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Wednesday 18 October 2023
NAND control chips see urgent orders for 4Q23 as PC OEMs rush to stock up
The PC application inventory adjustment has reached the end and is set to bounce back. Memory supply chain sources pointed out that recently, PC OEMs have been actively replenishing...
Monday 7 November 2022
Phison posts over 30% profit fall in 3Q22
Flash memory controller and module maker Phison Electronics has reported net profits fell about 34% sequentially to a nine-quarter low of NT$1.19 billion (US$37.1 million) in the...
Wednesday 5 October 2022
Supply of 12nm memory controllers remains tight
The supply of automotive and high-end memory device controllers built using 12nm process technology remains tight, according to industry sources. Meanwhile, 28nm controller chips...
Thursday 15 September 2022
IC test interface solutions providers see promising HPC demand
Taiwan IC test interface solutions providers continue to embrace robust demand from major US HPC processor vendors Intel, Nvidia and AMD, which will effectively offset reductions...
Wednesday 18 August 2021
Phison striving to secure supply commitments from NAND chip vendors
Phison Electronics is striving to strike deals with NAND flash chip providers for 2022 and finds it difficult to secure supply commitments from the memory chip vendors, according...
Tuesday 3 August 2021
OSATs in talks with substrate suppliers about 2023 orders
Major OSATs, including ASE Technology and Powertech Technology (PTI), are already engaged in talks with their substrate suppliers about orders for 2023, according to industry sourc...
Tuesday 27 July 2021
Supply constraints of memory controller ICs to remain in 2022
The persistent tight supply of controller ICs for memory devices, particularly those built using a 28nm process node, will stretch into the end of 2022, with related suppliers expecting...
Monday 26 April 2021
Phison hikes chip prices again
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...
Friday 16 April 2021
Samsung reportedly looking to outsource memory controller production
Samsung Electronics is looking to outsource the production of its memory controllers amid tight capacity at its own foundry, according to market sources.
Wednesday 3 March 2021
BGA packaging for memory controller ICs hits snag on ABF substrate shortages
Backend demand for memory controller ICs has been increasingly strong promising clear order visibility for BGA and FC-BGA packaging processes at OSAT firms, but their operations are...
Monday 11 January 2021
Phison may further raise prices for NAND controllers in March-April
NAND flash memory controller specialist Phison Electronics has just raised quotes for its products by 15-20% to reflect tight supply and increased manufacturing costs, and may determine...
Tuesday 5 January 2021
China NAND flash controller supplier raises prices by 50%
China's Yeestor Microelectronics has raised prices for its flash memory controllers for embedded storage applications by as much as 50%, according to market sources.
Friday 13 November 2020
Phison posts profit surge in 3Q20
Flash memory controller supplier Phison Electronics has reported net profits surged 55% sequentially to NT$1.83 billion (US$64.3 million) in the third quarter, with EPS reaching NT...
Friday 15 May 2020
Phison looks to high-capacity SSD for future growth
Flash memory controller and device supplier Phison Electronics has been aggressively expanding its SSD offering, particularly the high-capacity segment, which the company believes...
Monday 11 May 2020
Taiwan memory module makers post decreased April sales
Adata Technology, Transcend Information and Team Group have reported sequential revenue decreases of 28.8%, 22.7% and 18.7%, respectively, in April 2020.
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Global smartphone shipments hit 2023 peak in 4Q23, but decelerate in 1Q24 due to seasonality, says DIGITIMES Research
Meet the analyst: Operating system in AI era will be king, says DIGITIMES Research
Taiwan server industry experiences decline in 2023 revenues and shipments; poised to see growth in 2024, says DIGITIMES Research