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Global semiconductor sales top US$335 Billion in 2015, says SIA

Feb 2, 14:53

The global semiconductor industry posted sales totaling US$335.2 billion in 2015, a slight decrease of 0.2% compared to the 2014 total, which was the industry's highest-ever sales...

Tsinghua Unigroup to build own DRAM fab, says report

Feb 2, 12:14

China's state-backed Tsinghua Unigroup reportedly plans to build its own DRAM fab and invite Micron Technology to be a shareholder of the fab, according to a report by Taiwan's Central...

Winbond nets NT$0.90 per share for 2015

Feb 1, 10:14

Winbond Electronics, a memory chipmaker specializing in specialty DRAM and NOR flash chips, has reported Net EPS for 2015 climbed to a 5-year high of NT$0.90 (US$0.03).

Silicon Motion 4Q15 revenues hit record high

Newswatch - Feb 1, 10:09

Silicon Motion saw its revenues grow 3% sequentially to a record high of US$98.04 million in the fourth quarter of 2015, while net income (non-GAAP) decreased to US$19.68 million...

Macronix expects return to profitability in 2H15

Jan 29, 15:28

Macronix International expects to return to profitability in the second half of 2016, according to company president CY Lu.

Enterprise demand for flash storage to pick up and help chip prices to drop, says NetApp executive

Jan 29, 12:11

Commenting on demand for flash-based storage, NetApp's vice president of Product, Solution & Services Marketing, Lee Caswell believes the adoption of flash-based storage by large...

Samsung and Apple remain top semiconductor customers in 2015, says Gartner

Jan 29, 11:10

Samsung Electronics and Apple remained the top semiconductor buyers in 2015, representing 17.7% of the market, according to Gartner. Samsung and Apple together consumed US$59 billion...

Macronix posts another year of losses

Jan 28, 21:00

Macronix International, which specializes in the manufacture of NOR flash and mask ROM memory chips, has reported net losses of NT$4.19 billion (US$124.7 million) for 2015. Losses...

Inotera, Nanya post revenue and profit drops in 2015

Jan 27, 15:57

Inotera Memories and Nanya Technology have both reported revenue and profit declines for 2015, as a result of falling DRAM ASPs.

North American semiconductor equipment industry posts December book-to-bill ratio of 0.99, says SEMI

Jan 27, 15:25

North America-based manufacturers of semiconductor equipment posted US$1.34 billion in orders worldwide in December 2015 (three-month average basis) and a book-to-bill ratio of 0.99,...

Global 2016 IC market to rise 4%, says IC Insights

Jan 26, 15:38

Market research firm IC Insights has forecast that the global IC market will log a 4% increase in 2016, and fab capacity utilization rates will range from 90% to 93% with 12-inch...

SK Hynix reports revenue and profit growth for 2015

Jan 26, 15:01

SK Hynix has announced consolidated revenues for 2015 increased 10% to KRW18.8 trillion (US$558.9 million) while operating profits grew 4% to KRW5.3 trillion. Net profits for the...

Samsung announces mass production of 4GB HBM2 DRAM

Jan 21, 10:56

Samsung Electronics has begun mass production of 4GB DRAM package based on the second-generation high-bandwidth memory (HBM2) interface for use in high-performance computing (HPC),...

Winbond orders equipment from UIS

Stockwatch - Jan 21, 10:24

Specialty memory specialist Winbond Electronics has purchased a batch of machinery and engineering equipment from cleanroom constructor United Information Systems (UIS) for about...

PTI shareholders approve planned investment from Tsinghua Unigroup

Jan 15, 14:28

Shareholders of Powertech Technology (PTI), a Taiwan-based memory backend specialist, have approved a private placement plan to raise additional capital at a provisional meeting on...

Nanya completes NT$11.68 billion rights issue

Jan 14, 21:43

Nanya Technology has raised NT$11.68 billion (US$348 million) from a rights issue commenced recently, according to the DRAM chipmaker.

Kingston to buy NT$3 billion worth of Nanya shares, says report

Jan 13, 22:09

Memory module vendor Kingston Technology has subscribed to NT$3 billion (US$89.8 million) worth of new shares released by DRAM chipmaker Nanya Technology through a private placement,...

Phison reports record 2015 revenues

Stockwatch - Jan 12, 11:06

NAND flash device controller supplier Phison Electronics has reported consolidated revenues of NT$37.18 billion (US$1.12 billion) for 2015, up 12.4% on year and hitting a record hi...

Transcend reports decreased December revenues

Stockwatch - Jan 11, 15:47

Memory module maker Transcend Information has reported revenues of NT$2.15 billion (US$64.3 million) for December 2015, down 7.5% on month and 2.9% on year.

Inotera, Nanya report increased December revenues

Jan 11, 15:25

DRAM chipmakers Inotera Memories and Nanya technology have reported sequential increases in December 2015 revenues of 8.4% and 5.6%, respectively.

Winbond December revenues fall 5%

Jan 11, 10:39

Specialty memory specialist Winbond Electronics has announced consolidated revenues of NT$3.15 billion (US$94.1 million) for December 2015, down 4.9% sequentially but up 0.3% on ye...

Worldwide semiconductor revenues decline 1.9% in 2015, says Gartner

Jan 8, 15:16

Worldwide semiconductor revenues totaled US$333.7 billion in 2015, a 1.9% decrease from 2014 revenues of US$340.3 billion, according to Gartner. The top-25 semiconductor vendors'...

Macronix posts 7% revenue decrease in 2015

Jan 7, 15:10

Macronix International has reported consolidated revenues of NT$20.93 billion (US$628 million) for 2015, representing a 6.6% decrease compared with the NT$22.41 billion posted for...

Adata revenues up sequentially in December

Newswatch - Jan 6, 22:18

Memory module maker Adata Technology has reported revenues of NT$1.829 billion (US$54.96 million) for December 2015, up 6.68% on month but down 22.96% on year.

Global semiconductor sales dip slightly in November, says SIA

Jan 6, 21:21

Worldwide sales of semiconductors reached US$28.9 billion for November 2015, 0.3% lower than the previous month's total of US$29.0 billion and 3% down from the November 2014 total...

Micron president to resign

Jan 5, 10:51

Micron Technology has announced that company president Mark Adams will resign for personal health reasons. He will remain with the company until February 1, 2016, to support the tr...

Nanya Technology to issue 320 million new shares at discount

Newswatch - Dec 24, 15:44

Nanya Technology has set the price of 320 million new shares to be released soon at NT$36.50 (US$1.11) per unit. The price represents a discount of 26.34% compared to the company's...

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...

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