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Powerchip JV fab in China ready for trial production in June

Apr 7, 10:57

Powerchip Technology's joint venture fab in Hefei, China will be ready for trial production in June 2017, according to Frank Huang, CEO for the Taiwan-based pure-play foundry.

TSMC withdraws bid for Toshiba memory-chip unit

Apr 7, 10:54

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has decided to withdraw its offer for Toshiba's NAND flash memory business leaving Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry)...

Micron takes actions to protect trade secrets, says paper

Apr 6, 16:10

US-based Micron Technology has taken legal actions against former employees in Taiwan who allegedly stole the company's trade secrets and technologies to help China-based firms develop...

Adata 1Q17 revenues climb to 13-quarter high

Stockwatch - Apr 6, 11:25

Memory module firm Adata Technology saw its first-quarter 2017 revenues climb to a 13-quarter high of NT$8 billion (US$263 million). Adata has reported revenues of NT$2.79 billion...

Global semiconductor sales rise 16.5% in February, says SIA

Apr 5, 15:24

Worldwide sales of semiconductors reached US$30.4 billion for February 2017, an increase of 16.5% compared to the February 2016 total of US$26.1 billion, according to the Semiconductor...

Backend firms Walton, Lingsen seeing brisk NOR flash demand

Apr 5, 15:10

Taiwan-based backend service companies Lingsen Precision Industries and Walton Advanced Engineering have both landed orders for NOR flash memory from Macronix International and Winbond...

2016 marks year of recovery for global semiconductor market, IHS says

Apr 5, 11:14

The worldwide semiconductor market showed signs of recovery in 2016 following a down year in 2015, according to IHS Markit. In 2016, the market posted a year-end growth rate of 2%...

Micron experiencing rough transition to 1xnm DRAM process, says report

Newswatch - Mar 30, 15:18

Micron Technology has faced a rough transition to 1xnm process for the manufacture of DRAM memory due to low yield rates, according to a Chinese-language report by Taiwan's Central...

IC Insights more than doubles 2017 IC market growth forecast

Mar 30, 15:04

IC Insights has raised its worldwide IC market growth forecast for 2017 to 11%, more than twice its original 5% outlook. The IC research firm has made a substantial upgrade to the...

Tsinghua Unigroup to obtain more funds from government

Mar 29, 11:16

Tsinghua Unigroup on March 28 announced it had signed a deal with the China Development Bank (CDB), under which the bank will provide Tsinghua Unigroup with CNY100 billion (US$14.5...

Cypress to raise flash prices on tight supply, say reports

Mar 27, 22:18

Cypress Semiconductor is set to adjust upward its prices for certain flash products on tight supply, according to reports from Taiwan's TechNews and

Winbond to deal out 16-year high dividend for 2016

Mar 27, 15:17

Memory chipmaker Winbond Electronics' board of directors has adopted a proposal recommending the distribution of a NT$0.60 (US$0.02) cash dividend per share for 2016. The planned...

Samsung, eSilicon tape out 14nm network processor with Rambus 28G SerDes solution

Mar 23, 21:14

Samsung Electronics has announced a successful network processor tape-out based on Samsung's 14LPP (Low-Power Plus) process technology in collaboration with eSilicon and Rambus. This...

Micron to establish backend site for DRAM in Taiwan

Mar 21, 21:03

Micron Technology has announced that on March 14 it successfully won the auction for Cando assets, which will be utilized in establishing a back-end site for Micron Taiwan. Micron...

Macronix seeing robust demand for low-capacity NOR flash

Stockwatch - Mar 20, 22:02

Taiwan-based Macronix International, a maker of mask ROM and flash memory, expects to benefit from robust demand for low-capacity NOR flash products in both 2017 and 2018.

Phison posts NT$24.67 EPS for 2016

Mar 20, 21:03

Memory device controller supplier Phison Electronics has reported net profits of NT$4.8 billion (US$157.4 million) for 2016, hitting a record high. EPS for the year reached NT$24.6...

DRAM designer AP Memory to buy out Zentel

Newswatch - Mar 17, 12:03

Taiwan-based mobile-DRAM design specialist AP Memory Technology has announced plans to acquire the remaining 44.76% share of Zentel Electronics for NT$14.50 (US$0.47) per share. AP...

Semicon China: Chipmakers talk about Moore's Law and China's fast-growing IC industry

Mar 17, 11:17

At Semicon China 2017, executives at chip giant Intel, IC packager Advanced Semiconductor Engineering, equipment vendors ASML, Lam Research and Tokyo Electron (TEL), and nano-electronics...

GigaDevice aims to take up 50% of memory products for feature phones

Mar 16, 12:18

GigaDevice Semiconductor, a China-based NOR flash specialist, aims to take up a 50% share of memory products used by feature phones globally, according to company vice president of...

Mark Cao, strategic marketing VP, GigaDevice

Yangtze River Storage 3D NAND flash development on track

Mar 15, 09:54

Yangtze River Storage Technology's (YMTC) development of 3D NAND flash technology is well on track, and equipment for the production of 3D NAND chips will be installed at its fab...

YMTC CEO

Micron Taiwan wins bid to buy Cando plant

Mar 15, 09:46

Micron Memory Taiwan, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Micron Technology, has won a bid to take over touch panel maker Cando's plant in Taichung (central Taiwan) and equipment installed...

China 12-inch fab capacity set to boom

Mar 14, 12:20

With major China-based chipmakers set to build new 12-inch fabs, the overall 12-inch fab capacity in China is expected to peak over the next two to three years.

Semiconductor shipments dominated by opto-sensor-discrete devices, says IC Insights

Mar 13, 10:38

Despite advances in integrated circuit technology and the blending of functions to reduce chip count within systems, the percentage split of IC and opto-sensor-discrete (O-S-D) shipments...

Transcend posts 2016 EPS of NT$6.69

Mar 10, 10:36

Memory module company Transcend Information has reported net profits fell 10.5% on year to NT$2.88 billion (US$92.8 million) in 2016. EPS for the year came to NT$6.69.

Nanya raises capex for 2017

Mar 9, 22:30

DRAM firm Nanya Technology has disclosed its capex for 2017 will reach NT$34.3 billion (US$1.1 billion), up over 50% from the about NT$22.3 billion allocated for 2016.

Samsung Xian fab output value exceeds SMIC in 2016

Mar 9, 10:30

Samsung Electronics' NAND flash fab in Xian, China generated CNY23.75 billion (US$3.44 billion) in output value in 2016 outpacing the total output value generated by SMIC's fabs estimated...

Silicon Motion intros new UFS controller family for mobile phones

Mar 9, 10:05

Silicon Motion Technology has announced the launch of its new UFS (Universal Flash Storage) 2.1 controller family, a complete product line supporting UFS HS-Gear3x1L and HS-Gear3x2L,...

Adata February revenues rise

Mar 9, 10:02

Memory module firm Adata Technology's revenues hit an about three-year high in February 2017 thanks to rising prices of DRAM and NAND flash memory.

Record spending for fab equipment expected in 2017 and 2018, says SEMI

Mar 8, 16:06

Fab equipment spending is expected to reach an industry all-time record, more than US$46 billion in 2017, according to SEMI. The record is expected to be broken again in 2018, nearing...

Memory module maker Innodisk sees revenues up 50% on year in February

Newswatch - Mar 8, 16:03

Industrial memory module maker Innodisk has reported revenues of NT$436 million (US$14.12 million) for February, down 2.2% on month but up 50.9% on year.

DRAM firms Nanya, Winbond post decreased February revenues

Stockwatch - Mar 8, 15:50

Taiwan-based DRAM chipmakers Nanya Technology and Winbond Electronics have both reported sequential decreases in February revenues of 2.4% and 2.1%, respectively.

Backend houses ASE, PTI February revenues increase

Mar 7, 22:06

IC packager Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has reported consolidated revenues for February 2017 surged 19.5% from a year ago to around NT$21.1 billion (US$681.6 million),...

Adata posts 2016 EPS of NT$6.21

Stockwatch - Mar 7, 22:03

Memory module maker Adata Technology swung to net profits of NT$1.33 billion (US$43.1 million) in 2016 from losses of NT$44.9 million in 2015. EPS for the most recent year came to...

Winbond becomes Siemens memory supplier

Mar 7, 22:02

Taiwan-based Winbond Electronics, which manufactures specialty DRAM and flash memory, on March 7 announced it has signed a general quality agreement with Siemens for the supply of...

Global 4Q16 NAND flash market posts 17.8% increase, says DRAMeXchange

Mar 7, 16:16

Revenues of the global NAND flash industry surged 17.8% sequentially to US$12.05 billion in the fourth quarter of 2016, according to DRAMeXchange.

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  • Samsung+256GB+UFS+card

    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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