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Micron, Silicon Motion team up for UFS solutions

Aug 17, 11:07

Micron Technology is working with its controller partner Silicon Motion Technology to develop controller solutions for Universal Flash Storage (UFS) chips, according to industry sources...

Winbond signs NT$12 billion syndicated loan

Aug 15, 21:44

Winbond Electronics has signed a NT$12 billion (US$382.8 million) syndicated loan agreement with 17 local banks in Taiwan, according to the memory chipmaker.

DRAM market set to fall 19% in 2016, says IC Insights

Aug 15, 10:17

The year 2016 is not expected to be a good one for the total memory market and the main culprit is DRAM, according to IC Insights. Declining shipments of desktop and notebook computers,...

Global 2Q16 DRAM revenues rise 6%, says DRAMeXchange

Aug 12, 10:41

Sales in the global DRAM market increased 6.3% sequentially in the second quarter of 2016, thanks mainly to bit supply growth, according to DRAMeXchange.

Phison posts NT$9.58 EPS for 1H16

Aug 12, 09:59

Memory device controller supplier Phison Electronics has reported net profits of NT$1.88 billion (US$60.2 million) for the first half of 2016. EPS for the six-month period reached...

Toppan Photomasks approves new advanced production capacity and technology project for 65nm to 14nm nodes in China

Aug 11, 22:16

Toppan Photomasks (TPI) has announced the approval of the next phase of investment for its recently expanded factory in Shanghai, China operated under Toppan Photomasks Company Limited,...

Powerchip nets NT$1.39 in 1Q16 EPS

Aug 11, 10:27

Foundry chipmaker Powerchip Technology has reported net profits of NT$3.08 billion (US$99.6 million) for the first half of 2016, down 45% from a year ago. EPS for the six-month period...

Adata 2Q16 profits fall 26.5%

Aug 11, 10:23

Memory module firm Adata Technology has announced net profits for the second quarter of 2016 declined 26.5% sequentially to NT$88.25 million (US$2.85 million). EPS for the quarter...

Micron intros mobile 3D NAND solution for smartphones

Aug 11, 10:20

Micron Technology has introduced the company's first 3D NAND memory technology optimized for mobile devices and its first products based on the UFS 2.1 standard. Micron's initial...

Inotera names new CFO

Aug 10, 11:06

DRAM maker Inotera Memories has announced the appointment of Richard Mealey-Ozawa as company CFO effective August 9, 2016.

Transcend Information sees July revenues decline

Stockwatch - Aug 9, 16:00

Transcend Information has reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.769 billion (US$56.29 million) for July 2016, representing a 4.44% drop on month and 15.38% drop on year.

Taiwan memory chipmakers post revenue growth for July

Aug 9, 11:20

Specialty DRAM and flash chipmaker Winbond Electronics has disclosed revenues for July 2016 climbed to the highest since August 2010, while mask ROM and flash specialist Macronix...

Taiwan prosecutors investigating Phison for possible accounting fraud

Aug 9, 11:08

Hsinchu district prosecutors are investigating Phison Electronics and its subsidiaries for possible accounting fraud and the accuracy of financial representations made to the Taiwan...

Phison investigated for possible accounting fraud

Huge 2H16 spending surge expected from Samsung, TSMC and Intel, says IC Insights

Aug 4, 15:31

IC Insights has forecast that semiconductor industry capital spending will increase by only 3% in 2016 after declining by 2% in 2015. However, driven by the top three spenders, Samsung,...

Memory chip industry set for an uptick in 3Q16

Aug 3, 16:10

The memory chip industry is set for an upturn in the third quarter of 2016 as inventories in the market have almost been cleared in the last two quarters and price hikes have become...

XMC announces establishment of Yangtze River Storage Tech

Aug 2, 11:04

Wuhan Xinxin Semiconductor Manufacturing (XMC) has announced the establishment of Yangtze River Storage Technology (YRST), which will be formed with goverment subsidies and investments...

Memory module maker Innodisk reports decreased earnings for 2Q16, launches new products

Newswatch - Aug 1, 11:52

Innodisk has reported net profits of NT$94 million (US$2.944 million) for the second quarter of 2016, down 25.98% sequentially and 16.81% on year. EPS for the quarter stood at NT$1.50...

Winbond posts NT$0.18 EPS for 2Q16

Jul 29, 10:51

Winbond Electronics has performed relatively stably compared to other Taiwan-based memory chipmakers. The maker of specialty DRAM and flash memory chips has reported EPS of NT$0.18...

Western Digital announces 64-layer 3D NAND technology

Jul 29, 10:45

Western Digital has successfully developed next-generation 3D NAND technology, BiCS3, with 64 layers of vertical storage capability, according to the company. Pilot production of...

Macronix remains in the red

Jul 28, 21:31

Taiwan-based Macronix International, a manufacturer of flash and mask ROM memory chips mainly for consumer electronics applications, saw its net losses improve to NT$691 million (US$21.6...

Samsung 2Q16 operating profits rise 18% on brisk smartphone sales

Jul 28, 15:11

Samsung Electronics has announced operating profits of KRW8.14 trillion (US$7.24 billion) for the second quarter of 2016, up 21.9% on quarter and 18% from a year earlier, while revenues...

Nanya, Inotera deals with Micron still proceeding

Jul 28, 09:49

Taiwan-based DRAM makers Nanya Technology and Inotera Memories have both reached deals with Micron Technology of the US, which will have Inotera become a wholly-owned subsidiary of...

Nanya 2Q16 profits fall

Jul 27, 21:28

DRAM maker Nanya Technology has announced net profits for the second quarter of 2016 declined 78.5% sequentially to NT$397 million (US$87.6 million) with EPS reaching NT$0.14.

Intel Dalian fab put into operation, says report

Jul 26, 14:34

Intel's 12-inch fab in Dalian has been put into operaton for the manufacture of non-volatile random-access memory (NVRAM) chips, according to a ChinaNews website report.

SK Hynix profits fall

Jul 26, 13:48

SK Hynix has announced consolidated revenues increased 8% sequentially to KRW3.94 trillion (US$3.47 billion) in the second quarter of 2016 thanks to "increased product shipments...

Silicon Motion raises 2016 revenue outlook

Jul 25, 10:34

Silicon Motion Technology has revised upward its revenue outlook for 2016 after posting record results for the second quarter.

Fab tool book-to-bill slips

Jul 22, 14:41

North America-based manufacturers of semiconductor equipment posted a book-to-bill ratio of 1.00 in June, down from 1.09 in May, according to SEMI.

Micron to acquire Cando plant

Jul 21, 22:11

Micron Technology plans to buy touch panel maker Cando's plant in central Taiwan, which will be operated by Powertech Technology (PTI) to provide the US memory vendor packaging and...

Worldwide semiconductor capital spending to drop 0.7% in 2016, says Gartner

Jul 21, 21:12

Worldwide semiconductor capital spending is projected to decrease 0.7% to US$64.3 billion in 2016, according to Gartner. This is up from the estimated 2% decline in Gartner's previous...

Commentary: Micron losses set to continue

Jul 19, 14:05

Micron Technology has announced that it will continue to suffer losses in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2016 (June-August 2016), marking three consecutive quarterly losses. The losses...

Toshiba, Western Digital open new flash memory fab in Japan

Jul 18, 10:38

Toshiba and Western Digital have jointly announced the opening of a new fab in Yokkaichi, Mie Prefecture, Japan, which will support the conversion of the companies' 2D NAND capacity...

Micron intros SLC NAND flash for IoT and automotive

Jul 15, 16:02

Micron Technology has announced its newest embedded SLC NAND flash optimized for the next generation of Internet of Things (IoT) and automotive applications. Available with differing...

MCP product vendor ESMT landing more orders from white-box handset makers, says paper

Newswatch - Jul 15, 11:13

Memory product provider Elite Semiconductor Memory Technology (ESMT) has received more orders for MCP (multi-chip-package) memory products from China-based white-box handset makers...

Micron likely to soon finalize deal for Inotera

Jul 14, 15:00

Micron Technology executives including CEO Mark Durcan and CFO Ernie Maddock have already arrived in Taiwan raising speculation that the US firm will finalize its planned deal to...

Inotera buys equipment from Canon

Stockwatch - Jul 13, 11:48

Inotera Memories has announced a purchase of semiconductor equipment from Canon for NT$787 million (US$24.5 million).

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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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