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Powerchip lands orders for 100,000 NAND flash+Mobile RAM MCPs

Jan 4, 01:05

Taiwan-based Powerchip Technology has obtained orders for 100,000 512Mb and 1Gb MCPs (multi-chip packages) made of 40nm-based NAND flash chips and low-power Mobile RAM chips, according...

NAND flash consumption in handsets rising

Jan 3, 16:09

Mobile handsets will consume as high as 50% of the total supply of NAND flash memory in the first quarter of 2012, buoyed by demand from smartphones, according to DRAMeXchange.

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High-capacity flash supply to run tight in 2012

Dec 29, 12:31

Sources at memory makers expect demand for high-capacity NAND flash memory to outstrip supply in 2012 due to strong demand for SSD and embedded storage applications. However, oversupply...

NAND flash prices stable in 1H December

Dec 19, 13:54

Early December contract prices for mainstream 32Gb NAND flash memory remained unchanged while those for 64Gb parts saw a narrower decrease, according to data posted on DRAMeXchange...

SanDisk shipments to top 700 million units in 2011

Dec 9, 01:05

SanDisk has forecast that overall shipments of its NAND flash-related products to retail channels and OEM customers worldwide will top 700 million units in 2011, up more than 15%.

Micron, Intel unveil 20nm 128Gb NAND flash

Dec 7, 10:09

Intel and Micron Technology have jointly announced a 20nm, 128Gb multilevel-cell (MLC) NAND falsh device. The companies also announced mass production of their 20nm 64Gb NAND.

NAND contract prices continue to fall

Dec 2, 01:00

NAND flash contract prices have continued their downward trend for the second half of November, data gathered by DRAMeXchange show. Short lead-time orders for SSDs emerged to stimulate...

Lower NAND prices to drive adoption of SSDs in 2H12, says Kingston

Nov 25, 11:12

With NAND flash prices reaching the sweet spot, solid-state drives (SSDs) are expected to see adoption expand substantially in the second half of 2012, according to a Kingston Technology...

Nathan Su, Flash Memory Sales Director of Kingston APAC

NAND flash contract prices fall 2-4% in 1H November, says DRAMeXchange

Nov 17, 01:00

Affected by weaker-than-expected demand in retail channels and from system OEMs, NAND flash contract prices continued edging down in the first half of November, according to price...

Skymedi, JMicron report growth in October revenues

Nov 11, 01:20

NAND flash controller design houses Skymedi and JMicron Technology have both posted sequential sales growth in October, with the latter setting the highest monthly level for 2011.

NAND flash contract prices to fall through December

Nov 3, 01:15

NAND flash contract prices are likely to fall in November and drop further in December, as supply will expand, combined with continued-sluggish demand, according to DRAMeXchange.

Thailand floods to affect NAND flash spot market, says inSpectrum

Oct 28, 16:52

NAND flash spot market pricing might be stimulated by the recent floods in Thailand over the short term, according to inSpectrum.

Samsung denies report about 2012 chip capex

Oct 25, 12:22

Samsung Electronics reportedly plans to allocate KRW15 trillion (US$13.3 billion) to chip capex in 2012, but company high-level executives have denied the speculation, according to...

Market value of NAND flash to rise 20% in 2012, says DRAMeXchange

Oct 24, 15:50

The value of the NAND flash memory market is expected to reach US$26 billion in 2012, up 20% from the US$22 billion estimated for 2011, according to DRAMeXchange. Growth will be driven...

NAND flash prices stable in 1H October, says DRAMeXchange

Oct 18, 12:12

Early October contract prices for MLC NAND flash chips remained stable, supported by replenishment demand and demand stimulated by product launches, according to price tracker DRAM...

NAND to surpass DRAM in sales in 2014, says analyst

Oct 18, 11:52

The NAND flash market is expected to expand over the next several years but the DRAM market will shrink. The former will surpass the latter in revenues in 2014, said Andrew Norwood,...

Late September contract prices for 32Gb NAND flash up slightly

Oct 5, 12:15

Late September contract prices for mainstream 32Gb NAND flash chips have risen by up to 3%, buoyed by stronger buying sentiment in China and inventory-building demand from system...

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Samsung sees 2012 global semiconductor growth slowdown

Sep 30, 01:05

With global economic uncertainties remaining, the semiconductor industry will show slow growth in 2012, said Oh-Hyun Kwon, head of Samsung Electronics' chip business, at a media conference...

Oh-Hyun Kwon, Semiconductor Business president at Samsung Electronics

Macronix, Winbond to step into NAND flash production

Sep 27, 15:20

Taiwan-based Macronix International and Winbond Electronics are expected to extend production from NOR flash to NAND flash, viewing that NAND flash tends to replace NOR flash for...

Powerchip Technology lands large order for NAND flash from PQI

Sep 27, 01:00

Taiwan-based Powerchip Technology has obtained an order for NAND flash using 4,000-5,000 12-inch wafer equivalents from Power Quotient International (PQI), a Taiwan-based memory module...

Apple reportedly increases memory purchases from Japan

Sep 22, 01:20

Apple has increased its purchases of DRAM and NAND flash from Japan, according to industry sources, adding that Toshiba and Elpida Memory are being pinpointed as beneficiaries of...

NAND flash contract prices for 1H September mostly flat

Newswatch - Sep 16, 15:41

Contract market prices for mainstream MLC NAND flash stayed flat in the first half of September, while those for 64Gb parts rose 1%, latest data collected by DRAMeXchange show.

Powerchip to halve DRAM output

Sep 9, 01:10

Powerchip Technology has unveiled plans to slash its total PC DRAM output by 50%, while reporting huge declines in revenues for August 2011.

DDR3 spot prices worsen; NAND flash pricing stable, says inSpectrum

Aug 22, 12:37

Overall price trends for DDR3 revised down further in the spot market this week (Aug 15-19) with some brokers dumping products, according to inSpectrum.

NAND flash contract prices fall at slower pace in 1H August

Aug 18, 01:00

NAND flash contract prices fell less sharply in early August than in July, with mainstream MLC chips down 1-2%, according to DRAMeXchange.

NAND flash spot prices stabilize, says inSpectrum

Aug 8, 11:35

The NAND flash market saw price trends stabilize this week (Aug 1-5) in the spot market while DDR3 continued to see price drops on weak demand, according to inSpectrum.

NAND flash outlook still unclear for 4Q11

Aug 3, 12:24

The NAND flash market outlook for the fourth quarter of 2011 is still under doubt due to a lack of demand visibility, and current oversupply might appear to be more severe because...

NAND flash contract prices trending down

Aug 2, 16:40

Having engaged in the price negotiations for almost two months, NAND flash buyers and sellers have finally come up with a decision agreeing downward adjustments in contract prices...

Global 2Q11 NAND flash market sees 9% drop; Samsung remains top supplier, says DRAMeXchange

Aug 1, 11:26

The worldwide NAND flash memory market posted revenues of US$4.88 billion in the second quarter of 2011, down about 9% sequentially, according to DRAMeXchange. Samsung Electronics...

NAND flash densities in video game platforms to climb more than 40% in 2011, says IHS

Jul 26, 10:58

Despite the high cost of NAND flash memory, NAND densities in 2011 will rise more than 40% in home consoles and handheld devices, the principal modes for gaming entertainment, according...

Talks on NAND flash contract prices still ongoing

Jul 20, 14:21

DRAMeXchange, which tracks pricing for memory chips, has posted an announcement on its website that data for NAND flash will not be updated until the end of July. NAND chip companies...

Apple giveth, but iCloud taketh away from NAND flash market, says IHS

Jul 18, 13:56

Apple in recent years has played a key role in expanding the market for NAND flash, but the company's newly-launched iCloud storage service could cause demand for the memory to weaken...

Samsung said to ramp new fab in September

Jul 14, 01:00

Samsung Electronics is expected to open a new memory semiconductor fabrication plant in September, according to industry sources. Dubbed Line-16, the facility will be focused on the...

NAND flash prices to stabilize in 3Q11, says Phison chairman

Jul 8, 01:10

Having declined significantly in the second quarter of 2011, NAND flash contract prices are expected to stabilize in the third quarter, according to Phison Electronics chairman Khein...

Talks over NAND flash contract prices stalled

Jul 4, 14:24

With no consensus being reached between chip suppliers and buyers, NAND flash contract prices have not been settled since June, according to DRAMeXchange. The price tracker expects...

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    Samsung 850 EVO M.2 and 850 EVO mSATA SSD

    Samsung Electronics has unveiled the 850 EVO M.2 and 850 EVO mSATA solid state drive (SSD) lineups. The 850 EVO M.2 and mSATA SSDs are new form factors of the 850 EVO SSD that launched...

    Photo: Company, Apr 14.

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    3D NAND die with M.2 SSD

    Intel and Micron have jointly announced the availability of their 3D NAND technology. This new 3D NAND technology, jointly developed by the companies, stacks layers of data storage...

    Photo: Company, Apr 7.

  • Samsung+850+EVO

    Samsung 850 EVO

    Samsung Electronics has launched the 850 EVO, the latest addition to its branded solid state drive (SSD) line-up. Based on Samsung's 3-bit 3D Vertical NAND (V-NAND) technology, the...

    Photo: Company, Dec 16.

  • 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.

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    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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