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  • Last update: Thursday 18 December 2014 [764 news items]

More Taiwan makers stepping into NAND flash production

Feb 9, 14:19

Winbond Electronics has revealed plans to venture into the manufacture of NAND flash memory, joining fellow Taiwan-based memory makers Powerchip Technology and Macronix Internation...

SanDisk cuts retail product prices

Feb 7, 01:05

Following reports that Kingston Technology is cutting prices for all of its NAND flash products in the retail market by as much as 15%, SanDisk has also adjusted downward prices for...

SanDisk

Global 4Q11 NAND flash market registers 8.6% decline, says DRAMeXchange

Feb 4, 16:30

The worldwide NAND flash memory market posted revenues of US$4.89 billion in the fourth quarter of 2011, down 8.6% sequentially, according to DRAMeXchange. Samsung Electronics remained...

Kingston to slash NAND flash product prices

Feb 3, 11:37

Memory module firm Kingston Technology reportedly plans to cut prices for all of its NAND flash products, including USB drives, memory cards and SSDs, by as much as 15%, according...

Kingston

Hynix posts second straight quarterly loss

Feb 2, 11:56

Memory chip maker Hynix Semiconductor has posted its second straight quarterly loss in the fourth quarter. The company swung into the red in 2011 with revenues down 14% from a year...

Elpida develops resistance RAM prototype

Jan 30, 11:20

Elpida Memory has announced that the company has developed its first-ever high-speed non-volatile resistance memory (ReRAM) prototype, jointly with Japan's New Energy and Industrial...

Kinsus sees 2011 revenues up 15% on-year

Jan 19, 01:10

Taiwan-based IC substrate maker Kinsus Interconnect Technology reported 2011 total revenues of NT$16.871 billion (US$563 million), up 15.05% on year. Kinsus' fourth-quarter 2011 revenues...

Early January NAND flash prices flat as buyers wait-and-see

Jan 18, 13:39

With buyers taking a wait-and-see approach prior the Lunar New Year holiday, contract prices for NAND flash chips saw slight decreases to flat growth in the first half of January,...

NAND flash demand to soar in 2012 due to eMMC, SSD, Wi-Fi mobile storage

Jan 16, 11:04

Global demand for NAND flash is expected to drastically increase due to fast growing demand for eMMCs, SSDs (solid-state drives) and Wi-Fi wireless mobile storage devices, according...

Phison to mass ship 55nm-made chips in 2Q12

Jan 13, 01:25

NAND flash device controller supplier Phison Electronics is set to begin mass shipments of its 55nm-made products in the second quarter of 2012, according to company chairman Khein...

Phison chairman Khein Seng Pua

Samsung to expand NAND flash lead with new China plant

Jan 5, 16:10

Samsung Electronics' application to set up a new NAND flash wafer plant in China reportedly has been approved by the South Korea government, which industry sources believe will enhance...

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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Elpida, Toshiba reportedly in integration talks

Jan 3, 01:05

Rumors spread recently that memory chipmakers Elpida Memory and Toshiba are in talks to integrate business operations, with the Japan government playing a key role in making it happen...

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...

Memory spot market still weak, says inSpectrum

Dec 26, 10:03

After experiencing a sharp and sudden rise the previous week, average prices for mainstream DRAM in the spot market dropped slightly last week (December 19-23) with demand turning...

Silicon Motion gearing up for USB 3.0, eMMC controllers

Dec 20, 14:21

Silicon Motion will soon introduce a lineup of its USB 3.0 controller chips, and is eyeing to be among the top-3 players in the market segment in 2012, according to company president...

Silicon Motion president and CEO Wallace Kou

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...

Chip equipment spending to decline following two years of growth, says Gartner

Dec 16, 15:53

Worldwide semiconductor capital equipment spending is expected to total US$51.7 billion in 2012, a 19.5% decline from projected 2011 spending of US$64.2 billion, according to Gartn...

Slow demand continues through year-end season in memory market, says inSpectrum

Dec 12, 14:48

Traditional year-end demand did not come in the DRAM spot market in 2011 with the overall mainstream products experiencing a downhill trend this week (December 2-9), according to...

Samsung seeking approval to build chip plant in China

Dec 8, 01:10

Samsung Electronics has issued a statement disclosing plans to set up a flash memory chip plant in China.

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.

Intel reasserts semiconductor market leadership in 2011, says IHS

Dec 2, 11:16

After three years of seeing its dominant position in the global semiconductor market whittled away by aggressive competition from Samsung Electronics, Intel is set to reverse the...

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...

Sony to offer memory card standard for high-speed video recording

Nov 30, 16:01

Sony plans to offer its in-house developed standard for NAND flash memory cards for high-speed video recording, with such cards to be launched in 2012, according to industry sources...

Kingston reportedly to help Elpida, Toshiba digest inventory

Nov 28, 12:02

Kingston Technology reportedly will give a hand to its upstream chip providers Elpida Memory and Toshiba, both of which are struggling with excessive inventory. The dedicated memory...

Kingston

DRAM spot market rebound on production issue, says inSpectrum

Nov 25, 16:13

DRAM spot prices rebounded this week (November 21-25) as some second-tier module house players sought to build up inventories amid concerns over production cut by suppliers, according...

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...

Slow demand to last through year-end in memory market, says inSpectrum

Nov 11, 17:11

Overall demand in the DRAM spot market remained low this week (November 7-11), as traders continued dumping their stocks amid a gloomy outlook for the year-end holiday shopping season,...

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.

Thai flood brings impact to memory contract market, says inSpectrum

Nov 4, 16:30

Contract pricing in the memory market is expected to be affected by recent flooding in Thailand with shortages for 3.5-inch hard disk drives (HDD) for desktop expected to be larger...

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.

PTI grabs orders from Micron and SanDisk, says report

Newswatch - Nov 2, 16:32

Packaging and testing house Powertech Technology (PTI) reportedly has landed orders for NAND flash memory from Micron Technology and SanDisk, according to a Chinese-language Commercial...

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.

Transcend 3Q11 net profits up 38%

Oct 28, 13:56

Memory module maker Transcend Information has announced third-quarter net profits grew 38% sequentially to NT$730 million (US$24.4 million), citing higher shipments of NAND flash...

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    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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    Photo: Company, Nov 20.

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    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.

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    Samsung Electronics has introduced a solid state drive (SSD) based on its 3D V-NAND technology. The new SSD, unveiled during a keynote at the Flash Memory Summit 2013 in California,...

    Photo: Company, Aug 19.

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