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Winbond, Macronix December revenues down on-month

Stockwatch - Jan 6, 16:14

Winbond Electronics and Macronix International have reported sequential decreases in consolidated revenues for December 2016 of 2.3% and 4.6%, respectively.

PTI 2016 revenues rise 14%

Stockwatch - Jan 6, 16:07

IC backend house Powertech Technology (PTI) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$4.59 billion (US$143.5 million) for December 2016, down 0.5% on month but up 15.5% on year.

Adata December revenues drop to 3-month low

Jan 6, 11:02

Memory module firm Adata Technology saw its December revenues fall to a 3-month low of NT$2.27 billion (US$70.9 million). Revenues totaled NT$7.42 billion for the fourth quarter of...

4GB DDR3 contract prices rise nearly 30% in 1Q17, says DRAMeXchange

Jan 5, 10:50

Contract prices for 4GB DDR3 modules have reached as high as US$25 in the first quarter of 2017 representing a nearly 30% sequential rise, according to DRAMeXchange.

Global chip sales rise 7% in November, says SIA

Jan 5, 10:23

Worldwide sales of semiconductors reached US$31 billion for November 2016, an increase of 7.4% from the November 2015 total of US$28.9 billion and 2% more than the October 2016 total...

Yangtze River Storage breaks ground for memory plant

Jan 3, 11:08

Yangtze River Storage Technology recently broke ground on a new memory semiconductor fabrication plant located in the Donghu New Technology Development Zone, Wuhan (Hebei province,...

Etron looks to new products for future growth

Dec 28, 16:07

Etron Technology has been engaged in the development of new product lines since 2014, eyeing opportunities in emerging market segments such as AR, VR and UAVs, according to Nicky...

Unigroup Guoxin to hold over 50% of Yangtze River Storage

Dec 26, 22:53

China's state-owned Unigroup Guoxin has disclosed plans to invest a total of CNY19.7 billion (US$2.84 billion) in Yangtze River Storage Technology to hold a controlling 51.04% stake...

SK Hynix to build new NAND flash fab

Dec 23, 11:41

SK Hynix has announced it will construct a new fab in Cheongju, South Korea to meet increasing NAND flash demand.

Powerchip CEO sees robust DRAM market

Dec 21, 15:06

The DRAM market conditions for 2017 will be brisk, according to Frank Huang, CEO for Taiwan-based Powerchip Technology.

Frank Huang, CEO of Powerchip Technology

Memory IC market to increase 10% in 2017, says IC Insights

Dec 21, 13:24

The total memory IC market is forecast to increase 10% to a new record high of US$85.3 billion in 2017, according to IC Insights. ASP gains for DRAM and NAND flash will help boost...

Ex-TSMC CEO Tsai reportedly to join Tsinghua Unigroup

Dec 21, 11:17

Rick Tsai, ex-chairman for Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) and ex-CEO of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (TSMC), reportedly will join China's state-owned Tsinghua Unigroup to assist in...

Rick Tsai

Adata profits boom in October, November

Dec 20, 11:37

Memory module firm Adata Technology has disclosed its pre-tax profits for October and November reached a combined NT$711 million (US$22.2 million), which already surpassed the NT$643...

Phison posts strong profits for January-November

Stockwatch - Dec 20, 11:20

Phison Electronics' pre-tax profits totaled NT$5.05 billion (US$157.6 million) for the first 11 months of 2016, with a pre-tax EPS reaching NT$25.60, according to the flash device...

Phison to start shipping UFS solutions in 1Q17

Dec 19, 15:37

Taiwan-based Phison Electronics has announced it will start shipping solutions for UFS 2.1 NAND flash storage devices in the first quarter of 2017.

Number of chipmakers using 300mm wafers less than half those using 200mm wafers, says IC Insights

Dec 16, 16:06

Prior to 2008, 200mm wafers were used in more cases for manufacturing ICs than any other wafer size. However, since 2008, the majority of IC fabrication has taken place on 300mm wafers,...

The Inotera model unlikely to be implemented in China, says Micron CEO

Dec 15, 11:02

For Micron Technology, it is no longer meaningful to implement the "Inotera Memories model" in China, according to Mark Durcan, CEO for the US memory vendor.

Micron CEO Mark Durcan

China to join top-3 semiconductor equipment spenders for first time, says SEMI

Dec 14, 21:46

Worldwide sales of new semiconductor manufacturing equipment are projected to increase 8.7% to US$39.7 billion in 2016, according to SEMI. In 2017, another 9.3% growth is expected,...

DRAM prices set to keep rising through 2017, says DRAMeXchange

Dec 14, 21:44

DRAM prices, which have been rising in the second half of 2016, are set to continue to rise in 2017 as the supply bit growth will come below 20% to a new all-time low, according to...

PTI to enjoy particularly strong 1Q17

Dec 14, 21:42

Packaging and testing company Powertech Technology (PTI) is expected to enjoy a particularly strong first quarter of 2017 thanks to robust demand for DRAM and NAND flash chips, and...

Seagate, SK Hynix said to team up for enterprise SSDs

Dec 13, 14:09

Seagate and SK Hynix will form a joint venture dedicated to developing SSDs for enterprise servers and data centers, according to industry sources.

NAND flash shortage to spur SSD and eMMC prices, says DRAMeXchange

Dec 13, 00:52

Due to a shortage of NAND flash memory chips, prices of SSD and eMMC devices are set to rise over 10% sequentially in the first quarter of 2017, according to DRAMeXchange.

Adata, Transcend post flat November revenues

Dec 12, 19:16

Memory module firms Adata Technology and Transcend Information both saw their November revenues stay nearly flat sequentially.

PTI revenues hit record for 4th straight month

Dec 7, 22:06

Packaging and testing company Powertech Technology (PTI) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$4.61 billion (US$145 million) for November 2016, hitting a monthly record for the...

DRAM contract prices rise to US$18 in November, says DRAMeXchange

Dec 7, 15:50

Prices in both the contract and spot markets for PC DRAM memory rose in October and November, according to DRAMeXchange. The average contract price of mainstream 4GB modules rose...

Winbond, Macronix post decreased November revenues

Dec 7, 15:43

Winbond Electronics and Macronix International have reported sequential decreases in consolidated revenues for November 2016 of 3.7% and 11.1%, respectively.

Top-5 semiconductor vendors to hold a combined 41% market share in 2016, says IC Insights

Dec 7, 13:53

Vigorous M&A activity in 2015 and 2016 has reshaped the landscape of the semiconductor industry, with the top companies now controlling a much greater percentage of market share,...

Global October chip sales increase, says SIA

Dec 6, 21:11

Worldwide sales of semiconductors reached US$30.5 billion for the month of October 2016, an increase of 3.4% from the previous month's total of US$29.5 billion and 5.1% higher than...

Nanya posts revenue growth in November

Dec 6, 21:06

DRAM maker Nanya Technology has announced consolidated revenues for November 2016 increased about 5% sequentially and 19% on year to NT$4.01 billion (US$125.5 million).

Micron accelerates adoption of all-flash data centers with 8TB SSD

Dec 6, 11:04

Micron Technology has introduced its new enterprise SATA SSD family, the 5100 series, available in three models offering up to 8TB of storage.

Nanya completes acquisition of Micron shares

Dec 6, 11:02

Nanya Technology has announced the completion of its investment in Micron through private placement, and expects Micron's takeover of Inotera Memories to materialize on December 6.

Nanya president Pei-Ing Lee

Intel to push SSD products for 4 major markets in 2017

Dec 2, 16:12

Seeing demand for NAND flash storage rising and memory makers accelerating their development of 3D NAND flash products, Intel is planning to begin mass producing new 3D NAND flash...

TSMC lands new 28nm chip orders for UFS controllers

Dec 2, 11:14

Pure-play foundry Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has obtained 28nm chip orders for UFS memory devices from SK Hynix, Silicon Motion Technology and Phison Electronics,...

Global 3Q16 NAND flash market posts 19.6% increase, says DRAMeXchange

Dec 1, 22:14

Output value for the global NAND flash industry increased 19.6% sequentially to US$10.23 billion in the third quarter of 2016, according to DRAMeXchange.

Kingston to restructure its Asia-Pacific operations

Nov 29, 11:05

Memory module supplier Kingston Technology has disclosed plans to restructure its sales and marketing team in Asia Pacific, and will implement a mechanism to avoid employees from...

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    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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