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  • Last update: Thursday 12 March 2015 [251 news items]

NOR revenues from wireless to keep declining, says IHS

Jul 3, 10:42

Sales of NOR flash in wireless applications in 2013 will decline by nearly one third compared to last year, although use of the memory remains strong in the embedded segment, according...

Winbond looks to rising SDRAM prices in 2H13

Jun 19, 22:03

Niche memory device supplier Winbond Electronics expects prices of SDRAM chips to rebound to reasonable levels in the second half of 2013 amid guardedly optimistic market conditions,...

Winbond, Macronix shipping NOR flash chips for Xbox One and PS4

Jun 19, 22:02

Winbond Electronics reportedly has landed NOR flash orders for Microsoft's Xbox One gaming machines, while fellow company Macronix International has seen its NOR flash chips enter...

Macronix, Winbond see strong sales growth in April

May 8, 11:02

Non-DRAM specialists Macronix International and Winbond Electronics both saw their April revenues increase substantially thanks to a pick-up in customer orders and higher product...

Macronix approves NT$2.62 billion for 2013 capex

Stockwatch - May 3, 15:54

The board of directors of Macronix International, a manufacturer of mask ROM and NOR flash memory, has approved plans to budget NT$2.62 billion (US$88.7 million) in capex for 2013...

Mobile device applications to fuel serial flash demand, says Winbond president

Apr 29, 13:51

New applications for serial NOR flash memory will support and propel the market over the next four years, said Winbond Electronics president Tung-Yi Chan at an April 26 investors...

Winbond president expresses optimism about serial flash market

Winbond breaks into Galaxy S4 supply chain

Apr 23, 14:51

Winbond Electronics reportedly has entered the supply chain for Samsung Electronics' Galaxy 4S with its specialty DRAM and NOR flash chips.

Winbond ramping up 58nm production for serial flash

Apr 12, 11:13

Winbond Electronics has announced that it is ramping up production of serial NOR flash chips using 58nm process technology. At its 12-inch wafer fab in Taichung, central Taiwan, Winbond...

Winbond, Macronix March sales up

Apr 9, 11:01

Winbond Electronics and Macronix International have reported sequential growths in March revenues of 12.7% and 10.6%, respectively.

Spansion, XMC extend partnership to 32nm

Mar 19, 18:35

NOR flash memory supplier Spansion has announced that its existing partnership with China-based 12-inch IC foundry XMC now extends to 32nm.

Focused on embedded flash: Q&A with Spansion EVP Glenda Dorchak

Mar 11, 16:12

Spansion recently announced a joint development with United Microelectronics (UMC) to integrate its proprietary embedded charge trap (eCT) flash memory technology with the foundry's...

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Global NOR flash market to continue slide, says IHS

Feb 25, 12:06

After a decline in 2012, the NOR flash memory market is set to shrink again in 2013 and 2014 as more segments of the handset market eschew the device in favor of alternative NAND...

Winbond NOR flash enters Microsoft Surface Pro supply chain

Newswatch - Feb 18, 22:06

Winbond Electronics has made additional ground with its NOR flash memory. The company's serial flash products have been adopted for Microsoft's Surface Pro, according to iFixIt's...

Winbond diversifying away from PC DRAM business

Winbond to return to profitability in 2013

Feb 8, 12:06

Winbond Electronics is expected to return to profitability as early as the second quarter of 2013, thanks to a more favorable cost structure and product mix, according to market wa...

NOR flash industry to see another wave of consolidation, says Macronix

Jan 23, 13:59

The NOR flash memory industry will be pushed into another wave of consolidation with the number of suppliers reduced to 2-3, according to Macronix International president Chih-Yuan...

Winbond set to swing to profits in 1Q13, report says

Jan 15, 15:18

Taiwan-based Winbond Electronics, a manufacturer of specialty DRAM and NOR flash memory, is set to return to the profitability in the first quarter of 2013, according to a report...

Winbond signs NT$5 billion syndicated loan

Nov 19, 15:57

Winbond Electronics, which manufactures NOR flash and niche-market DRAM chips, has signed a NT$5 billion (US$171.7 million) three-year syndicated loan agreement with 10 local banks...

Winbond, Macronix post mixed October results

Nov 9, 14:30

Winbond Electronics saw its October revenues increase almost 5% sequentially while fellow company Macronix International's revenues slipped 7.7% on month.

Total flash memory market to decline in 2012, says IHS

Oct 18, 14:07

Revenues for the flash memory market are projected to decline to US$24.3 billion in 2012, down 4.7% from US$25.5 billion in 2011, according to IHS iSuppli. The NAND segment is 2012...

Spansion expands serial flash memory portfolio

Sep 19, 10:31

Spansion has announced production of a new low-density serial flash memory family to expand its product portfolio and address additional applications in the consumer segment and in...

Spansion FL serial flash family features densities from 4Mb up to 1Gb

Macronix August sales up, Winbond down

Sep 11, 02:15

NOR flash memory suppliers Macronix International and Winbond Electronics have reported mixed revenue results for August 2012.

Taiwan NOR flash makers reportedly cut into supply chain for iPhones

Sep 4, 01:15

Macronix International and Winbond Electronics have both grabbed NOR flash memory orders for the next iPhone, which will be announced in mid-September, according to sources within...

Apple expected to announce next-generation iPhone in mid-September

ISSI to acquire Chingis

Jul 20, 10:31

Integrated Silicon Solution (ISSI) on July 19 announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with the major shareholders of Chingis Technology under which ISSI intends...

NOR flash makers find new growth areas to compensate for slowing sales in cellphones, says IHS

Jul 16, 10:49

NOR flash memory sales growth may be tapering off in mobile handsets and smartphones, but lucrative embedded applications in the tablet, automotive and industrial markets are picking...

Winbond, Macronix post mixed June results

Jul 10, 01:30

Winbond Electronics has reported flat sequential growth in June revenues, while fellow NOR flash company Macronix International saw its June sales slip 4.8% on month.

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...

Spansion gearing up for SLC NAND

Jun 1, 16:18

Spansion has started sampling the company's first single-level cell (SLC) NAND flash memory, built using SK Hynix' 4Xnm process technology, and packaged and tested by Spansion itself...

Spansion executive talks about Spansion's edge in the NAND flash market

Mobile memory market growth propelled by smartphones and tablets, says IHS

May 15, 11:47

New smartphones and tablets will act as key catalysts for continued healthy growth of the mobile memory semiconductor space in the next few years, with revenues growing a modest but...

Macronix, Winbond April sales up

May 8, 01:40

Macronix International and Winbond Electronics have reported sequential growth in April 2012 revenues of 12.6% and 3.8%, respectively.

Spansion expands R&D in China

May 3, 15:46

Spansion has announced that the firm is expanding its design and product development in China to focus on cost-competitive serial NOR flash memory solutions for specific applications...

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...

Winbond posts third straight quarterly loss

Apr 26, 11:52

Taiwan-based Winbond Electronics, a maker of niche-market DRAM and NOR flash memory, has reported its third consecutive quarterly loss due to falling ASPs of its products in particular...

Winbond, Macronix post mixed March results

Apr 10, 01:20

Non-DRAM specialist Winbond Electronics saw its March revenues increase 14.6% sequentially, while revenues at fellow company Macronix International declined 11.8% on month.

Macronix 1Q12 sales miss guidance

Winbond, Macronix post sales growth in February

Mar 8, 12:30

Memory makers Winbond Electronics and Macronix International have reported sequential growth in February revenues of about 6% and 9%, respectively.

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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.

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    Spansion FL-S NOR flash

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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

    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.

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    Samsung 512Mb MCP PRAM

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