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Cypress licenses 40nm embedded flash IP to UMC

Jan 23, 10:19

Cypress Semiconductor and United Microelectronics (UMC) have jointly announced that UMC licensed Cypress's SONOS (silicon-oxide-nitride-oxide-silicon) embedded flash memory intellectual...

Macronix targets wearable devices with expanded flash portfolio

Jan 21, 10:46

Macronix has launched a new family of wide-voltage, ultra-low-power NOR flash memory products designed for wearable devices.

Phison contracts UMC to make 55nm flash drive controllers

Jan 9, 10:34

Phison Electronics will adopt United Microelectronics' (UMC) 55nm process for the production of its PS2251-08 controller ICs for flash drives set to roll out in 2015, according to...

Silicon Motion reportedly grabs SSD controller orders from Intel, SanDisk and Micron

Jan 7, 10:56

Silicon Motion Technology, a developer of NAND flash device controllers, has obtained orders for SSDs from Intel, SanDisk and Micron Technology, according to industry sources. New...

NAND flash contract prices see modest drop in 1H December, says DRAMeXchange

Dec 18, 22:03

Early December contract prices for NAND flash memory stayed flat or dropped by up to 2% in the first half of December, according to DRAMeXchange. Prices are set to continue their...

Macronix November sales fall 20%

Stockwatch - Dec 9, 11:25

Consolidated sales at mask ROM and NOR flash chipmaker Macronix International declined 20.4% on month in November, due mainly to a seasonal slowdown in chip orders for games consol...

Global NAND flash output value to rise more than 10% in 2015, says DRAMeXchange

Dec 5, 14:56

Output value for the global NAND flash memory industry will rise 12% to US$27.6 billion in 2015, thanks to shrinking manufacturing costs on the supply side and growing demand for...

Micron, Winbond team up for serial NOR flash

Nov 27, 14:25

Micron Technology has partnered with Winbond Electronics to jointly develop serial NOR flash memory for automotive and Internet of Things (IoT) applications, according to the US memory...

Geared up for car-use market: Q&A with Macronix chairman Miin Wu

Nov 25, 12:34

NOR flash memory supplier Macronix International is looking to expand its presence in the automotive market, and aims to become the largest supplier of NOR flash chips for car-use...

Macronix chairman Miin Wu

Macronix developing flash memory for IoT and wearable devices

Nov 18, 16:09

Macronix International is now engaged in the development of memory solutions targeted at Internet of Things (IoT) and wearable device applications, according to company chairman Miin...

Global 3Q14 NAND flash market registers 12% rise, says DRAMeXchange

Nov 11, 13:41

The worldwide NAND flash memory market posted revenues of US$8.58 billion in the third quarter of 2014, up 12.2% sequentially, according to DRAMeXchange. Samsung Electronics remained...

NAND flash controller unlikely the cause of recent iPhone 6 Plus problem

Nov 6, 14:11

Reports claimed recently that some 128GB iPhone 6 Plus users have their devices shut off without warning when downloading apps, with some users stating the phone has issues when more...

Transcend reports flat performance for September

Oct 9, 11:37

Memory module maker Transcend Information has reported revenues of NT$2.13 billion (US$70 million) for September, up slightly from NT$2.12 billion of the previous month but down 6.4%...

China-based foundry house XMC ties up with Spansion to develop 3D NAND flash chips

Oct 1, 13:56

China-based 12-inch wafer foundry house XMC reportedly has teamed up with Spansion to jointly develop and produce 3D NAND flash chips, with trial production to begin in 2016 and volume...

SMIC ready to begin OEM production of NAND flash chips

Sep 24, 21:59

China-based Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) is ready to enter OEM production of NAND flash chips, according to industry sources.

Eon reportedly to team up with China Sigma to develop NAND flash chips

Sep 1, 13:22

Taiwan-based flash chip supplier Eon Silicon Solution reportedly will team up with China Sigma to form a NAND flash joint venture in China, according to industry sources.

ChipMOS lands 15nm MLC NAND flash backend orders from Toshiba, says paper

Newswatch - Jul 18, 15:03

IC testing and packaging company ChipMOS Technologies has landed backend orders for 15nm MLC NAND flash chips from Toshiba, with volume production to begin in the third quarter of...

Supplies of DRAM and NAND flash chips to fall short of demand in 2H14

Jul 8, 15:07

Supplies of DRAM and NAND flash chips are likely to fall short of demand in the second half of 2014, which will further push up spot and contract quotes of related memory chips in...

Macronix, Winbond to continue ramping NAND flash production

Jun 20, 15:35

Macronix International and Winbond Electronics both will step up efforts to ramp up production of low-density NAND flash chips despite the recent move by Toshiba to file complains...

NAND flash chip prices set to hike in 2H14, say sources

Jun 18, 12:33

NAND flash chip prices are likely to hike soon as major suppliers including Micron Technology and SK Hynix reportedly have informed downstream memory clients that they have run out...

Macronix, Winbond begin volume production of NAND flash chips

May 7, 21:29

Taiwan-based NOR flash suppliers Macronix International and Winbond Electronics have begun rolling out low-density single-level cell (SLC) NAND flash chips in meaningful volumes,...

Memory suppliers push NAND flash sales bundled with DRAM chips

Apr 11, 12:25

Some memory device suppliers are pushing sales of NAND flash chips bundled with DRAM chips in order to help ease the oversupply of NAND flash products in the market, according to...

Samsung Xian NAND flash plant begins commercial runs

Mar 19, 14:35

Samsung Electronics' new NAND flash plant in Xian, China reportedly has begun commercial operations, adding more pressure to the fragile NAND flash market, according to industry so...

NAND flash oversupply to persist through 3Q14, says DRAMeXchange

Mar 7, 13:53

Contract prices for NAND flash memory fell about 14% in February to reflect an oversupply in the market, according to DRAMeXchange. The situation will likely persist through the third...

Toshiba, Canon team up for 15nm NAND flash, says report

Feb 27, 14:35

Toshiba, the world's second-largest maker of NAND flash memory behind Samsung Electronics, will work with fab-tool maker Canon to develop 15nm NAND chips with volume production slated...

NAND eMMC hits record year while NOR flash shrinks further, says IHS

Feb 25, 10:38

The global memory market presented a vivid picture of contrast in 2013 given the wildly divergent fortunes of its two main segments, with spritely NAND offset by the sobering continued...

Phison braces for competition in NAND flash controller market

Feb 20, 14:36

NAND flash controller IC firm Phison Electronics will strengthen its collaboration with existing partners and explore new ones in a move to boost the company's competitiveness, according...

Micron makes gain in 4Q13 NAND flash market, says DRAMeXchange

Feb 14, 12:22

Micron Technology captured a 15.5% share of the global NAND flash market in the fourth quarter of 2013, exceeding SK Hynix' share by 3.7pp, according to DRAMeXchange.

Macronix, Winbond to ramp NAND flash shipments in 2014

Feb 7, 14:15

NOR flash suppliers Macronix International and Winbond Technology are both expected to ramp up their shipments of low density 1Gb-4Gb NAND flash chips in 2014 as international players...

NAND flash contract prices fall in 1H January, says DRAMeXchange

Jan 21, 15:55

Contract prices for NAND flash memory fell 3-5% in the first half of January, as demand has not been strong enough to digest the industry's capacity, according to DRAMeXchange.

Global NAND flash output value to top US$27 billion in 2014, says DRAMeXchange

Jan 15, 14:07

Output value for the global NAND flash industry is forecast to exceed US$27 billion in 2014, up from about US$24.6 billion in 2013, as solid-state drives (SSD) are poised for widespread...

Adata sees increased December revenues

Jan 8, 21:00

Memory module maker Adata on January 8 reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.893 billion (US$96.4 million) for December, rising 11.16% on month and 10.71% on year, according to the...

Holtek sees success with touch-panel, flash MCUs

Dec 26, 10:27

MCU design house Holtek Semiconductor has seen success promoting touch-panel MCUs and flash MCUs, with shipments taking up 8-10% and 20%, respectively, of its total 8-bit MCU shipments...

Micron launches 45nm serial NOR flash for embedded apps

Dec 11, 10:29

Micron Technology has announced the availability of 45nm serial NOR flash memory samples in 512Mb, 1Gb and 2Gb densities with a standard SPI interface. These new MT25Q SPI NOR devices...

NAND flash suppliers to cut production to stabilize chip prices

Dec 4, 10:39

Some NAND flash chip suppliers plan to scale down their production in order to prevent related chip prices from dropping further in the first quarter of 2014, according to sources...

NAND flash chipmakers consider cutting back production to avoid chip prices from falling further
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