Electronics' pre-tax profits totaled NT$4.42 billion (US$138.6 million) in the first 10 months of 2016, approaching nearly the NT$4.47 billion reported for all of 2015, according...

Global DRAM revenues rise 15.8% in 3Q16, says DRAMeXchange

Nov 17, 22:11

Sales in the global DRAM market increased 15.8% sequentially in the third quarter of 2016, buoyed by rising prices, according to DRAMeXchange.

Taiwan IC production value to fall 4.8% in 4Q16, says IEK

Nov 16, 14:38

Taiwan's IC production value is forecast to decline 4.8% sequentially to NT$627.7 billion (US$19.8 billion) in the fourth quarter of 2016, according to the Industrial Economics and...

Nvidia and MediaTek fastest-growing semiconductor companies for 2016, says IC Insights

Nov 16, 14:06

The top-20 semiconductor companies' sales are forecast to increase by 3% in 2016, according to IC Insights. Among them, five companies are forecast to enjoy double-digit sales growth...

Macronix QSPI memory selected by ST

Nov 15, 14:24

STMicroelectronics has adopted Macronix International's solution in its new ARM Cortex-M7 based MCUs for applications ranging from portable or wearable consumer devices, smart-building...

Three major China firms gearing up to enter DRAM market

Nov 14, 16:03

Yangtze River Storage Technology (YRST), Fujian Jin Hua Integrated Circuit, and a joint venture set up by GigaDevice Semiconductor and the Hefei city government of China's Anhui province,...

China DRAM to rise

Macronix unveils low-pin-count OctaBus memory subsystem solution for IoT and auto electronics markets

Nov 14, 10:01

Macronix International has unveiled a new-generation 12 pin-count bus interface. The design keeps the high speed, high efficiency features of OctaFlash and uses only 12 pins, sharing...

Global 3Q16 silicon wafer shipments increase, says SEMI

Nov 10, 10:41

Worldwide silicon wafer area shipments increased during the third quarter of 2016 when compared to the second quarter, according to the SEMI Silicon Manufacturers Group (SMG) in its...

Nanya announces investment in Micron

Nov 10, 10:31

Nanya Technology's board of directors has approved plans to acquire an about 5% stake in Micron Technology for a total of NT$31.26 billion (US$997.5 million), according to the Taiwan-based...

Transcend revenues drop on year in October

Stockwatch - Nov 9, 15:39

Transcend Information has reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.985 billion (US$63.23 million) for October 2016, representing a 6.67% increase on month and 9.67% drop on year.

Toshiba to build new fab for 3D flash memory

Nov 9, 13:42

Toshiba has announced the outline schedule for the construction of a state-of-the-art fabrication facility at Yokkaichi Operations in Mie, Japan, for expanded production of BiCS FLASH,...

PTI enjoys another month of record revenues

Stockwatch - Nov 7, 20:34

Powertech Technology (PTI) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$4.45 billion (US$141.55 million) for October 2016, hitting a monthly record for the third consecutive month.

Winbond October revenues up, Macronix down

Stockwatch - Nov 7, 20:29

Non-PC memory specialist Winbond Electronics saw its October revenues increase 2.2% sequentially while fellow company Macronix International's revenues fell 12.8% on month.

Nanya October revenues up, Inotera down

Stockwatch - Nov 7, 20:25

DRAM chipmaker Nanya Technology saw its October revenues increase 9.3% sequentially while Inotera's revenues fell 8.7% on month.

Transcend 3Q16 net profits fall to 23-quarter low

Stockwatch - Nov 4, 11:04

Memory module firm Transcend Information has reported net profits of NT$474 million (US$15 million) for the third quarter of 2016, down 37.8% sequentially and hitting the lowest level...

Winbond flash chip adopted in MacBook Pro, says report

Nov 3, 16:18

Taiwan-based Winbond Electronics has entered the supply chain for Apple's new MacBook Pro with its flash memory, according to a report by Taiwan's Central News Agency (CNA).

DRAM contract prices rise over 20% in October, says DRAMeXchange

Nov 3, 11:16

Average contract prices for PC DRAM memory rose over 20% sequentially in October with prices for 4GB modules coming to US$17.50 compared with US$14.50 in September, according to DR...

Global 3Q16 semiconductor sales increase 11.5%, says SIA

Nov 1, 22:00

The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) has announced that worldwide sales of semiconductors reached US$88.3 billion for the third quarter of 2016, marking the industry's highest-ever...

NOR flash prices to rise on tight supply, says Macronix chairman

Nov 1, 18:42

NOR flash prices are expected to rise in 2017 due to tight supply, according to Miin Wu, chairman for Taiwan-based Macronix International.

Macronix chairman Miin Wu

Silicon Motion enjoys strong shipments for SSD, eMMC solutions

Nov 1, 11:42

NAND flash device controller supplier Silicon Motion Technology saw revenues generated from its embedded storage products increase over 15% sequentially to account for about 80% of...

Macronix swings to profit

Oct 28, 11:00

Macronix International has reported net profits of NT$633 million (US$20 million) for the third quarter of 2016 ending an 18-quarter string of losses. EPS for the third quarter came...

KYEC posts another quarter of record profits

Oct 26, 22:05

IC testing house King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) has reported net profits of NT$877 million (US$27.8 million) for the third quarter of 2016, up 3.5% sequentially and hitting a record...

Nanya 3Q16 profits jump; Inotera turns profitable

Oct 26, 22:03

Nanya Technology saw its net profits jump 253% sequentially in the third quarter of 2016, while Inotera Memories returned to profitability.

Phison reports strong pre-tax earnings for 3Q16

Newswatch - Oct 26, 21:52

Phison Electronics, which supplies controller solutions for memory devices, has reported pre-tax profits of NT$1.544 billion (US$48.9 million) for the third quarter of 2016, up 26.88%...

PTI expects another quarter of record revenues

Oct 26, 11:46

Powertech Technology (PTI) expects its revenues to increase by a low single-digit percentage point sequentially in the fourth quarter of 2016, which will mark the second consecutive...

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    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.

  • 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.

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