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Supplies of DRAM and NAND flash chips to fall short of demand in 2H14

Jul 8, 15:07

Supplies of DRAM and NAND flash chips are likely to fall short of demand in the second half of 2014, which will further push up spot and contract quotes of related memory chips in...

KYEC June, 2Q14 revenues hit new highs

Newswatch - Jul 7, 12:46

IC backend service company King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) saw its revenues gain 3.4% on month and 11.2% on year to a record high of NT$1.44 billion (US$48.19 million) in June.

Phison Electronics to offer 28nm SSD controller chips at end of 2014

Jul 4, 12:09

In view of fast growing SSD demand, IC design house Phison Electronics will start producing its 28nm SSD controller chips at Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) by the...

Nanya Technology to ramp up 2014 capex

Jul 1, 21:55

Nanya Technology plans to ramp up its capex for 2014 to NT$6.69 billion (US$224 million) from NT$3.05 billion set previously, mainly to remove production bottlenecks at its 12-inch...

Most Taiwan makers unlikely to enter Android One supply chain

Jul 1, 15:41

While Google is ambitious to boost sales of its planned Android One-based smartphones to emerging markets, most Taiwan-based handset component makers are unlikely to obtain orders...

Spot DDR3 4Gb chips likely to hit new high soon, says paper

Newswatch - Jun 30, 11:06

Spot prices of mainstream DDR3 4Gb chips are likely to hit as high as US$4.60 soon after rising nearly 20% sequentially in the second quarter of 2014, according to a Chinese-language...

Transcend unveils 1TB portable SSD

Newswatch - Jun 27, 15:56

Transcend Information has introduced its latest USB 3.0 portable solid state drive, the ESD400, which features storage capacities up to 1TB, transfer speeds up to 410MB/s read and...

3S, Skymedi step up efforts to develop eMMC controller chips

Jun 23, 12:16

NAND flash controller vendors Solid State System (3S) and Skymedi both have geared up efforts to venture into the eMMC controller market amid high demand for the controller chips...

Macronix, Winbond to continue ramping NAND flash production

Jun 20, 15:35

Macronix International and Winbond Electronics both will step up efforts to ramp up production of low-density NAND flash chips despite the recent move by Toshiba to file complains...

SSD suppliers set to engage in fierce price competition, say sources

Jun 19, 14:48

The SSD industry is heading for fierce price competition as major suppliers, including Micron Technology, Intel, Kingston Technology, SanDisk and Samsung Electronics, are gearing...

NAND flash chip prices set to hike in 2H14, say sources

Jun 18, 12:33

NAND flash chip prices are likely to hike soon as major suppliers including Micron Technology and SK Hynix reportedly have informed downstream memory clients that they have run out...

Nanya Technology to reduce capital by 90%

Jun 9, 14:10

Shareholders of Nanya Technology have approved the company's plans to cut its paid-in capital by 90% to NT$23.96 billion (US$797.95 million) from NT$239.61 billion previously as a...

Inotera posts revenue gains in May

Jun 9, 12:17

Inotera Memories has reported consolidated revenues of NT$7.41 billion (US$246.78 million) for May, up 5.8% sequentially and 78.4% on year. For the first five months of 2014, revenues...

SanDisk aims to take top vendor ranking in SSD segment

Jun 5, 15:27

NAND flash solution vendor SanDisk aims to take the top vendor title in both the enterprise and client SSD sectors, according to company CEO Sanjay Mehrotra.

SanDisk CEO Sanjay Mehrotra

What works in telecom can work in high-speed manufacturing: Leveraging IoT with Vitesse

Jun 4, 14:35

Until recently, Vitesse Semiconductor saw its core market as being the carrier Ethernet market, particularly what it calls the IP edge, which is anything from base stations to picocells...

Vitesse CTO Martin Nuss

Inotera looks to higher gross margin in 2Q14

May 30, 14:17

DRAM chipmaker Inotera Memories expects its gross margin for the second quarter of 2014 to be higher than the 54% of a quarter earlier, according to company chairman Charles Kau.

Inotera chairman Charles Kau

Computex 2014: Etron to showcase 3D image sensor chips

May 29, 12:17

Etron Technology will showcase its 3D image sensor chip, the eSP870, at Computex Taipei 2014 from June 3-7. The chip supports dual sensors for 3D image capture and real-time depth...

Lenovo, Coolpad seeking ways to boost ASPs

May 28, 22:13

Lenovo will try to raise the ASP of its smartphones by ramping its share in the mid-range to high-end segment by optimizing on the brand image of Motorola, while fellow company Coolpad...

Global semiconductor production edges down sequentially in 1Q14, says WSTS

May 28, 12:01

Global sales of semiconductor products totaled US$78.5 billion in the first quarter of 2014, down 1.8% sequentially but up 11.4% on year, according to data compiled by WSTS.

3S to continue operating in the red in 2Q14

May 27, 15:57

NAND flash drive controller IC and MEMS microphone chip provider Solid State System (3S) is expected to continue to operate in the red in the second quarter of 2014, according to...

Innodisk to expand production capacity by 50%

May 26, 21:54

Taiwan-based industrial embedded flash and DRAM storage memory provider Innodisk will set up a third production line to expand capacity by 50%, according to the company.

Transcend introduces storage expansion cards for Apple notebooks

May 23, 10:08

Memory module maker Transcend Information has rolled out four models of its JetDrive Lite-series storage expansion cards for Apple's MacBook Pro and MacBook Air notebooks.

DRAM chip clients look to sign long-term purchasing contracts with Micron

May 20, 22:09

Some downstream DRAM chip clients reportedly are planning to sign long-term purchasing contracts with Micron Technology in order to ensure steady supply of memory chips, according...

Inotera, Winbond to post strong earnings for 2Q14

May 20, 16:25

Inotera Memories and Winbond Electronics are expected to see their earnings continue to soar in the second quarter of 2014 due to continued hikes in DRAM chip prices, according to...

MediaTek, SK Hynix, AMD, and Micron sales surge in 1Q14, says IC Insights

May 20, 16:22

The top-20 worldwide semiconductor (IC and OSD-optoelectronic, sensor, and discrete) sales rankings for first-quarter 2014 included nine suppliers headquartered in the US, three in...

Digitimes Research: Korea memory chip production value edges up slightly in 1Q14

May 15, 14:32

The production value of South Korea's memory chip industry edged up 1.7% sequentially to KRW9.92 trillion (US$9.3 billion) in the first quarter of 2014, driven by a sequential 20%...

DRAM contract quotes to remain stable or hike slightly in May

May 14, 15:34

Despite off-peak seasonal factors, contract quotes for DRAM chips are expected to remain stable or hike slightly in May due to tight supply of memory chips in the market, according...

Transcend Information nets NT$2.09 per share for 1Q14

May 8, 20:36

Transcend Information generated net EPS of NT$2.09 (US$0.07) for the first quarter of 2014, the highest among Taiwan-based memory module makers.

Winbond, Macronix post mixed results for April

May 8, 12:33

NOR flash suppliers Winbond Electronics and Macronix International have posted mixed results for April, with Winbond reporting sequential as well as annual revenue gains for the mo...

Digitimes Research: Non-PC DRAM bit-growth rate to reach 46% in 2014

May 8, 11:17

The bit-growth rate of non-PC DRAM chips is expected to reach 46% in 2014, led by strong demand for mobile, specialty and graphics DRAM parts, according to Digitimes Research.

Macronix, Winbond begin volume production of NAND flash chips

May 7, 21:29

Taiwan-based NOR flash suppliers Macronix International and Winbond Electronics have begun rolling out low-density single-level cell (SLC) NAND flash chips in meaningful volumes,...

Nanya reports revenue decline for April

May 7, 12:03

Niche DRAM chipmaker Nanya Technology has announced revenues of NT$3.69 billion (US$122.54 million) for April, down 2.2% from the previous month and 23.2% from a year earlier.

Inotera sees revenues up over 120% during January-April 2014

May 7, 11:40

Memory chipmaker Inotera Memories has reported revenues of NT$6.46 billion (US$214.53 million) for April, down 7.5% sequentially, but up 87.6% on year. For the first four months of...

MPUs used in PCs, servers and embedded systems slide to 69% of all microprocessor sales in 2013, says IC Insights

May 5, 13:51

In 2013, tablet microprocessors represented nearly 6% of worldwide MPU sales, compared to 4% in the previous year, while smartphone application processors accounted for 25% of the...

Micron likely to hike DRAM chip prices

Apr 30, 10:41

Micron Technology is likely to hike prices for DRAM chips in May due to low inventory levels in the supply chain and insufficient supply of memory chips from Samsung Electronics and...

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