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  • Last update: Tuesday 7 April 2015 [172 news items]

ODMs reportedly to receive storage product orders from Facebook

Jan 2, 20:36

Facebook reportedly plans to outsource new storage product orders to Taiwan-based ODMs with both Quanta Computer and Wistron having a chance to land the orders, according to sources...

SSD maker CoreSolid Storage ceases operations

Dec 5, 22:04

CoreSolid Storage, a SSD joint venture between TDK and Power Quotient International (PQI), has suspended its operations due largely to fierce competition in the industrial-specific...

PQI shifts focus to wireless peripherals, accessories

Nov 23, 12:16

Power Quotient International (PQI) is set to reduce its exposure to the DRAM module market, and focus on the sale of wireless peripherals and accessories used in consumer technology...

Samsung intros 10nm eMMC NAND

Nov 16, 15:09

Samsung Electronics has announced a next-generation 64GB embedded multimedia card (eMMC) using 10nm-class process technology. The new 64Gb NAND memory went into production late in...

Samsung building eMMC NAND using 10nm process technology

Lite-On IT, Quanta Storage October revenues down sequentially

Stockwatch - Nov 12, 12:52

Lite-On IT and Quanta Storage, two Taiwan-based optical disc drive makers, saw October consolidated revenues of NT$3.95 billion (US$135 million), slipping 10.5% on month and 26.8%...

PMC to offer highest port count PCIe Gen3 RAID adapters

Nov 2, 13:52

PMC recently introduced its PCIe Gen3 high port-count 6Gb/s SAS/SATA RAID adapters. The Adaptec Series 7 family represents the first RAID adapters to take full advantage of PCIe Gen3...

Lenovo teams up with EMC for China storage market

Aug 2, 16:13

China-based vendor Lenovo on August 1 announced the cooperation with US-based EMC for joint development of server technology, with Lenovo to undertake OEM production and agent sale...

Huawei plans to announce corporate storage solutions in September

Jul 18, 01:25

China-based Huawei Technologies, a maker of telecommunication COE (central office equipment) and handsets, recently announced the addition of more than 1,000 R&D engineers to...

SSDs may replace HDDs to become mainstream storage in 3-5 years

Jul 6, 14:51

The large earthquake in northeastern Japan in March 2011 and flooding in Thailand in October 2011 resulted in short supply of hard disk drives (HDDs) and therefore pushed up prices...

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...

Taiwan market: External storage device shipments up on year in capacity, down in value in 1Q12, says IDC

Jun 29, 01:00

Shipments of external storage devices in the Taiwan market during the first quarter of 2012 reached a total capacity of 18,461TB, growing on year by 13.4%, while the corresponding...

Etron expands USB host controllers for non-PC applications

Jun 22, 11:28

Etron Technology has expanded its USB 3.0 host IC offerings for non-PC applications such as network attacked storage (NAS) devices, routers and docking devices, according to the co...

Intel aggressively planning for the smartphone industry

Jun 21, 01:20

Intel's Medfield platform-based smartphones have recently received attention from handset players and telecom carriers such as Orange, Lenovo, Motorola Mobility, ZTE and India-based...

Intel smartphone platform

Solid state storage for the enterprise and consumers: Q&A with Alex Mei, CMO at OCZ Technology

Jun 7, 09:31

Solid state storage is one of the fastest growing segments in the IT industry, with SSD shipments alone forecast to see a CAGR of 63%, to reach over 201 million units in 2016, according...

Alex Mei, CMO at OCZ Technology

Carrying value: Q&A with Carry Technology president Taron Chang

Jun 7, 09:29

Carry Technology, which develops and manufactures card readers as well as other storage products, has launched its Apotop brand for storage solutions and peripherals. The new brand...

Taron Chang

Price to become major obstacle for the standardization of Thunderbolt

Jun 5, 01:30

Although Intel has been aggressively promoting its Thunderbolt transmission technology in the PC industry, some PC players pointed out that the cost of Thunderbolt's controller chip...

Adata looks to move to high-end of memory and storage market

Jun 5, 01:20

Specializing in memory and storage solutions, Adata Technology has moved to pay more attention to repositioning its brand recognition. Creating synergy among company branches in different...

Andy Chang, VP of Adata channel business division

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;...

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...

Industry sources link uptick in CMC, Ritek optical disc orders to concerns surrounding MBI financial issues

Mar 21, 01:25

Optical disc makers CMC Magnetics and Ritek have received new orders worth more than NT$10 billion (US$339 million) in total since early March.

Optical disks

Transition to USB 3.0 to spur NAND flash demand for memory cards and drives

Mar 20, 01:40

Early March contract prices for NAND flash memory saw a slight decreases to flat growth, mainly due to sluggish demand for memory cards and USB drives. However, with storage devices...

Lite-On IT, Quanta Storage February revenues up sequentially

Stockwatch - Mar 12, 10:16

Lite-On IT and Quanta Storage, two Taiwan-based optical disc drive makers, had consolidated revenues for February increasing on month by 1.42% and 33.81% respectively, according to...

Lite-On IT, Quanta Storage see January revenues decrease

Stockwatch - Feb 10, 16:09

Optical disc drive (ODD) maker Lite-On IT has reported January consolidated revenues of NT$3.77 billion (US$127 million), dropping 7.1% on month and 24.7% on year. Fellow maker Quanta...

NAND flash demand to soar in 2012 due to eMMC, SSD, Wi-Fi mobile storage

Jan 16, 11:04

Global demand for NAND flash is expected to drastically increase due to fast growing demand for eMMCs, SSDs (solid-state drives) and Wi-Fi wireless mobile storage devices, according...

CES 2012: ViewSonic and Lenovo showcase 7-inch tablet PCs

Jan 12, 01:10

With many non-Apple players turning aggressively to the 7-inch tablet PC segment, ViewSonic and Lenovo are both showcasing their latest 7-inch models at CES 2012.

Taiwan market: 3Q11 external storage shipments down sequentially

Dec 13, 14:20

In the Taiwan market, shipments of external storage equipment/devices reached total capacity of 17,609TB during the third quarter of 2011, decreasing 7.4% on quarter but increasing...

Intel Romley delay due to SAS storage problem in chipset, say sources

Nov 25, 15:36

Intel's delay of its Romley server platform to the first week of March 2012 has been caused by problems with SAS storage after pairing Sandy Bridge-EP processors with C600 chipsets,...

Intel server systems

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...

Storage solution supplier Promise launches new private cloud solution

Nov 17, 15:59

Taiwan-based RAID storage solution supplier Promise Technology has cooperated with Taiwan's Institute for Information Industry to launch on November 16 its SmartApp cloud storage...

Players cut 7-inch tablet PC prices to compete for market share

Oct 20, 01:20

Tablet PC players have recently started to drop their tablet PC prices to attract consumers, especially 7-inch models as the machines can easily attract first-time buyers with their...

Ultrabook players to adopt hybrid HDD to save cost

Oct 18, 01:10

Hybrid hard disc drives (HDD) have recently become a popular choice among notebook brand vendors for their ultrabook models, according to sources from ultrabook players.

Market for hard drives and other storage devices expands despite challenges, says IHS iSuppli

Oct 13, 14:21

Shipments of storage devices for computers rose across the board during the second quarter, resulting from the March earthquake in Japan after panicked manufacturers strove to replenish...

HDD industry impacted by Thailand floods

Oct 13, 01:25

HDD players Western Digital, Seagate, Hitachi Global Storage Technologies (HGST) and Toshiba have all been impacted by the floods in Thailand amid power shortages and a breakdown...

Global HDD shipments to grow only 3% sequentially in 3Q11

Sep 27, 01:10

Global hard disc drive (HDD) shipments are expected to grow slightly by 3% in the third quarter, up from 165 million units in the second, while shipments in the fourth quarter are...

Taiwan market: External storage shipments up in capacity, down in value in 2Q11, says IDC

Sep 23, 16:05

In the Taiwan market, shipments of external storage devices reached a total capacity of 19,017TB during the second quarter of 2011, increasing 19.8% on quarter and 55.2% on year,...

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