1317 news items tagged flash
Kioxia postpones IPOTuesday 29 September 2020
Kioxia has decided to postpone its initial public offering (IPO) due to market volatility. The deferral of the IPO may affect the flash vendor's capacity expansion project, according...
Memory module firms expect demand to pick up in 4Q20Friday 25 September 2020
Memory module makers expect end-market demand to pick up substantially in the fourth quarter of 2020, driven by e-commerce operators' year-end promotions.
Yangtze Memory slowly increasing NAND chip output, sources claimTuesday 22 September 2020
China's memory startup Yangtze Memory Technologies (YMTC) will be ramping its NAND chip output slowly, according to industry sources.
Macronix second-generation 1.2V SPI NOR flash marks a new milestone with ultra-low power consumptionMonday 21 September 2020
Following the successful launch of its first-generation Ultra-Low-Voltage 1.2V SPI NOR flash in 2018, Macronix is introducing the second-generation ULV 1.2V SPI NOR flash product...
Memory chipmakers to deal with inventory correction in 4Q20Wednesday 16 September 2020
DRAM and NAND flash chipmakers will be engaged in inventory adjustments during the fourth quarter of 2020, according to sources at Taiwan-based IC distributors.
Highlights of the day: NOR flash supply could be disrupted by US trade sanctionsFriday 11 September 2020
The US is reportedly mulling imposing sanctions on China's largest pure-play foundry house, SMIC. Such a move could severely disrupt supply of NOR...
US ban on SMIC may result in severe shortages of NOR flashFriday 11 September 2020
A US ban on China's pure-play foundry SMIC, a supplier to GigaDevice, might lead to severe shortages of NOR flash memory, according to Macronix International chairman Miin Wu.
NAND flash ASP to continue slide, says PhisonThursday 10 September 2020
Despite a recent pick-up in NAND flash spot prices, the memory ASPs will still be on a downward trend until Lunar New Year in February 2021, according to KS Pua, chairman for memory...
DRAM spot prices rise 10-15% in SeptemberTuesday 8 September 2020
Spot market prices for DRAM memory have rallied 10-15% so far in September 2020, according to sources at memory module houses. Huawei's aggressive chip purchases prior to new US sanctions...
Winbond, Macronix August revenues increaseTuesday 8 September 2020
Winbond Electronics and Macronix International have reported sequential increases in August consolidated revenues of 7.5% and 0.5%, respectively.
QLC SSD demand to boom for both enterprise and consumer applicationsMonday 7 September 2020
With major chipmakers ramping up their quad-level cell (QLC) NAND flash output, SSDs utilizing the technology storing four bits per cell have become commercially available and are...
Memory chipmakers hold nearly 4 months of inventoriesFriday 4 September 2020
Samsung Electronics and some others have held nearly four months of DRAM and NAND flash inventories on average, due to a slowdown in orders for datacenter applications and overall...
Global NAND flash revenue increases 6.5% in 2Q20, says DRAMeXchangeTuesday 1 September 2020
Revenues of the global NAND flash industry increased 6.5% sequentially to US$14.5 billion in the second quarter of 2020, when bit shipments and ASPs both grew about 3% on quarter,...
Memory shipments likely to disappoint in 2H20Thursday 20 August 2020
DRAM and NAND flash shipments are likely to disappoint in the second half of 2020, due to weakening demand for Huawei smartphones, as well as shipments for notebooks hit by several...
Dialog announces compatibility of octal SPI NOR flash with Renesas MPUFriday 14 August 2020
Dialog Semiconductor has announced that its EcoXiP octal xSPI non-volatile memory (NVM), which was added to Dialog's portfolio through its recent acquisition of Adesto Technologies,...
Phison eyeing top spot among SSD controller suppliersFriday 14 August 2020
Flash device controller specialist Phison Electronics has enjoyed robust demand for PCIe Gen4 SSDs thus far in 2020, which boosted its overall SSD controller sales during the first...
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.