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Phison introduces Windows 7-enabled flash controllers

Sep 4, 10:47

Phison Electronics has introduced its first flash controller chips supporting Windows 7 and enabling automatic encryption without installing any additional software. The Taiwan-based...

Phison cuts into Microsoft supply chain for Zune HD

Newswatch - Aug 26, 12:03

Phison Electronics has recently confirmed it is shipping controller chips for Microsoft's new Zune HD portable media player, which will hit store shelves on September 15.

Phison to mass produce new controller for SDXC cards in September

Aug 24, 14:50

Phison Electronics has said it is scheduled to mass produce new SD card controllers supporting SD version 3.0 in September. The new chips also include one for Toshiba's upcoming SDXC...

Phison says controllers supporting Toshiba 32nm NAND are ready

Aug 21, 16:29

Phison Electronics has said that its new NAND flash controller chips for USB flash drives and memory cards are all ready to support Toshiba's 32nm process technology. The Taiwan-based...

Phison expects 3Q09 gross margin to grow on memory card prices

Aug 10, 14:46

Phison Electronics, which specializes in NAND flash controller ICs, has said it expects the recent rally in memory card prices to contribute to gross margin growth in the third quarter...

A-Data secures NAND flash supply from Hynix

Jul 24, 12:41

A-Data Technology has recently secured NAND flash supply from Hynix Semiconductor through 2010, by making payments in advance, according to industry sources. In response, the memory...

A-Data and Transcend expected to net NT$2 per share or above in 2Q09

Jul 14, 15:38

A-Data Technology and Transcend Information are expected to see their second quarter profits maintain or surpass levels seen in first-quarter 2009, as DRAM prices are on a return...

NAND flash prices to see limited effect from Toshiba output increase, says Phison

Jun 16, 16:59

With Toshiba reportedly to ramp up NAND flash production to full capacity in July 2009, industry sources in Taiwan have expressed concern that the move may push down prices once again...

Skymedi supplies eMMC for HTC, Nokia and Garmin, sources say

Jun 15, 12:05

Taiwan's Skymedi, a memory controller IC maker, has recently cut into the supply chains of High Tech Computer (HTC), Nokia and Garmin with its eMMC products, according to industry...

Contract prices up for DRAM in 1H June, but down for NAND flash

Jun 9, 16:08

Contract prices for DDR2 and DDR3 modules went up 2-5% and 4-5%, respectively, in the first half of June, data gathered by DRAMeXchange has shown. But for NAND flash, contract prices...

NAND flash market to turn more positive in 3Q09, says Phison chairman

Jun 4, 12:18

The NAND flash market will be brighter in the third quarter because customers began placing orders at the beginning of June, according to Khein Seng Pua, chairman of Phison Electronics...

Phison chairman Khein Seng Pua

Phison prepays US$40 million for NAND flash chips

May 27, 11:26

NAND flash controller IC specialist Phison Electronics, which also produces memory card readers and portable drives, has prepaid a total of US$40 million for NAND flash chips so far...

NAND flash prices drifting lower in May-June, say Taiwan makers

May 21, 13:58

NAND flash chip prices, which should have peaked due to huge supply cuts earlier in the second quarter, will likely begin drifting lower in May-June as current demand growth is too...

NAND flash controller supplier 3S swings to profit in 1Q09

May 11, 12:17

Solid State System (3S), a NAND flash controller design house invested by Toshiba and Kingston Technology, swung back to profitability in the first quarter of 2009, with net income...

Kingston to invest more in Phison

May 11, 12:08

Taiwan's Phison Electronics, which specializes in NAND flash controller designs, has announced that Kingston Technology will invest NT$658 million (US$20.23 million) through private...

Hynix, Numonyx and Phison team to co-develop NAND solutions

May 7, 10:09

Hynix Semiconductor, Numonyx and Phison Electronics have announced that they have signed a collaboration agreement to jointly develop controllers for the next generation of managed-NAND...

Phison inventory value up on NAND flash price rally

Apr 30, 17:12

The recent rally in NAND flash prices has boosted the value of Phison Electronics' inventory value, according Khein Seng Pua, chairman of the NAND flash controller IC design house.

Uphill NAND flash price trend may end in May and June, says Phison

Apr 29, 10:51

NAND flash contract prices may hold flat in May and June, as the momentum of price growth is likely to be limited, according to Khein Seng Pua, chairman of Phison Electronics.

A-Data and Phison to raise capital via private placements

Apr 24, 16:50

Both DRAM and NAND flash spot markets have recently shown more active transactions, which may encourage more memory specialists to initiate capital expansion plans to shore up their...

MediaTek dismisses speculation of plans to tap SSD controller market

Stockwatch - Apr 22, 10:45

MediaTek has dismissed speculation it is eyeing the market for solid-state drive (SSD) controllers.

US market: SanDisk may lose ground to Taiwan competitors

Apr 16, 15:10

Taiwan's flash memory device manufacturers as well as US-based Kingston Technology are expected to grab a slice of the US NAND flash market now that the US International Trade Commission...

Memory module makers to report better-than-expected 1Q09 on stabilizing prices

Apr 15, 16:05

Memory module makers A-Data Technology and Power Quotient International (PQI) may swing back to profits in the first quarter of 2009, with pre-tax EPS to be between NT$1-2 (US$0.03-0.06),...

Taiwan flash controller IC players benefit from SanDisk ruling

Apr 14, 09:41

SanDisk has announced that the United States International Trade Commission (ITC) issued an Initial Determination which found that certain accused flash memory products did not infringe...

Controller IC designer Phison confirms 2008 dividend, to issue new shares

Stockwatch - Feb 20, 16:24

Taiwan's Phison Electronics, a NAND flash controller IC designer, will deal out a dividend of NT$3.915 (US$0.11), including NT$2.975 in cash and NT$0.94 in stocks, for 2008, the company's...

Phison: Shrunken NAND flash supply stabilizes pricing, but harms controller chip sector

Feb 17, 17:16

The NAND flash spot market has been put on a path towards partial recovery since the fourth quarter of 2008, thanks to production cutbacks at suppliers. However, the more-stabilized...

Phison chairman

Phison sets private placement; draws more investment from Kingston

Feb 4, 16:47

NAND flash controller IC designer Phison Electronics plans to issue new shares through private placement to raise additional capital and draw new strategic partners, the company has...

NAND flash contract prices soar by up to 40% in 2H January, says DRAMeXchange

Jan 16, 11:41

Contract quotes for mainstream 8Gb and 4Gb multi-level cell (MLC) NAND flash jumped by up to 40% and 33%, respectively, in the second half of January, latest quotes gathered by DRAMeXchange...

Controller IC designers pessimistic despite recent rise in memory card prices

Dec 24, 10:49

NAND flash controller IC designers are generally pessimistic about the first quarter of 2009 though memory card prices have recently gone up, according to industry sources.

IC designer Phison expects profit growth in 4Q08

Dec 9, 12:52

November sales of Phison Electronics totaled NT$1.37 billion (US$40.81 million), down 20% from October, with a 5.96% gross margin. Although it saw sales decline in November, the company...

Toshiba delivers positive outlook for SSD market over next two years

Nov 28, 10:56

Toshiba has recently expressed its optimism about wider NAND flash deployment in solid-state drive (SSD) applications over the next two years. Market watchers believe the positive...

Phison to start 90nm SATA controller production in 1Q09, targeting low-cost PCs

Nov 27, 16:10

Controller IC design house Phison Electronics is looking to start mass production SATA-interface solid-state drive (SSD) controllers on 90nm by the first quarter of 2009, the year...

Phison: Easing inventory to help improve 4Q profits, despite negative outlook for NAND flash market

Nov 11, 11:45

NAND flash controller IC design house Phison Electronics will see sequentially-improved profits in the fourth quarter of 2008, buoyed by easing low-priced inventory plus currency...

Khein-Seng Pau, general manager of Phison Electronics

Phison integrates smart card and memory card functionality

Sep 23, 16:16

Phison Electronics has launched a new smart card based on an SD interface that also combines smart card and memory card functionality, with the company indicating the device can expand...

NAND flash controller IC design houses post mixed results in 1H08

Aug 29, 11:52

Major NAND flash controller IC design houses have posted mixed financial results for the first half of 2008. As prices for of NAND flash keep heading south, fellow controller IC design...

Phison: NAND flash industry trough may last another quarter

Aug 20, 11:21

High inventory of NAND flash among leading NAND flash players has led to a series of price cuts from August but demand is still expected to be suppressed through the entire third...

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