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Global 2015 semiconductor wafer-level manufacturing equipment market drops 1%, says Gartner

Apr 8, 12:22

Worldwide semiconductor wafer-level manufacturing equipment revenue totaled US$33.6 billion in 2015, a 1% decrease from 2014, according to final results by Gartner. The top 10 vendors...

iPhone SE is 3 iPhone generations rolled into 1, IHS teardown reveals

Apr 7, 21:16

A preliminary estimate by IHS and its teardown and cost benchmarking service shows that the iPhone SE smartphone costs about US$160 to build. The US version of an entry-level iPhone...

Samsung starts mass producing 10nm class DRAM

Apr 6, 21:36

Samsung Electronics has begun mass producing 10nm-class, 8Gb DDR4 DRAM chips and modules derived from them, according to the company.

Global semiconductor sales dip slightly in February, says SIA

Apr 6, 11:41

The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) has announced that worldwide sales of semiconductors reached US$26 billion for the month of February 2016, a decrease of 3.2% compared...

US firms continue to capture bulk of IDM and fabless IC sales, says IC Insights

Apr 6, 11:39

US-headquartered companies held a 54% share of the total worldwide IC market in 2015, which includes sales from IDMs and fabless IC companies, according to IC Insights. The total...

Global smiconductor market slumps in 2015, IHS says

Apr 6, 11:07

Global semiconductor revenues fell by 2% in 2015, according to IHS. Sequential quarterly growth was weak throughout every quarter of 2015, especially in the first quarter when the...

Shareholders OK Inotera share-swap deal with Micron

Mar 29, 21:59

Shareholders of Inotera Memories have approved the company's plan to become a wholly-owned subsidiary of Micron Semiconductor Taiwan (MST) through a share-swap transaction, according...

Micron, PTI JV fab starts operations

Mar 28, 09:23

Micron Technology of the US and Taiwan-based Powertech Technology (PTI) have announced the completion of their joint-venture fab in Xian, China, which has entered volume production...

Winbond intros SpiStack memory solutions in 8-pin package

Mar 24, 15:56

Winbond Electronics has announced an expansion of its flash product portfolio with the introduction of a family of stackable SpiFlash memory solutions. The new SpiStack W25M Series...

New XMC memory fab to break ground at end-March, says DRAMeXchange

Mar 22, 13:59

Ground-breaking for Wuhan Xinxin Semiconductor Manufacturing's (XMC) new memory fab in China is set to begin at the end of March, according to DRAMeXchange. The fab is expected to...

North American semiconductor equipment industry posts February 2016 book-to-bill ratio of 1.05, says SEMI

Mar 18, 14:21

North America-based manufacturers of semiconductor equipment posted US$1.26 billion in orders worldwide in February 2016 (three-month average basis) and a book-to-bill ratio of 1.05,...

Samsung Galaxy S7 teardown reveals ho-hum refresh, says IHS

Mar 17, 22:26

A preliminary estimate by IHS shows that the Samsung Galaxy S7 smartphone costs about US$255 to build. The US version of the Galaxy S7 with 32GB of NAND memory carries a bill of materials...

Toshiba to invest JPY360 billion on new factory for 3D flash memory

Mar 17, 22:19

Toshiba announced on March 17 its board of directors has decided on a construction and equipment investment plan for a new fabrication facility for expanded production of BiCS Flash,...

DRAM pricing may drop up to 40% in 2H16, says Nanya

Mar 16, 16:23

Increased DRAM capacity coming from advanced processing nodes from Samsung Electronics, SK Hynix and Micron Technology may result in some pricing uncertainty in the market in the...

New Kinpo to start trial production at Brazil NAND flash plant in May

Mar 14, 14:33

Taiwan-based New Kinpo Group expects construction of a NAND flash packaging factory in Brazil to complete by the end of March with trial production to begin in May, according to the...

Front-end fab equipment spending to rise 3.7% in 2016, says SEMI

Mar 14, 12:54

Front-end fab equipment spending (including new, used and in-house) is projected to increase 3.7% to US$37.2 billion in 2016, and will rise another 13% in 2017 to US$42.1 billion,...

SMIC, Crossbar partner for RRAM

Mar 14, 11:39

Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) and Crossbar have signed a strategic partnership agreement on non-volatile RRAM (resistive random access memory) development and production,...

Transcend posts 2015 EPS of NT$7.48

Mar 14, 11:37

Memory module company Transcend Information has reported a net EPS of NT$7.48 (US$0.23) on consolidated revenues of NT$24.9 billion for 2015. The company decided to distribute a cash...

TICP eyeing return to profits

Mar 14, 10:59

Taiwan IC Packaging (TICP) expects to return to profitability in the second half of 2016. TICP swung to net losses of NT$110 million (US$3.37 million) in 2015 from profits of NT$62...

Transcend revenues drop in February

Stockwatch - Mar 11, 15:08

Transcend Information has reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.595 billion (US$48.48 million) for February 2016, representing a 25.06% drop on month and 9.4% drop on year.

Apacer revenues to rise 10-15% starting 2Q16

Mar 9, 22:11

Revenues at memory module maker Apacer Technology are set to register on-year increases of 10-15% in the second and third quarters of 2016, buoyed by stabilizing memory-chip prices...

Toshiba reportedly to sell stake in Taiwan backend houses

Newswatch - Mar 9, 10:56

Toshiba reportedly plans to sell all or a portion of its shares in Taiwan-based Powertech Technology (PTI) and Walton Advanced Engineering, according to recent reports from Taiwan's...

Global semiconductor sales off to sluggish start in 2016, says SIA

Mar 8, 15:00

The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) has announced worldwide sales of semiconductors reached US$26.9 billion for the month of January 2016, 2.7% lower than the previous month's...

Inotera revenues drop in February

Stockwatch - Mar 8, 12:14

Inotera Memories has reported consolidated revenues of NT$3.41 billion (US$103.97 million) for February 2016, representing a 7.1% drop on month and 10.29% drop on year.

Nanya Technology sees February revenues drop

Stockwatch - Mar 8, 12:13

Nanya Technology has reported consolidated revenues of NT$3.34 billion (101.84 million) for February 2016, representing a 11.12% drop on month and 15.78% drop on year.

Winbond revenues up on year in February

Stockwatch - Mar 8, 12:10

Winbond Electronics has reported consolidated revenues of NT$3.21 billion (US$97.87 million) for February 2016, representing a 7.31% drop on month and 5.36% increase on year.

Macronix February revenues up on year

Stockwatch - Mar 8, 12:09

Macronix International has reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.63 billion (US$49.7 million) for February 2016, representing a 3.24% drop on month and 14.84% increase on year.

President-elect vows to safeguard Taiwan semiconductor industry

Mar 4, 11:26

The Taiwan government must form a "national team" in cooperation with local enterprises to meet increasing challenges amid the rising supply chain from China, president-elect...

President elect Tsai Ing-wen visiting HSP

Global 4Q15 NAND flash market posts 2% decrease, says DRAMeXchange

Mar 2, 21:39

The worldwide NAND flash memory market posted revenues of about US$8.31 billion in the fourth quarter of 2015, down 2.3% sequentially, according to DRAMeXchange.

Samsung intros 256GB UFS storage for mobile devices

Feb 26, 11:31

Samsung Electronics has announced it is now mass producing 256GB embedded memory based on the Universal Flash Storage (UFS) 2.0 standard, for next-generation high-end mobile devices...

Semiconductor capital spending declines in 2015, says IC Insights

Feb 23, 15:46

According to IC Insights, total worldwide semiconductor industry capital spending is forecast to show low single-digit growth in 2016 after registering a 1% decline in 2015. Last...

Global 4Q15 mobile DRAM revenues slip 1%, says DRAMeXchange

Feb 22, 15:58

Global sales of mobile DRAM decreased 1% sequentially to US$4.5 billion in the fourth quarter of 2015, according to DRAMeXchange. Steady growth in smartphone shipments limited the...

Global 4Q15 DRAM sales fall 9%, says DRAMeXchange

Feb 19, 15:03

The global DRAM industry posted US$10.27 billion in revenues for the fourth quarter of 2015, representing a 9.1% sequential drop, according to DRAMeXchange. The revenue decline was...

Nanya signs NT$12 billion syndicated loan

Feb 18, 15:50

Nanya Technology has signed a NT$12 billion (US$360.7 million) syndicated loan agreement with 15 local banks in Taiwan, according to the DRAM chipmaker.

Digitimes Research: Korea memory-IC industry output value to fall 10% in 1Q16

Feb 16, 14:39

The production value of South Korea's memory chip industry is expected to decline around 10% sequentially in the first quarter of 2016, due mainly to falling chip prices, according...

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    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.

  • Samsung+128GB+TSV+DDR4+RDIMM

    Samsung 128GB TSV DDR4 RDIMM

    Samsung Electronics has announced that it is mass producing what it calls the industry's first "through silicon via" (TSV) double data rate-4 (DDR4) memory in 128-gigabyte (GB) modules...

    Photo: Company, Dec 9.

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