738 news items tagged NAND
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...
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.
Phison upbeat about NAND controller chip market in 2019Friday 21 September 2018
NAND controller chipmaker Phison Electronics expects its shipments of NAND flash solutions for handset applications to expand exponentially in 2019 and those for SSD controller chips...
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...
Memory module firm Team Group applies for TWSE listingWednesday 12 September 2018
Taiwan-based memory module maker Team Group has applied to be listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE).
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...
Samsung, SK Hynix reportedly to defer expansion plansThursday 6 September 2018
Samsung Electronics and SK Hynix both intend to defer their capacity expansion plans, as a slowdown in customer demand will be dragging down DRAM and NAND flash memory prices through...
China semiconductor fab capacity to reach 20% worldwide share in 2020, says SEMIWednesday 5 September 2018
Front-end fab capacity in China will grow to account for 16% of the world's semiconductor fab capacity in 2018, according to SEMI. The share will increase to 20% by the end of 2020...
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...
Micron discloses US$3 billion expansion of 12-inch plant in USThursday 30 August 2018
Micron Technology has announced plans to invest US$3 billion by 2030 to increase memory production at its plant in Manassas, Virginia, creating 1,100 new jobs roughly over the next...
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...
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.
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...
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...