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  • Last update: Wednesday 20 September 2017 [932 news items]

SK Hynix starts full-scale mass production of 16nm NAND flash

Nov 20, 10:23

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.

Inventory of eMMC devices rises, say sources

Nov 19, 11:48

The inventory of eMMC devices has risen along with an increase in NAND flash inventory, prompting chip vendors to sell the embedded memory for a low price, according to industry so...

Cloudy days for NAND flash as Internet services trump local storage in smartphones and tablets, says IHS

Nov 15, 14:15

The global NAND flash memory market is decelerating in the second half of 2013 as demand diminishes for local data storage in smartphones and tablets, due in part to the rise of cloud-based...

InnoDisk to ramp up flash storage device capacity by 50% in 2014

Nov 8, 14:45

Memory storage device maker InnoDisk plans to ramp up its production capacity by 50% to 700,000-800,000 units a month by the end of March 2014, with the increased capacity targeting...

NAND flash prices to fall in 4Q13 on falling demand

Nov 5, 21:03

NAND flash contract prices for the fourth quarter of 2013 are set to fall despite a reduction in the global supply, according to industry sources.

NAND market moderates as flash memory loading slackens in devices, says IHS

Nov 5, 15:12

The global NAND flash memory market is showing signs of slowing down in the third and fourth quarters as traditional growth drivers have tapered off in strength, according to IHS.

NAND flash contract prices set to fall, says DRAMeXchange

Oct 18, 12:32

Contract prices for mainstream NAND flash chips, which stayed unchanged in the first half of October, are set to fall due to continued high levels of inventory in the supply chain...

Gigastone ramps up NAND flash controller chips to 2.5 million in September

Oct 15, 21:47

Flash memory card and drive maker Gigastone, which will debut on Taiwan's emerging stock market on October 21, ramped up its production of NAND flash controller ICs to 2.5 million...

Micron swings to profit in fiscal 2013

Oct 14, 14:01

Micron Technology has reported net profits of US$1.71 billion for its fiscal fourth-quarter 2013 compared to profits of US$43 million for the prior quarter and losses of US$243 million...

NAND flash moves into next dimension as 3D manufacturing technology overtakes the market, says IHS

Oct 4, 11:59

With conventional semiconductor manufacturing technology soon to reach its limit in the NAND flash segment, suppliers of these memory chips are set to adopt 3D production techniques...

Gigastone steps into NAND flash controller ICs

Sep 18, 13:09

Taiwan-based flash memory card and drive maker Gigastone has stepped into development and production of NAND flash controller ICs, according to company chairman Wang Li-min.

NAND flash quotes to remain stable until end of October

Sep 11, 12:00

Demand for NAND flash chips has rebounded recently, with contract quotes expected to stay stable through the end of October, according to sources at downstream device manufacturers...

Apple faces thorny memory future as a non-Samsung customer, says IHS

Sep 9, 10:39

Apple may be the most influential technology company in the world, but even its formidable status may not help as it tries to out-innovate Samsung, its primary competitor. That's...

NAND flash contract prices continue to fall

Sep 4, 14:25

Late August 2013 contract prices for mainstream NAND flash memory fell 5-10%, reflecting weaker-than-expected demand from system OEMs and a continued slowdown in inventory replenishment...

Skyera adopts SK Hynix 16nm NAND flash for enterprise storage systems

Aug 30, 15:22

Skyera has selected 16nm NAND flash from SK Hynix for use in its new skyEagle all-flash enterprise storage array, according to the provider of enterprise solid-state storage system...

NAND flash vendors gearing up for 3D chips

Aug 27, 13:45

Samsung Electronics, Toshiba and Micron Technology have recently disclosed their 3D NAND flash memory developments. The vendors' 3D NAND chips are expected to be in early-stage production...

ITE Tech spins off NAND flash unit

Aug 27, 11:38

IC design house ITE Tech has spun off its NAND flash unit to form a new company, Embestor, which will focus on the development of NAND flash controller ICs. The parent company will...

Toshiba breaks ground for Phase 2 of Fab 5

Aug 23, 16:18

Toshiba on August 23 held a groundbreaking ceremony in readiness for the start of construction of Phase 2 of Fab 5, a NAND flash fab located at the company's Yokkaichi operations...

NAND flash contract quotes slip 6-8% in 1H August, says DRAMeXchange

Aug 19, 21:37

Contract prices for mainstream NAND flash chips dropped by approximately 6-8% in the first half of August due to tepid market demand and quarter-end effects experienced by US-based...

Phison posts profit growth in 1H13 on embedded NAND flash controller sales

Aug 16, 11:24

Taiwan-based Phison Electronics, which supplies NAND-device controller ICs to customers such as Toshiba and Kingston Technology, has reported profit growth for the first half of 2013...

Samsung stays in lead while SK Hynix regains 3rd spot in 2Q13 NAND flash sales ranking, says DRAMeXchnage

Aug 12, 10:54

DRAMeXchange has released its quarterly sales ranking for branded NAND flash manufacturers. Samsung Electronics remained the leader while SK Hynix surpassed Micron Technology to regain...

Samsung starts mass producing 3D vertical NAND flash

Aug 6, 21:35

Samsung Electronics has begun mass producing 3D vertical NAND (V-NAND) flash memory chips, designed for a wide range of consumer electronics and enterprise applications such as embedded...

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NAND flash prices to return to growth in September-October

Aug 6, 11:33

NAND flash contract prices are expected to rally between September and October thanks to growing demand ahead of new phone and tablet launches as well as back-to-school demand, according...

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NAND flash contract prices fall 6-9% in 2H July, says DRAMeXchange

Aug 2, 12:15

Contract prices for mainstream NAND flash memory parts fell 6-9% in the second half of July, ending about two months of growth, according to DRAMeXchange. The price fall was mainly...

Phison positive about NAND flash demand after August

Jul 30, 16:16

The back-to-school season in Europe and launch of new Apple products will stimulate demand significantly for NAND flash memory in September 2013, according to Phison Electronics.

NAND flash demand might be weaker than expected in 3Q13

Jul 26, 13:56

Due to disappointing sales of high-end smartphones, demand for NAND flash will likely be weaker than expected in the third quarter of 2013, according to industry sources. NAND prices...

NAND flash contract prices to stay flat or slightly increase in August, says DRAMeXchange

Jul 17, 15:12

NAND flash contract prices are expected to exhibit flat or slight growth in August, as demand enters its peak season, according to DRAMeXchange.

Samsung steps up purchases of NAND flash memory

Jul 11, 13:56

Samsung Electronics has stepped up its buying of NAND flash chips from outside sources, while reallocating its own NAND flash lines for the production of mobile DRAM parts, a strategic...

Adata 2Q13 sales up 19%

Jul 9, 16:16

Memory module manufacturer Adata Technology has reported a 19.3% sequential increase in consolidated revenues for the second quarter of 2013, bucking seasonal trends.

NAND flash supply to remain tight in 3Q13

Jul 5, 12:19

The global supply of NAND flash memory will remain tight in the third quarter of 2013, due to brisk demand for smartphones and tablets, and the growing adoption of SSDs among servers...

New and upcoming smartphones to drive NAND flash demand growth in 2H13

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...

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