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North American semiconductor equipment industry posts September book-to-bill ratio of 1.05

Oct 24, 11:18

North America-based semiconductor equipment manufacturers posted US$1.60 billion in orders worldwide in September 2016 (three-month average basis) and a book-to-bill ratio of 1.05,...

Samsung rolls out 8GB LPDDR4 DRAM package

Oct 24, 11:15

Samsung Electronics has introduced an 8GB LPDDR4 mobile DRAM package designed for Ultra HD, large-screen devices. The 8GB mobile DRAM package utilizes four of 16Gb LPDDR4 memory chips...

IC Insights raises 2016 IC market forecast to positive

Oct 20, 15:54

IC Insights has raised its 2016 IC market forecast to 1% growth from negative 2%, and its 2016 IC unit volume shipment growth rate forecast from 4% to 6%. A large portion of this...

Winbond orders equipment for NT$617 million

Stockwatch - Oct 20, 10:48

Winbond Electronics, a manufacturer of specialty and mobile DRAM, and flash memory for code storage, has disclosed about NT$617 million (US$19.6 million) worth of production equipment...

Winbond to start producing chips on 3x-nm process in 4Q16, says paper

Newswatch - Oct 18, 16:12

Taiwan-based DRAM chipmaker Winbond Electronics will begin volume production of memory chips on a 3x nm process in the fourth quarter of 2016, according to a Chinese-language Commercial...

China to produce 3D NAND chips as early as end-2017

Oct 18, 11:19

Yangtze River Storage Technology (YRST) will start operating China's first 12-inch fab for the manufacture of NAND flash and DRAM memory at the end of 2016, and is expected to produce...

Worldwide semiconductor revenues to dip 0.9% in 2016, says Gartner

Oct 17, 21:42

Worldwide semiconductor revenues are forecast to total US$332 billion in 2016, a decrease of 0.9% from 2015, according to Gartner. This represents two consecutive years of revenue...

Silicon wafer shipments to rise through 2018, says SEMI

Oct 14, 15:39

Polished and epitaxial silicon shipments will come to 10.44 billion square inches in 2016, up 2% from about 10.27 billion square inches in 2015, according to SEMI.

NAND flash prices on the upswing, says DRAMeXchange

Oct 14, 11:08

A shortage of NAND flash memory will become more acute in the fourth quarter of 2016, due to surging demand for smartphones and SSDs, according to DRAMeXchange. Prices of NAND flash...

Samsung slashes earnings guidance for 3Q16

Oct 13, 11:21

Samsung Electronics has slashed its profit guidance for the third quarter of 2016 by 33%. The announcement was made one day after the company disclosed it had halted production of...

Global DRAM module sales decline 10% in 2015, says DRAMeXchange

Oct 13, 11:01

Global DRAM module sales totaled around US$7.9 billion in 2015, down 10.4% from US$8.8 billion a year earlier, according to DRAMeXchange.

Worldwide semiconductor capital spending to dip 0.3% in 2016, says Gartner

Oct 13, 10:43

Worldwide semiconductor capital spending is projected to decrease 0.3% to US$64.6 billion in 2016, according to Gartner. This is up slightly from the estimated 0.7% decline in Gartner's...

India market: Phison partnering with Moser Baer, Sahasra

Oct 12, 15:47

NAND flash device controller supplier Phison Electronics is partnering with Moser Baer and Sahasra Electronics, India's two largest electronics manufacturers, to expand its business...

Nanya president expects better DRAM market conditions in 4Q16

Stockwatch - Oct 12, 14:45

DRAM market conditions in the fourth quarter of 2016 will be better than those in the third quarter, and the outlook for the first quarter of 2017 is also positive, according to Pei-Ing...

Samsung announces mass production of 14nm chips for wearables

Oct 11, 20:47

Samsung Electronics has announced mass production of the Exynos 7 Dual 7270, which the company claims is the industry's first mobile application processor (AP) designed specifically...

Samsung 14nm AP for wearables

Inotera to delist from TSE on December 6

Oct 11, 14:56

Inotera Memories will be delisted from the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) on December 6, the date when its acquisition by Micron Technology becomes effective, according to the Taiwan-based...

Macronix, Winbond post revenue growth for September

Oct 11, 11:10

Non-PC memory specialists Macronix International and Winbond Electronics both enjoyed revenue increases in September.

Inotera says deal with Micron to complete by December

Stockwatch - Oct 5, 14:37

Inotera Memories expects its share-swap deal with Micron Technology of the US to complete by December.

Global semiconductor sales rise 3.5% in August, says SIA

Oct 4, 11:17

Worldwide sales of semiconductors reached US$28 billion for the month of August 2016, an increase of 3.5% compared to the previous month's total of US$27.1 billion and an uptick of...

DRAM contract prices to rise nearly 30% in 4Q16, says DRAMeXchange

Oct 4, 11:15

DRAMeXchange expects DRAM contract prices to rise nearly 30% in the fourth quarter of 2016, thanks to stronger-than-expected notebook demand.

Nanya to invest NT$50 billion over next 2 years, says president

Sep 30, 11:13

Taiwan-based DRAM maker Nanya Technology is looking to invest a total of NT$50 billion (US$1.6 billion) over the next two years to "enhance its product value rather than market...

Nanya president Pei-Ing Lee

DRAM spot prices hit 7-month high, says DRAMeXchange

Sep 30, 11:12

DRAM spot market prices have risen to a 7-month high with prices for 4Gb DDR4 chips reaching US$2.02, according to DRAMeXchange.

Taiwan IC industry to increase 7% in 2016, says TSIA chairman

Sep 30, 11:08

Although the worldwide IC industry output value will decline 2.4% in 2016, the output value of Taiwan's IC industry will maintain growth, according to Nicky Lu, chairman of the Taiwan...

TSIA chairman Nicky Lu

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).

Micron CEO visits Taiwan to meet Formosa executives

Sep 27, 10:16

Micron Technology CEO Mark Durcan has paid a visit to Taiwan to meet executives at Formosa Plastics Group (FPG) raising speculation that Micron's planned acquisition of Inotera Memories...

Value of semiconductor industry M&A agreements already over US$50 billion, says IC Insights

Sep 23, 15:29

After an historic surge in semiconductor merger and acquisition agreements in 2015, the torrid pace of transactions has eased (until recently), but 2016 is already the second-largest...

Phison board approves consolidation of company and offshore units

Sep 23, 10:38

Taiwan-based Phison Electronics' board of directors has approved plans to obtain 100% of its offshore business Everspeed and all the units under Everspeed including Memoryexchange...

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...

Innodisk memory modules verified for Apollo Lake CPUs

Newswatch - Sep 21, 15:07

Industrial memory module maker Innodisk is expected to see its revenues hit a new high in September as its DDR3L 1866 memory module has been verified for Intel's Apollo Lake platform...

iPhone 7 materials costs higher than previous versions, IHS says

Sep 21, 14:47

The bill of materials (BOM) for an iPhone 7 equipped with 32GB of NAND flash memory carries US$219.80 in bill of materials costs, according to a preliminary estimate from IHS Marki...

Inotera provides update on acquisition by Micron

Stockwatch - Sep 21, 10:59

Inotera Memories has provided an update on the progress of its share-swap deal with Micron Technology, under which the US firm will buy all the shares it does not own in the Taiwan-based...

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...

US fab-tool book-to-bill ratio stays above parity, says SEMI

Sep 19, 14:55

North America-based manufacturers of semiconductor equipment posted a book-to-bill ratio of 1.03 in August 2016, having been above parity for nine months in a row, according to the...

Global 2Q16 semiconductor equipment billings increase 26%, says SEMI

Sep 14, 14:57

Worldwide semiconductor manufacturing equipment billings reached US$10.5 billion in the second quarter of 2016, according to SEMI. The billings figure was 26% higher than the prior...

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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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