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  • Last update: Tuesday 12 September 2017 [164 news items]

Winbond remains focused on niche-market DRAM, NOR flash

Jun 19, 01:00

Winbond Electronics is looking to balance the development of its niche-market DRAM and NOR flash product lines by raising the sales ratio for the latter to be equal to that for the...

Winbond shifting specialty DRAM to 46nm, NOR flash to 58nm

Apr 26, 15:16

Winbond Electronics, a Taiwan-based maker of memory products, has been shifting production of specialty DRAM to 46nm process and NOR flash to 58nm, the company told an investors conference...

Macronix swings to loss in 1Q12

Apr 26, 12:22

Macronix International swung to net losses of NT$1.09 billion (US$37 million) in the first quarter of 2012 from profits in the prior quarter and a year ago. The maker of NOR flash...

NOR flash prices expected to stabilize

Feb 8, 12:18

Having fallen dramatically during 2011, prices for NOR flash memory are expected to stabilize this year, according to industry sources.

Winbond intros new serial flash for space-critical applications

Nov 21, 10:25

Winbond Electronics has announced a family of new SpiFlash serial flash memory with what the company claims has the industry's smallest packages per density. The small...

Winbond SpiFlash serial flash for space-critical applications

Components for new 15-inch ultra-thin MacBook to start shipping in November

Nov 15, 01:25

Upstream suppliers of Apple have recently started shipping a small volume of components for a 15-inch ultra-thin notebook model from Apple in November and the device could be either...

Asustek, Acer reduce ultrabook orders by 40%

Nov 10, 01:25

Asustek Computer and Acer have recently reduced their ultrabook orders from 250,000-300,000 units originally to 150,000-180,000 units by the end of 2011 due to the unsatisfactory...

Micron offers program to secure 10-year supply of memory products

Oct 19, 11:27

Micron Technology has offered a program dubbed "Product Longevity Program (PLP)" to secure 10-year steady supply of memory products of the same specification, including...

Jeff Bader, senior director of marketing for Micron's embedded group

SPI NOR to become mainstream, says Winbond

Oct 18, 15:31

NOR solutions using the serial peripheral interface (SPI) will become the mainstream choice for consumer electronics products thanks to growing adoption among mobile handsets, according...

Winbond president Tung-Yi Chan

JEDEC publishes standard for serial NOR flash

Sep 30, 01:10

Memory industry standards body JEDEC Solid State Technology Association has announced the publication of JESD216 SFDP (serial flash discoverable parameter) for serial NOR flash. The...

Spansion announces 4Gb NOR flash memory

Aug 10, 12:39

Spansion has announced a single-die 4Gb NOR flash chip, made using 65nm process technology. The 4Gb Spansion GL-S delivers high-quality and fast read performance to enable a better...

Macronix, Winbond to see increasing overlap in NOR flash products with larger peers

Aug 2, 12:35

Taiwan-based NOR flash chipmakers Macronix International and Winbond Electronics have extended their market reach beyond consumer electronics, and consequently, the overlap between...

Macronix allocates more capacity to flash production

Jul 28, 17:00

Macronix International has said that capacity at its newly-opened 12-inch fab has almost all shifted to NOR flash production to meet demand for new orders. The capacity was originally...

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...

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    Winbond NOR flash for IoT

    Winbond Electronics has announced an expansion of its flash product portfolio with the introduction of its lowest-voltage SpiFlash memories to date. At 1.2 and 1.5V, and in 8-pin...

    Photo: Company, Jun 29.

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    Winbond SpiStack memories

    Winbond Electronics has announced an expansion of its flash product portfolio with the introduction of a family of stackable SpiFlash memory devices. The new SpiStack W25M Series...

    Photo: Company, Mar 30.

  • Toshiba+Serial+Interface+NAND

    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.

  • Winbond+TS16949%2Dcertified%2C+AEC%2DQ100%2Dqualified+serial+flash+memory

    Winbond TS16949-certified, AEC-Q100-qualified serial flash memory

    Winbond has announced that the firm will provide its TS16949-certified AEC-Q100-qualified serial flash memory devices - featuring densities from two megabits to 256 megabits - to...

    Photo: Company, Mar 2.

  • Spansion+FL%2DS+NOR+flash

    Spansion FL-S NOR flash

    Spansion has announced what it claims is the industry's fastest serial flash memory, the Spansion FL-S family at 65nm. The series has over 20% faster DDR read speeds and three times...

    Photo: Company, Sep 30.

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