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Renesas likely to delay plans to exit low-end motherboard MOSFET market, say sources

Sep 23, 15:12

Renesas Electronics is likely to delay its plans to exit the low-end motherboard-use MOSFET market due to strong complaints from downstream clients as well as the recent upsurge in...

Global 2013 semiconductor manufacturing equipment spending to fall 8.5%, says Gartner

Sep 23, 14:38

Worldwide semiconductor manufacturing equipment spending is projected to total US$34.6 billion in 2013, down 8.5% from 2012 spending of US$37.8 billion, according to Gartner.

USB 3.0 flash drive penetration rate to approach only 10% in 2013, says DRAMeXchange

Sep 23, 14:01

The market penetration rate for USB 3.0 flash drives may reach only 10% in 2013 before approaching 20-25% in 2014, according to DRAMeXchange.

Gigastone steps into NAND flash controller ICs

Sep 18, 13:09

Taiwan-based flash memory card and drive maker Gigastone has stepped into development and production of NAND flash controller ICs, according to company chairman Wang Li-min.

Spot DRAM prices soar over 30% in less than 2 weeks

Sep 17, 13:51

Spot DRAM prices have soared over 30% in less than two weeks after a fire broke out at a wafer plant of SK Hynix in Wuxi, China on September 4, jeopardizing wafer production at the...

WAE expects revenue proportion for specialty DRAM to rise to 80% by end of 2013

Sep 17, 11:38

Taiwan-based memory packaging and testing service provider Walton Advanced Engineering (WAE) saw specialty DRAM packaging/testing services account for 74% of its second-quarter 2013...

eMemory announces NeoMTP for touch panel MCU and TDDI applications

Sep 16, 21:51

eMemory Technology, an embedded non-volatile memory (eNVM) industry player, has announced that its multiple times programmable (MTP) solution NeoMTP has advanced applications in touch...

Inotera, Adata expected to benefit from PC DRAM price hikes, says paper

Newswatch - Sep 16, 11:34

As PC-use DRAM spot prices have risen over 30% due to tight supply arising from a fire accident at SK Hynix's 12-inch fab in eastern China, DRAM maker Inotera Memories is expected...

Micron to reduce PC-use DRAM supply, say Taiwan makers

Sep 16, 10:14

Micron Technology has seen nearly 30% of its PC-use DRAM production capacity booked up by large clients and its supply available for other clients in September-December 2013 will...

Global semiconductor market to rise 3% in 2013, says ABI Research

Sep 13, 15:01

The worldwide semiconductor market is expected to grow 3% to US$298 million in 2013, according to ABI Research. There has been sequential market growth from the first quarter of 2013...

Samsung likely to increase PC DRAM output following SK Hynix fire

Sep 13, 11:25

The recent fire at SK Hynix's factory in China has resulted in decreased global supply of PC-use DRAM, which is likely to encourage Samsung Electronics to increase PC-use DRAM output,...

ZigBee enabled device shipments to reach almost 400 million units in 2018, says ABI Research

Sep 13, 10:43

ZigBee enabled device shipments will grow to almost 400 million units per annum in 2018 driven by adoption of the technology by service providers to enable sales of smart home services,...

Semiconductor capex spending falls in Japan, says IC Insights

Sep 12, 11:12

IC Insights has traced the sales of the top 10 semiconductor companies dating back to 1985. In 1990, six Japan-based companies were counted among the top 10 leaders in semiconductor...

Micron unveils serial NOR flash interface with replay-protected monotonic counter for ultrathin devices

Sep 11, 14:43

Micron Technology has announced the availability of a replay-protected monotonic counter (RPMC) feature for its SPI NOR flash memory devices, which are validated for future Intel...

NAND flash quotes to remain stable until end of October

Sep 11, 12:00

Demand for NAND flash chips has rebounded recently, with contract quotes expected to stay stable through the end of October, according to sources at downstream device manufacturers...

SK Hynix China plant to resume full operations in 3-6 months, sources say

Sep 9, 21:32

The SK Hynix China plant is expected to resume full operations within 3-6 months, according to sources at equipment makers, who added that the firm has resumed production of only...

SK Hynix partially resumes operation at fire-hit China plant

Sep 9, 11:19

SK Hynix said on September 7 that the company had partially resumed operations at its Wuxi, China plant that was damaged in a fire on Sepbember 4.

Nanya, Inotera post strong on-year growths for August

Sep 9, 11:05

DRAM maker Nanya Technology has reported August consolidated revenues of NT$3.513 billion (US$117 million), dipping 15.12% sequentially but growing 53.29% on year, while fellow maker...

Apple faces thorny memory future as a non-Samsung customer, says IHS

Sep 9, 10:39

Apple may be the most influential technology company in the world, but even its formidable status may not help as it tries to out-innovate Samsung, its primary competitor. That's...

Macronix August sales soar

Sep 6, 15:24

Macronix International, a manufacturer of mask ROM and NOR flash memory chips, saw its August sales increase almost 40% sequentially.

Taiwan PCB suppliers see little impact from SK Hynix China plant fire

Sep 6, 10:27

Tripod Technology and APCB both expect little impact from a recent fire at SK Hynix' China plant. PC DRAM is already in oversupply, the firms said.

Fire at SK Hynix China plant sends DRAM spot prices higher

Sep 5, 21:50

A fire at SK Hynix' plant in China helped push up DRAM spot prices substantially today (September 5).

Altera, Micron demo hybrid memory cube interoperability

Sep 5, 12:03

Altera and Micron Technology announced on September 4 that the companies have jointly demonstrated successful interoperability between Altera Stratix V FPGAs and Micron's hybrid memory...

Smart electricity meters to reach 100 million milestone in 2014, says IMS Research

Sep 4, 20:56

Counter to the somber mood that many metering vendors have been displaying in recent years, worldwide shipments of communication-enabled meters will grow to more than 100 million...

NAND flash contract prices continue to fall

Sep 4, 14:25

Late August 2013 contract prices for mainstream NAND flash memory fell 5-10%, reflecting weaker-than-expected demand from system OEMs and a continued slowdown in inventory replenishment...

SEMICON Taiwan 2013: 3D-IC, 450mm and advanced packaging in the spotlight

Sep 4, 11:08

The 18th annual SEMICON Taiwan trade show has kicked off and will run through Friday at the Taipei World Trade Center Nangang Exhibition Hall, highlighting seven theme pavilions including...

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Fab equipment spending to rise 25% in 2014, says SEMI

Sep 4, 11:04

Capital expenditure for semiconductor fab equipment spending will increase to US$39.8 billion in 2014, the highest on record, according to SEMI.

Inotera to begin trial production of 20nm chips in 4Q13

Sep 3, 21:29

DRAM maker Inotera Memories will begin trial production of 20nm chips in the fourth quarter of 2013 with mass production slated for the second half of 2014, according to company president...

Samsung enters mass production of DDR4 memory

Sep 2, 14:28

Samsung Electronics has announced that it is mass producing DDR4 memory for enterprise servers in next-generation data centers.

Skyera adopts SK Hynix 16nm NAND flash for enterprise storage systems

Aug 30, 15:22

Skyera has selected 16nm NAND flash from SK Hynix for use in its new skyEagle all-flash enterprise storage array, according to the provider of enterprise solid-state storage system...

Macronix sees growing orders for mask ROM

Aug 30, 11:26

Macronix International has seen orders for mask ROM memory pick up thanks to the upcoming rollout of new Nintendo devices, according to market sources.

Kingston continues to lead DRAM module sales, says DRAMeXchange

Aug 29, 21:23

Kingston Technology continued to dominate the dedicated DRAM module field in 2012, though the long-time market leader's sales were hit by falling chip prices and a shrinking spot...

More Japan-based semiconductor suppliers disappear from IC Insights list of top 10

Aug 28, 13:45

IC Insights has published its list of the top semiconductor sales leaders for the first half of 2013, and observed that only one Japan-based firm stayed among the top-10.

NAND flash vendors gearing up for 3D chips

Aug 27, 13:45

Samsung Electronics, Toshiba and Micron Technology have recently disclosed their 3D NAND flash memory developments. The vendors' 3D NAND chips are expected to be in early-stage production...

Rise of low cost mobile devices and cloud services to impede mobile storage growth, says DRAMeXchange

Aug 27, 12:34

Major global smartphone brands will be expected to shift a good portion of their focus towards the low-to-mid range smartphone devices following the eventual saturation of the high-end...

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  • Samsung+1TB+mSATA+SSD

    Samsung 1TB mSATA SSD

    Samsung Electronics has launched its 840 EVO mSATA SSD line-up, including a one terabyte (TB) version. The Samsung 840 EVO mSATA SSD is an extension of the 840 EVO line-up which...

    Photo: Company, Dec 18.

  • Toshiba+HK3R+SSD

    Toshiba HK3R SSD

    Toshiba has announced that it will expand its family of enterprise SSD with new models designed to support read intensive applications with SATA interface. The new "HK3R series" will...

    Photo: Company, Dec 13.

  • SK+Hynix+16nm+64Gb+MLC+NAND

    SK Hynix 16nm 64Gb MLC NAND

    SK Hynix has started full-scale mass production of 16nm 64-gigabit (Gb) MLC NAND flash chips, according to the South Korea-based memory chipmaker. SK Hynix entered mass production...

    Photo: Company, Nov 20.

  • New+Toshiba+embedded+NAND+flash+memory+modules

    New Toshiba embedded NAND flash memory modules

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

    Photo: Company, Nov 11.

  • SK+Hynix+6Gb+LPDDR3

    SK Hynix 6Gb LPDDR3

    SK Hynix has developed 6Gb low-power DDR3 (LPDDR3) using 20nm-class process technology. This product is a high-performance mobile memory solution that features low power consumption...

    Photo: Company, Nov 1.

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