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NAND eMMC hits record year while NOR flash shrinks further, says IHS

Feb 25, 10:38

The global memory market presented a vivid picture of contrast in 2013 given the wildly divergent fortunes of its two main segments, with spritely NAND offset by the sobering continued...

Taiwan makers to benefit from Samsung exit from microSD card market

Feb 24, 14:56

Samsung Electronics' move to no longer manufacture microSD cards in-house will eventually benefit Taiwan-based memory module firms and related packaging and testing houses, according...

Global mobile DRAM output value to rebound in 2Q14, says DRAMeXchange

Feb 24, 13:57

Output value for the global mobile DRAM industry will return to a sequential growth track in the second quarter of 2014, following two quarters of decreases, according to DRAMeXcha...

Walton looks to profit growth in 2014

Feb 20, 21:30

Walton Advanced Engineering, which provides packaging and testing services for memory chips, expects to report profit growth for 2014. The firm returned to profitability in 2013.

Phison braces for competition in NAND flash controller market

Feb 20, 14:36

NAND flash controller IC firm Phison Electronics will strengthen its collaboration with existing partners and explore new ones in a move to boost the company's competitiveness, according...

Taiwan science parks see 2013 total revenues up over 9%

Feb 20, 11:44

The government-run Hsinchu Science Park (HSP), Southern Taiwan Science Park (STSP) and Central Taiwan Science Park (CTSP) generated combined revenues of NT$2.188 trillion (US$73.41...

Micron makes gain in 4Q13 NAND flash market, says DRAMeXchange

Feb 14, 12:22

Micron Technology captured a 15.5% share of the global NAND flash market in the fourth quarter of 2013, exceeding SK Hynix' share by 3.7pp, according to DRAMeXchange.

Inotera to raise more than NT$10 billion through GDR

Feb 14, 11:11

DRAM maker Inotera Memories, the Taiwan-based production subsidiary of Micron Technology, plans to raise more than NT$10 billion (US$330 million) by issuing GDRs (global depositary...

Inotera to raise more than NT$10 billion via GDR

Samsung ramping up 25nm production for DRAM

Feb 13, 22:09

Samsung Electronics is ramping up production of DRAM memory using 25nm process technology, posing a threat to Micron Technology and SK Hynix, according to industry observers.

Nanya to downsize capital by 80-90%, say sources

Feb 13, 22:03

Taiwan-based DRAM maker Nanya Technology will reduce its paid-in capital by 80-90%, according to industry sources. The move is to unload the company's accumulated losses during the...

Global DRAM output value grows for fifth consecutive quarter, says DRAMeXchange

Feb 12, 15:53

A fire at SK Hynix' China fab led to a reduction in the global DRAM output during the fourth quarter of 2013, causing memory prices to rise, and an about 5% sequential increase in...

Computer storage industry declines in 2013 despite robust growth of SSDs, says IHS

Feb 11, 14:54

A near-doubling of the market for solid-state drives was unable to help the computer-related storage industry in 2013, which slid 5% in shipments because of continuing contractions...

Transcend January sales rise 15%

Feb 11, 11:08

Consolidated revenues at memory module manufacturer Transcend Information increased 15.1% sequentially to NT$2.44 billion (US$80.5 million) in January 2014, buoyed by brisk shipments...

Mobile DRAM contract prices fall on oversupply, says DRAMeXchange

Feb 11, 11:06

Contract prices for mobile DRAM memory fell 5-10% in January to reflect an oversupply in the market, according to DRAMeXchange.

Inotera January sales fall 11%

Feb 10, 16:21

Inotera Memories saw its January sales decrease about 11% on month, due mainly to its revised pricing model with Micron Technology.

Adata January revenues slip 4%

Feb 10, 14:27

Consolidated revenues at memory module manufacturer Adata Technology slipped 4.1% sequentially to NT$2.775 billion (US$91.6 million) in January 2014. On an annual basis, however,...

Macronix, Winbond to ramp NAND flash shipments in 2014

Feb 7, 14:15

NOR flash suppliers Macronix International and Winbond Technology are both expected to ramp up their shipments of low density 1Gb-4Gb NAND flash chips in 2014 as international players...

Semiconductor industry posts record sales in 2013, says SIA

Feb 7, 10:15

Worldwide semiconductor sales came to US$305.6 billion in 2013, up 4.8% from the 2012 total of US$291.6 billion, and hitting an annual record, according to SIA.

Digitimes Research: Global bit demand for standard DRAM to grow 9.7% in 2014

Feb 5, 12:14

Global demand for PC-use standard DRAM in 2014 is estimated at 1.795 billion GB, increasing 9.7% on year, according to Digitimes Research.

300mm capacity dominates but life remains for 200mm wafer fabs, says IC Insights

Feb 5, 10:48

Nearly all new fab upgrade and construction activity has to do with 300mm wafer processing, but there is still plenty of life remaining in 200mm fabs, according to IC Insights.

Top-13 foundries account for 91% of total foundry sales in 2013, says IC Insights

Jan 29, 16:18

IC Insights has released its 2013 top IC foundries (pure-play and IDM) ranking. In total, the top 13 foundries represented 91% of total foundry sales in 2013.

Inotera posts EPS of NT$3.66 in 2013

Jan 28, 21:48

Memory product maker Inotera Memories has reported revenues of NT$58.99 billion (US$1.94 billion), net profits of NT$212 million and an EPS of NT$3.66 for 2013.

Nanya swings to profit in 2013

Jan 28, 16:07

DRAM chipmaker Nanya Technology has reported net profits for 2013, ending a string of six consecutive annual losses.

SK Hynix 4Q13 profits fall from record 3Q

Jan 28, 11:52

Memory chipmaker SK Hynix has reported operating profits of KRW785 billion (US$727 million) for the fourth quarter of 2013, down 33% from the record of KRW1.16 billion in the previous...

Winbond expects profit stability in 2014

Jan 27, 14:11

Winbond Electronics, which specializes in the manufacture of niche-market DRAM and NOR flash memory, returned to profitability in 2013. The company expects to post stable profit performance...

Samsung posts profit drop in 4Q13

Jan 24, 12:40

Samsung Electronics has reported operating profits for the fourth quarter of 2013 slip 18.2% sequentially and about 6% on year to KRW8.31 trillion (US$7.71 billion), while sales were...

Global IC foundry sales rise 14% in 2013, says IC Insights

Jan 23, 15:39

Total IC foundry revenues grew to US$42.8 billion in 2013, a 14% increase from US$37.6 billion in 2012 and eight points more than the 6% growth displayed by the total IC market, according...

SK Hynix to launch in-house developed eMMC device controllers in 2014

Jan 23, 15:03

SK Hynix is expected to launch in-house developed controller chips for eMMC devices in 2014, optimizing on its acquisition of the eMMC device controller unit of Taiwan-based Innostor...

Toshiba launches new subsidiary after completing acquisition of OCZ assets

Jan 22, 11:51

Toshiba has finalized the purchase of all assets of OCZ Technology, making it a wholly-owned subsidiary. Effective immediately, the subsidiary will operate independently as OCZ Storage...

NAND flash contract prices fall in 1H January, says DRAMeXchange

Jan 21, 15:55

Contract prices for NAND flash memory fell 3-5% in the first half of January, as demand has not been strong enough to digest the industry's capacity, according to DRAMeXchange.

DRAM contract prices fall in 1H January, says DRAMeXchange

Jan 16, 22:00

Contract prices for DRAM memory have started to fall as tight supply is gradually easing, according to DRAMeXchange.

Global NAND flash output value to top US$27 billion in 2014, says DRAMeXchange

Jan 15, 14:07

Output value for the global NAND flash industry is forecast to exceed US$27 billion in 2014, up from about US$24.6 billion in 2013, as solid-state drives (SSD) are poised for widespread...

DRAM supplies to remain tight through 2014

Jan 15, 11:15

The supply of commodity DRAM for PCs is expected to remain tight through the entire year of 2014, despite reports indicating that SK Hynix has resumed wafer start production at its...

Though SK Hynix has gradually resumed production from its fire-hit fab, the facility is suffering p

Semiconductor industry sees shift in spending trends, says SEMI

Jan 14, 12:01

Spending trends for the semiconductor industry have changed. Before 2009, capacity expansion corresponded closely to fab equipment spending. Now more money is spent on upgrading existing...

Topco upbeat for 2014

Jan 13, 13:20

Topco Scientific is set to enjoy brisk sales in 2014, powered by the deployment of advanced processes at wafer foundry houses and a rebound in capacity utilization rates in the memory...

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