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Apple said to add Macronix as supplier of NOR flash for MacBook Air

Jul 26, 10:55

Apple has added Macronix International as another supplier of NOR flash memory for the new MacBook Air in order to support strong sales of the recently-launched ultra-thin notebook...

NOR flash finds growth opportunities in tablets and e-book readers, says IHS iSuppli

Jun 10, 11:15

Driven by rising demand from a broad spectrum of products, particularly tablet devices like Apple's iPad and e-book readers such as Amazon's Kindle, the embedded NOR flash market...

Powerchip reportedly lands foundry orders from NOR chip vendors, says paper

Newswatch - May 10, 13:55

Taiwan-based DRAM chipmaker Powerchip Technology, which has put more emphasis on foundry manufacturing, has grabbed orders for NOR flash memory from Spansion and Silicon Storage Technology...

Winbond NOR flash sales grow in 1Q11

May 2, 11:38

Winbond Electronics' sales generated from its NOR flash business grew 8% sequentially in the first quarter of 2011, while those from other segments saw on-quarter drops, according...

Global NOR flash market to shrink in 2011 and beyond, says IHS

Feb 23, 11:22

The global market for NOR flash memory will decline by almost 6% in 2011 after blockbuster growth last year - the first sign of the difficult years that lie ahead as the industry...

NOR chipmakers gear up for process technology transitions

Feb 21, 11:11

With the NOR flash memory market moving toward a healthier supply/demand balance, major NOR chip producers have shifted their focus to transitions in production process nodes rather...

Winbond sees firmer NOR pricing in 1Q11

Feb 14, 10:14

The NOR flash market is moving toward a more balanced supply/demand situation, Taiwan's Winbond Electronics has commented. Chip prices have slipped at a much slower pace after larger...

CPT/Pixel Qi co-develop low-power transmission TFT-LCD panel to start mass production in 2Q11

Dec 24, 01:40

Chunghwa Picture Tubes (CPT) has developed a low-power transmission TFT-LCD panel with Pixel Qi, and will showcase three sizes of the panel at CES held from January 6-9, 2011 in Las...

Winbond November sales up slightly on-month

Dec 9, 01:10

Winbond Electronics saw revenues grow 0.5% sequentially to NT$2.59 billion (US$86 million) in November 2010, despite DRAM price drops as well as seasonality. The results also reflected...

Macronix posts 18% sequential drop in November revenues

Dec 8, 01:25

Macronix International saw its November 2010 revenues fall 18.4% sequentially and 31.4% on year to NT$1.693 billion (US$56.234 million). Revenues from January through November totaled...

Spansion intros 2Gb NOR flash for 3D applications

Nov 16, 13:44

Spansion has announced what it claims is the industry's first single die 2Gb NOR flash memory product for delivering interactive 2D and 3D graphics, animation and video in games,...

Micron sampling 512Mb NOR device for automotive applications

Nov 9, 16:38

Micron Technology has introduced its Axcell-series NOR flash memory for automotive applications. Sampling has already begun, with mass production slated to begin in 2011.

NOR flash prices set to fall in 4Q10, says Macronix chairman

Newswatch - Oct 28, 14:21

Prices for NOR flash memory are set to decline by 10-20% in the fourth quarter of 2010, according to Miin Wu, chairman and CEO of Macronix International. But beginning the first quarter...

Macronix chairman Miin Wu

Memory IC designer Chingis to list on Taiwan emerging stock market

Oct 15, 01:50

Chingis Technology, a fabless chipmaker of embedded non-volatile memory (NVM) solutions, will list on Taiwan's emerging stock market on October 29. The company mainly supplies 4Mb...

Macronix to mass produce 75nm NOR flash chips in 4Q10

Sep 21, 01:25

Macronix International has announced plans to skip the 90nm manufacturing process node for NOR flash memory, and move directly to a 75nm technology. The company said it is now sampling...

Macronix signs NT$18 billion syndicated loan

Sep 17, 01:05

NOR flash and mask ROM chipmaker Macronix International has obtained a syndicated loan worth NT$18 billion (US$564 million) from 15 banks, to fund the smooth operation of its new...

Winbond August revenues down on month as NOR and SDRAM sales slow

Sep 9, 14:34

Winbond Electronics saw revenues slide 2.7% on month to NT$2.92 billion (US$91 million) in August 2010, as demand for NOR flash and specialty DRAM (SDRAM) memory has slackened recently,...

NOR flash designer Eon posts NT$3.88 EPS for 1H10

Sep 1, 15:08

Eon Silicon Solution has posted an EPS of NT$3.88 (US$0.121) for the first half of 2010 on 22.75% average gross margin. Net profit came to NT$289 million and revenues reached NT$2.59...

Commentary: Honeymoon ends early for Taiwan NOR flash suppliers

Aug 25, 17:05

Major Taiwan-based NOR flash suppliers, including Macronix International and Winbond Electronics, saw their earnings receive a boost during the first half of 2010, benefiting from...

NOR flash prices to lose momentum in 2H10, says Macronix CEO

Aug 5, 14:48

Miin Wu, chairman and CEO of Macronix International, expects to see a balance in supply and demand for NOR flash chips in the third quarter quarter of 2010. Prices for the memory,...

Elpida and Spansion wrap up NAND deal; may extend to NOR

Jul 22, 10:23

Elpida Memory and Spansion on July 22 announced that they have begun jointly developing NAND process technology and products. The existing relationship will expand to include a foundry...

ProMOS to complete sale of 12-inch fab to Macronix in September

Jul 14, 11:41

ProMOS Technology has revealed that it will complete the previously-announced sale of its 12-inch wafer fab at the Hsinchu Science Park (HSP), and hand over operation to Macronix...

Microchip licenses PCT to sell serial NOR flash in select Asia markets

Jul 9, 13:52

Microchip Technology has announced that it has granted an exclusive limited license to sell certain serial NOR flash devices from its Silicon Storage Technology (SST) subsidiary to...

NOR flash supply gap reaches 20%, says Winbond president

Jun 21, 14:52

NOR flash supply is currently short of demand by around 20%, according to Tung-Yi Chan, president of Taiwan-based Winbond Electronics. Prices for the memory chip will continue going...

Winbond president Chan Tung-Yi

Winbond May revenues rise 5% on month despite low season

Jun 9, 11:11

Winbond Electronics has announced revenues for May 2010 grew 5.6% sequentially to NT$2.86 billion (US$88 million), despite it traditionally being the low season. The memory chipmaker...

NOR flash demand continues buoying Macronix sales

Jun 8, 12:07

Macronix International Company (MXIC) saw its revenues increase 6.5% sequentially to NT$2.45 billion (US$75 million) in May 2010, the company's highest total this year. The figure...

NOR flash designer Eon secures foundry capacity for 3Q10

Jun 1, 01:00

Memory IC design house Eon Silicon Solution, which mainly focuses on NOR flash memory solutions, has secured new foundry capacity that will contribute to its shipments from the third...

Already-tight NOR flash supply may tighten further

May 25, 13:51

Spansion Japan reportedly will sell its 12-inch NOR flash memory facility, which now has total capacity of 30,000 wafers a month, raising speculation that supply in the global NOR...

NOR flash sales set to return to growth track, says iSuppli

May 17, 14:56

Reversing the market's slump of the past year from the worldwide economic downturn, revenues for NOR flash memory is projected to climb 4.2% to US$4.8 billion this year from US$4.6...

Supply of NOR flash MCP solutions to remain tight despite Samsung PRAM launch

Newswatch - Apr 30, 09:59

The launch of 512Mb PRAM (phase-change RAM) in a MCP (multi-chip package) by Samsung Electronics is unlikely to affect the mainstream position of NOR flash parts in the MCP chip segment,...

NOR flash supply to remain tight until mid-2011, says Macronix chairman

Apr 29, 16:39

NOR flash supply will continue to be tight in the next 12-18 months, according to Miin Wu, chairman and CEO of Macronix International. The biggest problem now is how to immediately...

Macronix chairman and CEO Miin Wu

MediaTek increases NOR flash suppliers

Apr 23, 11:21

MediaTek has added two more NOR flash vendors, one Taiwan-based maker and another overseas vendor, to its supplier list in order to ensure supplies, according to the company.

Macronix and Winbond ramping up NOR flash capacities to expand global market share

Apr 16, 10:46

Macronix International Company (MXIC) and Winbond Electronics are ramping up their NOR flash capacities in order to expand their share in the global market, according to industry...

Winbond ramping 90nm production for serial NOR flash

Apr 14, 14:04

Winbond Electronics has shipped its one-billionth serial flash chip, according to the company, adding that it is now stepping up efforts to ramp production of the memory using 90nm...

Winbond on track to exit commodity DRAM market, says spokesperson

Apr 13, 11:36

Winbond Electronics is confident that it will successfully transform into a niche DRAM and NOR flash maker in 2010, and gradually withdraw from the mainstream DRAM market, according...

Winbond spokesperson Wilson Wen
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    Winbond TS16949-certified, AEC-Q100-qualified serial flash memory

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    Photo: Company, Mar 2.

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    Photo: Company, Sep 30.

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    Spansion GL-S family of NOR flash

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    Photo: Company, Feb 23.

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    Spansion 2Gb GL-S

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    Photo: Company, Nov 17.

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    Samsung 512Mb MCP PRAM

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