904 news items tagged NAND
Yangtze Memory gearing up for transition to 128-layer 3D NAND flashTuesday 21 January 2020
Memory startup Yangtze Memory Technology (YMTC), in which China's state-owned Tsinghua Unigroup holds a controlling stake, has reiterated plans to transition directly from 64-layer...
Kioxia eyeing bigger presence in consumer SSD marketMonday 20 January 2020
Kioxia (formerly Toshiba Memory) is looking to grow its presence in the market for consumer SSDs through launching a new brand, according to industry sources.
Yangtze Memory building memory ecosystem with partnersMonday 20 January 2020
Yangtze Memory Technology (YMTC) is ramping up its chip output for applications requiring embedded storage and SSD solutions in 2020, and has built partnerships with companies including...
Memory module makers replenishing inventoryFriday 17 January 2020
Anticipating that memory chip prices will be rising this year, memory module makers have started replenishing inventory while also making upward adjustments in their DRAM module quotes,...
Apacer partners with Advantech to develop smart factory platformWednesday 15 January 2020
Memory module maker Apacer has partnered with Advantech to develop a system that combines Apacer's double-barreled smart storage solution (DBS Cloud Edition) with Advantech's WISE-PaaS/DeviceOn...
Macronix gearing up for next stage growthWednesday 15 January 2020
The memory market outlook in 2020 looks positive for recovery, according to Arthur Yang, president for Macronix International America. While the market may become tight later this...
NAND flash demand for SSD-equipped gaming consoles to grow robustlyTuesday 14 January 2020
NAND flash demand for new-generation gaming consoles featuring 1TB and higher-density SSDs is set to grow robustly in the second half of 2020, according to industry sources.
Memory backend firms positive about demand for flash devicesFriday 10 January 2020
Memory backend specialists have expressed optimism about demand for SSDs and other flash-based devices in 2020, while being upbeat about NAND flash chip prices this year.
Highlights of the day: NAND flash prices to surge after Kioxia fab fireThursday 9 January 2020
Recovery in the memory market has been expected to send prices rising, but the extent of increase in the NAND flash segment may be bigger than expected in the short term after a brief...
Kioxia fab fire may send NAND flash prices soaringThursday 9 January 2020
A brief fire that broke out at Kioxia's Yokkaichi plant in Japan on January 7 may send NAND flash prices surging, according to industry observers.
Macronix introduces new 19nm SLC NAND flash, the smallest chip in the NAND market, looking forward to burgeoning applications in 2020Wednesday 8 January 2020
As opposed to multi-level cell (MLC) and triple-level cell (TLC) memory, single-level cell (SLC) NAND flash enables high-speed reads and writes as well as excellent reliability and...
Samsung, Kioxia gearing up for capacity expansionsTuesday 7 January 2020
Major NAND flash makers including Samsung and Kioxia (formerly Toshiba Memory) have had their capacity expansion projects proceed at a gradual pace, with new capacities set to come...
Adata sees SSD revenue surge in DecemberTuesday 7 January 2020
Memory module firm Adata Technology has reported consolidated revenues surged about 19% from a year earlier to NT$2.48 billion (US$82.5 million) in December 2019. During the month,...
NAND flash prices to rise by up to 40% in 2020Thursday 2 January 2020
NAND flash contract prices are forecast to rise by up to 40% in 2020, according to sources at memory chipmakers.
PCIe 4.0 still awaiting Intel supportWednesday 25 December 2019
Despite AMD and SSD players' aggressive promotions of PCIe 4.0, the standard may not become popular until Intel releases CPUs that supports the technology, according to sources from...
Record amount of IC capacity forecast to be added in 2021, says IC InsightsTuesday 24 December 2019
As much as 17.9 million wafers (200mm-equivalents) per year of new IC capacity could be added in 2020, followed by another 20.8 million wafers of new IC capacity in 2021, which would...
Innodisk invests in sensor developer Sysinno for AIoTThursday 19 December 2019
Taiwan-based industrial memory module maker Innodisk has acquired a 43% stake in Sysinno Technology, becoming the largest shareholder the Taiwanese sensor technology developer.
NAND flash contract prices to rise by up to 15% in 1Q20Thursday 19 December 2019
NAND flash contract market prices are expected to rise 10-15% in the first quarter of 2020, thanks to suppliers' output controls and a pick-up in demand for datacenter applications,...
Samsung, Yangtze Memory stepping up capacity expansion paceWednesday 18 December 2019
Samsung Electronics and China's Yangtze Memory Technology (YMTC) have both stepped up equipment purchases for building additional new NAND flash fabrication lines since the second...
Consumer NAND flash prices rally in ChinaWednesday 11 December 2019
Consumer NAND flash memory prices in China have rallied about 3% since the end of November, showing signs of market stability, according to industry sources.
Macronix gearing up for 3D NAND flashTuesday 10 December 2019
Macronix International is poised to kick off commercial shipments of 48-layer 3D NAND flash chips in the second half of 2020, followed by volume shipments of 96-layer 3D NAND products...
NAND flash to grow fastest in 2020, says IC InsightsThursday 5 December 2019
NAND flash is expected to see the fastest growth in 2020 among all IC segments, according to IC Insights.
China, Taiwan chipmakers step up deployments in automotive NOR flashWednesday 4 December 2019
China's GigaDevice, and Taiwan-based Winbond Electronics and Macronix International have been aggressively expanding their automotive NOR flash offerings eyeing a bigger share in...
Memory ASP to rebound sharply in 2020Tuesday 3 December 2019
Average selling prices (ASP) for memory could rise as much as 30% in 2020, driven mainly by strong demand for server and mobile applications, according to industry sources.
Global 2Q19 NAND flash output sees 10% increase, says DRAMeXchangeFriday 29 November 2019
The global NAND flash memory industry grew 10% in output value sequentially in the third quarter, when bit shipments registered a nearly 15% increase, according to DRAMeXchange.