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Macronix reports sequential decline in October revenues

Stockwatch - Nov 6, 16:08

Macronix International Company has reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.923 billion (US$59.2 million) for October 2015, representing a 1.34% increase on month and 19.4% drop on...

DRAM makers Nanya, Inotera post mixed October results

Nov 6, 15:04

Nanya Technology saw its October revenues increase 6.3% on month while fellow DRAM company Inotera Memories' revenues decreased 2.1%.

Mobile DRAM prices to fall at slower pace in 4Q15, says DRAMeXchange

Nov 5, 11:51

Rollouts of new smartphone models will stimulate demand for mobile DRAM memory in the fourth quarter of 2015, with the chip prices falling at a slower pace, according to DRAMeXchan...

DRAM contract prices fall nearly 10% in October, says DRAMeXchange

Nov 5, 11:49

DRAM contract prices fell almost 10% in October with prices for mainstream 4GB DDR3 modules averaging US$16.75 compared with US$18.50 in September, according to DRAMeXchange.

Global semiconductor sales increase 1.5% in 3Q15, says SIA

Nov 4, 11:19

Worldwide sales of semiconductors reached US$85.2 billion in the third quarter of 2015, up 1.5% sequentially but down 2.8% on year, according to SIA.

Taiwan to review ban on Chinese investment in local IC design sector

Nov 3, 11:14

Taiwan will asses the feasibility of lifting a ban on investments by China-based firms in the local IC design industry, according to officials from Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs...

Inotera to appoint new chairman

Nov 2, 20:33

Inotera Memories will hold a regular board meeting in mid-November to elect a new chairman to replace Charles Kau, according to a company's post on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE).

Macronix losses improve in 3Q15

Oct 29, 16:22

Macronix International, which specializes in the manufacture of NOR flash and mask ROM memory chips, saw its net losses reduce to NT$949 million (US$29.2 million) in the third quarter...

PTI expects steady growth in 4Q15

Oct 28, 22:12

Packaging and testing company Powertech Technology (PTI) expects to deliver steady growth in the fourth quarter of 2015, and is optimistic about its business outlook for first-quarter...

Charles Kau remains Inotera chairman, says company CFO

Oct 28, 11:41

Charles Kau is still the chairman of Inotera Memories, and there has been no change to the post, said company CFO Peter Shen while hosting an October 27 investors meeting to discuss...

Inotera 3Q15 profits decline, revenues slide

Oct 27, 15:48

Inotera Memories has announced net profits of NT$5.77 billion (US$178.4 million) on consolidated revenues of NT$14.49 billion for the third quarter of 2015, representing on-year declines...

Winbond posts revenue and profit decreases for 3Q15

Oct 27, 15:26

Taiwan-based Winbond Electronics, a manufacturer of specialty DRAM and flash memory chips, has reported on-year decreases of 4% and 24%, respectively, in revenues and profits for...

IC Insights cuts 2015 IC market forecast to negative

Oct 26, 15:11

IC Insights has lowered its 2015 IC market forecast from 1% growth to negative 1%, citing a slowing China economy, strong US dollar, and falling DRAM ASPs.

SanDisk, Toshiba to jointly make 3D flash memory

Oct 22, 15:56

SanDisk and Toshiba have announced the start of equipment installation in the New Fab 2 facility at Yokkaichi Operations and their entry into definitive agreements for joint manufacturing...

SK Hynix posts revenue and operating profit growth in 3Q15

Oct 22, 15:47

South Korea-based memory chip vendor SK Hynix saw its revenues and operating profits increase in the third quarter of 2015, thanks to rising sales generated from the mobile device...

Western Digital announces acquisition of SanDisk

Oct 22, 14:54

Western Digital and SanDisk on October 21 announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Western Digital will acquire all of the outstanding shares of SanDisk...

Marvell, Longsys partner to make SSDs

Oct 22, 11:14

Shenzhen Longsys Electronics has announced it is partnering with chip provider Marvell to manufacture SSDs, and will set up a production line for SSDs at its packaging plant in Suz...

Samsung Xian fab generates CNY11.51 billion in January-August output value, says China paper

Oct 20, 15:18

Samsung's 12-inch wafer fab in Xian, China generated a total of CNY11.509 billion (US$1.81 billion) in the first eight months of 2015, according to China-based newspaper Xian...

Marvell strengthening competitiveness in SSD controller market

Oct 19, 21:08

Marvell has accelerated its transition to 28nm process production for its SSD controller chips, while partnering with China-based Longsys Electronics to expand its market presence...

Worldwide semiconductor capital spending to decrease 1% in 2015, says Gartner

Oct 19, 15:52

Worldwide semiconductor capital spending is projected to decline 1% to US$63.9 billion in 2015, according to Gartner. This is a down from the 2.5% growth predicted in Gartner's previous...

Powerchip fab construction to begin in China

Oct 19, 15:46

A groundbreaking ceremony for a new 12-inch wafer fab in Hefei, China, in which Taiwan's Powerchip Technology is investing, will take place on October 20.

Worldwide semiconductor sales to fall in 2015, says Gartner

Oct 13, 16:02

Worldwide semiconductor revenues are forecast to total US$337.8 billion in 2015, a decline of 0.8% from 2014, according to Gartner. This is the first decline in revenues since 2012...

Cadence announces memory model for LPDDR5

Oct 13, 14:39

Cadence Design Systems has announced the Cadence Memory Model for the LPDDR5 standard. This new verification IP (VIP) product enables engineers to verify that system-on-chip (SoC)...

Nanya to raise capital for 20nm transition

Oct 13, 11:17

Nanya Technology plans to raise capital and draw strategic partners by the end of 2015, according to company president Pei Ing Lee.

Nanya president Pei Ing Lee

Inotera, Nanya report decreased September revenues

Stockwatch - Oct 12, 15:29

DRAM chipmakers Inotera Memories and Nanya Technology have both reported revenue decreases for September 2015.

Toshiba, SanDisk reportedly among takeover targets of Tsinghua

Oct 8, 11:27

Industry sources have suggested that SanDisk and Toshiba, which jointly develop NAND flash technology, are both being targeted for acquisition by China's state-owned Tsinghua Unigr...

Macronix, Winbond post flat September revenues

Stockwatch - Oct 7, 22:16

Non-PC memory chipmakers Macronix International and Winbond Electronics both saw their September revenues stay almost flat on month.

Commentary: China DRAM industry set to rise

Oct 7, 16:12

China's DRAM industry is set to take a big step forward as its state-backed technology conglomerate Tsinghua Unigroup has successfully raided a senior executive from Taiwan's DRAM...

Inotera chairman Charles Kau

Nanya names new president

Oct 7, 11:22

The board of directors of Nanya Technology has approved the resignation of Charles Kau, and appointed Pei Ing Lee to replace him as president effective October 6, 2015, according...

Phison to post record 3Q15 revenues, says report

Stockwatch - Oct 6, 20:31

NAND flash device controller supplier Phison Electronics is expected to see its third-quarter revenues top NT$10 billion (US$306 million) and reach the company's highest quarterly...

PTI reports increased September revenues

Stockwatch - Oct 6, 16:15

Packaging and testing company Powertech Technology (PTI) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$3.71 billion (US$113.5 million) for September 2015, representing increases of 3.7%...

Inotera chairman reportedly to be hired by Tsinghua Unigroup

Oct 5, 22:22

Rumors have been circulating in Taiwan's semiconductor industry that Charles Kau, who works both as Inotera Memories chairman and Nanya Technology president, will be hired by China's...

Global semiconductor sales decrease slightly in August, says SIA

Oct 5, 22:05

Worldwide sales of semiconductors reached US$27.7 billion in August, down 0.5% from the previous month when sales were US$27.9 billion, according to SIA.

Upgraded components in iPhone 6S Plus costs Apple an extra US$16 per device, says IHS

Oct 1, 10:07

Upgraded components in the new iPhone 6S Plus cost US$16 more than the components in the earlier iPhone 6 Plus. The bill of materials (BOM) for an iPhone 6S Plus equipped with 16GB...

M&A activity continues through uncertain business climate, says IC Insights

Sep 29, 10:01

In July 2015, IC Insights examined the huge surge of M&A activity in the IC industry during the first six months of 2015. In just the first half of 2015, announced semiconductor...

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    Samsung 256GB UFS card

    Samsung Electronics has unveiled removable memory cards based on the JEDEC Universal Flash Storage (UFS) 1.0 Card Extension Standard for use in high-resolution mobile shooting devices...

    Photo: Company, Jul 13.

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    Samsung PM971-NVMe

    Samsung Electronics has begun mass producing NVM Express (NVMe) PCIe solid state drive (SSD) in a single ball grid array (BGA) package for next-generation PCs and ultra-slim notebook...

    Photo: Company, Jun 2.

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    Winbond SpiStack memories

    Winbond Electronics has announced an expansion of its flash product portfolio with the introduction of a family of stackable SpiFlash memory devices. The new SpiStack W25M Series...

    Photo: Company, Mar 30.

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    Samsung PM1633a SSD

    Samsung Electronics has announced the PM1633a, a 15.36 terabyte (TB) drive. First revealed at the 2015 Flash Memory Summit in August, the 15.36TB SSD is based on a 12Gb/s Serial...

    Photo: Company, Mar 14.

  • Samsung+PRO+Plus+128GB+microSD+cards

    Samsung PRO Plus 128GB microSD cards

    Samsung Electronics has unveiled its PRO Plus 128GB microSD card series, which is built with company's MLC NAND flash solution. With the introduction of its new 128GB microSD card,...

    Photo: Company, Dec 23.

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