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Tsinghua Unigroup seeking investment in SK Hynix, says report

Nov 27, 12:31

According to China's, state-backed tech conglomerate Tsinghua Unigroup intends to buy a stake in South Korea-based SK Hynix for around CNY30 billion (US$4.7 bil...

Samsung starts mass production of 128GB DDR4 modules for enterprise servers

Nov 26, 21:51

Samsung Electronics has announced that it is mass producing the industry's first TSV DDR4 memory in 128GB modules for enterprise servers and data centers.

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...

Targeting Taiwan IC sector: Q&A with Tsinghua Unigroup chairman Zhao Weiguo

Nov 23, 12:02

China-based Tsinghua Unigroup is currently riding high in the global semiconductor industry with a series of acquisitions totaling over US$10 billion in the past two years. Tsinghua...

Tsinghua Unigroup chairman Zhao Weiguo

US fab tool book-to-bill ratio slips in October, says SEMI

Nov 23, 11:03

The SEMI book-to-bill ratio for US manufacturers of semiconductor equipment slid to 0.98 in October 2015 after having stayed above parity for three straight months.

Innodisk 3Q15 revenues and profits rise

Nov 20, 10:40

Taiwan-based Innodisk, which develops and manufactures industrial-class storage products, has announced net profits of NT$176 million (US$5.41 million) on consolidated revenues of...

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...

Taiwan semiconductor production value to rise 4% in 2016, says IEK

Nov 18, 11:14

Taiwan's semiconductor industries are expected to generate total production value of NT$2.34 trillion (US$71.3 billion) in 2016, up 4.1% on year, according to the Industrial Economics...

Global 3Q15 mobile DRAM sales rise 18%, says DRAMeXchange

Nov 16, 11:07

Mobile DRAM revenues amounted to about US$4.55 billion in the third quarter of 2015, up 18% from US$3.85 billion in the prior quarter, according to DRAMeXchange.

Digitimes Research: Korea memory chip production value hit record high in 3Q15

Nov 13, 15:21

The production value of memory chips, including DRAM and NAND flash devices, in Korea hit a new high of KRW13.92 trillion (US$11.8 billion) in the third quarter of 2015, compared...

Strong US dollar to shave 4pp off of top-20 growth rate in 2015, says IC Insights

Nov 12, 10:36

The world's top-20 semiconductor companies' sales are forecast to be flat in 2015, 1pp higher than the growth rate expected for the total worldwide semiconductor industry, according...

Inotera names new chairman

Nov 10, 16:14

The board of directors of Inotera Memories has appointed Pei Ing Lee to replace Charles Kau as chairman effective November 10, 2015, according to the Taiwan-based DRAM maker.

Transcend reports on-year decline in October revenues

Stockwatch - Nov 10, 15:47

Transcend Information has reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.198 billion (US$67.02 million) for October 2015, representing a 4.97% increase on month and 12.02% drop on year.

Global DRAM revenues fall 1% in 3Q15, says DRAMeXchange

Nov 10, 15:24

DRAM ASPs continue to fall due to oversupply in the market, but suppliers have moved to allocate more of their available capacities to produce non-PC DRAM chips - mainly mobile DRAM...

Tsinghua Unigroup to raise CNY80 billion for memory plant and acquisitions

Nov 9, 11:36

China-based Tongfang Guoxin Electronics, an affiliate of Tsinghua Unigroup, has announced a planned CNY80 billion (US$12.59 billion) private placement project, a step toward building...

Auto IC market to display strongest growth through 2019, says IC Insights

Nov 9, 11:11

From 2014 through 2019, the automotive IC market is forecast to increase at an average annual growth rate of 6.7%, highest among the six major end-use IC applications (computer, consumer,...

Winbond reports increased October revenues

Stockwatch - Nov 9, 10:52

Winbond Electronics has reported consolidated revenues of NT$3.385 billion (US$103.6 million) for October 2015, representing increases of about 5% on quarter and 5.7% on year.

Macronix reports sequential decline in October revenues

Stockwatch - Nov 6, 16:08

Macronix International Company has reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.923 billion (US$59.2 million) for October 2015, representing a 1.34% increase on month and 19.4% drop on...

DRAM makers Nanya, Inotera post mixed October results

Nov 6, 15:04

Nanya Technology saw its October revenues increase 6.3% on month while fellow DRAM company Inotera Memories' revenues decreased 2.1%.

Mobile DRAM prices to fall at slower pace in 4Q15, says DRAMeXchange

Nov 5, 11:51

Rollouts of new smartphone models will stimulate demand for mobile DRAM memory in the fourth quarter of 2015, with the chip prices falling at a slower pace, according to DRAMeXchan...

DRAM contract prices fall nearly 10% in October, says DRAMeXchange

Nov 5, 11:49

DRAM contract prices fell almost 10% in October with prices for mainstream 4GB DDR3 modules averaging US$16.75 compared with US$18.50 in September, according to DRAMeXchange.

Global semiconductor sales increase 1.5% in 3Q15, says SIA

Nov 4, 11:19

Worldwide sales of semiconductors reached US$85.2 billion in the third quarter of 2015, up 1.5% sequentially but down 2.8% on year, according to SIA.

Taiwan to review ban on Chinese investment in local IC design sector

Nov 3, 11:14

Taiwan will asses the feasibility of lifting a ban on investments by China-based firms in the local IC design industry, according to officials from Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs...

Inotera to appoint new chairman

Nov 2, 20:33

Inotera Memories will hold a regular board meeting in mid-November to elect a new chairman to replace Charles Kau, according to a company's post on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE).

Macronix losses improve in 3Q15

Oct 29, 16:22

Macronix International, which specializes in the manufacture of NOR flash and mask ROM memory chips, saw its net losses reduce to NT$949 million (US$29.2 million) in the third quarter...

PTI expects steady growth in 4Q15

Oct 28, 22:12

Packaging and testing company Powertech Technology (PTI) expects to deliver steady growth in the fourth quarter of 2015, and is optimistic about its business outlook for first-quarter...

Charles Kau remains Inotera chairman, says company CFO

Oct 28, 11:41

Charles Kau is still the chairman of Inotera Memories, and there has been no change to the post, said company CFO Peter Shen while hosting an October 27 investors meeting to discuss...

Inotera 3Q15 profits decline, revenues slide

Oct 27, 15:48

Inotera Memories has announced net profits of NT$5.77 billion (US$178.4 million) on consolidated revenues of NT$14.49 billion for the third quarter of 2015, representing on-year declines...

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...

IC Insights cuts 2015 IC market forecast to negative

Oct 26, 15:11

IC Insights has lowered its 2015 IC market forecast from 1% growth to negative 1%, citing a slowing China economy, strong US dollar, and falling DRAM ASPs.

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...

SK Hynix posts revenue and operating profit growth in 3Q15

Oct 22, 15:47

South Korea-based memory chip vendor SK Hynix saw its revenues and operating profits increase in the third quarter of 2015, thanks to rising sales generated from the mobile device...

Western Digital announces acquisition of SanDisk

Oct 22, 14:54

Western Digital and SanDisk on October 21 announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Western Digital will acquire all of the outstanding shares of SanDisk...

Marvell, Longsys partner to make SSDs

Oct 22, 11:14

Shenzhen Longsys Electronics has announced it is partnering with chip provider Marvell to manufacture SSDs, and will set up a production line for SSDs at its packaging plant in Suz...

Samsung Xian fab generates CNY11.51 billion in January-August output value, says China paper

Oct 20, 15:18

Samsung's 12-inch wafer fab in Xian, China generated a total of CNY11.509 billion (US$1.81 billion) in the first eight months of 2015, according to China-based newspaper Xian...

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    Toshiba Serial Interface NAND

    Toshiba has launched a new line-up of NAND flash memory products for embedded applications that are compatible with the Serial Peripheral Interface (SPI). Wide ranging applications...

    Photo: Company, Oct 23.

  • Samsung+12Gb+LPDDR4+DRAM

    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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