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  • Last update: Thursday 27 March 2014 [285 news items]

Apple iPad may delay transition to SSD, say hard drive makers

Mar 5, 15:10

The appearance of Apple's iPad may create tight supply of NAND flash and delay the transition to solid-state drives (SSD) in PCs, according to sources from hard drive makers.

Taiwan market: Sony launches new ultra-thin notebooks

Mar 5, 11:38

Sony has launched two new Z- and Y-series notebooks in the Taiwan market, with the Z-series targeting the high-end business segment and the Y-series for the ultra-thin segment.

Kingston posts revenue growth in 2009 on better DRAM and flash pricing

Feb 10, 14:31

Kingston Technology has announced revenues increased US$100 million to US$4.1 billion in 2009, its second-highest record. The memory-module house attributed the revenue growth to...

Silicon Motion set to deliver controllers for 20nm NAND flash

Feb 5, 15:09

Silicon Motion Technology has seen the majority of controller chips it is shipping are for 40nm and 30nm NAND flash, according to company president and CEO Wallace Kou. The NAND flash...

SSD market to grow at 54% CAGR by 2013, says IDC

Jan 25, 10:06

Global solid state drive (SSD) shipments grew 14% to surpass 11 million units in 2009, according to IDC. Looking forward, the research firm said SSD adoption will continue to experience...

Taiwan-based PLDS cooperates with Plextor to offer SSDs

Jan 18, 14:55

Taiwan-based Philips & Lite-On Digital Solutions (PLDS), a joint venture of Royal Philips Electronics and Taiwan-based optical disc drive maker Lite-On IT, has cooperated with...

Memory controller maker JMicron eyes 100 million in 2010 shipments

Jan 13, 16:29

JMicron Technology expects its overall controller IC shipments to surpass 100 million units in 2010, from around 70 million shipped in 2009. The memory controller IC specialist said...

Phison to pay US$50 million in advance for NAND flash chips

Jan 12, 14:12

Phison Electronics, which mainly designs and makes controllers for NAND flash memory integrated into products such as USB flash drives and memory cards, has announced it will make...

Kingston sees smartphones drive NAND flash growth in 2010

Dec 31, 12:31

Smartphones will be key to spur demand for NAND flash in 2010, and will consume more chips than solid state drives (SSDs), according to David Sun, co-founder of Kingston Technology...

Kingston co-founder David Sun

InnoDisk intros 2TB PCIe SSD

Dec 23, 14:09

Taiwan-based InnoDisk, which in-house develops and produces flash storage devices for industrial applications and embedded systems, has launched a PCI Express-based solid state drive...

InnoDisk PCIe SSD

Micron sampling 6Gbps SATA SSD

Dec 3, 11:38

Micron Technology has introduced what it claims is the industry's fastest solid-state drive (SSD) for notebook and desktop PCs. The new RealSSD C300 drive is the first to leverage...

Micron RealSSD C300

Ramp-up of 20nm nodes may accelerate SSD adoption in PCs in 2011

Newswatch - Nov 25, 16:10

NAND flash prices will be driven down significantly in 2011, when major chip suppliers progress to 20nm-class processes, according to industry players and observers from Taiwan and...

Hynix scaling up NAND flash supply, say Taiwan makers

Nov 24, 15:19

Hynix has smoothly produced NAND flash based on 41nm and 48nm processes with supply volumes in the second half of 2009 to double those in the first half, according to sources at Taiwan-based...

Global Unichip announces mass production of ARM7-based GP5080 series SSD SoC solution

Nov 3, 16:43

Global Unichip has announced the mass-production of its ARM7-based GP5080 series SSD SoC platform solution, targeting the storage application for the booming market of netbooks/smartbooks,...

Toshiba increases market share on Fujitsu hard drive takeover

Newswatch - Oct 22, 16:31

Toshiba is estimated to have grabbed a 13.2% share of the global hard disk drive (HDD) market following its takeover of Fujitsu's hard drive operations, according to industry sourc...

Micron 34nm MLC NAND for enterprise storage

Oct 20, 10:04

Micron Technology has announced a new line of NAND products - both multi-level cell (MLC) and single-level cell (SLC) - designed specifically for enterprise applications. By leveraging...

Micron Enterprise NAND

3S lands flash card controller orders from Kingston

Oct 16, 14:05

Solid State System (3S) has secured orders for memory card controllers from Kingston Technology, expecting the new orders to be its major growth driver in 2010, according to the co...

Enterprise market driving SSD sales in 2009, says iSuppli

Oct 9, 14:51

Although sales of solid-state drives (SSDs) for notebooks have suffered a major setback in 2009, the enterprise market is more than compensating for the lack of growth causing overall...

Toshiba readies SSD using mini-SATA

Sep 23, 14:00

Toshiba America Electronic Components ( TAEC) has announced a series of solid state drive (SSD) modules using the latest generation Toshiba 32nm MLC NAND flash at the ongoing IDF...

Toshiba 32nm SSD using mSATA

Toshiba and SanDisk reportedly to begin sub-30nm NAND flash production in 2H10

Sep 21, 11:28

Toshiba and its NAND flash partner SanDisk reportedly plan to begin mass producing NAND flash chips fabricated on 20nm-class process technology in the second half of 2010, according...

Alcor Micro sets private placement share price

Aug 24, 16:44

IC design house Alcor Micro has set the price of its private placement for seven million shares at NT$39.35 (US$1.20) per share, with market observers expecting the company to see...

Samsung gearing up for SSD, say sources

Aug 18, 15:26

Samsung Electronics reportedly has decided to upgrade its 8-inch fab in Austin, Texas into a 12-inch fab for production of NAND flash, with industry sources in Taiwan saying it shows...

Samsung 256GB SSD

Global Unichip vying for monitoring system, SSD markets

Aug 7, 12:29

Global Unichip has secured orders for high-speed interface solutions targeting the monitoring system and SSD markets which are usually led by IDMs such as IBM, and it expects to grab...

Global Unichip president Lai

Intel suspends shipments of 34nm SSDs

Jul 31, 12:33

Intel has suspended shipments of its recently launched 34nm NAND flash-based SSDs due to the discovery of a bug that could render the drives inoperable on systems that have a password...

Intel to ship 34nm SSDs

Jul 22, 09:31

Intel has announced a new lineup of NAND flash-based solid state drives (SSDs) that utilize 34nm multi-level cell (MLC) NAND flash memory, and said the move to the more-advanced process...

Intel X25-M SSD on 34nm<br>

NAND flash price hike undermines notebook SSD market, says iSuppli

Jul 9, 09:52

Surging prices for NAND flash memory have diminished the previously-promising market for solid state drive (SSD) storage technology in notebooks in 2009, according to iSuppli.

Apacer becomes sales agent for Diskeeper in Greater China

Newswatch - Jul 2, 14:38

Apacer Technology has ventured into software distribution by obtaining the rights to distribute Diskeeper's products in the Greater China market, according to the Taiwan-based memory...

Windows 7 will not help SSD sales much, say notebook vendors

Jul 2, 14:14

Windows 7's support for SSDs will not do much to boost sales because the price gap with HDDs is still too high, according to sources at notebook vendors.

Silicon Motion announces controllers supporting Micron 34nm MLC flash

Jul 2, 11:02

Silicon Motion Technology has obtained validation for its new flash memory controllers that support Micron's 34nm multi-level cell (MLC) flash product family, according to the company...

SSD penetration in PC market remains low

Jun 24, 14:13

The replacement from traditional hard drives to solid state drives (SSDs) will not take off in 2009, as the ratio of SSDs used in PCs remains low due to higher per GB costs, according...

Samsung leads in 2008 SSD market with over 30% share, says Gartner

Jun 10, 12:14

Revenues for the SSD market (including low-cost PC solutions) worldwide totaled US$585 million in 2008, rising over 100% from US$259 million in 2007, according to a recent report...

Kingston taps consumer SSD market

Jun 8, 16:39

Kingston Technology has announced the release of its SSDNow V series solid state drives (SSDs). Kingston said its new SATA SSD solutions specifically target for mass-market...

Scott Chen, vice president for APAC business at Kingston Technology

Computex 2009: Apacer diversifies product showcase

Jun 5, 14:50

Taiwan's Apacer Technology, which specializes in DRAM modules, is exhibiting a lineup of digital peripherals in addition to its complete series of new memory products at Computex...

AL350 digital media player

Computex 2009: DRAM module maker Team Group switches focus to SSDs

Jun 5, 11:51

DRAM module specialist Team Group intends to shift its business focus to SSDs for 2009, the company has said. In addition, the company revealed plans to set up a branch office in...

The Team Group booth at Computex Taipei 2009

Computex 2009: OCZ aims to bring affordable SSD

Jun 5, 11:48

OCZ Technology is exhibiting a lineup of SSDs at the ongoing Computex Taipei 2009 show. The company said it provides competitive price/ performance ratio, with the Vertex series now...

OCZ SSD lineup
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    Samsung 1TB mSATA SSD

    Samsung Electronics has launched its 840 EVO mSATA SSD line-up, including a one terabyte (TB) version. The Samsung 840 EVO mSATA SSD is an extension of the 840 EVO line-up which...

    Photo: Company, Dec 18.

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    Toshiba HK3R SSD

    Toshiba has announced that it will expand its family of enterprise SSD with new models designed to support read intensive applications with SATA interface. The new "HK3R series" will...

    Photo: Company, Dec 13.

  • Samsung+3D+V%2DNAND+SSD

    Samsung 3D V-NAND SSD

    Samsung Electronics has introduced a solid state drive (SSD) based on its 3D V-NAND technology. The new SSD, unveiled during a keynote at the Flash Memory Summit 2013 in California,...

    Photo: Company, Aug 19.

  • Samsung+PCIe+SSD+for+ultra%2Dslim+notebooks

    Samsung PCIe SSD for ultra-slim notebooks

    Samsung Electronics has started to mass produce PCI-Express (PCIe) solid state drives (SSD) for ultra-slim notebooks. The new Samsung SSDs are shipped to major notebook makers starting...

    Photo: Company, Jun 19.

  • Micron+P410m+SSD

    Micron P410m SSD

    Micron Technology has announced a new SAS solid state drive (SSD) targeted at data center appliances and enterprise platforms. Micron's P410m SSD is a 2.5-inch SAS eMLC drive and...

    Photo: Company, Feb 27.

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