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Samsung and Apple remain top semiconductor customers, says Gartner

Jan 23, 09:57

Samsung Electronics and Apple remained the top semiconductor buyers in 2014, representing a combined semiconductor demand of 17%, according to Gartner. Samsung and Apple together...

Prices for 256GB SSDs to fall below US$70, says Apacer executive

Jan 22, 19:13

Prices for 256GB SSDs will likely fall below US$70 in the second half of 2015, while prices for 128GB drives will reach a sweet spot of US$40, according to Apacer Technology general...

PC DRAM prices to fall less than 5% in 1Q15

Jan 22, 16:11

Prices for PC DRAM are set to fall less than 5% in the first quarter of 2015, due to seasonal factors, according to industry observers. Nevertheless, there is limited room for prices...

IC market CAGR rebounds but growth remains below 30-year average, says IC Insights

Jan 22, 15:51

Judging from the IC market size at the beginning and end of each decade since the 1980s and the corresponding CAGR for each 10-year period, IC Insights has recognized the importance...

Storart growing eMMC presence in China

Jan 21, 15:15

Storart, a Taiwan-based supplier of eMMC device controller ICs, expects to ship more than one million eMMC controllers a month in 2015 as the company is expanding its market presence...

Macronix targets wearable devices with expanded flash portfolio

Jan 21, 10:46

Macronix has launched a new family of wide-voltage, ultra-low-power NOR flash memory products designed for wearable devices.

Worldwide semiconductor sales to rise 5% in 2015, says Gartner

Jan 19, 10:49

Worldwide semiconductor revenues are forecast to reach US$358 billion in 2015, a 5.4% increase from 2014, according to Gartner. The forecast is down from the research firm's previous...

Worldwide semiconductor capital spending to increase 0.8% in 2015, says Gartner

Jan 19, 10:43

Despite strong growth of 12.9% in 2014, worldwide semiconductor capital spending is projected to only grow 0.8% to US$65.7 billion in 2015, according to Gartner.

DRAM capacity rises from slump, says SEMI

Jan 15, 23:25

SEMI has forecast a favorable outlook for DRAM as bit demand rises, improving selling prices in 2013 and 2014.

Adata December revenues up, Transcend down

Stockwatch - Jan 13, 14:58

Consolidated revenues at Adata Technology increased 7.9% sequentially in December 2014 while fellow memory module company Transcend Information saw its December sales decrease 2.4%...

Inotera, Nanya report increased revenues for December

Stockwatch - Jan 12, 23:02

DRAM chipmakers Inotera Memories and Nanya Technology have reported increases in December consolidated revenues from the previous month of 6.8% and 1.6%, respectively.

Kingston uses Marvell controllers for PCIe SSD

Jan 12, 11:10

Kingston Technology has adopted Marvell's controller ICs for its high-end PCIe SSD series set for launch in February 2015, according to the memory module vendor.

Winbond 2014 sales rise 15%

Stockwatch - Jan 9, 14:37

Chipmaker Winbond Electronics has reported consolidated revenues of NT$3.14 billion (US$98.3 million) for December 2014, down 2.6% on month but up 17% on year. Consolidated sales...

Samsung to post lower sales and profits for 2014

Jan 8, 21:21

Based on the company's guidance for the fourth quarter, Samsung Electronics is set to post a sales decline in 2014.

Macronix December sales drop 12%

Stockwatch - Jan 8, 07:42

Macronix International has reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.68 billion (US$52.4 million) for December 2014, down 11.7% on month but up about 0.2% on year.

Worldwide semiconductor revenues grow 7.9% in 2014, says Gartner

Jan 7, 11:08

Worldwide semiconductor revenues totaled US$339.8 billion in 2014, a 7.9% increase from US$315 billion in 2013, according to preliminary results by Gartner. The top-25 semiconductor...

Silicon Motion reportedly grabs SSD controller orders from Intel, SanDisk and Micron

Jan 7, 10:56

Silicon Motion Technology, a developer of NAND flash device controllers, has obtained orders for SSDs from Intel, SanDisk and Micron Technology, according to industry sources. New...

Global semiconductor sales through November outpace 2013 level, says SIA

Jan 6, 10:53

Worldwide sales of semiconductors for November 2014 reached US$29.7 billion, an increase of 9.1% from a year ago when sales were US$27.2 billion, according to SIA. Compared to the...

Silicon Motion reportedly hires former SK Hynix executive

Jan 6, 10:51

Silicon Motion Technology, a designer of NAND flash memory controllers, has reportedly hired a former SK Hynix senior VP to develop new strategies for the company for the next 5-10...

Toshiba reportedly in talks with Nanya to form strategic alliance

Dec 31, 11:11

Toshiba has approached Nanya Technology to discuss about a potential partnership, and proposed a US$1 billion offer to invest in the Taiwan-based company, according to industry sou...

Server DRAM chips to drive memory industry growth in 2015, say sources

Dec 30, 11:41

Server DRAM chips will serve as a growth driver of the memory industry in 2015 and account for 40% of the total output of DRAM chips, according to an estimate of industry sources.

Macronix sampling NOR chips for IoT, says report

Stockwatch - Dec 24, 10:53

NOR flash chipmaker Macronix International has begun sampling its low-power solutions for Internet of Things (IoT) applications and is looking to go into mass production in 2015,...

Korea and Taiwan companies control 56% of global 300mm fab capacity, says IC Insights

Dec 24, 10:48

South Korea- and Taiwan-based chip companies are well known for manufacturing prowess when it comes to efficiently fabricating huge amounts of IC wafers. Most of the IC industry's...

Global semiconductor market set for strongest growth in four years in 2014, says IHS

Dec 23, 11:02

Worldwide semiconductor market revenues are on track to achieve a 9.4% expansion in 2014, with broad-based growth across multiple chip segments driving the best industry performance...

Toshiba and SK Hynix end lawsuit, to expand collaboration

Dec 22, 10:54

Toshiba and SK Hynix have settled all outstanding claims between the companies, including a lawsuit brought by Toshiba against SK Hynix concerning trade secrets. The pair is also...

Embedded memory module maker InnoDisk eyeing IoT, Big Data applications

Dec 19, 15:16

Taiwan-based NAND flash and industrial DRAM memory module provider Innodisk will further expand its production lines for industrial DRAM products for IoT (Internet of Things) and...

NAND flash contract prices see modest drop in 1H December, says DRAMeXchange

Dec 18, 22:03

Early December contract prices for NAND flash memory stayed flat or dropped by up to 2% in the first half of December, according to DRAMeXchange. Prices are set to continue their...

Inotera buys equipment for NT$1.72 billion

Stockwatch - Dec 17, 11:12

DRAM chipmaker Inotera Memories has purchased a batch of production equipment from Tokyo Electron for about NT$1.72 billion (US$54.7 million), according to a company filing with the...

ChipMOS expects to hit high-end of 4Q14 guidance

Dec 11, 22:10

ChipMOS Technologies, a provider of outsourced semiconductor assembly and testing services, expects its fourth-quarter revenues to come in at the high-end of its guidance.

Micron in talks to revise supply deal with Inotera

Dec 11, 22:02

Micron Technology is still in talks with Formosa Plastics Group over a possible revision of its supply agreement with Inotera Memories, and no consensus has been made, according to...

Transcend November sales drop 9%

Stockwatch - Dec 10, 10:51

Consolidated sales at memory module firm Transcend Information declined 9.2% on month to NT$2.27 billion (US$72.6 million) in November 2014.

Micron trying to renegotiate supply deal with Inotera, sources say

Dec 9, 11:30

Micron Technology has approached Formosa Plastics Group to renegotiate its supply agreement with Inotera Memories and purchase price, in an attempt to increase its share of Inotera's...

Macronix November sales fall 20%

Stockwatch - Dec 9, 11:25

Consolidated sales at mask ROM and NOR flash chipmaker Macronix International declined 20.4% on month in November, due mainly to a seasonal slowdown in chip orders for games consol...

Inotera, Nanya November sales drop on month

Stockwatch - Dec 9, 11:09

DRAM chipmakers Inotera Memories and Nanya Technology have reported sequential decreases of 1.9% and 1.5%, respectively, in consolidated revenues for November 2014.

Global NAND flash output value to rise more than 10% in 2015, says DRAMeXchange

Dec 5, 14:56

Output value for the global NAND flash memory industry will rise 12% to US$27.6 billion in 2015, thanks to shrinking manufacturing costs on the supply side and growing demand for...

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    Samsung ePoP memory for smartphones

    Samsung Electronics is mass producing ePoP (embedded package on package) memory, a single memory package consisting of 3GB LPDDR3 DRAM, 32GB eMMC and a controller. For use in high-end...

    Photo: Company, Feb 10.

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    Samsung Electronics has begun mass producing 8Gb GDDR5 DRAM based on the company's 20nm process technology. Designed for use in graphics cards for PCs and supercomputing applications,...

    Photo: Company, Jan 23.

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    Samsung 20nm LPDDR4 mobile DRAM

    Samsung Electronics has started mass producing what it calls the industry's first 8Gb low power double data rate 4 (LPDDR4) mobile DRAM based on the company's 20nm process technology...

    Photo: Company, Jan 6.

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    Samsung 850 EVO

    Samsung Electronics has launched the 850 EVO, the latest addition to its branded solid state drive (SSD) line-up. Based on Samsung's 3-bit 3D Vertical NAND (V-NAND) technology, the...

    Photo: Company, Dec 16.

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    SanDisk iXpand Flash Drive

    SanDisk has announced the SanDisk iXpand Flash Drive, the company's first USB Flash Drive designed specifically for the iPhone and iPad. The iXpand Flash Drive is a powerful, yet...

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