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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...

ADAS chip market drives to growth, spurred by consumer need for driver safety, says IHS

Apr 29, 15:45

Powered by increasing demand for car- and driver-augmented safety features, the global semiconductor market for advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) will quadruple over a one-decade...

Winbond to hike 2014 capex for capacity ramps

Apr 29, 10:30

Taiwan-based specialty DRAM and NOR flash maker Winbond Electronics will increase its capex for 2014 in order to ramp up its production capacity to meet increasing demand for specialty...

Global chip revenues rise in 2013, reversing loss from earlier year; memory and wireless lead the way, says IHS

Apr 24, 15:27

Worldwide semiconductor revenue rose a solid 5% in 2013, with memory chips the star performers, according to IHS.

DRAM chip supply to fall short of demand in 3Q14, say Kingston and Nanya

Apr 23, 14:03

Memory device suppliers Kingston Technology and Nanya Technology both expect the supply of DRAM chips to fall short of demand in the third quarter of 2014 due largely to effects of...

Inotera 1Q14 earnings higher than expected

Apr 22, 22:00

Memory chipmaker Inotera Memories has reported net profits of NT$11.25 billion (US$372.13 million) for the first quarter of 2014, higher than market expectations of NT$11 billion...

Digitimes Research: SoC technology for Ultra HD TVs to mature in 2015

Apr 21, 14:26

System on chip (SoC) solutions for Ultra HD TVs are expected to become more mature in 2015 as Ultra HD content, transmissions and display technology develop, according to Digitimes...

Etron chairman urges Taiwan memory chipmakers to develop customized solutions for clients

Apr 18, 15:40

Taiwan-based memory chipmakers should optimize the advantage of their design capabilities and Taiwan's manufacturing capacity to develop customized memory chips for clients, according...

Etron chairman Nicky Lu

Sensor hubs make big gains while enabling the future of sensing, says IHS

Apr 18, 11:26

Sensor hubs that offload tasks from power-hungry application processors and let mobile devices like smartphones and tablets run longer on a single battery charge are reaping gains...

Micron, MediaTek likely to invest in Kingston Solutions

Apr 14, 22:02

Micron Technology and MediaTek both reportedly plan to contribute equity investments in eMMC-interface NAND device supplier Kingston Solutions (KSI), a joint venture between Kingston,...

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