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  • Last update: Wednesday 27 May 2015 [7413 news items]

Memoright to step into eMCP field

May 27, 15:33

SSD manufacturer Memoright will start shipping eMCP solutions for smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices in the third quarter of 2015, according to company president Alex Ku...

JEDEC announces support for NVDIMM hybrid memory modules

May 27, 13:59

JEDEC Solid State Technology Association has announced that its JC-45 committee has approved the first standards for support of "hybrid" DDR4 memory modules which are defined...

Global 1Q15 mobile DRAM sales slip 1%, says DRAMeXchange

May 26, 11:06

Mobile DRAM revenues amounted to about US$3.58 billion in the first quarter of 2015, down 0.9% from US$3.61 billion in the prior quarter, according to DRAMeXchange.

HMI EPS for 2015 to rise

Stockwatch - May 25, 22:05

Inspection equipment manufacturer Hermes Microvision (HMI) is expected to report an EPS of NT$55.45 (US$1.82) for 2015, compared with NT$45.60 in 2014, a recent Chinese-language Economic...

DRAM prices fall 9% in 2Q15, says paper

May 25, 15:38

DRAM spot prices continue to fall in the second quarter of 2015, with prices for 4Gb DDR3 chips having fallen about 9%, Taiwan's Central News Agency (CNA) quoted DRAMeXchange...

North American semiconductor equipment industry posts book-to-bill ratio of 1.04 in April, says SEMI

May 22, 15:23

North America-based semiconductor equipment manufacturers posted US$1.57 billion in orders in April 2015 (three-month average basis) and a book-to-bill ratio of 1.04, according to...

IC Insights releases top-20 semiconductor suppliers in 1Q15

May 21, 21:32

IC Insights has released its list of the world's top-20 semiconductor suppliers including three pure-play foundries and four fabless companies in the first quarter of 2015.

2014 banner year for global industrial semiconductors, says IHS

May 21, 11:04

Worldwide industrial semiconductor revenues totaled US$40.4 billion in 2014, up from US$34.3 billion in 2013, according to IHS. The 18% increase follows solid growth of 13% in 2013,...

Adata to spend up to NT$5.56 billion on stock buyback

Stockwatch - May 20, 15:48

Memory module maker Adata Technology has announced the company will buy back shares worth up to NT$5.56 billion (US$182 million) and give them to employees.

Nanya enjoys brisk orders for LPDDR2 DRAM, says report

Stockwatch - May 20, 15:13

Nanya Technology has landed a pull-in of orders for low-power DDR2 DRAM chips which will buoy the company's performance in the second half of 2015, according to a recent Chinese-language...

Powerchip obtains NT$15 billion syndicated loan

May 20, 14:36

Foundry chipmaker Powerchip Technology has signed a three-year, NT$15 billion (US$491.9 million) syndicated loan contract with a banking consortium, according to the company.

Digitimes Research: South Korea memory-IC industry output value rises 31% in 1Q15

May 19, 22:01

The production value of South Korea's memory chip industry soared 31% from a year earlier to almost KRW13 trillion (US$11.9 billion) in the first quarter of 2015, according Digitimes...

ESMT, Etron enter Taiwan top-10 IC design houses in 1Q15

May 19, 16:04

Memory-IC design companies Elite Semiconductor Memory Technology (ESMT) and Etron Technology both broke into Taiwan's top-10 IC design houses in the first quarter of 2015.

Silicon wafer shipments increase in 1Q15, says SEMI

May 19, 15:57

SEMI has reported that worldwide silicon wafer area shipments registered increases of 3.4% sequentially and 11.6% on year in the first quarter of 2015.

Winbond, Macronix dismiss speculation over likely acquisition targets

Stockwatch - May 18, 21:49

Winbond Electronics and Macronix International are reportedly being targeted by China-based venture capital firm SummitView Capital for acquisition. In response, both Taiwan-based...

Phison nets NT$4.52 per share for 1Q15

Stockwatch - May 18, 21:48

Taiwan-based Phison Electronics, a provider of NAND flash device controller ICs, has reported a net EPS of NT$4.52 (US$0.15) for the first quarter of 2015 compared with NT$4.15 a...

China venture capital firm may target Macronix, Winbond for acquistion, says paper

Newswatch - May 18, 15:48

China-based venture capital firm SummitView Capital may switch its acquisition targets to Macronix International or Winbond Electronics as its attempt to buy US-based memory chip...

Cypress enters race to buy ISSI

May 14, 22:15

Cypress Semiconductor announced on May 13 that the company has made an offer to buy Integrated Silicon Solution (ISSI) for US$19.75 per share in cash.

DRAM maker Inotera expects better market conditions in 2H15

May 13, 21:27

DRAM market conditions will be better in the third quarter of 2015, recovering from the bad first half of the year, according to Charles Kau, chairman for Inotera Memories.

TSMC to make SSD controller chips for Apple, say sources

May 13, 15:28

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) reportedly has landed SSD controller chip orders from Apple, in addition to recent orders from Marvell Technology and Phison Electronics,...

Global 1Q15 DRAM revenues fall 7.5%, says DRAMeXchange

May 12, 22:06

Sales in the global DRAM market in the first quarter of 2015 fell 7.5% from the fourth quarter of 2014 on lower chip prices and weak end-market demand, according to DRAMeXchange.

Nanya looks to draw strategic partners

May 12, 21:43

Nanya Technology expects to draw strategic partners through fund raising, and is confident that its profits for 2015 will remain impressive, according to company chairman Wu Chia-c...

Nanya chairman Wu Chia-chau

Memory module maker Adata reports decreased sales for April

Newswatch - May 12, 14:10

Memory module maker Adata Technology has reported revenues of NT$1.715 billion (US$55.78 million) for April, decreasing 17.23% sequentially and 31.75% on year due largely to seasonal...

Transcend Information revenues decline in April

Stockwatch - May 11, 16:38

Transcend Information has reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.103 billion (US$68.44 million) for April 2015, representing a 7.03% drop on month and 3.28% drop on year.

New Apple Watch has lowest ratio of hardware costs to retail price, IHS teardown reveals

May 8, 11:12

The Apple Watch has the lowest hardware costs compared to retail price of any Apple phone IHS Technology has researched, according to a preliminary estimate by IHS. The teardown of...

Winbond reports decreased April revenues

May 8, 11:07

Winbond Electronics saw its April revenues decrease 3.2% sequentially. Despite a cautious outlook for the second quarter, the company expects improvements to its product and customer...

PTI reports increased April revenues

Stockwatch - May 7, 22:33

Memory packaging and testing specialist Powertech Technology (PTI) has announced April consolidated revenues grew 2.8% sequentially to NT$3.375 billion (US$109.7 million).

Commentary: Huali Microelectronics sets new milestone for entering memory chip segment

May 7, 14:43

Shanghai Huali Microelectronics (HLMC), a 12-inch wafer foundry under the China-based Shanghai Huahong Group, has reached a milestone by snapping up foundry orders from Taiwan-based...

Winbond reportedly to place orders with China 12-inch foundry

May 6, 21:55

Taiwan-based Winbond Electronics will likely place orders with Shanghai Huali Microelectronics (HLMC), a 12-inch wafer foundry in China, according to industry sources.

Taiwan DRAM makers post mixed April results

May 6, 21:49

Nanya Technology saw its April revenues decline 4% sequentially while fellow DRAM company Inotera Memories' sales increased 1.3% on month.

Global 1Q15 semiconductor sales rise 6%, says SIA

May 5, 22:27

Worldwide sales of semiconductors reached US$83.1 billion in the first quarter of 2015, up 6% from a year ago, according to the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA).

Transcend 1Q15 sales down, but gross margin up

May 4, 22:00

Memory module maker Transcend Information has reported consolidated revenues for the first quarter of 2015 declined about 9.8% from a year ago to NT$6.13 billion (US$199.5 million)...

Macronix, Etron reportedly looking to tap MCP memory market

May 4, 12:06

Taiwan-based Macronix International and Etron Technology are both looking to step into the market for MCP (multi chip package) memory solutions, and are approaching potential partners...

Macronix looks to grow revenues from NAND flash memory

May 4, 12:05

NOR flash memory specialist Macronix International is looking to grow revenues generated from its new NAND flash product line which includes MCP (multi-chip package) and eMMC solutions,...

Macronix chairman Miin Wu

China unlikely to develop home-grown DRAM technology within five years, say Nanya and Inotera

May 4, 12:03

Responding to China's ambitions to step into the memory industry, Inotera Memories and Nanya Technology both believe that it is unlikely China can develop home-grown DRAM technology...

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