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IDT high-speed multiplexer for DDR4 NVDIMM technology selected as preferred supplier by Micron

Feb 24, 22:03

Integrated Device Technology (IDT) recently introduced a high-speed multiplexer that expands the company's existing portfolio of DDR4 products targeting the nascent NVDIMM (non-volatile...

Consolidation needed to address oversupply in NOR flash industry: Q&A with Macronix chairman Miin Wu

Feb 24, 15:49

Macronix International, which ranks as the world's second-largest NOR flash supplier with a 19% share currently, aims to become the number one player in the sector with a 30% share...

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Samsung to adopt 20nm process for over 50% of its DRAM output in 2015, say sources

Feb 17, 11:01

Samsung Electronics began mass production of DRAM memory using 20nm process technology in 2014. The node technology will be adopted by the vendor for more than 50% of its overall...

Global mobile DRAM output value rises 4% in 4Q14

Feb 17, 10:58

Output value for the global mobile DRAM industry came to US$3.61 billion in the fourth quarter of 2014, representing a 27.8% of the overall output value for the DRAM industry and...

Market dynamics and technology hurdles reduce DRAM bit volume growth, says IC Insights

Feb 16, 16:01

DRAM bit volume grew by an average of 67% per year from 1995-2005, according to IC Insights. In the 10 years since then, however, bit volume growth has averaged 43% per year, the...

Kingston to increase investment in Phison

Feb 12, 11:05

Phison Electronics, a supplier of NAND flash device controllers, has announced that memory module vendor Kingston Technology will subscribe to 10.4 million shares out of a total of...

Inotera reaches new supply deal with Micron

Feb 11, 20:09

The board of directors of Inotera Memories has approved a revised supply agreement with Micron Technology, according to the Taiwan-based DRAM memory maker.

KYEC to enjoy robust growth in sales generated from MEMS testing

Feb 11, 16:09

Backend house King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) is expected to see sales generated from its MEMS business increase robustly in 2015, according to market sources.

Global 4Q14 DRAM output value rises 8%, says DRAMeXchange

Feb 11, 15:31

Worldwide DRAM output came to US$12.98 billion in value during the fourth quarter of 2014, up 8.2% sequentially, according to DRAMeXchange. Samsung Electronics continued to lead the...

Global NAND flash market rises 2% in 4Q14, says DRAMeXchange

Feb 10, 20:11

The worldwide NAND flash memory market posted revenues of US$8.75 billion in the fourth quarter of 2014, up 2% sequentially, according to DRAMeXchange. Samsung Electronics remained...

Transcend reports decreased revenues for January

Feb 10, 20:10

Memory module company Transcend Information has announced consolidated revenues of NT$2.11 billion (US$66.9 million) for January 2015, down 4.6% on month and 13.6% on year.

SK Hynix says its 8Gb LPDDR4 being adopted in new flagship smartphone

Feb 9, 21:53

SK Hynix has announced that its 8-gigabit (8Gb) low-power DDR4 (LPDDR4) memory has been adopted in a brand-new smartphone model. Built using 20nm process technology, the memory works...

Inotera, Nanya report decreased revenues for January

Feb 9, 15:00

DRAM chipmakers Inotera Memories and Nanya Technology have both reported sequential decreases in consolidated revenues for January 2015, due to falling DRAM prices.

Winbond, Macronix post mixed results for January

Feb 9, 11:03

Non-PC memory specialist Winbond Electronics has reported consolidated revenues for January 2015 grew 8.9% sequentially while fellow company Macronix International saw its sales decrease...

PTI reports increased revenues for January

Stockwatch - Feb 5, 21:30

Consolidated sales at Powertech Technology (PTI) increased 0.8% on month and 4.2% on year to NT$3.21 billion (US$101.7 million) in January 2014.

SK Hynix, Toshiba team up for nanoimprint lithography

Feb 5, 21:01

SK Hynix and Toshiba have announced they have struck a deal to jointly develop nanoimprint lithography (NIL), a candidate for the next-generation lithography technology.

Samsung mass producing high-density ePoP memory for Smartphones

Feb 4, 20:52

Samsung Electronics has announced that the company is mass producing ePoP (embedded package on package) memory, a single memory package consisting of 3GB LPDDR3 DRAM, 32GB eMMC and...

Winbond nets NT$0.83 per share for 2014

Feb 3, 22:19

Winbond Electronics, a memory chipmaker specializing in specialty DRAM and NOR flash chips, saw its fourth-quarter net profits increase 11% sequentially to the highest quarterly level...

Global semiconductor industry posts record sales in 2014, says SIA

Feb 3, 20:21

The global semiconductor industry posted record sales totaling US$335.8 billion in 2014, an increase of 9.9% from the 2013 total of US$305.6 billion, according to SIA.

Sony to boost production capacity for stacked CMOS image sensors

Feb 2, 21:53

Sony has announced plans to invest in Sony Semiconductor in the fiscal year ending March 31, 2016 in order to increase production capacity for stacked CMOS image sensors. Sony Semiconductor...

Macronix expects return to profitability in 2H15

Jan 30, 14:40

NOR flash memory maker Macronix International expects to return to profitability in the second half of 2015, according to company president CY Lu.

Memory suppliers account for more than 60% of 300mm wafer capacity, says IC Insights

Jan 29, 19:45

IC Insights has published a ranking of the industry's largest IC manufacturers in terms of installed 300mm wafer start capacity in 2014. Included in the list are four companies from...

SK Hynix posts record earnings for 4Q14 and 2014

Jan 28, 22:14

Memory chipmaker SK Hynix has reported record profits for the fourth quarter of 2014 and the full year.

PTI profits soar in 2014

Jan 28, 15:33

Packaging and testing company Powertech Technology (PTI) swung to net profits of NT$3.24 billion (US$104.3 million) from losses of NT$3.21 billion in 2013. Net EPS for 2014 came to...

Inotera reports record revenues and profits for 2014

Jan 28, 10:55

DRAM chipmaker Inotera Memories has reported net profits of NT$52.91 billion (US$1.7 billion), or NT$8.32 a share, on consolidated revenues of NT$82.57 billion for 2014. Both figures...

Inotera set profits and revenues records in 2014

Samsung reportedly to expand DRAM capacity

Jan 28, 10:52

Samsung will build additional DRAM production capacity during 2015, which may create uncertainty for the industry bit supply growth and pricing, according to industry sources.

Nanya reports strong profits for 2014

Jan 28, 10:51

DRAM maker Nanya Technology has reported net profits of NT$28.24 billion (US$908 million) for 2014, with EPS for the year coming to NT$11.77.

Spansion and Macronix reach settlement agreement

Jan 27, 21:45

Spansion and Macronix International announced on January 27 that they have settled all outstanding patent disputes and actions, including their respective complaints at the US International...

Silicon Motion reports record 2014 sales

Jan 27, 21:28

Silicon Motion Technology saw its revenues climb to a record high of US$289 million in 2014, thanks to strong growth in sales generated from its eMMC controller business, according...

SanDisk reportedly looking for mobile DRAM supplier

Jan 26, 23:20

SanDisk is reportedly looking for a partner in Taiwan to secure a steady supply of mobile DRAM memory, with Nanya Technology being identified as the target.

Inotera on schedule to transition to 20nm process technology

Jan 26, 23:19

Inotera Memories is making progress in transitioning to a newer 20nm node technology, according to the Taiwan-based DRAM memory maker.

Samsung and Apple remain top semiconductor customers, says Gartner

Jan 23, 09:57

Samsung Electronics and Apple remained the top semiconductor buyers in 2014, representing a combined semiconductor demand of 17%, according to Gartner. Samsung and Apple together...

Prices for 256GB SSDs to fall below US$70, says Apacer executive

Jan 22, 19:13

Prices for 256GB SSDs will likely fall below US$70 in the second half of 2015, while prices for 128GB drives will reach a sweet spot of US$40, according to Apacer Technology general...

PC DRAM prices to fall less than 5% in 1Q15

Jan 22, 16:11

Prices for PC DRAM are set to fall less than 5% in the first quarter of 2015, due to seasonal factors, according to industry observers. Nevertheless, there is limited room for prices...

IC market CAGR rebounds but growth remains below 30-year average, says IC Insights

Jan 22, 15:51

Judging from the IC market size at the beginning and end of each decade since the 1980s and the corresponding CAGR for each 10-year period, IC Insights has recognized the importance...

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