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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...

Hynix posts 3Q11 loss on weak chip prices

Oct 27, 11:35

Hynix Semiconductor swung to net losses in the third quarter due mainly to weakness in the prices of DRAM chips.

Powerchip to see NAND flash capacity booked up by Phison

Oct 27, 10:05

Phison Electronics reportedly will make an advance payment of NT$300 million (US$9.9 million) to Powerchip Technology for NAND flash, mainly 2Gb chips, with deliveries to be collected...

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...

No post-holiday affect on DRAM spot market, says inSpectrum

Oct 21, 16:51

Overall pricing dropped further this week at the mainstream DRAM spot market (Oct 17-21) on weak demand, according to inSpectrum.

Adata intros eMMC solution for SFF systems

Oct 21, 11:05

Memory module firm Adata Technology has announced the official launch of its new embedded MMC (eMMC) product line targeting small-form-factor systems, such as smartphones and tablet...

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,...

Memory market has quiet week, says inSpectrum

Oct 7, 16:49

DRAM spot prices continued dropping this week (October 3-7) due to weak demand and the ongoing holidays in China, while the NAND Flash spot market was quiet with few transactions,...

Transcend showcases products at Global Gaming Expo

Oct 5, 16:32

Taiwan-based memory module maker Transcend Information is exhibiting its products used in industrial control, including SSDs, memory modules and ruggedized memory cards, at the 2011...

Transcend

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...

Acer Ultrabook

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...

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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...

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