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Memory IC design house AP Memory to debut on TSE in May

Newswatch - Apr 26, 22:27

Shares of Taiwan-based memory IC design company AP Memory Technology, a joint venture set up by Powertech Technology and Elite Semiconductor Memory Technology (ESMT), will debut on...

SK Hynix posts revenue and profit decreases in 1Q16

Apr 26, 15:39

SK Hynix has reported revenue and profit decreases for the first quarter of 2016, as a result of weak end-market demand and falling memory prices.

Toshiba adopts Cadence Innovus implementation system for memory controller design

Apr 26, 10:57

Toshiba has adopted the Cadence Innovus implementation system for its memory controller's production design project, according to the EDA company. The tool enabled Toshiba...

Memory module maker Apacer to reduce capital by 33%

Newswatch - Apr 22, 15:22

Memory module maker Apacer Technology will reduce its capital by NT$496.9 million (US$15.37 million) or 33% to NT$1.009 billion, aiming to shore up its return on equity (ROE) ratio...

Powerchip nets NT$4.64 in 2015 EPS

Apr 22, 10:58

Foundry chipmaker Powerchip Technology has reported net profits of NT$10.28 billion (US$318.7 million) for 2015 with EPS coming to NT$4.64. The year also marked the third consecutive...

Phison to post sequential revenue growth through 3Q16, says report

Stockwatch - Apr 21, 14:09

NAND flash controller IC supplier Phison Electronics is expected to enjoy sequential revenue growth through the third quarter of 2016, and see monthly shipments reach a record high...

Micron intros new NVMe PCIe SSD portfolio

Apr 20, 11:18

Micron Technology has announced a new portfolio of PCIe solid state drives (SSDs) that leverage the high-performance NVMe protocol. The new Micron 9100 and 7100 PCIe SSDs provide...

14 IC product categories to exceed total IC market growth in 2016, says IC Insights

Apr 19, 15:08

Fourteen product categories - topped by handset application processors and signal conversion (analog) devices - are expected to exceed the 2% growth rate forecast for the total 2016...

Number of 300mm IC wafer fabs expected to reach 100 in 2016, says IC Insights

Apr 18, 01:22

In 2008, 300mm wafers took over as the industry's primary wafer size in terms of total surface area used. The number of 300mm wafer fabrication facilities in operation continues to...

Taiwan FTC approves Micron-Inotera deal

Apr 13, 21:55

Taiwan's Fair Trade Commission (FTC) has approved the planned merger between Micron Semiconductor Taiwan (MST), a Taiwan-based unit of Micron Technology, and Inotera Memories.

Phison to issue new shares for private placement

Stockwatch - Apr 12, 11:06

Phison Electronics' board of directors has approved the issuing of up to 20 million new shares through private placement with an aim to form new cooperation or strategic alliances...

Nanya March revenues down, Inotera up

Stockwatch - Apr 11, 15:47

Taiwan-based DRAM chipmakers Nanya Technology and Inotera Memories have reported mixed revenue results for March 2016.

Winbond reports increased March revenues

Stockwatch - Apr 8, 16:04

Specialty memory specialist Winbond Electronics has announced consolidated revenues of NT$3.43 billion (US$105.6 million) for March 2016, up 6.9% sequentially and 4.9% on year.

Worldwide semiconductor revenues fall 2.3% in 2015, says Gartner

Apr 8, 12:23

Worldwide semiconductor revenues totaled US$334.8 billion in 2015, a 2.3% decrease from 2014, according to final results by Gartner.

Global 2015 semiconductor wafer-level manufacturing equipment market drops 1%, says Gartner

Apr 8, 12:22

Worldwide semiconductor wafer-level manufacturing equipment revenue totaled US$33.6 billion in 2015, a 1% decrease from 2014, according to final results by Gartner. The top 10 vendors...

iPhone SE is 3 iPhone generations rolled into 1, IHS teardown reveals

Apr 7, 21:16

A preliminary estimate by IHS and its teardown and cost benchmarking service shows that the iPhone SE smartphone costs about US$160 to build. The US version of an entry-level iPhone...

Samsung starts mass producing 10nm class DRAM

Apr 6, 21:36

Samsung Electronics has begun mass producing 10nm-class, 8Gb DDR4 DRAM chips and modules derived from them, according to the company.

Global semiconductor sales dip slightly in February, says SIA

Apr 6, 11:41

The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) has announced that worldwide sales of semiconductors reached US$26 billion for the month of February 2016, a decrease of 3.2% compared...

US firms continue to capture bulk of IDM and fabless IC sales, says IC Insights

Apr 6, 11:39

US-headquartered companies held a 54% share of the total worldwide IC market in 2015, which includes sales from IDMs and fabless IC companies, according to IC Insights. The total...

Global smiconductor market slumps in 2015, IHS says

Apr 6, 11:07

Global semiconductor revenues fell by 2% in 2015, according to IHS. Sequential quarterly growth was weak throughout every quarter of 2015, especially in the first quarter when the...

Shareholders OK Inotera share-swap deal with Micron

Mar 29, 21:59

Shareholders of Inotera Memories have approved the company's plan to become a wholly-owned subsidiary of Micron Semiconductor Taiwan (MST) through a share-swap transaction, according...

Micron, PTI JV fab starts operations

Mar 28, 09:23

Micron Technology of the US and Taiwan-based Powertech Technology (PTI) have announced the completion of their joint-venture fab in Xian, China, which has entered volume production...

Winbond intros SpiStack memory solutions in 8-pin package

Mar 24, 15:56

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

New XMC memory fab to break ground at end-March, says DRAMeXchange

Mar 22, 13:59

Ground-breaking for Wuhan Xinxin Semiconductor Manufacturing's (XMC) new memory fab in China is set to begin at the end of March, according to DRAMeXchange. The fab is expected to...

North American semiconductor equipment industry posts February 2016 book-to-bill ratio of 1.05, says SEMI

Mar 18, 14:21

North America-based manufacturers of semiconductor equipment posted US$1.26 billion in orders worldwide in February 2016 (three-month average basis) and a book-to-bill ratio of 1.05,...

Samsung Galaxy S7 teardown reveals ho-hum refresh, says IHS

Mar 17, 22:26

A preliminary estimate by IHS shows that the Samsung Galaxy S7 smartphone costs about US$255 to build. The US version of the Galaxy S7 with 32GB of NAND memory carries a bill of materials...

Toshiba to invest JPY360 billion on new factory for 3D flash memory

Mar 17, 22:19

Toshiba announced on March 17 its board of directors has decided on a construction and equipment investment plan for a new fabrication facility for expanded production of BiCS Flash,...

DRAM pricing may drop up to 40% in 2H16, says Nanya

Mar 16, 16:23

Increased DRAM capacity coming from advanced processing nodes from Samsung Electronics, SK Hynix and Micron Technology may result in some pricing uncertainty in the market in the...

New Kinpo to start trial production at Brazil NAND flash plant in May

Mar 14, 14:33

Taiwan-based New Kinpo Group expects construction of a NAND flash packaging factory in Brazil to complete by the end of March with trial production to begin in May, according to the...

Front-end fab equipment spending to rise 3.7% in 2016, says SEMI

Mar 14, 12:54

Front-end fab equipment spending (including new, used and in-house) is projected to increase 3.7% to US$37.2 billion in 2016, and will rise another 13% in 2017 to US$42.1 billion,...

SMIC, Crossbar partner for RRAM

Mar 14, 11:39

Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) and Crossbar have signed a strategic partnership agreement on non-volatile RRAM (resistive random access memory) development and production,...

Transcend posts 2015 EPS of NT$7.48

Mar 14, 11:37

Memory module company Transcend Information has reported a net EPS of NT$7.48 (US$0.23) on consolidated revenues of NT$24.9 billion for 2015. The company decided to distribute a cash...

TICP eyeing return to profits

Mar 14, 10:59

Taiwan IC Packaging (TICP) expects to return to profitability in the second half of 2016. TICP swung to net losses of NT$110 million (US$3.37 million) in 2015 from profits of NT$62...

Transcend revenues drop in February

Stockwatch - Mar 11, 15:08

Transcend Information has reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.595 billion (US$48.48 million) for February 2016, representing a 25.06% drop on month and 9.4% drop on year.

Apacer revenues to rise 10-15% starting 2Q16

Mar 9, 22:11

Revenues at memory module maker Apacer Technology are set to register on-year increases of 10-15% in the second and third quarters of 2016, buoyed by stabilizing memory-chip prices...

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