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Mobile DRAM prices to fall on excess smartphone inventory

Jul 22, 20:39

Prices for mobile DRAM memory are set to fall substantially due to excess smartphone inventory, according to sources at memory makers.

DRAM contract prices to fall further, says DRAMeXchange

Jul 21, 22:03

DRAM contract prices discontinued their six-month rally in November 2014, and have fallen since, according to DRAMeXchange. Growing chip supplies, coupled with weak PC sales and decelerating...

Commentary: Why Micron Technology is being targeted for acquisition

Jul 16, 14:55

China-based state-owned Tsinghua Unigroup has signaled interest in buying US-based Micron Technology, a leading DRAM and NAND flash chip supplier, for US$23 billion, a deal which...

Digitimes Research: Tsinghua Unigroup acquisition of Micron faces difficulties, but is a must for China for further development

Jul 15, 22:16

According to a Wall Street Journal report on July 14, China's Tsinghua Unigroup is planning to spend US$23 billion (or US$21 per share) to acquire US-based Micron Technology. The...

Worldwide semiconductor capital spending to increase 2.5% in 2015, says Gartner

Jul 15, 21:50

Worldwide semiconductor capital spending is projected to grow 2.5% in 2015 reaching US$66.1 billion, according to Gartner. The prediction is down from the research firm's previous...

Chip equipment spending to continue growth through 2016, says SEMI

Jul 15, 15:17

SEMI has forecast that the total semiconductor equipment market will grow 7% in 2015 reaching US$40.2 billion, and expand another 4% to US$41.8 billion in 2016. Following strong growth...

Micron boosts data center storage security with new SATA SSD featuring enterprise data encryption

Jul 14, 15:41

Micron Technology has announced a new encryption-enhanced solid state drive (SSD) for read-centric data center workloads, accelerating the transition from legacy hard disk drives...

Inotera, Nanya report decreased revenues for 2Q15

Stockwatch - Jul 13, 16:09

Revenues at DRAM chipmakers Inotera Memories and Nanya Technology continued to fall in June 2015 dragging down their revenues for the second quarter.

Gartner cuts 2015 chip market growth forecast again

Jul 10, 10:21

Worldwide semiconductor revenues are forecast to reach US$348 billion in 2015, a 2.2% increase from 2014, according to Gartner. The prediction, however, is down from Gartner's previous...

Adata June revenues rise, Transcend flat

Stockwatch - Jul 9, 15:54

Adata Technology saw its June revenues increase 2.9% sequentially while fellow memory module company Transcend Information's revenues stayed flat on month.

SK Hynix launches in-house developed UFS 2.0 solution

Jul 9, 14:40

SK Hynix has developed a 64GB solution based on the Universal Flash Storage (UFS) 2.0 standard, built using the company's 16nm NAND flash process, and its own firmware and controller,...

Macronix, Winbond report mixed June results

Jul 7, 15:53

Non-PC memory specialist Macronix International saw its June revenues increase 14.6% sequentially while fellow company Winbond Electronics' revenues registered a 2.15% on-month dec...

Global chip sales rise 5% in May, says SIA

Jul 7, 14:53

Worldwide sales of semiconductors for May 2015 came to US$28.2 billion, an increase of 5.1% from a year ago when sales were US$26.8 billion, according to SIA. Compared to the US$27.6...

Phison 1H15 EPS to exceed NT$9, says report

Stockwatch - Jul 6, 15:12

Taiwan-based Phison Electronics, a provider of NAND flash device controller ICs, is expected to see its earnings exceed NT$9 (US$0.30) per share in the first half of 2015, according...

PTI set to post revenue growth in 3Q15

Jul 3, 14:43

Memory packaging and testing house Powertech Technology (PTI) is set to enjoy revenue growth sequentially in the third quarter of 2015, thanks to a pick-up in demand for memory chips,...

Samsung to ramp up shipments of OLED panels, DRAM and flash chips to channels

Jul 1, 11:50

Samsung Electronics may ramp up the supply of standard parts and components, including OLED panels, DRAM and flash chips at more competitive prices starting the third quarter as inventory...

XMC likely to be China DRAM hub, says DRAMeXchange

Jul 1, 10:57

Wuhan, Hubei province will likely be chosen to develop China's home-grown DRAM industry, according to DRAMeXchange. Wuhan Xinxin Semiconductor Manufacturing (XMC), a local 12-inch...

Global DRAM module sales rise 21% in 2014, says DRAMeXchange

Jun 30, 15:27

Global DRAM module sales totaled US$8.8 billion in 2014, up 21% from US$7.3 billion a year earlier, thanks to more stable prices for PC DRAM as well as a rising ratio of contract...

DRAM spot prices hit 28-month low, says CNA

Newswatch - Jun 30, 15:01

DRAM spot prices have fallen further, with prices for mainstream 4Gb DDR3 chips reaching US$2.64 - the lowest level in 28 months, Taiwan's Central News Agency (CNA) quoted...

Winbond cautious about 2H15 DRAM market

Jun 22, 23:37

Inventory digestion will continue to take place in the global DRAM industry during the second half of 2015, according to Arthur Chiao, chairman for Taiwan-based Winbond Electronics...

Winbond chairman Arthur Chiao

US fab tool book-to-bill ratio slips below parity

Jun 22, 23:34

The SEMI book-to-bill ratio for US manufacturers of semiconductor equipment slid to 0.99 in May 2015 after having stayed above parity for four straight months.

DDR4 memory prices fall at rapid pace

Jun 22, 23:24

Contract prices for DDR4 memory have recently experienced a dramatic fall, due mainly to Samsung Electronics' price cuts aimed at increasing market share, according to industry sou...

InnoDisk, Supermicro and Toshiba team up for SSD cloud storage

Jun 22, 11:32

Taiwan-based InnoDisk, which develops and manufactures industrial-class storage products, has disclosed the company is partnering with NAND flash chip vendor Toshiba and Super Micro...

PTI 2Q15 revenues to rise 9-10%, says report

Newswatch - Jun 18, 10:30

Memory backend specialist Powertech Technology (PTI) is expected to post revenue growth of 9-10% sequentially in the second quarter of 2015, Taiwan's Central News Agency (CNA)...

IC manufacturers close or repurpose 83 wafer fabs from 2009-2014, says IC Insights

Jun 17, 15:59

Since the global economic recession of 2008-2009, the IC industry has been on a mission to pare down older capacity in order to produce devices more cost-effectively on larger wafers...

Macronix and Arrow Electronics announce global distribution partnership

Jun 17, 15:41

Arrow Electronics has been selected as a global distribution partner for Macronix International, a provider of non-volatile memory semiconductor solutions. The new agreement enables...

China to implement semiconductor investment plans with CNY600 billion in funding

Jun 16, 19:58

China has begun to implement its investment plans aiming to boost development of the local semiconductor industry, and will inject a total of CNY600 billion (US$96.6 billion) into...

Global 2015 semiconductor market less favorable, says VIS executive

Jun 11, 22:02

Handset makers are still working through some inventory issues while the IoT market boom has not yet arrived, said FC Tseng, vice chairman for specialty IC foundry Vanguard International...

FC Tseng

Nanya likely to draw investment from Kingston

Jun 11, 21:51

Nanya Technology is likely to attract investment from Kingston Technology through fund raising scheduled for the second half of 2015, according to industry sources.

Storage device maker Longsys looks to strengthen ties with Taiwan chip firms

Jun 10, 21:29

Shenzhen Longsys Electronics is looking to strengthen its ties with Taiwan-based semiconductor players while staying focused on high-margin industrial storage products and solutions...

Transcend Information sees revenues decline in May

Stockwatch - Jun 9, 16:06

Transcend Information has reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.962 billion (US$63.04 million) for May 2015, representing a 6.68% drop on month and 14.18% drop on year.

Inotera, Nanya report decreased revenues for May

Jun 8, 15:29

DRAM chipmakers Inotera Memories and Nanya Technology have both reported revenue decreases for May 2015.

New Silicon Motion SSD controller supports Micron 16nm TLC NAND

Jun 8, 15:21

Silicon Motion Technology has announced that its SM2256 SATA client SSD controller now supports Micron Technology's new 16nm 128 gigabit (Gb) TLC NAND flash, enabling high-performance...

Silicon Motion SN2256 solution

Winbond May sales down, Macronix up

Jun 8, 14:31

Winbond Electronics and Macronix International have reported mixed revenue results for May 2015.

Fab equipment growth continues into 2015, says SEMI

Jun 5, 15:45

Semiconductor fab equipment spending is expected to increase 11% to US$38.7 billion in 2015, and grow another 5% to US$40.7 billion in 2016, according to SEMI.

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  • Toshiba+Serial+Interface+NAND

    Toshiba Serial Interface NAND

    Toshiba has launched a new line-up of NAND flash memory products for embedded applications that are compatible with the Serial Peripheral Interface (SPI). Wide ranging applications...

    Photo: Company, Oct 23.

  • Samsung+12Gb+LPDDR4+DRAM

    Samsung 12Gb LPDDR4 DRAM

    Samsung Electronics has announced that it is mass producing 12Gb LPDDR4 (low power, double data rate 4) mobile DRAM chips based on its 20nm process technology. The new LPDDR4 is...

    Photo: Company, Sep 18.

  • Samsung+V%2DNAND+SSDs

    Samsung V-NAND SSDs

    Samsung Electronics has announced that it is adding three TCO-optimized, high-performance SSDs, based on 3-dimensional (3D) Vertical NAND (V-NAND) technology, to its portfolio of...

    Photo: Company, Aug 27.

  • Samsung+NVMe+PCIe+SSD

    Samsung NVMe PCIe SSD

    Samsung Electronics has started mass production of NVMe PCIe solid state drive (SSD) which has an M.2 form factor for use in PCs and workstations. Samsung has also begun shipping...

    Photo: Company, May 4.

  • Samsung+850+EVO+M%2E2+and+850+EVO+mSATA+SSD

    Samsung 850 EVO M.2 and 850 EVO mSATA SSD

    Samsung Electronics has unveiled the 850 EVO M.2 and 850 EVO mSATA solid state drive (SSD) lineups. The 850 EVO M.2 and mSATA SSDs are new form factors of the 850 EVO SSD that launched...

    Photo: Company, Apr 14.

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