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IC Insights expects big changes in 2013 chip ranking

Nov 7, 11:12

IC Insights expects significant changes in the ranking amongst the top-20 semiconductor suppliers this year compared to 2012 rankings. Later this month (November 2013), the market...

Nanya, Inotera October sales surge

Nov 6, 14:46

Taiwan-based DRAM memory maker Nanya Technology saw its consolidated revenues surge 81.7% from a year earlier in October 2013, while revenues at Inotera Memories jumped 105.1% on...

Global chip sales hit record US$80.92 billion in 3Q13, says SIA

Nov 6, 14:37

Worldwide sales of semiconductors climbed to a record US$80.92 billion in the third quarter of 2013, up 8.4% from US$74.64 billion in the prior quarter, according to SIA.

NAND flash prices to fall in 4Q13 on falling demand

Nov 5, 21:03

NAND flash contract prices for the fourth quarter of 2013 are set to fall despite a reduction in the global supply, according to industry sources.

NAND market moderates as flash memory loading slackens in devices, says IHS

Nov 5, 15:12

The global NAND flash memory market is showing signs of slowing down in the third and fourth quarters as traditional growth drivers have tapered off in strength, according to IHS.

Inotera likely to post net profits of over NT$10 billion in 4Q13

Nov 4, 21:56

DRAM maker Inotera Memories is expected to post net profits of over NT$10 billion (US$340 million) in the fourth quarter of 2013, buoyed by tight supply of memory chips in the contract...

Toshiba launches embedded devices using second-generation 19nm process

Nov 4, 12:45

Toshiba has announced the launch of new embedded NAND flash memory modules integrating NAND chips fabricated with 19nm second-generation process technology. The module is fully compliant...

Toshiba to invest in Kingston-Phison mobile memory JV

Nov 4, 11:10

Kingston Solutions (KSI), a joint venture between memory module firm Kingston Technology and flash device controller supplier Phison Electronics, has drawn investment from Toshiba.

PTI 3Q13 results miss expectations, cautious about 4Q

Nov 1, 13:51

Packaging and testing house Powertech Technology (PTI) has announced net profits of NT$604 million (US$20.59 million) on consolidated revenues of NT$9.35 billion for the third quarter...

Macronix 75nm NOR flash chips verified by Samsung

Oct 31, 11:52

Taiwan-based Macronix International reportedly has received verification for its 75nm 16Mb 1.8V NOR flash chips from Samsung Electronics, with shipments to ramp up starting 2014.

Macronix reportedly breaks into supply chain of Samsung

SK Hynix develops 6Gb LPDDR3 for mobile devices

Oct 30, 11:20

SK Hynix has developed 6-gigabit (6Gb) low-power DDR3 (LPDDR3) using 20nm-class process technology. The new mobile memory solution is designed for premium mobile devices, according...

SK Hynix 6Gb LPDDR3

Restoration of fire-hit SK Hynix China fab likely to be delayed

Oct 29, 22:21

SK Hynix has revealed that it might not be able to resume full operations at its fire-damaged DRAM fab in Wuxi, China by its target timeframe.

SK Hynix posts record revenues and operating profits in 3Q13

Oct 29, 11:23

SK Hynix has reported record revenues and operating profits for the third quarter of 2013, though a September fire at its China factory reduced its DRAM output for the quarter.

Rexchip ramping up mobile DRAM output in 4Q13, says report

Newswatch - Oct 28, 16:12

Taiwan-based Rexchip Electronics, which is now owned by Micron Technology as a result of the US chipmaker's acquisition of Elpida Memory, has scaled up its mobile DRAM capacity to...

Toshiba gearing up for low-cost eMMC solutions

Oct 28, 11:06

Toshiba will launch low-cost eMMC solutions for use in entry-level and mid-range smartphones and tablets around the end of the fourth quarter, 2013, according to sources at memory...

Samsung 3Q13 operating profits rise 26% to new record

Oct 25, 15:06

Samsung Electronics saw its operating profits increase about 26% on year to more than KRW10 trillion (US$9 billion) in the third quarter of 2013, buoyed mainly by significant growth...

Tablets and smartphones still driving semiconductor growth, says firm

Oct 25, 12:01

Media tablets and smartphones have been the two most significant drivers of semiconductor growth for the last few years, according to market analyst firm Semiconductor Intelligence...

Winbond posts profits for two consecutive quarters

Oct 24, 16:04

Winbond Electronics continued to generate net profits in the third quarter of 2013 – the second quarter in a row after the company posted losses over the previous six quarter...

Nanya, Inotera 4Q13 outlook optimistic

Oct 24, 13:49

Nanya Technology expects its revenues to register double-digit sequential growth with higher profits in the fourth quarter, while fellow DRAM company Inotera Memories is set to see...

Nanya, Inotera 3Q13 profits soar

Oct 23, 16:03

Nanya Technology and Inotera Memories saw their net profits soar in the third quarter of 2013, thanks to rising DRAM prices.

DRAM contract prices rise 6% in early October, says DRAMeXchange

Oct 22, 15:18

DRAM contract prices rose about 6% in the first half of October, with prices for mainstream 4GB modules reaching US$34, according to DRAMeXchange. The price growth was mainly due...

Winbond expands ties with contract partner

Oct 21, 14:38

Niche-market memory specialist Winbond Electronics will continue to contract Powerchip Technology to manufacture specialty DRAM products, and is looking to extend the partnership...

Winbond chairman Arthur Chiao

NAND flash contract prices set to fall, says DRAMeXchange

Oct 18, 12:32

Contract prices for mainstream NAND flash chips, which stayed unchanged in the first half of October, are set to fall due to continued high levels of inventory in the supply chain...

DRAM market adjusts to post-PC era as profits soar to 11-quarter high, says IHS

Oct 18, 11:43

Having slimmed down and gained some self-discipline, the DRAM business is posting its highest profits in nearly three years allowing suppliers to thrive despite the decline of the...

Digitimes Research: Global 4Q13 DRAM capacity to reduce 5.7% on SK Hynix China plant fire

Oct 16, 16:07

Global DRAM production has been hit due to a fire at SK Hynix' China fab. Combined production capacity at DRAM producers worldwide during the fourth quarter of 2013 is set to be about...

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Samsung begins construction of new R&D center in Silicon Valley

Oct 16, 12:26

Samsung Electronics plans to open a new R&D center in Silicon Valley to support its growth, open innovation and collaboration activities, according to the South Korea-based ven...

SK Hynix opens flash R&D center in Taiwan

Oct 16, 12:25

SK Hynix announced on October 15 that the company has established a R&D center in Taiwan to strengthen its global R&D competence and customer support.

Gigastone ramps up NAND flash controller chips to 2.5 million in September

Oct 15, 21:47

Flash memory card and drive maker Gigastone, which will debut on Taiwan's emerging stock market on October 21, ramped up its production of NAND flash controller ICs to 2.5 million...

PTI, Walton post mixed 3Q13 results

Oct 15, 15:56

Memory IC backend service specialist Powertech Technology (PTI) saw its third-quarter revenues register an about 1% sequential decrease, while fellow firm Walton Advanced Engineering...

USB 3.0 flash drive demand disappoints

Oct 15, 12:12

Demand for USB 3.0 flash drives has been a disappointment thus far in 2013 with the penetration rate reaching only 10%. Industry observers anticipate the penetration rate will climb...

Micron Hiroshima fab to ramp up mobile DRAM output in 4Q13, say sources

Oct 14, 21:02

Production capacity at Micron Technology's DRAM fab in Hiroshima, Japan, which was formerly owned by Elpida Memory, will ramp up by 20% through upgrading its 30nm process to 25nm,...

Micron swings to profit in fiscal 2013

Oct 14, 14:01

Micron Technology has reported net profits of US$1.71 billion for its fiscal fourth-quarter 2013 compared to profits of US$43 million for the prior quarter and losses of US$243 million...

China IC production reaching 31.9% of IC consumption in 2013, says Information Network

Oct 8, 15:09

Massive investments in China's semiconductor industry is paying off as internal production is making inroads on demand, according to The Information Network.

Nanya, Inotera September revenues rise

Oct 7, 22:29

Nanya Technology and Inotera Memories both saw September revenue increases driven by rising DRAM prices. Nanya has reported consolidated revenues of NT$3.805 billion (US$129.5 million)...

4GB DDR3 contract prices to rise by double digit percentage in October

Oct 7, 22:11

DRAM contract prices are set to edge higher in October, with prices for 4GB DDR3 modules soaring by double digits, according to industry sources. October contract prices for mainstream...

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