1003 news items tagged flash
Serious talent shortage posing challenges for China IC developmentMonday 22 October 2018
Despite China's semiconductor industry aggressively carrying out diverse development projects, increasingly serious talent shortage is casting clouds over the development, making...
Micron to acquire remaining stake in IM FlashFriday 19 October 2018
Micron Technology has announced that the company intends to exercise its right to call Intel's interest in the parties' joint venture, IM Flash Technologies.
Innodisk forming alliance with subsidiaries, partners to tap AIoT opportunitiesFriday 19 October 2018
Innodisk, a Taiwan-based provider of industrial embedded flash and DRAM solutions, is joining forces with its four subsidiaries and cooperative partners such as SuperMicro to build...
Tsinghua Unigroup new fab construction kicks offThursday 18 October 2018
China's state-owned Tsinghua Unigroup has already begun to implement its new fab projects in Nanjing and Chengdu as part of its memory business expansion. The new manufacturing sites...
DRAM and NAND flash prices to fall in 2019, says DRAMeXchangeFriday 12 October 2018
The ASP for DRAM memory is set to start falling in the fourth quarter and continue its downward trend in 2019, while that for NAND flash chips will also decrease. ASPs for both memory...
ASE September revenues up, PTI downThursday 11 October 2018
ASE Technology Holding, the parent company of IC packagers Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL), saw its September revenues increase...
Macronix September revenues up, Winbond downTuesday 9 October 2018
Macronix International has reported September consolidated revenues increased 15.9% sequentially, while Winbond Electronics' revenues fell 9.4% on month.
Toshiba, Macronix settle patent disputesFriday 5 October 2018
Toshiba and Macronix International have reached an agreement to settle the patent disputes brought by the two companies in Japan and Taiwan, Macronix said in a company filing with...
DRAM market braces for slower growth, says IC InsightsWednesday 3 October 2018
The DRAM market is known for being very cyclical and after experiencing strong gains for two years, historical precedence now strongly suggests that the DRAM ASP will soon begin trending...
Chipmakers struggling to improve QLC NAND yieldsWednesday 3 October 2018
Chipmakers are encountering low manufacturing yield rates of 3D 4bits/cell (QLC) NAND chips, and substandard chips due to the poor QLC NAND yields may cause disruption to the market...
Winbond starts constructing new 12-inch fabWednesday 3 October 2018
Winbond Electronics will hold a groundbreaking ceremony for its new 12-inch wafer fab in southern Taiwan on October 3, according to the Kaohsiung city government.
3D NAND accounts for over 60% of global NAND flash bit outputTuesday 25 September 2018
Major NAND flash chip vendors have had over 60% of their production capacities utilize 64/72-layer 3D NAND process technology, helping 3D NAND become a mainstream technology, according...
US-China trade war affecting demand, says Macronix chairmanFriday 21 September 2018
The ongoing US-China trade war has had a more significant impact on the demand side than on the supply side of the electronics industry, according to Miin Wu, chairman for flash memory...
NAND flash prices healthy, says LongsysFriday 21 September 2018
NAND flash prices have fallen to "healthy" levels, according to Huabo Cai, chairman for China-based memory module firm Longsys.
Toshiba Memory, Western Digital open new 3D NAND flash fabFriday 21 September 2018
Toshiba Memory and Western Digital have announced jointly the opening of Fab 6 and a new R&D center at Toshiba's Yokkaichi operations in Mie, Japan.
YMTC set to volume produce 64-layer 3D NAND chips in 2019Thursday 20 September 2018
Yangtze Memory Technologies (YMTC) is set to enter volume production of 64-layer 3D NAND flash memory in the fourth quarter of 2019, according to company CEO Simon Yang.
Falling SSD prices to drive greater adoption in notebooks, othersThursday 13 September 2018
NAND flash chip prices have fallen to the levels of two years ago, while SSD prices have hit their sweet spot, according to industry sources. Falling SSD prices are set to drive the...
Phison ships 3D flash controllers for SSDWednesday 12 September 2018
Flash storage device controller company Phison Electronics has started shipping its new-generation SSD controllers in September.
ASE August revenues rise 8.7%, PTI hit recordTuesday 11 September 2018
ASE Technology Holding, the parent company of IC backend houses Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL), saw its August revenues increase...
Winbond, Macronix August revenues increaseMonday 10 September 2018
Winbond Electronics and Macronix International have reported sequential increases in August consolidated revenues of 3.6% and 6.2%, respectively.
Memory IC to account for 53% of total 2018 semi capex, says IC InsightsFriday 31 August 2018
Total semiconductor capital expenditures are forecast to rise to US$102.0 billion in 2018, the first time that the industry spends more than US$100 billion on capex in one year, according...
Phison enjoys ramp-up of orders for SSDThursday 30 August 2018
Phison Electronics has seen orders for SSDs ramp up, which will be driving the company's revenue growth in the third quarter of 2018, according to the memory device controller IC...
Powerchip to build 2 new 12-inch fabs in TaiwanTuesday 28 August 2018
Pure-play foundry Powerchip Technology has disclosed plans to construct two new 12-inch wafer fabs in Taiwan with total investment estimated at NT$278 billion (US$9.05 billion).
Global semiconductor revenues hit record US$120.8 billion in 2Q18, says IHSThursday 23 August 2018
Global semiconductor industry revenues grew 4.4% sequentially to a record high of US$120.8 billion in the second quarter of 2018, according to IHS Markit.
Samsung extends semiconductor market lead in 1H18, says IC InsightsTuesday 21 August 2018
With the continuation of the strong surge in the DRAM and NAND flash markets over the past year, Samsung Electronics went from having only 1% more total semiconductor sales than Intel...