1424 news items tagged flash
Samsung to regain top semiconductor supplier ranking in 2Q21, says IC InsightsThursday 6 May 2021
Driven by a resurgent memory market and relatively flat sales results from Intel, IC Insights believes that Samsung will again replace Intel as the leading semiconductor producer...
Rising ASPs to boost Nanya, Winbond 2Q21 revenuesWednesday 5 May 2021
Memory chip makers Nanya Technology and Winbond Electronics will see their revenues boosted by rising ASPs in the second quarter, according to industry sources.
Apacer continues to stockpile chipsFriday 30 April 2021
Memory module house Apacer Technology intends to maintain chip inventories at high levels, judging from clear order visibility through May, according to company president CK Chang.
DRAM contract prices to rise 10% in MayThursday 29 April 2021
Contract market prices for PC- and server-use DRAM memory will rise about 10% in May alone, despite a recent slowdown in the spot market price growth, according to sources at memory...
PTI to further expand DRAM backend capacityWednesday 28 April 2021
Powertech Technology (PTI) plans to further expand production capacity for standard-type DRAM memory at its Xian plant in China to better serve major clients, according to the Taiwan-based...
Macronix expects gross margin to rise through 4Q21Wednesday 28 April 2021
Macronix International, a Taiwan-based maker of NOR flash and ROM memory, expects its gross margin to have hit bottom for 2021 in the first quarter and to rise through the last quarter...
SK Hynix posts operating profit and revenue increases in 1Q21Wednesday 28 April 2021
SK Hynix has reported operating profit climbed 37% sequentially and 66% on year to KRW1.32 trillion (US$1.19 billion) in the first quarter of 2021, while revenue grew 7% on quarter...
Cryptomining demand for large-capacity SSDs surges in ChinaMonday 26 April 2021
China-based cryptomining hardware makers are "panic buying" all the available large-capacity SSDs from the spot market, according to industry sources.
Phison hikes chip prices againMonday 26 April 2021
NAND flash device controller and module supplier Phison Electronics has raised its quotes for the second time this year to reflect rising foundry and backend costs, as well as costs...
Phison, Silicon Motion place NAND controller foundry orders for 2022Wednesday 21 April 2021
NAND flash controller specialists Phison Electronics and Silicon Motion Technology have placed orders for 2022 with their foundry partners, but are still aware tight mature process...
Nanya to defend market share with new chip plant, says presidentWednesday 21 April 2021
Nanya Technology holds an around 3% share of the DRAM market, and is striving to defend its global market share with an additional 12-inch wafer fab set to come online in 2024, according...
NAND flash controller supply remains tightTuesday 20 April 2021
The supply of NAND flash controllers remains tight, constraining shipments of eMMC storage devices and SATA SSDs, according to industry sources.
Samsung reportedly looking to outsource memory controller productionFriday 16 April 2021
Samsung Electronics is looking to outsource the production of its memory controllers amid tight capacity at its own foundry, according to market sources.
VIS reports record 1Q21 revenueMonday 12 April 2021
Taiwan-based Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS), an 8-inch foundry for specialty ICs, saw its first-quarter revenue increase 5.3% sequentially to a record high of NT$9.18...
NOR flash chipmakers see more customers eager for long-term dealsThursday 8 April 2021
Taiwan-based NOR flash chipmakers have seen more of their clients eager to strike long-term supply agreements, according to industry sources.
Backend firms to see robust demand for specialty DRAM through 3Q21Tuesday 6 April 2021
Backend houses including Powertech Technology (PTI) and ChipMOS Technologies have seen demand for specialty DRAM chips surge in the last 1-2 months, and are expected to enjoy robust...
NOR flash supply to stay tight in next 2 years, says Macronix chairTuesday 30 March 2021
The ongoing tight supply of NOR flash chips will likely persist over the next two years, according to Miin Wu, chairman for Macronix International.
DRAM contract prices to rise further in 2Q21Friday 26 March 2021
DRAM contract prices will register a larger sequential rise in the second quarter after rising 5-10% in the first quarter, according to industry sources.
NAND flash prices to see single-digit rise in 2Q21Thursday 18 March 2021
NAND flash prices are expected to register single-digit sequential increases in the second quarter of 2021, and then rise further modestly through the second half of the year, according...
Winbond board approves capex for new 12-inch fab in southern TaiwanWednesday 17 March 2021
Winbond Electronics' board of directors has approved a capex budget of approximately NT$13.13 billion (US$463.83 million) to invest in the company's new 12-inch wafer plant located...
Phison expects rising ASP to boost revenueFriday 12 March 2021
NAND flash device controller specialist Phison Electronics expects to post over 20% revenue growth in 2021, driven by rising product ASPs.
Apacer ramping up inventory levelThursday 11 March 2021
Apacer Technology has moved to ramp up its inventory level in anticipation of DRAM and NAND flash price hikes, according to CK Chang, president of the memory module maker.
Highlights of the day: NAND flash prices to riseWednesday 10 March 2021
The global NAND flash market may still be oversupplied, but with SSD prices set to rise due to severe controller chip shortages, NAND...
NAND flash contract prices likely to rise in 2Q21Wednesday 10 March 2021
NAND flash contract prices are expected to stop falling and begin to rise in the second quarter, according to industry sources.
Winbond, Macronix post brisk February resultsTuesday 9 March 2021
Winbond Electronics, a maker of specialty DRAM and flash memory, and ROM and flash memory chipmaker Macronix International both saw their revenues for February 2021 come to high levels...