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Inotera orders equipment from Applied Materials

Stockwatch - Dec 23, 11:06

DRAM maker Inotera Memories has purchased a batch of production equipment from Applied Materials for around NT$734 million (US$22.3 million), according to a company filing with the...

Samsung to mass produce 18nm DRAM in 2Q16, says Korea media

Dec 22, 00:13

According to South Korea's Digital Times, Samsung Electronics will start mass production of DRAM chips built using 18nm (1x) process technology in the second quarter of 20...

Nanya fundraiser reportedly to attract Kingston, Adata, says paper

Stockwatch - Dec 21, 16:02

Memory module firms Kingston Technology and Adata Technology are looking to participate in DRAM maker Nanya Technology's upcoming capital increment plan, according to a recent Chinese-language...

Taiwan science parks post January-October revenues of over NT$1.9 trillion, says MOST

Dec 18, 12:00

The government-run Hsinchu Science Park (HSP), Southern Taiwan Science Park (STSP) and Central Taiwan Science Park (CTSP) generated combined revenues of NT$1.92 trillion (US$58.53...

Commentary: Is Micron investment in Inotera a good buy?

Dec 18, 11:04

Micron Technology has offered a deal to make Taiwan-based Inotera Memories a wholly-own subsidiary. Micron, which holds a 33% stake in Inotera, is offering to buy the remaining outstanding...

DRAMeXchange sees a slight DRAM oversupply for 2016

Dec 18, 10:24

The global DRAM supply will outgrow demand only slightly in 2016, and the memory prices will continue their downward trend, according to DRAMeXchange.

Tsinghua Unigroup looking to invest in Phison China subsidiary, says report

Dec 16, 19:44

China's state-owned Tsinghua Unigroup intends to acquire a 51% stake in Taiwan-based NAND flash device controller supplier Phison Electronics' subsidiary in Hefei of China's Anhui...

Semiconductor equipment sales to slip in 2015, says SEMI

Dec 15, 16:13

Worldwide sales of new semiconductor manufacturing equipment will decrease 0.6% to US$37.3 billion in 2015, according to SEMI. But in 2016, nominal positive growth is expected resulting...

Nanya to invest up to NT$31.5 billion in Micron

Dec 14, 23:13

Taiwan-based Nanya Technology has announced plans to invest up to NT$31.5 billion (US$958 million) in Micron Technology to acquire the US firm's equity. The planned investment has...

Micron to acquire Inotera remaining shares

Dec 14, 16:13

Micron Technology and Inotera Memories have signed an agreement for Micron to acquire Inotera's remaining shares for consideration worth NT$30 (approximately US$0.92) per share, according...

SEMI cuts forecast for 2015, 2016 fab equipment spending

Dec 9, 20:21

SEMI has lowered its forecast for the global 2015 semiconductor fab equipment spending growth to 0.5% from the 5% estimated previously. The industry association also revised downward...

Transcend Information posts increased revenues for November

Stockwatch - Dec 9, 15:49

Transcend Information has reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.322 billion (US$70.7 million) for November 2015, representing a 5.67% increase on month and 2.44% increase on year.

Winbond November revenues up on year

Dec 8, 10:59

Winbond Electronics has reported consolidated revenues of NT$3.31 billion (US$100.6 million) for November 2015, down 2.3% on month but up 2.6% on year.

Inotera, Nanya report decreased November revenues

Stockwatch - Dec 7, 16:08

November revenues at both Inotera Memories and Nanya Technology declined reflecting continued falls in DRAM chip prices.

Global semiconductor sales increase in October, says SIA

Dec 7, 11:14

Worldwide sales of semiconductors reached US$29.0 billion for the month of October 2015, 1.9% higher than the previous month's total of US$28.4 billion and 2.5% lower than the October...

Inotera orders NT$2.55 billion of equipment

Stockwatch - Dec 4, 11:12

Inotera Memories recently announced two separate equipment purchases from KLA-Tencor and Tokyo Electron totaling about NT$2.55 billion (US$77.8 million).

IDM IC sales growth likely to outpace fabless in 2015, says IC Insights

Dec 4, 10:56

In 2010, for the first and only time on record thus far, IDM semiconductor sales growth (35%) outpaced fabless semiconductor company sales growth (29%), according to IC Insights....

Adata chairman to buy Skymedi shares, says report

Dec 4, 10:51

Simon Chen, chairman for Taiwan-based memory module maker Adata Technology, will make an investment in Skymedi to hold a majority stake in the NAND flash device controller supplier,...

Skymedi axes two thirds of employees

Stockwatch - Dec 3, 16:12

NAND flash controller IC design house Skymedi has confirmed a report by the Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN) that the company laid off almost two thirds of its...

Inotera buys equipment from Micron

Dec 2, 11:42

DRAM maker Inotera Memories has announced the purchase of a batch of production equipment from Micron Technology for around NT$411 million (US$12.58 million).

SSD contract prices fall for 4 straight quarters, says DRAMeXchange

Nov 30, 12:07

The average price for client-SSDs used by computer manufacturers has fallen 10-11% in the fourth quarter of 2015, according to DRAMeXchange. The price already experienced sequentiall...

Tsinghua Unigroup seeking investment in SK Hynix, says report

Nov 27, 12:31

According to China's ITHome.com, state-backed tech conglomerate Tsinghua Unigroup intends to buy a stake in South Korea-based SK Hynix for around CNY30 billion (US$4.7 bil...

Samsung starts mass production of 128GB DDR4 modules for enterprise servers

Nov 26, 21:51

Samsung Electronics has announced that it is mass producing the industry's first TSV DDR4 memory in 128GB modules for enterprise servers and data centers.

Global 3Q15 NAND flash market posts 2% growth, says DRAMeXchange

Nov 25, 10:54

The worldwide NAND flash memory market posted revenues of about US$8.5 billion in the third quarter of 2015, representing an only 2.4% sequential increase, according to DRAMeXchang...

Targeting Taiwan IC sector: Q&A with Tsinghua Unigroup chairman Zhao Weiguo

Nov 23, 12:02

China-based Tsinghua Unigroup is currently riding high in the global semiconductor industry with a series of acquisitions totaling over US$10 billion in the past two years. Tsinghua...

Tsinghua Unigroup chairman Zhao Weiguo

US fab tool book-to-bill ratio slips in October, says SEMI

Nov 23, 11:03

The SEMI book-to-bill ratio for US manufacturers of semiconductor equipment slid to 0.98 in October 2015 after having stayed above parity for three straight months.

Innodisk 3Q15 revenues and profits rise

Nov 20, 10:40

Taiwan-based Innodisk, which develops and manufactures industrial-class storage products, has announced net profits of NT$176 million (US$5.41 million) on consolidated revenues of...

Macronix Quad SPI NOR flash chips power Xilinx UltraScale FPGAs

Nov 20, 10:32

Macronix International has announced a new high-performance Quad SPI NOR flash series - dubbed MX66U51235FME - for the Xilinx 7 series and UltraScale FPGAs. These FPGA's are geared...

Taiwan semiconductor production value to rise 4% in 2016, says IEK

Nov 18, 11:14

Taiwan's semiconductor industries are expected to generate total production value of NT$2.34 trillion (US$71.3 billion) in 2016, up 4.1% on year, according to the Industrial Economics...

Global 3Q15 mobile DRAM sales rise 18%, says DRAMeXchange

Nov 16, 11:07

Mobile DRAM revenues amounted to about US$4.55 billion in the third quarter of 2015, up 18% from US$3.85 billion in the prior quarter, according to DRAMeXchange.

Digitimes Research: Korea memory chip production value hit record high in 3Q15

Nov 13, 15:21

The production value of memory chips, including DRAM and NAND flash devices, in Korea hit a new high of KRW13.92 trillion (US$11.8 billion) in the third quarter of 2015, compared...

Strong US dollar to shave 4pp off of top-20 growth rate in 2015, says IC Insights

Nov 12, 10:36

The world's top-20 semiconductor companies' sales are forecast to be flat in 2015, 1pp higher than the growth rate expected for the total worldwide semiconductor industry, according...

Inotera names new chairman

Nov 10, 16:14

The board of directors of Inotera Memories has appointed Pei Ing Lee to replace Charles Kau as chairman effective November 10, 2015, according to the Taiwan-based DRAM maker.

Transcend reports on-year decline in October revenues

Stockwatch - Nov 10, 15:47

Transcend Information has reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.198 billion (US$67.02 million) for October 2015, representing a 4.97% increase on month and 12.02% drop on year.

Global DRAM revenues fall 1% in 3Q15, says DRAMeXchange

Nov 10, 15:24

DRAM ASPs continue to fall due to oversupply in the market, but suppliers have moved to allocate more of their available capacities to produce non-PC DRAM chips - mainly mobile DRAM...

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  • 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.

  • 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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