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Yangtze River Storage developing 3D NAND flash

Jan 18, 11:03

Yangtze River Storage Technology has said it is committed to developing 3D NAND flash memory technology, but has not disclosed a schedule for volume production.

NAND flash supply to remain tight throughout 2017, says Phison chairman

Jan 17, 11:10

Global supply of NAND flash memory will be tight throughout 2017, according to Khein Seng Pua, chairman of Taiwan-based Phison Electronics, which makes controllers for NAND flash...

SK Hynix to build new NAND flash fab

Dec 23, 11:41

SK Hynix has announced it will construct a new fab in Cheongju, South Korea to meet increasing NAND flash demand.

Cypress shipping MCUs based on eCT embedded flash memory manufactured at UMC

Dec 20, 11:36

Cypress Semiconductor has begun volume shipments of microcontrollers (MCUs) containing its proprietary 40nm embedded charge-trap (eCT) flash manufactured at United Microelectronics...

PTI to enjoy particularly strong 1Q17

Dec 14, 21:42

Packaging and testing company Powertech Technology (PTI) is expected to enjoy a particularly strong first quarter of 2017 thanks to robust demand for DRAM and NAND flash chips, and...

NAND flash shortage to spur SSD and eMMC prices, says DRAMeXchange

Dec 13, 00:52

Due to a shortage of NAND flash memory chips, prices of SSD and eMMC devices are set to rise over 10% sequentially in the first quarter of 2017, according to DRAMeXchange.

Global 3Q16 NAND flash market posts 19.6% increase, says DRAMeXchange

Dec 1, 22:14

Output value for the global NAND flash industry increased 19.6% sequentially to US$10.23 billion in the third quarter of 2016, according to DRAMeXchange.

GigaDevice to merge with ISSI, say sources

Nov 22, 10:56

Trading in GigaDevice Semiconductor has been suspended on the Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE), paving the way for the NOR flash specialist to obtain shares of Integrated Silicon Solution...

Toshiba to build new fab for 3D flash memory

Nov 9, 13:42

Toshiba has announced the outline schedule for the construction of a state-of-the-art fabrication facility at Yokkaichi Operations in Mie, Japan, for expanded production of BiCS FLASH,...

Winbond flash chip adopted in MacBook Pro, says report

Nov 3, 16:18

Taiwan-based Winbond Electronics has entered the supply chain for Apple's new MacBook Pro with its flash memory, according to a report by Taiwan's Central News Agency (CNA).

NOR flash prices to rise on tight supply, says Macronix chairman

Nov 1, 18:42

NOR flash prices are expected to rise in 2017 due to tight supply, according to Miin Wu, chairman for Taiwan-based Macronix International.

Macronix chairman Miin Wu

China to produce 3D NAND chips as early as end-2017

Oct 18, 11:19

Yangtze River Storage Technology (YRST) will start operating China's first 12-inch fab for the manufacture of NAND flash and DRAM memory at the end of 2016, and is expected to produce...

NAND flash prices on the upswing, says DRAMeXchange

Oct 14, 11:08

A shortage of NAND flash memory will become more acute in the fourth quarter of 2016, due to surging demand for smartphones and SSDs, according to DRAMeXchange. Prices of NAND flash...

Kingston affiliate buys 70% of Innostor

Sep 29, 09:34

Kingston Technology's flash controller affiliate ASolid Technology has acquired as high as 70% of fellow controller company Innostor Technology for NT$60 million (US$1.9 million).

Toshiba expands 24nm SLC NAND flash lineup to address industrial applications

Sep 22, 22:09

Toshiba America Electronic Components has expanded its family of 24nm single-level cell (SLC) NAND flash memory solutions. The new 16Gb BENAND is housed in an industry-standard 48-pin...

China-based GigaDevice reportedly buys plant from Memoright

Sep 20, 15:08

Beijing-based GigaDevice Semiconductor has reportedly taken over a Memoright plant located in Wuhan, which could pave the way for the China-based NOR flash vendor to step into the...

Rising NAND flash prices to buoy related suppliers 3Q16 performance

Stockwatch - Sep 20, 00:42

A recent rally in NAND flash prices will buoy sales and profits at related companies including module makers Adata Technology and Apacer Technology, and flash controller IC designer...

Global 2Q16 NAND flash market posts 3.4% increase, says DRAMeXchange

Sep 14, 11:31

Revenues of the global NAND flash industry increased 3.4% sequentially to US$8.55 billion in the second quarter of 2016, according to DRAMeXchange.

China firms set to expand presence in global NAND flash market, says DRAMeXchange

Aug 26, 10:05

China-based companies are set to expand their presence in the global NAND flash market dramatically thanks to the region's push to establish a homegrown NAND flash industry and the...

Winbond flash chip adopted in Samsung Galaxy Note 7, says report

Aug 22, 14:24

Taiwan-based Winbond Electronics has entered the supply chain for Samsung's new Galaxy Note 7-series smartphones with its flash memory, according to a report by Taiwan's Central...

NAND flash vendors raising quotes on tight supply

Aug 17, 15:41

NAND flash vendors have increased chip prices citing strong demand for new smartphones particularly the iPhone 7 featuring up to 256GB of storage, according to industry sources. Prices...

Toshiba, Western Digital open new flash memory fab in Japan

Jul 18, 10:38

Toshiba and Western Digital have jointly announced the opening of a new fab in Yokkaichi, Mie Prefecture, Japan, which will support the conversion of the companies' 2D NAND capacity...

Micron intros SLC NAND flash for IoT and automotive

Jul 15, 16:02

Micron Technology has announced its newest embedded SLC NAND flash optimized for the next generation of Internet of Things (IoT) and automotive applications. Available with differing...

Macronix selected as key flash supplier for Siemens

Jul 6, 20:15

Macronix International announced on July 6 it has signed an agreement with Siemens to supply flash memory products and solutions. Siemens and Macronix will cooperate to achieve zero...

NAND flash supply to fall short in 3Q16, says DRAMeXchange

Jun 21, 14:10

Prices of TLC (triple-level-cell) wafers and spot prices of mainstream memory cards have been on a steady rise for three consecutive months since April 2016. The uptrend will continue...

Samsung fab outage raises flash supply concerns

Jun 21, 11:23

A recent power outage at Samsung's Xian, China fab has disrupted the company's flash production raising concerns that supply of the memory might fall short of demand in the second...

Flash remains the only bright spot in another lackluster quarter for EMEA external storage, says IDC

Jun 14, 15:42

Total EMEA external storage systems revenues fell 4.9% on year to US$1.64 billion in the first quarter of 2016, according to the EMEA Quarterly Enterprise Storage Systems Tracker...

NAND flash prices to stabilize in 3Q16, says DRAMeXchange

Jun 2, 10:59

NAND flash prices are expected to stop falling and become stable in the second half of 2016, as end-market demand returns, according to DRAMeXchange.

Silicon Motion expects NAND flash shortage in 2H16

May 24, 14:13

NAND flash device controller supplier Silicon Motion Technology is expecting a shortage for the NAND flash industry in the second half of 2016.

Global 1Q16 NAND flash market posts 2.9% decrease, says DRAMeXchange

May 20, 14:12

Branded NAND flash vendors saw their combined revenues decline further to US$8.06 billion in the first quarter of 2016, according to DRAMeXchange. During the quarter, falling chip...

Phison posts EPS NT$4.71 in 1Q16, anticipating NAND flash shortage in 3Q16

Newswatch - May 13, 09:54

NAND flash controller and solution provider Phison Electronics has reported net profits of NT$964 million (US$29.6 million) for the first quarter of 2016, down slightly from NT$1.029...

Winbond intros SpiStack memory solutions in 8-pin package

Mar 24, 15:56

Winbond Electronics has announced an expansion of its flash product portfolio with the introduction of a family of stackable SpiFlash memory solutions. The new SpiStack W25M Series...

Toshiba to invest JPY360 billion on new factory for 3D flash memory

Mar 17, 22:19

Toshiba announced on March 17 its board of directors has decided on a construction and equipment investment plan for a new fabrication facility for expanded production of BiCS Flash,...

New Kinpo to start trial production at Brazil NAND flash plant in May

Mar 14, 14:33

Taiwan-based New Kinpo Group expects construction of a NAND flash packaging factory in Brazil to complete by the end of March with trial production to begin in May, according to the...

Global 4Q15 NAND flash market posts 2% decrease, says DRAMeXchange

Mar 2, 21:39

The worldwide NAND flash memory market posted revenues of about US$8.31 billion in the fourth quarter of 2015, down 2.3% sequentially, according to DRAMeXchange.

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