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  • Last update: Tuesday 24 February 2015 [249 news items]

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, Macronix post drops in January sales

Feb 8, 11:36

Winbond Electronics and Macronix International have both reported decreases in January 2012 revenues from the previous month.

Winbond likely to stay in red in 4Q11

Jan 10, 12:10

Winbond Electronics, which swung to a small loss in the third quarter of 2011, is likely to stay in the red in the last quarter of the year due to declining sales of NOR flash and...

Macronix 4Q11 sales beat guidance

Jan 9, 11:08

Macronix International has reported higher than expected revenues for the fourth quarter of 2011, thanks to strong shipments of ROM products for handheld games consoles.

Macronix serial flash adopted for Freescale automotive MCU

Dec 16, 14:04

Macronix International has announced a collaboration with Freescale Semiconductor, and its Qorivva MPC5645S MCU, which provides a cost-effective and powerful platform for high-resolution...

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

Winbond swings to small loss in 3Q11

Oct 31, 10:18

Winbond Electronics has reported net loss of NT$41 million (US$1.4 million) for the third quarter, compared to profit of NT$269 million in the prior quarter, with revenues sliding...

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

Macronix, Winbond post mixed September results

Oct 7, 16:51

Macronix International saw its revenues increase 5.6% sequentially in September 2011 while fellow NOR flash manufacturer Winbond Electronics' revenues decreased 2.9% on month.

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...

Serial flash outlook optimistic, says Spansion executive

Sep 28, 15:09

Serial flash will be a fast growing segment for NOR flash, with the market size forecast to grow at a CAGR of 14-15% by 2015, according to Robert France, vice president of strategic...

Winbond secures NT$7 billion syndicated loan

Newswatch - Sep 19, 15:53

Taiwan-based Winbond Electronics, a supplier of niche-market DRAM and NOR flash, on September 19 announced that it has secured a syndicated bank loan of NT$7 billion (US$236 million)...

Winbond, Macronix August revenues up

Sep 8, 14:24

Winbond Electronics and Macronix International have reported NT$2.34 billion (US$80.5 million) and NT$2.21 billion in August revenues, respectively, up 2% and 10% sequentially.

Winbond talks about its transformation and new business opportunities

Sep 5, 16:27

Having gone through the 2007-2009 downturn, the DRAM industry was just about to celebrate upcoming profitable years. But the rebound lasted only one year, and the industry has slid...

Winbond president Tung-Yi Chan

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...

Winbond on track to ramp 46nm in 4Q11

Aug 8, 15:13

Winbond Electronics is scheduled to ramp production of specialty DRAM (SDRAM) memory using 46nm process technology in the fourth quarter of 2011, company president Tung-Yi Chan said...

Winbond president Tung-Yi Chan

Winbond posts 2Q11 profit growth; sees price pressure

Aug 5, 16:08

Taiwan-based Winbond Electronics, a manufacturer of niche-market DRAM and NOR flash, has announced that net profits for the second quarter of 2011 climbed 129% sequentially to NT$269...

Winbond president Tung-Yi Chan

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...

Macronix reports profit drop for 2Q11 on lower revenues

Jul 27, 15:51

Taiwan-based Macronix International, a supplier of mask ROM and NOR flash memory chips, has announced that net profits for the second quarter of 2011 slid to NT$515 million (US$18...

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...

Powerchip eyeing 2Q11 break-even, says chairman

Jun 13, 10:19

Taiwan-based Powerchip Technology expects to post a small loss for the second quarter of 2011 with a possibility of reaching a break-even, according to comany chairman Frank Huang.

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...

Winbond, Macronix post mixed May results

Jun 8, 08:23

Winbond Electronics has announced that revenues for May 2011 grew 1.5% sequentially to NT$2.57 billion (US$89 million) while fellow NOR flash manufacturer Macronix International saw...

Winbond announces additional NT$1.5 billion in capex

May 16, 12:26

Memory chipmaker Winbond Electronics, which has diversified its product mix to include NOR flash, niche-market DRAM and GDDR, has announced an additional capex of NT$1.512 billion...

ESMT reportedly to make investment in fellow IC design firm Eon

May 11, 11:11

Elite Semiconductor Memory Technology (ESMT), which mainly designs and supplies specialty DRAM (SDRAM) chips used in LCD TVs, mobile phones and other consumer products, is looking...

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...

Macronix, Winbond report sequential growth in April revenues

May 9, 12:16

Macronix International and Winbond Electronics have reported sequential growth in revenues for April 2011 of 6.2% and 6.4%, respectively.

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...

Winbond March 2011 revenues drop 3% on year

Apr 11, 11:56

Taiwan's Winbond Electronics, which manufactures niche-market DRAM products and NOR flash chips, has announced revenues for March 2011 decreased 2.9% from a year earlier to NT$2.38...

Macronix holds sufficient wafer inventory

Mar 21, 14:19

Macronix International currently has two to three months worth of wafer inventory, which is sufficient enough to fulfill orders over the short term, according to company chairman...

Winbond posts drop in February 2011 revenues

Mar 8, 11:02

Memory chipmaker Winbond Electronics saw revenues drop in February 2011 compared to the prior month and the same period last year.

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...

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

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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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