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SK Hynix starts full-scale mass production of 16nm NAND flash

Nov 20, 10:23

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.

Inventory of eMMC devices rises, say sources

Nov 19, 11:48

The inventory of eMMC devices has risen along with an increase in NAND flash inventory, prompting chip vendors to sell the embedded memory for a low price, according to industry so...

Micron announces development of parallel processing architecture

Nov 19, 10:48

Micron Technology has unveiled the development of a new computing architecture. The automata processor is an accelerator that leverages the intrinsic parallelism of memory and aims...

Cloudy days for NAND flash as Internet services trump local storage in smartphones and tablets, says IHS

Nov 15, 14:15

The global NAND flash memory market is decelerating in the second half of 2013 as demand diminishes for local data storage in smartphones and tablets, due in part to the rise of cloud-based...

Adata, Transcend post profit drops in 3Q13

Nov 15, 13:57

Memory module firms Adata Technology and Transcend Information both saw their third-quarter net profits register double-digit sequential decreases.

Macronix files petitions with USPTO challenging validity of Spansion patents

Nov 14, 21:32

Macronix International announced on November 14 that the company has filed petitions with the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for an inter partes review, challenging the validity...

Global 3Q13 DRAM output value rise 9%, says DRAMeXchange

Nov 14, 16:10

Worldwide DRAM output came to US$9.3 billion in value during third quarter of 2013, up 9% sequentially, according to DRAMeXchange. Samsung Electronics continued to lead the global...

Focus on enterprise SSD: Q&A with OCZ CMO Alex Mei

Nov 14, 15:59

OCZ Technology shifted its corporate focus away from legacy DRAM memory modules in 2011, and has since built on its expertise in high-speed memory to become a leader in the design...

OCZ CMO Alex Mei

Kingston to expand purchases of USB 3.0 flash drive controllers, say sources

Nov 11, 21:25

Kingston Technology reportedly plans to expand its purchases of USB3.0 flash drive components, which is expected to boost the penetration rate for drives with USB 3.0, according to...

SDRAM market to face oversupply on more available 12-inch wafer capacity

Nov 11, 16:03

With more 12-inch wafer foundries engaged in producing specialty DRAM products, an oversupply is likely to take place in the global SDRAM memory market during the fourth quarter of...

InnoDisk to ramp up flash storage device capacity by 50% in 2014

Nov 8, 14:45

Memory storage device maker InnoDisk plans to ramp up its production capacity by 50% to 700,000-800,000 units a month by the end of March 2014, with the increased capacity targeting...

PC DRAM shortage to persist through 2Q14, says Adata

Nov 8, 11:09

Tight supply of PC DRAM chips is set to persist until the second quarter of 2014, which will sustain memory price stability, according to memory module firm Adata Technology.

Walton reports flat October performance

Nov 7, 12:30

Memory-IC packaging and testing firm Walton Advanced Engineering has announced consolidated revenues of NT$800 million (US$27.2 million) for October 2013, flat compared to the prior...

Winbond October sales rise 6%

Nov 7, 11:14

Winbond Electronics, a manufacturer of specialty DRAM (SDRAM), mobile DRAM and NOR flash memory, saw its October sales rise on growth in certain product ASPs and shipments.

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...

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    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.

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    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.

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    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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