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  • Last update: Friday 23 September 2016 [832 news items]

Commentary: NAND flash controller industry headed for consolidation

Jul 3, 14:40

With more NAND flash memory chips designed into embedded applications, such as eMMC devices and solid-state drives (SSD), memory controller IC firms incapable of providing technologies...

Toshiba to expand NAND flash memory output in Japan

Jul 2, 15:52

Toshiba has unveiled plans to expand the capacity of its NAND flash chip fabrication facility in Yokkaichi, Japan with a nearly JPY30 billion (US$300 million) investment.

Micron, Elpida to complete merger in August, say observers

Jul 1, 15:29

Micron Technology is set to complete its long-awaited merger with Elpida Memory in early August, according to industry observers. The pair originally targeted completion of the transaction...

Micron, Elpida adjusting capacity to meet rising demand for mobile devices

Jun 27, 21:23

The merger of Micron Technology and Elpida Memory has not yet taken place, but the two memory chipmakers have developed their respective plans to put more focus on products for use...

NAND flash contract prices to edge higher in late June, says DRAMeXchange

Jun 25, 16:19

The gap between supply and demand in the NAND flash memory market is expected to widen in the second half of June, which will push up further chip contract prices, according to DRA...

Taiwan IC design houses reducing exposure in NAND flash controller market

Jun 17, 21:35

As more NAND flash memory chips are designed into embedded applications, Taiwan-based IC design houses have shifted their attention away from the memory controller IC segment with...

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Digitimes Research: Samsung, SK Hynix to see sequential revenue growth in 2Q13

Jun 4, 21:09

In the second quarter of 2013, demand in the global PC and smartphone market is expected to increase but most firms have no plans to expand capacity. Hence revenues at Samsung and...

DRAMeXchange raises outlook for 2013 NAND flash output value

Jun 3, 15:41

Output value for the global NAND flash memory industry will climb 27.2% to US$25.7 billion in 2013, buoyed by growth in end-market demand and stable chip prices, according to DRAMe...

Phison warns several backend firms of possible patent infringement

May 24, 15:28

IC design house Phison Electronics has warned several Taiwan-based backend service providers that products being shipped to Silicon Motion Technology may infringe on its NAND flash...

Disruption in Korean production could have catastrophic impact on global electronics business, says IHS

May 2, 12:16

What would happen if half of all global production for DRAM, two-thirds of NAND flash manufacturing and 70% of the world's tablet display supply suddenly disappeared from the market?...

Demand for 64Gb NAND flash chips stays strong

Apr 22, 21:34

The 64Gb NAND flash memory market segment has been growing, driven by strong demand for smartphones and tablets. Prices for the high-density chips have stayed high to reflect that...

Mobile devices, SSDs propelling NAND flash sales in 2013, says IC Insights

Apr 19, 12:29

Increasing HD video content, social networking, shared data via the cloud, low power consumption and instant-on features continue to drive growth of devices that use NAND flash memory...

ChipMOS sees orders for NAND flash, driver ICs pick up

Apr 18, 21:18

ChipMOS Technologies, which specializes in assembly and test services for LCD driver ICs and memory chips, has seen orders for NAND flash memory and small-size panel driver ICs pick...

Memory makers see better profits as chip pricing improves

Apr 17, 14:05

Memory chipmakers as well as module firms are in a favorable and more profitable position in the second quarter of 2013, as prices for DRAM and NAND flash chips continue to strengt...

Samsung mass producing 128Gb 3-bit MLC NAND flash

Apr 15, 10:38

Samsung Electronics has begun mass producing a 128Gb, 3-bit multi-level-cell (MLC) NAND memory chip using 10nm-class process technology, according to the company. The new Samsung...

Transcend March sales hit 17-month high

Apr 11, 20:52

Memory module firm Transcend Information saw its consolidated revenues soar 24.1% on month and 17.9% from a year ago to an 17-month high of NT$2.62 billion (US$87 million) in March...

Samsung reportedly increasing purchases of memory products from outside

Apr 11, 11:41

Samsung Electronics reportedly has expanded the purchase of memory products from outside, including the purchase of mobile DRAM chips from Elpida Memory as well as NAND flash and...

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Adata March revenues hit 31-month high

Apr 9, 13:52

Consolidated revenues at Adata Technology hit a 31-month high in March 2013, buoyed by a pick-up in demand for DRAM modules and NAND flash devices, according to the company.

NAND flash market defies trends and grows to record level in 4Q12, says IHS

Mar 27, 09:49

Despite facing five consecutive quarters of decline and a slowdown in consumption in smartphones and tablets, the global market for NAND flash memory pulled off a surprise growth...

Memory IC backend firms seeing demand pick up

Mar 21, 14:55

Upcoming roll-outs of new smartphones and other mobile devices are set to drive demand for NAND flash and mobile DRAM chips, according to Taiwan-based memory IC packaging and testing...

Global NAND flash output value to rise 25.5% in 2013, says DRAMeXchange

Mar 20, 18:10

Output value for the global NAND flash industry is forecast to rise 25.5% to US$25.39 billion in 2013, thanks to brisk demand coming from the high-growth markets for smartphones,...

NAND flash inventory sufficient for now, say distributors

Mar 18, 22:26

NAND flash inventory is currently sufficient enough to meet customer demand, according to sources at IC distributors including Zenitron and Weikeng industrial.

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Tight control of supply by chipmakers affecting negatively flash card and drive shipments

Mar 18, 10:36

Major NAND flash makers including Samsung Electronics and Toshiba continue to impose tight supply strategies towards memory card and flash drive manufacturers, which has had a negative...

Tight supply of NAND flash chips disrupting shipments of USB 3.0 devices

Demand for NAND flash controller market diminishing, says Phison chairman

Mar 1, 11:25

Demand for flash-based microSD cards will drop significantly as feature phones are gradually losing ground to smartphones, which will result in a dwindling NAND flash memory controller...

Global 2012 NAND flash market contracts as ultrabooks disappoint, says IHS

Feb 6, 12:37

Global NAND flash memory market revenues fell 7% in 2012 as disappointing ultrabook sales negated the impact of surging demand from Apple for its iPhone line, according to IHS iSup...

Adata expects favorable DRAM prices for 2013

Feb 6, 12:33

The DRAM industry is set to become more consolidated in 2013 with solid fundamentals, which will help decrease the imbalance between supply and demand, according to memory module...

Samsung continues NAND flash market lead in 2012

Feb 5, 12:28

Samsung Electronics continued to lead the global NAND flash market in 2012, despite a 4.9% decrease in sales of the memory, according to DRAMeXchange.

Handsets to become biggest consumer of flash memory in 2013, says IHS

Feb 4, 11:56

In another sign of the pre-eminent position smartphones now hold in the global technology market, handsets as a whole are set to become the world's single largest consumer of flash...

Macronix reports losses of over NT$5 billion for 2012

Jan 30, 22:03

Macronix International has reported net losses of NT$1.78 billion (US$60.22 million) for the fourth quarter of 2012, bringing total losses for the year to NT$5.44 billion. EPS for...

Samsung selling stake in Skymedi

Jan 14, 10:09

Samsung Electronics, through its investment arm Samsung Venture Investment Corporation (SVIC), has started disposing of its Skymedi shares since January 10, raising speculation that...

NAND flash device suppliers look to better prospects in 1Q13

Jan 11, 11:28

NAND flash device manufacturers Transcend Information, Apacer Electronics and Phison Electronics have all reported sequential revenue declines for December 2012, but prospects for...

Global NAND flash output value to rise 15% in 2013, says DRAMeXchange

Dec 24, 22:39

Output value for the global NAND flash memory industry will rise 15% in 2013, with the growth driven mainly by brisk demand for integrated solid-state drives (SSD) and embedded MMC...

Flash memory market to surpass DRAM for first time in 2012, says IC Insights

Dec 22, 11:01

Driven by continued demand for smartphones, tablets, and other personal media devices, the total flash memory market, consisting of NAND and NOR, is forecast to grow 2% to US$30.4...

NAND flash prices drop 1-2% in 1H December, says DRAMeXchange

Dec 18, 22:10

According to DRAMeXchange, although the year-end peak replenishment period for system products has passed, and NAND flash manufacturers continue to cut production for retail markets,...

NAND flash makers gearing up for process transition

Nov 26, 22:08

NAND flash chipmakers are gearing up for transition to a newer 16nm process in 2013, according to industry sources. Nonetheless, the schedule for mass production on the node will...

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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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    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.

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    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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    Toshiba Serial Interface NAND

    Toshiba has launched a new line-up of NAND flash memory products for embedded applications that are compatible with the Serial Peripheral Interface (SPI). Wide ranging applications...

    Photo: Company, Oct 23.

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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.

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