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Spansion announces new Japan subsidiary; Spansion Japan continues foundry services

May 25, 13:46

Spansion has announced its new Japan-based subsidiary, Spansion Nihon, has acquired the distribution business of Spansion Japan, its former subsidiary. Leading the new organization...

NOR flash sales set to return to growth track, says iSuppli

May 17, 14:56

Reversing the market's slump of the past year from the worldwide economic downturn, revenues for NOR flash memory is projected to climb 4.2% to US$4.8 billion this year from US$4.6...

Winbond, Macronix enjoy revenue growth in April

May 11, 14:26

Winbond Electronics saw consolidated revenues for April 2010 grow 10.2% on month to NT$3.46 billion (US$109 million), while Macronix International Company (MXIC) reported a sequential...

Spansion emerges from bankruptcy

May 11, 10:15

Flash memory solutions provider Spansion on May 10 announced it has emerged from Chapter 11 reorganization. During the reorganization, Spansion focused its business on serving embedded...

Supply of NOR flash MCP solutions to remain tight despite Samsung PRAM launch

Newswatch - Apr 30, 09:59

The launch of 512Mb PRAM (phase-change RAM) in a MCP (multi-chip package) by Samsung Electronics is unlikely to affect the mainstream position of NOR flash parts in the MCP chip segment,...

NOR flash supply to remain tight until mid-2011, says Macronix chairman

Apr 29, 16:39

NOR flash supply will continue to be tight in the next 12-18 months, according to Miin Wu, chairman and CEO of Macronix International. The biggest problem now is how to immediately...

Macronix chairman and CEO Miin Wu

Macronix approves NT$16.4 billion for capacity expansion

Stockwatch - Apr 28, 16:52

Mask ROM and NOR flash supplier Macronix International has announced its board of directors on April 27 approved a budget of NT$16.4 billion (US$522.83 million) to expand capacity...

Winbond posts profits for second straight quarter

Apr 27, 15:50

Memory chipmaker Winbond Electronics, which has turned its focus away from the commodity DRAM business, has reported net income of NT$384 million (US$12.3 million) for the first quarter...

Eon and ESMT boosting shipments of MCP memory solutions for smartphones

Apr 26, 12:02

Taiwan-based multi-chip package (MCP) memory solution providers Eon Silicon Solution and Elite Semiconductor Memory Technology (ESMT) have seen their shipments of MCP products continue...

MediaTek increases NOR flash suppliers

Apr 23, 11:21

MediaTek has added two more NOR flash vendors, one Taiwan-based maker and another overseas vendor, to its supplier list in order to ensure supplies, according to the company.

Macronix to invest up to NT$20 billion, hire staff for new 12-inch fab

Apr 19, 10:37

Mask ROM and NOR flash supplier Macronix International will invest NT$15-20 billion (US$478-638 million) in its newly-acquired 12-inch fab over the next two years, according to company...

Macronix seeing little threat from big players, says company president

Apr 16, 16:16

Digitimes recently talked to Chih-Yuan Lu, president of NOR flash and ROM maker Macronix International Company (MXIC), about the changing market landscape for NOR flash memory and...

Macronix and Winbond ramping up NOR flash capacities to expand global market share

Apr 16, 10:46

Macronix International Company (MXIC) and Winbond Electronics are ramping up their NOR flash capacities in order to expand their share in the global market, according to industry...

Winbond ramping 90nm production for serial NOR flash

Apr 14, 14:04

Winbond Electronics has shipped its one-billionth serial flash chip, according to the company, adding that it is now stepping up efforts to ramp production of the memory using 90nm...

Winbond on track to exit commodity DRAM market, says spokesperson

Apr 13, 11:36

Winbond Electronics is confident that it will successfully transform into a niche DRAM and NOR flash maker in 2010, and gradually withdraw from the mainstream DRAM market, according...

Winbond spokesperson Wilson Wen

NOR flash maker Macronix 1Q10 revenues beat guidance

Apr 8, 14:43

Mask ROM and NOR flash chipmaker Macronix International Company (MXIC) has reported revenues of NT$6.57 billion (US$207 million) for the first quarter of 2010, higher than the NT$6.1-6.3...

Winbond GDDR output for Elpida lower than expected

Apr 6, 15:17

Winbond Electronics has recently begun making GDDR chips for Elpida Memory with a production capacity of 5,000 wafer starts a month, according to industry sources. However, the monthly...

Spansion moves closer to exiting Chapter 11

Apr 2, 17:02

Spansion on April 1 announced that the US Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware has issued a decision regarding its plan of reorganization that overrules a number of objections...

Memory consolidations highlight growing importance of mobile platforms, says iSuppli

Apr 2, 09:57

Recent acquisitions by Elpida Memory and Micron Technology illustrate the increasing importance suppliers are placing on offering a complete portfolio of memory products in order...

Memory chipmaker Winbond preps fund-raising

Mar 31, 10:24

Winbond Electronics, which is switching its business focus from commodity DRAM to niche memory and NOR flash, has announced a plan to issue up to 360 million news shares through private...

NOR flash prices set to rise, says Macronix president

Mar 17, 15:46

Macronix International Company (MXIC) is set to raise prices for NOR flash memory as supply of the chip will remain tight in the second quarter due to strong demand coming from PC...

Macronix preps fund-raising

Mar 16, 14:03

Mask ROM and NOR flash memory maker Macronix International Company (MXIC) has revealed plans to issue up to 1.5 billion new shares through a rights issue, private placement offerings...

SPI flash memory in tight supply, say NOR flash makers

Mar 15, 15:36

The supply of serial peripheral interface (SPI) flash memory is running tight severely due to strong demand particularly from the LCD TV sector, according to sources at NOR flash...

Winbond to raise NOR flash prices

Mar 10, 11:30

Winbond Electronics is looking to raise prices for NOR flash memory by 5% to reflect tight capacity, while Macronix International Company (MXIC) may also follow suit, according to...

NOR flash

Macronix, Winbond February 2010 sales down slightly

Mar 8, 16:51

Mask ROM and NOR flash maker Macronix International Company (MXIC) has reported revenues of NT$2.09 billion (US$66 million) for February 2010, down 6.1% from January levels. Winbond...

Macronix able to sustain revenue target for 1Q10, says president

Mar 5, 11:17

Mask ROM and NOR flash memory maker Macronix International Company (MXIC) will be able to sustain its revenues target of NT$6.1-6.3 billion (US$188-197 million) for the first quarter...

Numonyx and Macronix heat up 4Q09 NOR flash market, says iSuppli

Feb 26, 09:23

The economic recovery has translated into a sales rebound for the long-suffering NOR-type flash memory market, similar to the momentum the overall memory market is enjoying, according...

Micron's Numonyx acquisition to challenge Samsung, hurt Hynix

Feb 11, 14:04

Market watchers generally believe that Micron Technology's upcoming acquisition of Numonyx, which unseated Spansion in the 2009 NOR flash memory market, may pose a challenge to Samsung...

Micron to buy Numonyx for US$1.27 billion

Feb 10, 11:45

Micron Technology and Numonyx announced on February 9 that they have signed a definitive agreement under which Micron has agreed to acquire privately held Numonyx in an all-stock...

Winbond, Macronix report mixed January results

Feb 9, 11:44

Winbond Electronics, which intends to transform itself into a niche memory specialist, has announced January sales grew 7.2% on month to NT$2.36 billion (US$74 million). Meanwhile,...

Winbond posts first profit in 11 quarters

Jan 29, 16:49

DRAM maker Winbond Electronics, which has diversified its product mix to include niche DRAM, NOR flash and GDDR, has announced net income of NT$342 million (US$10.7 million) on revenues...

NOR flash maker Macronix to hike salaries by 10% in 2010

Jan 29, 12:21

Mask ROM and NOR flash maker Macronix International Company (MXIC) has announced plans to hike monthly salary payments for its employees by 10% in 2010. It will also add 1,500 staff...


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...

Macronix extends phase-change memory alliance with IBM

Jan 28, 12:14

Macronix International Company (MXIC) has signed an agreement with IBM to continue to co-develop phase-change memory (PCM) technology in order to sustain future growth, according...


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)
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  • 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.

  • 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.

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