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  • Last update: Friday 8 August 2014 [35 news items]

Silicon Motion launches new SATA 6Gb/s SSD controller chip

Aug 8, 12:04

Silicon Motion Technology has introduced its latest SATA 6Gb/s SSD controller solution, the SM2256, supporting 1Xnm triple-level cell (TLC) NAND from all major NAND suppliers.

Phison announces new quad-core SATA 6Gb/s SSD controller chip

Aug 6, 11:20

Phison Electronics has announced its latest quad-core SATA 6Gb/s SSD controller, the PS3110. The PS3110 is ideal for entry-level enterprise SSD solutions supporting up to 2TB, the...

Phison Electronics to offer 28nm SSD controller chips at end of 2014

Jul 4, 12:09

In view of fast growing SSD demand, IC design house Phison Electronics will start producing its 28nm SSD controller chips at Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) by the...

Micron, SK Hynix interested in investing in Taiwan SSD controller IC designers, say Taiwan makers

Jun 17, 14:13

In view of continued growth in global demand for SSDs, Micron Technology and SK Hynix are interested in investing in Taiwan-based SSD controller IC design houses including Silicon...

Phison to produce 28nm SSD controller chips at TSMC

Feb 20, 21:25

Phison Electronics will begin producing SSD controller chips using a 28nm process at Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) in the fourth quarter of 2014, according to...

Silicon Motion unveils new SATA 6GB/s SSD controller chip

Aug 13, 22:19

Silicon Motion Technology has announced that it has begun sampling its SM2246EN ultra high-performance and low-power consumption SATA 3.1 (6Gb/s) SSD controller for clients. The chip...

SSD penetration in ultrabooks to soar in 2013, says LSI executive

Dec 13, 14:59

The penetration of solid-state drives (SSD) in ultrabooks is set to climb dramatically in 2013, according to Philip Brace, executive VP of LSI's newly-formed storage solutions grou...

Philip Brace, LSI executive VP for storage solutions, optimistic about SSD penetration in ultrabooks

JMicron uses TSMC 55nm process to make SATA 6G/s SSD controller ICs

Aug 22, 01:00

JMicron Technology will adopt Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's (TSMC) 55nm process for the production of its JMF667 controller ICs for SATA 6G/s SSDs, becoming the first...

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

Phison aims for 2012 profit growth

Feb 17, 01:05

Phison Electronics, which supplies controller ICs to customers including Toshiba and Kingston Technology, expects to report another profit growth for 2012 thanks to rising shipments...

Phison chairman Khein Seng Pua

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...

OCZ Indilinx Everest SSD shipping in LG ultra-thin notebooks

Sep 14, 15:26

OCZ Technology has announced that its Indilinx SSDs featuring the Everest-series SATA3 (6Gbps) platform are shipping in LG Electronics' ultra-thin notebooks.

JMicron develops SATA 6Gbps controller IC for SSDs

Jul 26, 13:48

Taiwan-based JMicron Technology has successfully developed SATA 6Gbps controller ICs for use in solid state drives (SSD), and will begin small-volume shipments in the third quarter,...

JMicron lands USB 3.0 chip orders from Samsung

Jul 15, 10:50

JMicron Technology has grabbed orders for USB 3.0 hard drive (HDD) controllers from Samsung Electronics, with shipments slated for August, according to market sources.

Lite-On IT reportedly lands SSD orders from Intel

Apr 27, 01:15

Lite-On IT has reportedly landed OEM orders for SSDs from Intel. The SSDs will be built using Marvell's controller chips with SATA III interface. Lite-On IT declined to comment.

OCZ to acquire SSD controller provider

Mar 15, 12:06

OCZ Technology, which specializes in the design and manufacture of solid-state drives (SSDs) for computing devices and systems, announced on March 14 that it has signed a definitive...

Kingston reportedly to buy stake in SSD controller firm JMicron

Jan 24, 11:32

Memory module supplier Kingston Technology will likely subscribe to a private placement of JMicron Technology, which specializes in controller chips for solid-state drives (SSD),...

MicroSD card controller orders buoy Skymedi sales in November

Dec 13, 11:55

Unlike fellow flash device controller suppliers Phison Electronics and Solid State System (3S) which experienced on-month sales drops, Skymedi has announced a 3.4% growth in November...

Silicon Motion reports shipment and revenue growth for 3Q10

Nov 8, 13:54

Memory controller IC supplier Silicon Motion Technology has said its overall unit shipments increased 13% from the previous quarter to approximately 106 million units in the third...

Samsung, Seagate team up to co-develop SSD controllers

Aug 13, 12:39

Samsung Electronics and Seagate Technology have announced plans to jointly develop and cross license controller technologies for enterprise-class solid state drives (SSD).

Silicon Motion swings back to profit in 2Q10

Aug 2, 14:04

Silicon Motion Technology has announced that its net sales increased 25% on quarter to US$32.5 million in the second quarter of 2010. Net income (GAAP) for the second quarter improved...

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...

Flash controller maker Skymedi to slash capital, spin off non-core business

Aug 26, 15:06

Taiwan-based Skymedi has announced plans to downsize its capital by 40%, and spin off its multimedia processor division to form a wholly-owned subsidiary in order to strengthen its...

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...

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...

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...

Memory controller IC maker Skymedi steps into SSD segment

May 14, 11:59

Taiwan's Skymedi has stepped into the SSD segment, joining counterparts JMicron Technology, Phison Electronics and Silicon Motion Technology. The NAND flash controller design house...

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.

Faraday and subsidiary Yin-Tsan move to mass production of 32-bit CPU SSD controllers

Mar 13, 16:28

IC design service provider Faraday Technology and its IC design subsidiary Yin-Tsan (transliterated from Chinese) have begun mass production of 32-bit CPU SSD controllers adopting...

SiS subsidiary releases SSD controllers

Feb 26, 16:15

LinkVast Technologies, a subsidiary of Silicon Integrated Systems (SiS), on February 25 launched two solid-state drive (SSD) controllers – LVT820 and LVT815. The new memory...

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Silicon Motion controller seen in Samsung SSD camcorder

Feb 9, 14:12

Silicon Motion Technology foresees increasing solid-state drive (SSD) adoption in non-notebook applications such as digital camcorders to become the company's future shipment growth...

Silicon Motion president Wallace Kou

Global Unichip to provide SSD controller solutions in 2009

Dec 24, 14:17

IC design service provider Global Unichip has started developing solid-state drive (SSD) controller solutions based on ARM platform designs with Taiwan-based AboUnion Technology....

Michael Chang. company VP of Research and Development

JMicron shipping SATA controller chips for Asustek Eee PCs

Oct 30, 13:59

JMicron Technology has begun to ship SATA interface SSD controller chips for Asustek Computer's Eee PCs, according to market sources.

Silicon Motion announces three new SSD controllers optimized for MLC NAND flash

Jun 25, 16:36

Silicon Motion Technology has announced the launch of three new controllers for solid-state drives (SSDs).

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