1301 news items tagged flash
DRAM, NAND flash in oversupplyThursday 13 August 2020
The DRAM and NAND flash markets will be oversupplied until the first half of 2021, according to Chang Chia-kun, president for memory module maker Apacer Technology.
Pandemic to limit growths for many IC products in 2020Monday 10 August 2020
Growth rates across most IC segments are expected to improve in 2020 but only mildly, due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to IC Insights. In 2019, only six IC product...
Phison to streamline operations in ChinaWednesday 5 August 2020
Flash device controller IC specialist Phison Electronics has disclosed plans to streamline its operations in China.
China firms expand presence in high-end NOR flash marketTuesday 4 August 2020
China-based chipmakers, such as GigaDevice, have stepped up their deployments in the automotive and other high-end NOR flash market segments eyeing a more significant market share,...
Silicon Motion expects up to 17% revenue decline in 3Q20Monday 3 August 2020
NAND flash device controller specialist Silicon Motion Technology expects to post revenues of between US$114 million and US$120 million in the third quarter of 2020, down 12-17% sequentially,...
NAND flash, DRAM to remain largest IC market segmentsFriday 31 July 2020
DRAM and NAND flash are expected to repeat as the two largest IC segments again in 2020 after holding the same positions in 2019, according to IC Insights.
Winbond swings to profit in 2Q20Friday 31 July 2020
Specialty DRAM and flash memory maker Winbond Electronics returned to profitability in the second quarter of 2020, ending a streak of two consecutive quarterly losses.
Macronix production lines running at full capacityThursday 30 July 2020
Macronix International continues to see its production lines run at full capacity, while scaling up substantially its 19nm NAND chip output, according to CY Lu, president for the...
Memory chipmakers see inventory piling upFriday 24 July 2020
Memory chipmakers have seen their inventory levels start swelling amid continued weak demand for smartphones, according to industry sources.
Micron gearing up for handset market boom in 2H21Thursday 23 July 2020
Micron Technology remains optimistic about its operations in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2020, thanks to continued strong demand for data center applications, and the company's efforts...
SK Hynix posts profit hike in 2Q20Thursday 23 July 2020
SK Hynix has reported operating profits of KRW1.95 trillion (US$1.62 billion) on consolidated revenue of KRW8.61 trillion for the second quarter of 2020.
Memory module firms look to gaming, creator PCs for 2H20 growthWednesday 15 July 2020
Gaming products and creator-focused notebooks will be driving several memory module makers' revenue growth in the second half of 2020, according to industry sources.
Demand for QLC NAND memory set to boomTuesday 14 July 2020
The adoption of QLC (4bits/cell) NAND memory is set to grow rapidly starting the second half of 2020, thanks to rising demand for data-intensive applications demanding large-capacity,...
Winbond enhances high-density NOR flash offeringThursday 9 July 2020
Winbond Electronics has been stepping up its deployment in the high-density NOR flash field, gearing up for a boom in demand for 5G related applications, according to company president...
Macronix, Pixart post revenue growth in JuneWednesday 8 July 2020
Memory chipmaker Macronix International and image sensor specialist Pixart Imaging, with both reportedly in the supply chain for Nintendo's Switch, saw their June revenues grow.
Memory prices may fall if smartphone sales disappoint in 2H20Wednesday 8 July 2020
DRAM and NAND flash memory prices will turn weak and start falling over the next two to three quarters, if smartphone sales buck seasonal trends and disappoint in the second half...
TLC NAND flash prices under downward pressureThursday 2 July 2020
NAND flash contract prices are expected to hold flat in the third quarter of 2020, but prices for 3D 3bits/cell (TLC) NAND chips have come under increasingly downward pressure due...
Samsung remains dominant in smartphone memory marketThursday 2 July 2020
Samsung Electronics maintained its lead in the smartphone memory market with 50% revenue share in the first quarter of 2020, followed by SK Hynix and Micron Technology, according...
Kioxia completes acquisition of Lite-On SSD unitWednesday 1 July 2020
Kioxia has completed its takeover of Lite-On Technology's SSD business - Solid State Storage Technology - and its affiliated companies today (July 1), according to the Japan-based...
Top-10 semiconductor suppliers defy weak market conditions in 1Q20Wednesday 24 June 2020
Defying a decline in market revenue, the world's top-10 semiconductor suppliers managed to generate revenue growth of 2.1% in the first quarter of 2020, as they benefitted from a...
Phison to acquire stake in Sony subsidiaryFriday 19 June 2020
Phison Electronics plans to acquire a 49% stake in Nextorage, a subsidiary of Sony Storage Media Solutions (SSMS), for an undisclosed sum, according to the Taiwan-based flash storage...
NOR flash ASP likely to drop in 2H20, says DRAMeXchangeThursday 18 June 2020
NOR flash ASPs went up about 5% sequentially in the first quarter and have registered another on-quarter rise of 10-20% in the second quarter, but are likely to fall in the second...
Highlights of the day: New games consoles to shore up NAND flash demandWednesday 17 June 2020
The games console market is expected to see vendors launch new devices, intensifying competition against each other later this year. The keen competition means strong demand for
Kioxia launches 24G SAS SSD for servers, storageWednesday 17 June 2020
Kioxia America has launched what it claims is the industry's first 24G SAS SSDs for server and storage applications.
NAND flash demand to pick up for game consoles in 3Q20Wednesday 17 June 2020
With Sony and Microsoft set to soon roll out their next-generation game consoles featuring high-speed and large-capacity SSDs, NAND flash demand for game console applications will...