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Mixed storage solutions key to popularity of ultrabook PCs, says HGST executive

Jul 5, 12:56

The sales performance for first-generation Ultrabook PCs equipped with SSDs (solid-state drives) has fallen short of expectations because of high sales prices due to high costs of...

SSD developers gearing up for ultrabook demand

Jun 28, 01:05

Developers of solid-state drives (SSD) and related components including Lite-On IT, LSI (formerly SandForce), Marvell, Phison Electronics and SanDisk are all gearing up to fulfill...

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SK Hynix to buy US chip-controller developer

Jun 20, 13:46

SK Hynix today (June 20) announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire California-based Link_A_Media Devices (LAMD), a developer of memory-chip controllers.

Cache is king in solid state drive market, says IHS

Jun 15, 10:14

Hybrid hard disk drives (HDD) containing a built-in layer of NAND flash memory may offer the advantage of consolidated storage for increasingly popular ultrabooks, but cache solid...

Lite-On IT expects 5-10% sequential growth in 3Q12 revenues

Jun 13, 14:12

Taiwan-based optical disc drive (ODD) maker Lite-On IT has forecast its consolidated revenues for the third quarter of 2012 will increase by 5-10% sequentially.

SanDisk SSD adopted by Fujitsu, Lenovo

Jun 7, 11:19

SanDisk's mSATA SSD devices have been adopted by Fujitsu for its recently-announced ultrabooks, and Lenovo for the ThinkPad Edge-series notebooks, according to the flash memory ven...

Dan Inbar, senior VP and GM of SanDisk's OEM business unit

JMicron expects SSD controller sales to double

Jun 6, 15:23

With new orders flowing in and the company's planned process upgrade, memory controller IC supplier JMicron Technology expects sales of its products for solid-state drives (SSD) to...

Tim Liu, CEO for JMicron Technology

Asustek, HTC back off from new Chromebook

May 31, 01:00

Although Google recently unveiled its second-generation Chromebook device, jointly developed with Samsung Electronics, Asustek Computer and High Tech Computer (HTC), seeing Acer and...

Google is aggressively pushing second-generation Chromebook

Proportion of SSD-equipped ultrabooks to fall to 56% in 2Q12, says Digitimes Research

May 18, 16:30

The proportion of ultrabooks equipped with SSDs will drop from 86% in the first quarter of 2012 to 56% in the second as vendors attempt to cut component costs to keep down prices,...

Taiwan market: HP unveils five new ultrabooks

May 15, 01:45

Hewlett-Packard (HP) has unveiled five new ultrabooks under its Envy 4 and Envy 6 series in Taiwan with a chassis design that combines a metal-based bezel with a plastic-based bottom;...

SSD vendors set to trigger price war to force out smaller peers

Apr 25, 14:10

Major SSD firms have initiated price reductions to reflect falling prices for NAND flash chips. The move is also aimed at triggering a price war in the market in an attempt to squeeze...

SSD vendors initiate price cuts

Global NAND flash revenues to grow 8% in 2012, says IHS

Apr 20, 10:40

The NAND flash memory market is expected to achieve 8% growth in 2012 thanks to major sales drivers, including solid-state-drive (SSD) equipped ultrabooks, according to IHS iSuppli...

Lite-On sees on-month growth, but on-year drop in March revenues

Apr 10, 01:15

Optical disc drive (ODD) maker Lite-On IT has announced consolidated revenues of NT$4.47 billion (US$151.28 million) for March, up 17.1% on month, but down 7.1% on year, while the...

The NAND flash boom: Q&A with Phison chairman Khein Seng Pua

Apr 5, 14:19

Demand for NAND flash application to eMMC, SSDs and USB 3.0 devices is expected to take off in 2012, according to chairman Khein Seng Pua for IC design house Phison Electronics at...

Phison Electronics chairman Khein Seng Pua

Intel to offer new SSDs, say Taiwan makers

Mar 23, 01:20

Intel, following the launch of 520 series SSDs in February 2012, will release 300 series models, codenamed Maple Crest, in May and 720 series, codenamed Ramsdale, both based on 25nm...

Phison to upgrade manufacturing processes of eMMC, SSD, USB 3.0 controller ICs to 55nm in 2Q12

Mar 14, 01:05

Phison Electronics, a Taiwan-based design house of flash memory controller ICs, will gradually upgrade the manufacturing processes of eMMC, SSD and USB 3.0 controller ICs to 55nm...

SanDisk joins SATA III SSD market

Feb 22, 01:15

SanDisk has introduced 512GB X100 series SATA III SSDs for OEMs and Extreme series devices for retail sale.

Ultrabook price unlikely to achieve sweet spot until 2013

Feb 13, 16:09

Despite that notebook vendors all understand that price is the key to significantly drive demand for ultrabooks, especially when approaching to the sweet spot at about US$599-699,...

Ultrabook needs to reach sweet spot to strongly attract consumers

Lite-On IT expected to ship 1.5-2.0 million SSDs in 2012, says paper

Newswatch - Feb 10, 10:31

Lite-On IT is expected to ship 1.5-2.0 million SSDs in 2012, five times the volume in 2011, according to a Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN) report.

Lite-On IT expected to see huge growth in SSD sales in 2012, says paper

Newswatch - Feb 2, 13:51

Taiwan-based optical disc drive maker Lite-On IT, while stepping into production of SSDs three years ago and generating revenues of over NT$1 billion (US$33.9 million) in 2011, is...

Transcend Information looks to SSD market potential in 2012

Jan 11, 01:10

Transcend Information has shifted its focus from DRAM to NAND flash and, in view of growing demand for consumer SSDs due to increasing sales of ultrabooks and mature technological...

Ultrabook, SATA3 to buoy SSD demand, says Transcend chairman

Jan 6, 01:10

The growing market for ultrabooks is expected to a catalyst that accelerates demand for embedded SSDs in 2012, according to Peter Shu, chairman for dedicated memory module maker Transcend...

NAND flash consumption in handsets rising

Jan 3, 16:09

Mobile handsets will consume as high as 50% of the total supply of NAND flash memory in the first quarter of 2012, buoyed by demand from smartphones, according to DRAMeXchange.

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High-capacity flash supply to run tight in 2012

Dec 29, 12:31

Sources at memory makers expect demand for high-capacity NAND flash memory to outstrip supply in 2012 due to strong demand for SSD and embedded storage applications. However, oversupply...

Western Digital to set up SSD R&D center in Taiwan

Dec 8, 01:40

Western Digital is set to establish an R&D center in Hsinchu, Taiwan, focusing on solid state drives (SSD) and will recruit about 50 engineers from Taiwan, according to the com...

Michael Hajeck, Western Digital senior vice president and general manager of SSD business unit

Adata reports strong SSD sales on demand for tablets, ultrabooks

Dec 6, 11:39

Memory module firm Adata Technology saw sales of its SSD product line continue to stay at high levels in November thanks to rising demand for tablet PCs and an influx of short lead-time...

NAND contract prices continue to fall

Dec 2, 01:00

NAND flash contract prices have continued their downward trend for the second half of November, data gathered by DRAMeXchange show. Short lead-time orders for SSDs emerged to stimulate...

Lower NAND prices to drive adoption of SSDs in 2H12, says Kingston

Nov 25, 11:12

With NAND flash prices reaching the sweet spot, solid-state drives (SSDs) are expected to see adoption expand substantially in the second half of 2012, according to a Kingston Technology...

Nathan Su, Flash Memory Sales Director of Kingston APAC

Second wave of ultrabook launches to take place at CES 2012

Nov 22, 01:35

Notebook brand vendors that have not yet released ultrabooks but plan to do so soon, such as Hewlett-Packard (HP), Samsung Electronics and Dell, as well as players that have already...

Lite-On IT lands SSD orders from Toshiba, says paper

Newswatch - Nov 21, 10:12

Lite-On IT started volume production of SSDs in the first quarter of 2011 and has obtained ODM orders for several hundred thousand units from Toshiba and begun shipments, according...

IC material distributor Niching sees October sales rebound

Nov 15, 10:26

Niching Industrial saw its monthly revenues rebound to hit a record NT$156 million (US$5.17 million) in October 2011, thanks to a pick-up in orders for memory products, according...

Adata expands non-DRAM sales

Nov 7, 11:56

Memory module maker Adata Technology saw its DRAM products account for about 32% of the overall revenues it posted in October 2011, while sales of its solid-state drives and external...

Silicon Motion raises revenue forecast

Nov 3, 01:00

Memory controller IC supplier Silicon Motion Technology has reported record revenues for the third quarter of 2011, while raising its revenue growth forecast for the full year for...

PTI grabs orders from Micron and SanDisk, says report

Newswatch - Nov 2, 16:32

Packaging and testing house Powertech Technology (PTI) reportedly has landed orders for NAND flash memory from Micron Technology and SanDisk, according to a Chinese-language Commercial...

Toshiba, Kingston place SSD controller orders with Taiwan makers

Nov 2, 16:18

Toshiba has placed controller orders for industrial solid-state drives (SSD) targeting the entry-level market segment with Phison Electronics and InnoDisk, according to industry so...

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