1111 news items tagged flash
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...
Winbond board approves NT$20 billion for new 12-inch plant establishmentMonday 20 August 2018
Taiwan-based Winbond Electronics, a manufacturer of specialty DRAM and NOR flash memory, expects to start constructing its new 12-inch wafer plant at the Kaohsiung Science Park (KSP),...
DRAM prices to weaken in 4Q18, says DRAMeXchangeFriday 17 August 2018
DRAM suppliers have begun to negotiate with their clients contract prices for the fourth quarter since the middle of August, according to DRAMeXchange, which expects prices to weaken...
Global DRAM sales to top US$100 billion in 2018, says IC InsightsFriday 17 August 2018
The DRAM market is expected to be the largest of all IC product categories in 2018, repeating the ranking it held last year, according to IC Insights.
NAND flash market remains in oversupplyFriday 17 August 2018
The global NAND flash market remained in oversupply in the second quarter of 2018, though the market posted a 3.5% sequential increase in revenues, according to DRAMeXchange.
Cadence to open subsidiary in NanjingThursday 16 August 2018
EDA vendor Cadence Design Systems is scheduled to start operating a new subsidiary in Nanjing, China in September, according to industry sources.
Large-capacity SSD demand for consumer computing to boomWednesday 15 August 2018
Falling NAND flash prices are set to accelerate the adoption of high-capacity SSDs in notebooks and other consumer computing devices, according to market observers.
Phison net profits surge 40% in 2Q18Tuesday 14 August 2018
NAND flash device controller IC supplier Phison Electronics has reported net profits of NT$1.24 billion (US$40 million) for the second quarter of 2018, up 40% sequentially, with EPS...
Winbond, Macronix post increased July revenuesWednesday 8 August 2018
Winbond Electronics and Macronix International have reported sequential increases in July consolidated revenues of 2% and 9.1%, respectively.
Advantest to showcase new SSD testing capabilities and present 2 technical papers at Flash Memory SummitWednesday 8 August 2018
Leading semiconductor test equipment supplier Advantest Corporation will display its new testing capabilities for PCIe Gen4 solid-state drives (SSDs) using its MPT3000 testers and...
Macronix RWW flash adopted by Renesas automotive instrument cluster RH850/D1M1A MCUTuesday 7 August 2018
Macronix International has announced that Renesas Electronics has implemented dedicated octa peripheral interface to support Macronix memory devices with serial multi I/O. Among these...
Silicon Motion expects SSD controller sales to increase over 30% in 2018Tuesday 7 August 2018
Silicon Motion Technology saw its pipeline of SSD controller projects with NAND flash makers increased over 50% sequentially in the second quarter. The company expects sales of its...
China firm to debut in-house developed 3D NAND technologyThursday 2 August 2018
Yangtze Memory Technologies (YMTC) under China's state-owned Tsinghua Unigroup will participate in the upcoming Flash Memory Summit to reveal its in-house developed 3D NAND technology,...
NAND flash contract price decline to continue, says DRAMeXchangeWednesday 1 August 2018
NAND flash contract prices will keep falling in the second half of 2018 due to the market oversupply and disappointing demand, according to DRAMeXchange.
Samsung posts record chip profit in 2Q18Wednesday 1 August 2018
Samsung Electronics' semiconductor division enjoyed record-high earnings in the second quarter of 2018, driven by robust demand for DRAM memory used in data center applications and...
Winbond profits hit 17-year high in 2Q18Monday 30 July 2018
Taiwan-based Winbond Electronics, a supplier of specialty DRAM and flash memory, saw its net profits surge to a 17-year high of NT$2.16 billion (US$70.4 million) in the second quarter...
Macronix net profits surge in 2Q18Friday 27 July 2018
Flash memory and mask ROM chipmaker Macronix International has reported net profits of NT$2.33 billion (US$76.1 million) for the second quarter of 2018, up 24% sequentially and 278%...
SK Hynix posts record profits and revenues in 2Q18Thursday 26 July 2018
SK Hynix has reported net profits of KRW4.33 trillion (US$3.87 billion) on consolidated revenues of KRW10.37 trillion for the second quarter of 2018. Both results hit record-high...