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  • Last update: Tuesday 25 February 2014 [108 news items]

Macronix sees profit growth in 4Q09; NOR flash sales up

Jan 28, 16:35

Macronix International Company (MXIC) has announced its fourth-quarter 2009 net sales and earnings grew 32% and 121%, respectively, compared to levels in the fourth quarter of 2008...

NOR flash supply to be tight throughout 2010, says PCT general manager

Jan 22, 15:10

There may be a shortage in NOR flash supply throughout 2010, according to Fu Chiang-Sung, general manager of IC distributor Professional Computer Technology (PCT).

Fu Chiang-Sung, general manager of IC distributor Professional Computer Technology (PCT)

MediaTek to ship GSM/GPRS single-chip solution in December

Nov 18, 12:06

MediaTek is scheduled to volume produce its first GSM/GPRS single chips MT6253 in December, according to industry sources. The solution will target white-box handsets priced at less...

Winbond and Macronix post mixed results in October 2009

Nov 10, 13:51

Winbond Electronics, which is switching its business focus from commodity DRAM to niche DRAM and NOR flash, has announced revenues for October 2009 grew 12.2% on month to NT$2.12...

Macronix revenues hit 9-year high in September

Oct 8, 12:21

NOR flash memory maker Macronix International Company (MXIC) has posted revenues of NT$3.35 billion (US$104.04 million) for September 2009, the company's highest level since December...

Low-density NOR flash supply tightens, says Macronix VP

Sep 30, 14:42

The supply of low-density (below 64Mb) NOR flash memory has recently fallen short of demand, according to Wen-Sen Pan, vice president of mask ROM and NOR flash maker Macronix International...

Wen-Sen Pan, vice president of Macronix

Samsung upbeat about PRAM market

Sep 23, 10:22

Samsung Electronics has kicked off production of its 60nm-class 512Mb phase-change RAM (PRAM) and proprietary 1Gb OneDRAM chip based on fusion memory technology, according to Oh-Hyun...

Samsung 1Gb OneDRAM chip

Spansion says partnership with SMIC remains unchanged

Sep 2, 15:06

Spansion has claimed its foundry agreement with Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) is still valid, though the schedule to ramp 65nm production at SMIC's...

Spansion production line

Spansion executive to pay visit to Taiwan

Aug 12, 12:26

John Nation, director of corporate marketing for Spansion, plans to pay a visit to Taiwan this week, raising speculation that the NOR flash chipmaker is looking to aggressively take...

DRAM to drive up average commodity chip pricing, says iSuppli

Aug 5, 09:46

Average global pricing for commodity electronic components is expected to rise by 2.3% sequentially in the third quarter of 2009, thanks to shortages and resulting price hikes for...

Macronix posts profit growth for 2Q09; operates at nearly full utilization

Jul 30, 15:52

Taiwan's Macronix International, a mask ROM and NOR flash chipmaker, has reported a net income of NT$980 million (US$29.8 million) translating into net EPS of NT$0.31 for the second...

Macronix HQ

Numonyx launches new brand for serial NOR flash

Jul 22, 14:04

Numonyx has announced a new brand name for its serial flash memory line, Numonyx Forte, targeting consumer electronics, handheld gaming, computing and network communications applic...

KYEC sees increased demand for NOR flash

Jul 22, 13:51

IC testing specialist King Yuan Electronics Company (KYEC) has seen orders for memory chips climb 20-30% sequentially in the third quarter, mainly driven by increased demand from...

Winbond completes transition to 300mm fab production

Jul 8, 14:09

Taiwan's Winbond Electronics, which has shifted its focus from standard DRAM to niche memory and NOR flash, has recently completed its migration to 300mm wafer fab production, according...

Flash maker Macronix enjoys revenue growth in June

Jul 8, 11:57

Taiwan's mask ROM and NOR flash chipmaker Macronix International (MXIC) saw June sales grow 12.4% on month and 18.7% on year. Accumulated sales for January through June reached NT$10.69...

Samsung and Numonyx join forces on phase change memory

Jun 24, 17:02

Samsung Electronics and Numonyx have announced they are jointly developing market specifications for phase change memory (PCM) products, which feature faster read and write speeds...

Winbond moving toward reliance on NOR flash, specialty DRAM

Jun 23, 16:35

Winbond Electronics has been transforming its product mix through phasing out standard DRAM and maintaining NOR flash and specialty DRAM as a focus, according to company president...

Tung-Yi Chan, president of Winbond Electronics

Macronix seeking partnership for 12-inch fab

Jun 12, 16:53

Taiwan's Macronix International, a mask ROM and NOR flash chipmaker, is looking to forge a partnership with a foundry to help complete its 12-inch fab plan, according to company chairman...

Macronix chairman Miin Wu

Winbond running smoothly on 65nm DRAM process

Jun 9, 16:38

Winbond Electronics has said commodity DRAM production at its 65nm process node is progressing with yield rates on the rise. Annual production capacity is expected to reach 8,000...

Macronix running at full capacity

May 18, 15:34

Taiwan's Macronix International, a mask ROM and NOR flash chipmaker, has revealed that it is currently running at full capacity, beating its utilization estimate for the current quarter...

Macronix president Chih-Yuan Lu

Macronix sees sales growth continue on NOR flash

May 8, 10:49

Taiwan's Macronix International, a mask ROM and NOR flash specialist, saw its sales performance last month outperform what it achieved during the same period of 2008. The flash maker...

Flash maker Macronix seeing improved utilization rate

Apr 30, 17:10

NOR flash maker Macronix International (MXIC) expects its utilization rate to improve to 85-90% during the current quarter compared to 47% in the first, according to company chairman...

Macronix chairman Miin Wu

Spansion to pursue standalone strategy focused on embedded solutions

Apr 23, 10:17

Spansion, the world's largest pure-play provider of flash memory solutions, has announced that the company will pursue a standalone strategy focused on the embedded solutions market...

JEDEC releases new standard for low-power memory in mobile devices

Apr 3, 17:01

Memory industry standards body JEDEC Solid State Technology Association has announced the publication of JESD209-2 LPDDR2 Low Power Memory Device Standard. The new standard offers...

ChipMOS shipping more Spansion products since March

Mar 26, 12:37

Memory packaging and testing house ChipMOS Technologies has seen a rebound in orders from the LCD, NOR flash and mask ROM sectors since March, and shipments to insolvent flash maker...

Demand for Spansion-branded NOR flash remains unchanged, says IC distributor

Mar 16, 15:38

Orders of Spansion-branded NOR flash for handsets and notebooks have remained unchanged, despite the NOR flash giant's bankruptcy protection proceedings, according to IC distributor...

NOR flash giant files for bankruptcy

Mar 2, 10:21

Spansion, the world's largest pure-play provider of flash memory solutions, today (March 2, 2009) filed a voluntary petition for reorganization under chapter 11 of the US Bankruptcy...

ChipMOS terminates service agreement with Spansion

Feb 25, 10:35

ChipMOS Technologies (Bermuda) has announced that on February 19, 2009 its wholly-owned packaging and testing service supplier ChipMOS Taiwan terminated a service agreement with Spansion...

NOR memory maker Spansion cuts 3,000 jobs

Feb 24, 14:42

Spansion has announced that it is reducing its global work force by approximately 3,000 employees, or 35%, stepping up effort to adjust to the current recession.

Spansion Japan files for corporate restructuring

Feb 10, 16:24

NOR memory manufacturer Spansion has announced that its Japanese subsidiary Spansion Japan has entered into a proceeding under the Corporate Reorganization Law (Kaisha Kosei Ho) of...

NOR flash makers to benefit as Spansion suffers financial crisis

Feb 6, 16:21

Market watchers are pessimistic about Spansion's future and expect Numonyx, Macronix International Company (MXIC), NOR flash design company Silicon Storage Technology (SST), and SST's...

Flash memory maker Macronix looking to buck the trend and remain profitable in 1Q09

Jan 23, 11:59

Mask ROM and NOR flash specialist Macronix International Company (MXIC) appeared to be the only profit maker among Taiwan's major memory chip suppliers in the fourth quarter of 2008...

Macronix president Chih-Yuan Lu

Winbond and Macronix post mixed December sales

Jan 8, 16:27

Winbond Electronics has announced its December sales edged up 8.7% sequentially, thanks to contributions from the mobile RAM segment. Meanwhile, Macronix International Company (MXIC)...

Spansion ships 65nm 3-Volt MirrorBit NOR solution

Dec 16, 10:58

Spansion has announced that 65nm 3-volt 512Mb and 1Gb high density MirrorBit NOR solutions are now in production at the company's flagship 300mm SP1 facility, with initial shipments...

Macronix November sales down almost 40%, but likely to meet 4Q08 target

Dec 9, 17:13

Macronix International Company (MXIC) has announced sales of NT$1.69 billion (US$50.46 million) for November, down 39.2% on month and down 7.4% on year. Accumulated sales for January...

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    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.

  • Spansion+GL%2DS+family+of+NOR+flash

    Spansion GL-S family of NOR flash

    Designed for fast data access, interactivity and boot performance, the Spansion GL-S family enables electronic devices to start nearly instantly with the push of a button and provide...

    Photo: Company, Feb 23.

  • Spansion+2Gb+GL%2DS

    Spansion 2Gb GL-S

    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,...

    Photo: Company, Nov 17.

  • Samsung+512Mb+MCP+PRAM+

    Samsung 512Mb MCP PRAM

    Samsung Electronics has announced what it claims is the industry's first multi-chip package (MCP) with phase-change RAM (PRAM) for use in mobile phones. The 512-megabit (512Mb)...

    Photo: Company, Apr 29.

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