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Toshiba, SanDisk reportedly among takeover targets of Tsinghua

Oct 8, 11:27

Industry sources have suggested that SanDisk and Toshiba, which jointly develop NAND flash technology, are both being targeted for acquisition by China's state-owned Tsinghua Unigr...

Macronix, Winbond post flat September revenues

Stockwatch - Oct 7, 22:16

Non-PC memory chipmakers Macronix International and Winbond Electronics both saw their September revenues stay almost flat on month.

Commentary: China DRAM industry set to rise

Oct 7, 16:12

China's DRAM industry is set to take a big step forward as its state-backed technology conglomerate Tsinghua Unigroup has successfully raided a senior executive from Taiwan's DRAM...

Nanya names new president

Oct 7, 11:22

The board of directors of Nanya Technology has approved the resignation of Charles Kau, and appointed Pei Ing Lee to replace him as president effective October 6, 2015, according...

Phison to post record 3Q15 revenues, says report

Stockwatch - Oct 6, 20:31

NAND flash device controller supplier Phison Electronics is expected to see its third-quarter revenues top NT$10 billion (US$306 million) and reach the company's highest quarterly...

PTI reports increased September revenues

Stockwatch - Oct 6, 16:15

Packaging and testing company Powertech Technology (PTI) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$3.71 billion (US$113.5 million) for September 2015, representing increases of 3.7%...

Inotera chairman reportedly to be hired by Tsinghua Unigroup

Oct 5, 22:22

Rumors have been circulating in Taiwan's semiconductor industry that Charles Kau, who works both as Inotera Memories chairman and Nanya Technology president, will be hired by China's...

Global semiconductor sales decrease slightly in August, says SIA

Oct 5, 22:05

Worldwide sales of semiconductors reached US$27.7 billion in August, down 0.5% from the previous month when sales were US$27.9 billion, according to SIA.

Upgraded components in iPhone 6S Plus costs Apple an extra US$16 per device, says IHS

Oct 1, 10:07

Upgraded components in the new iPhone 6S Plus cost US$16 more than the components in the earlier iPhone 6 Plus. The bill of materials (BOM) for an iPhone 6S Plus equipped with 16GB...

M&A activity continues through uncertain business climate, says IC Insights

Sep 29, 10:01

In July 2015, IC Insights examined the huge surge of M&A activity in the IC industry during the first six months of 2015. In just the first half of 2015, announced semiconductor...

Server DRAM prices down 15%, says DRAMeXchange

Sep 21, 15:11

Average contract prices for server DRAM chips have fallen 15% since the beginning of the third quarter, due to weak demand, according to DRAMeXchange.

Recent executive changes at chipmakers

Sep 18, 11:31

There were executive changes recently at chipmakers including Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), United Microelectronics (UMC) and Micron Technology, which have drawn...

Samsung launches 12Gb LPDDR4 DRAM

Sep 16, 12:21

Samsung Electronics has announced that it is mass producing 12-gigabit (Gb) LPDDR4 (low power, double data rate 4) mobile DRAM chips based on its 20nm process technology.

Samsung 12Gb LPDDR4 DRAM built using 20nm process technology

Companies maximize 300mm, 200mm wafers; slow progress on 450mm, says IC Insights

Sep 14, 10:52

Worldwide capacity by wafer size was dominated by 300mm wafers in 2014, and is forecast to continue increasing through 2019, according to IC Insights.

Adata August revenues up, Transcend down

Stockwatch - Sep 14, 10:44

Adata Technology saw its August 2015 revenues increase 6.9% sequentially while fellow memory module company Transcend Information's revenues decreased about 9% on month.

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...

Equipment spending slows but still positive in 2015 and 2016, says SEMI

Sep 10, 15:44

Front-end fab equipment spending (including new, used, and in-house) is projected to increase 5% in 2015 to US$37 billion, and rise another 6.6% in 2016 to US$39.4 billion, according...

Global July chip sales drop slightly, says SIA

Sep 8, 15:38

The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) has announced worldwide sales of semiconductors were US$27.9 billion for July 2015, a decrease of 0.9% from July 2014 when sales were...

Macronix, Winbond report increased August revenues

Stockwatch - Sep 7, 22:06

Non-PC memory chipmakers Macronix International and Winbond Electronics have reported sequential increases in consolidated revenues for August 2015 of 2.5% and 3.9%, respectively.

Nanya August revenues up, Inotera down

Stockwatch - Sep 7, 21:51

Nanya Technology saw its August revenues increase around 2% sequentially while fellow DRAM company Inotera Memories' revenues fell nearly 5%.

PTI reports increased August revenues

Stockwatch - Sep 7, 16:13

Memory packaging and testing specialist Powertech Technology (PTI) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$3.58 billion (US$109 million) for August 2015, representing growth of 3.3%...

Asia-Pacific to dominate IC sales across system categories in 2015, says IC Insights

Sep 4, 15:46

Asia-Pacific's grip as the dominant market for IC sales is forecast to strengthen in 2015 with the region expected to account for 58.9% of the US$295 billion IC market, according...

IC demand unlikely to pick up until 2Q16, says TSIA chairman

Sep 4, 10:46

Nicky Lu, chairman of the Taiwan Semiconductor Industry Association (TSIA), has expressed caution about the semiconductor market in the second half of 2015. Demand is unlikely to...

Nicky Lu

SEMICON Taiwan 2015: Inotera, Applied and HMI positive about semi industry outlook

Sep 2, 11:26

Inotera Memories, Applied Materials and Hermes Microvision (HMI) are all positive about the prospects of the global semiconductor industry although they have different views about...

Scott Meikle of Inotera

Digitimes Research: China eyeing acquistions to advance IC processes

Sep 1, 10:52

More advanced semiconductor manufacturing processes and more production capacity for special processes are likely to emerge in China during the country's 13th five-year economic plan...

SEMICON Taiwan 2015 to kick off with more than 700 exhibitors

Aug 28, 10:38

The 20th annual SEMICON Taiwan tradeshow will kick off on September 2 and run through September 4 at the TWTC Nangang Exhibition Hall. The show will host more than 700 exhibiting...

Digitimes Research: China government to support development of MCUs, CPUs, memory chips

Aug 26, 11:09

The China government will support local IC-design companies' development in the MCU, CPU,FPGA, MEMS and memory chips sectors through acquisitions during its current five-year economic...

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...

North America semiconductor equipment industry posts July book-to-bill ratio of 1.02, says SEMI

Aug 21, 14:46

North America-based manufacturers of semiconductor equipment posted US$1.59 billion in orders worldwide in July 2015 (three-month average basis) and a book-to-bill ratio of 1.02,...

ASMedia obtains USB-IF certification for USB 3.1 host controllers

Aug 20, 21:09

USB device controller supplier ASMedia has received USB-IF (USB Implementers Forum) certification for its ASM1352R-series USB 3.1 host controller ICs, according to the company.

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.

Startups and small electronics companies offer semiconductor vendors fast and stable growth, says Gartner

Aug 19, 20:35

Semiconductor companies need to diversify their sales strategy to focus on the large number of smaller organizations that offer fast and stable growth, rather than relying on big...

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

MediaTek buys ISSI Taiwan subsidiary to enable acquisition of ISSI by Uphill

Aug 19, 11:32

The acquisition of US-based Integrated Silicon Solution (ISSI) by China's Uphill Investment is expected to run more smoothly after ISSI's Taiwan subsidiary Chingis Technology is taken...

Digitimes Research: Production value of Korea memory chip products stays flat in 2Q15

Aug 18, 21:14

The production value of memory chips in Korea totaled KRW1.313 trillion (US$12 billion) in the second quarter of 2015, increasing 1% from the previous quarter, affected mainly by...

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    Samsung 12Gb LPDDR4 DRAM

    Samsung Electronics has announced that it is mass producing 12Gb LPDDR4 (low power, double data rate 4) mobile DRAM chips based on its 20nm process technology. The new LPDDR4 is...

    Photo: Company, Sep 18.

  • Samsung+V%2DNAND+SSDs

    Samsung V-NAND SSDs

    Samsung Electronics has announced that it is adding three TCO-optimized, high-performance SSDs, based on 3-dimensional (3D) Vertical NAND (V-NAND) technology, to its portfolio of...

    Photo: Company, Aug 27.

  • Samsung+NVMe+PCIe+SSD

    Samsung NVMe PCIe SSD

    Samsung Electronics has started mass production of NVMe PCIe solid state drive (SSD) which has an M.2 form factor for use in PCs and workstations. Samsung has also begun shipping...

    Photo: Company, May 4.

  • Samsung+850+EVO+M%2E2+and+850+EVO+mSATA+SSD

    Samsung 850 EVO M.2 and 850 EVO mSATA SSD

    Samsung Electronics has unveiled the 850 EVO M.2 and 850 EVO mSATA solid state drive (SSD) lineups. The 850 EVO M.2 and mSATA SSDs are new form factors of the 850 EVO SSD that launched...

    Photo: Company, Apr 14.

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    3D NAND die with M.2 SSD

    Intel and Micron have jointly announced the availability of their 3D NAND technology. This new 3D NAND technology, jointly developed by the companies, stacks layers of data storage...

    Photo: Company, Apr 7.

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