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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.

Winbond rolls out serial flash for auto electronics application

Mar 1, 10:51

Winbond Electronics has announced that the company is bringing its proprietary SpiFlash serial flash memory technology to the automotive electronics market - a milestone for Winbond...

Winbond enters automotive flash memory market

Macronix 2011 profits slip

Feb 9, 16:43

Macronix International, a manufacturer of mask ROM and NOR flash memory, has announced that net profits for 2011 declined 63% to NT$2.72 billion (NT$99.1 million). Revenues for the...

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.

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    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.

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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

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    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.

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